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  • Nirvanix To Challenge Amazon S3

    Look for new San Diego-based Nirvanix to launch in the next few weeks. It aims to compete with Amazon’s popular S3 storage web service and provide web developers another choice for online storage. The company, which is affiliated with online storage startup MediaMax (aka Streamload), should also be announcing a $12 million round of financing in the near future. It’s not clear… Read More

  • Streamload Upgrade Goes Very Wrong; Some Users Revolt

    San Diego based storage service Streamload is having a hellish summer. On June 22, more than a month ago, they began rolling out “significant improvements” to the service. Users were told in a blog post that some files would become temporarily unaccessible and to expect downtime of up to two weeks. “Please rest asssured [sic] that we are doing everything possible to… Read More

  • The Help Key: Back The Frak Up

    <img src="http://tctechcrunch2011.files.wordpress.com/2007/01/editor, the situation was particularly dire.) Since then I’ve been very “don’t let this happen to you” when I talk to people about backing up their files. The number of digital media files alone on my computer skyrocketed over the past few years and to lose that stuff would be devastating. You… Read More

  • C-SPAN To Launch User Video Site

    Public interest TV station C-SPAN and online media storage provider StreamLoad have announced that the two companies will collaborate on a new user submitted video site set to launch later this month and called ViewFinder. The ViewFinder site is already online, though it’s clearly not ready for launch (I just guessed the URL correctly after seeing the press release). Everyone wants in… Read More

  • Free gigs on the house: Streamload teams with ISP Embarq

    In a likely sign of things to come, online storage company Streamload has signed a deal to provide file storage and automatic backup for customers of ISP Embarq, a Sprint/Nextel spin-off. Embarq customers will now have access to 25 GB of free online storage and a web interface for easy access to stored multimedia files. Larger packages supporting up to a terabyte of storage will also be… Read More

  • The Online Storage Gang

    The online storage market is evolving fast. In the past, users could expect no more than a simple service where files could be slowly uploaded and downloaded from a mapped virtual drive or a simple web based interface. Little competition (and the bursting of the bubble) led to very high prices for a minimal amount of storage. Over the last year a slew of new services have launched (some… Read More