They Call it Stormy Monday

They Call it Stormy Monday

The revelation in September 2013 that cloud storage company Nirvanix would shut down within two weeks brings into the spotlight the potential pitfalls of cloud-based services. While the long-term effects of the Nirvanix closure have yet to be determined, immediate focus has been on backup and transition strategies for cloud services – a component of the product life cycle that has hitherto been disregarded.

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