Even though the Consumer Electronic Show’s (CES) focus is on electronic gadgets, there are a couple of companies that are unveiling cloud based storage appliances and services at years show.
Ctera Networks introduced its Cloud Attached Storage Solution; CloudPlug, at CES. CloudPlug is a device that combines Network Attached and Cloud Storage into a small appliance. Ctera is aiming its Cloud Attached Storage solutions at ISP’s and MSP’s.
Pogoplug; developed by San Francisco based Cloud Engines, is a consumer orientated cloud storage appliance that is due to ship in March 2009. It is unique in that users can use an USB external hard drive or memory stick with the appliance and the devices have built in IPhone Support