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Admins of data centers virtualized using Hyper-V can now mirror data up into the AWS cloud, making Bezos & Co.'s big yellow repository a more tempting proposition for Microsoft shops. This new feature means that Amazon's "Storage Gateway" technology can now speak to Windows-virtualized systems as well as ones based on VMware's …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    StorSimple

    Curious how this compares with MSFT's StorSimple solution which was required last year.

  2. UlfMattsson
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    How can my data be protected and compliant

    I really like that "You can use the Storage Gateway to marry your existing on-premises storage systems with the AWS cloud for backup, departmental file share storage, or disaster recovery,"

    How can my data be protected and compliant to US State laws, PCI DSS and HIPAA / HITECH?

    Ulf Mattsson, CTO Protegrity

    1. P. Lee

      Re: How can my data be protected and compliant

      Not everyone holds cc or healthcare data, and the cloud isn't the be-all and end-all of computing, so that's a relief!

      Actually, I'm not sure why you'd hold healthcare data in a flexi-cloud. If you don't know target data size in those markets, you've got bigger problems than governance!

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