Lydia Leong

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Anti-virus integration with cloud storage

by Lydia Leong  |  December 12, 2008  |  Comments Off

Anti-virus vendor Authentium is now offering its AV-scanning SDK to cloud providers. Authentium, unlike most other AV vendors, has traditionally been focused at the gateway; they offer an SDK designed to be embedded in applications and appliances. (Notably, Authentium is the scanning engine used by Google’s Postini service.) So courting cloud providers is logical for [...]

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Amazon SimpleDB, plus a bit on cloud storage

by Lydia Leong  |  December 3, 2008  |  1 Comment

Amazon SimpleDB is now in public beta. This database-as-a-service has been in private beta for some time, but what’s really noteworthy is that with the public beta, Amazon has dropped the price drastically, and the first 25 machine hours, 1 GB of storage, and 1 GB of transfer are free, meaning that it’s essentially free [...]

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