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Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) and backup News
December 07, 2020
Most of AWS' storage updates at AWS re:Invent 2020 make enterprise features more accessible to non-enterprise customers, but its Block Express high-IOPS volumes are unique.
July 28, 2020
Backblaze provides a point-and-click migration service out of Amazon S3. In related news, the Backblaze S3-compatible APIs became generally available.
June 26, 2020
Qumulo Shift for Amazon Web Services S3 copies data directly to Amazon Simple Storage Service, without mount points or application rewrites, to enable file sharing directly in AWS.
May 13, 2020
Backblaze releases S3-compatible APIs for its B2 Cloud Storage. Several vendor partners joined the launch with integrations. Uses include backup and archiving.
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