365 Data Centers brings local cloud storage to 17 U.S. markets

Ideal for applications such as clustered databases, big-data analytics, file storage and archiving, 365 Cloud Storage will provide businesses a mix of security and controls, self-service provisioning, security and pay-for-use pricing. The new service supports both Storage Area Networks (SAN) for block-based storage and Network Attached Storage (NAS) for file sharing and can be accessed securely via a data-center cross connect within 365's facilities or by using Carrier Ethernet or metro fiber. Colocation and non-colocation customers can use either a 10 Gbps or 1 Gbps private network connection access via cross connect or metro fiber.

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