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Access Amazon S3 from Desktop and File Servers

If you can write code against Amazon S3 API and customize your app to be Amazon S3 ready, it is great

If you can write code against Amazon S3 API and customize your app to be Amazon S3 ready, it is great! Otherwise you need an easier way to access Amazon S3.

Gladinet Cloud Access solutions make it easy to manage files in Amazon S3!

  • If you need direct desktop access to your Amazon S3 account, use Gladinet Cloud Desktop.
  • If you need centralized Cloud Gateway access without desktop client installation, use Gladinet CloudAFS.
  • If you need an Amazon S3-based online backup solution for folders, Outlook emails or SQL Server, use Gladinet Cloud Backup.



Amazon S3 in a Nutshell

Amazon S3 is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers. Amazon S3 provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the same highly scalable, reliable, secure, fast, inexpensive infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of web sites. The service aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to developers.

Gladinet + Amazon S3 can turn the storage for the Internet into storage solutions for you and your organization.


Gladinet Cloud Desktop Feature Highlights

  • Map a network drive to Amazon S3 Storage
  • Connect to any number of Amazon S3 Storage accounts
  • Create, browse,  and delete Amazon S3 files(blobs) from Windows Explorer directly.
  • Create, browse and delete Amazon S3 folders from Windows Explorer
  • Drag and drop from your local folders and files to Amazon S3 Storage accounts directly
  • Drag and drop files and folders from Amazon S3 Storage to local folders directly
  • Manage buckets and blobs
  • Create buckets
  • Rename blobs
  • View blobs
  • Schedule backup task from local file and folders to Amazon S3 Storage
  • Setting access control for files (blobs)
  • Read More …

Gladinet CloudAFS Feature Highlights

  • Attach Amazon S3 Storage to a file server
  • Provides a gateway for Backup Exec and other third party tools to access Amazon S3 Storage
  • Tied to Active Directory for published net share
  • Publish CIFS net shares
  • Assign different Amazon S3 Storage folders to different Active Directory identities
  • Read More …

Gladinet Cloud Backup Feature Highlights

  • Backup and Restore Snapshots
  • Backup File-In-Use
  • Support Volume Shadow Copy for SQL Server and Other Applications
  • Read More …

If you are thinking about extending your IT infrastructure with Amazon S3 cloud storage, these products can certainly help.

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More Stories By Jerry Huang

Jerry Huang, an engineer and entrepreneur, founded Gladinet with his close friends and is pursuing interests in the cloud computing. He has published articles on the company blog as well as following up on the company twitter activities. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1998 and has lived in West Palm Beach, Florida since.