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OpSource has created a storage utility called Cloud Files to accompany its virtual private compute cloud, OpSource Cloud, introduced last summer. OpSource Cloud, based on VMware's ESX server hypervisor, went into full production in March with goosed service-level agreements and expanded image support to include Red Hat …

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why bother?

At $0.15 per GB per hour, by my calculations it's something like $110k/mo for a TB of space. For 50TB since that is their cut off your talking $5,529,600/mo for that kind of cash you can buy multiple 50TB arrays and put them at different sites and replicate them yourself and still save tons of money.

Anyone who pays for it I suppose deserves what they get.

Just another reason not to use the cloud (whether it's opsource or amazon)

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