Words from Nerds #60: Silver Linings

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John’s in the market for some NAS to backup his home network. But he wonders if he should consider using services available in the ‘cloud’ instead of, or in addition to, the traditional approach of buying some hard drives. We’ll explore the good and the bad.

Nerd News

Feature Story

  • Microsoft Cloud announcements this week
  • Google: mail, reader, docs, calendars, contacts, pics
  • Amazon Cloud storage, Carbonite, MSFT LiveShare(?)
  • value (cost, D/R, sharing), risks (speed, captive)

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