Amazon launches low cost Glacier cloud storage service for enterprise

Shawn Knight

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Amazon has launched a new cloud storage service called Glacier that aims to provide a low-cost storage solution to enterprise users. Glacier is able to keep costs down to as little as $0.01 per gigabyte per month due to the…

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Wonder if this service is going to use tape storage, might explain the long response time. Tape storage is still much cheaper than HDD.