Accessing Files Across various Cloud Services or various CDNs is quite simple. You have probably searched pages after pages for doing it. We will show how easy it is. We will use an open source application named Cyber Duck. Cyber Duck was basically created for Apple Mac, now the Windows Version is available as well. Cyber Duck can be used for Accessing Files Across Various Online Cloud Storage, including the Free Cloud Storage like Dropbox, Google Storage (both paid and free exists) or Premium Cloud CDN like Akamai CDN (Rackspace Cloud Files), Amazon S3 or anything you need.
Accessing Files Across Cloud Services – the needed security
For those who are going to use Cyber Duck on Windows, extra precaution should be taken while Accessing Files Across Various Cloud Services, because simply Windows can propagate Malware and Viruses by getting infected.
We will highly recommend to use Private Keys instead of password for Accessing Files on the Cloud Services. Also, delete the accounts which is not used by you anymore and you do not need accessing files anymore.
Accessing Files Across Cloud Services With Cyber Duck
Accessing Files Across Cloud Services is very easy with Cyber Duck. Simply download Cyber Duck from this link. Install it. By default you will get some options for Accessing Files Across Popular Cloud Services :
Once the setup is done, it is quite easy, I am accessing files on my Rackspace Cloud Files, which is actually Akamai CDN :
Advantages of Cyber Duck for Accessing Files on various Cloud Services :
- Cyber Duck is Free Tool.
Cyber Duck Allow Allows Accessing Files Across Cloud Services over http, https, ftp, sftp etc.
- There are default profiles for Accessing Files for the popular Cloud Services like Google Docks, Rackspace Cloud Files, Amazon S3 / CloudFront, Windows Azure etc.
- It allows accessing files as if like a local drive, folder wise.