• Mozy releases 'Stash' file syncing service

    Posted January 25, 2012 - 3:31 pm

    Mozy released the beta of a new file synchronization service called Stash, which allows photos, videos or documents to be uploaded automatically to the cloud and shared across any device.
  • Surviving a PC meltdown; SugarSync, Mozy notes

    Posted May 24, 2011 - 7:30 pm

    I seem to be living in a technology Bermuda Triangle. Two weeks ago my media-center PC died suddenly, and two days ago my primary desktop went belly up. Sure, I was able to switch over to my laptop and get back to work, but for the time being my data was trapped inside the defunct desktop. At least, it would have been trapped, if not for my secret weapon: SugarSync.
  • Keep file dates intact when restoring data from Mozy

    Posted May 23, 2011 - 4:59 pm

    As I mentioned last week, I've suffered some fairly catastrophic hardware failures of late. Thankfully, no critical data was lost, in part because I use Mozy to archive the important stuff (Word documents, my Outlook PST file, etc.) to the cloud.
  • VMware's incestuous acquisition of Mozy from EMC doesn't overcome 'Huh?' factor

    Posted April 6, 2011 - 3:53 pm

    VMware wants Mozy's data-center skills, which is what VMware is supposed to do best. So where's the benefit?
  • Cloud storage ahead: Proceed at your own risk

    Posted February 2, 2011 - 7:22 pm

    The IT mantra for the past few years has been all about the cloud, and the myriad benefits of cloud-based servers and storage. While there are some advantages, there are also some serious drawbacks that you should consider carefully before entrusting your valuable and sensitive data to the cloud.
  • Mozy's move could bring storm to unlimited cloud storage

    Posted February 1, 2011 - 10:52 am

    Hit with an onslaught of users wielding high-definition electronics, Mozy said on Monday that it's changing pricing for online storage and limiting the capacity people can purchase. One analyst said other providers are bound to follow suit.
  • Cisco adds Mozy cloud service to desktop Smart Storage box

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 3:12 pm

    Cisco announced that it has added a hosted backup service to its entry-level, desktop disk storage arrays, giving users the ability to automate data backups both locally and in the cloud.
  • Demand for online backup services will grow, EMC chief says

    Posted March 11, 2009 - 9:13 am

    EMC sees plenty of room for its Mozy online backup and recovery service to grow, despite the downturn.
  • A Really Useful Personal Data Storage Gift Idea

    Posted December 5, 2008 - 12:42 pm

    eWeek put out a slide show last week on “personal data storage gift ideas.” This was a thinly disguised ad for a variety of USB-based backup hard drives. At first I was going to link to the story, but decided to instead highlight some really useful backup gifts. A USB drive for backing up your files is better than nothing, but not good enough. Giving a year of online backup service will provide much better protection for your friend or family member.
  • EMC, Lenovo offer unlimited SMB backup service

    Posted September 3, 2008 - 4:44 pm

    Lenovo and EMC on Wednesday announced an effort to free small businesses from the hassles of data backup by offering an unlimited Mozy storage service for Lenovo's SL series laptops.
  • More Online Backup Storage for Less

    Posted August 1, 2008 - 10:26 am

    The two leading consumer oriented online backup leaders, and, started out with quite similar offerings. Mozy added their MozyPro service to back up servers rather than just workstations, while Carbonite remains focused on the consumer market. When EMC bought Mozy last year, people knew a price increase loomed, and the prices did go up. But good news today, as storage prices for MozyPro have dropped by over two-thirds, from $1.75 per GB down to $.50 per GB.
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