The cyclical decline in the price of cloud storage solutions, made the Cloud Storage services to get transformed into an undifferentiated commodity. In October 2011, articles like Our Top 10 Pick from Free Cloud Storage Services was a good read; in May 2013; Top 10 Cloud Storage in 2013 was still a good read. Today, if we suddenly publish an article name Top Cloud Storage Services 2014; except the newbies, none will read them. As like we wrote in our article – 10 Positive Aspects of Unified Solution for Cloud Security; users are not only aware of the presence of the Cloud Storage services; but also are aware of the dangers and are keen to learn how to avoid the dangers.
Users are more interested to read the topics like Cloud Storage Gateway, the Unsolved Problems of Cloud Storage, our readers are searching the articles like Rackspace Cloud Block Storage, the behavior of learning is like we do with common commodities.
Cloud Storage Became a Commodity and Changed the Market Practice of Phishing
The first thing probably the users want to know, whether the company has the chance to supply the stored data to Governmental Spyware Agencies or not. With the decline in the price of cloud storage, according to the analysts, it was inevitable that the Cloud Storage will somewhat replace the physical hard disks, specially as we are using SSD equipped high end computers with limited number of writing-erasing cycle. The danger of destruction of Cloud Computing including cloud storage was introduced by Some Governmental Agencies’ spyware (and malware) actions, but people are now inclining towards high end Cloud Storage services instead of free CDN like storages.
The fact is that, cloud storage seems to be now up and running with Open/Free Source Softwares. As we said before, Cloud Computing Security Means Opting For Open Source Softwares; older brands like IBM, are adapting this new Open Cloud Culture.