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We are increasing the breadth of cloud storage support and we are proud to announce CloudBerry Explorer for Nirvanix Storage Area Network the first product in the series. What is Nirvanix? Basically Nirvanix is another cloud storage platform, featuring pay as you use model with no commitment and upfront costs. There are a few important differences however. First, Nirvanix guarantees up to 100% (!) availability and it is up to you to select the SLA that works for your business. One of the features that caught my eye in Nirvanix is the ability to create child accounts within your master storage account. Furthermore, you can set storage and transfer quotas to every child account effectively controlling who is using what in your organization. Another feature that I think is just great is an ability to do chunked uploads. Many CloudBerry Explore customers complained that ... (more)

How to protect Amazon S3 accounts with master password using CloudBerry S3 Explorer

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer 1.6.3 and later. In this post we would like to introduce our new Master Password feature that protects CloudBerry S3 Explorer from authorized access. Although rarely these days some users still work on shared computers where other users have access to their data. Master Password helps you further protect your Amazon S3 account from unauthorized access. To enable Master Password go to the Options screen, General tab. Click protect my sensitive data with master password option and enter the password. Next time you run CloudBerry Explor... (more)

How to Configure Bucket Policy with CloudBerry S3 Explorer

As always we are trying to stay on top of the new functionality offered by Amazon S3 to offer the most compelling Amazon S3 and CloudFront client on Windows platform. Bucket Policy is a new Amazon S3 feature that allows customers to author policies which either grant or deny access to any number of accounts and across a range or set of keys. In the initial release of bucket policies only the bucket owner has the privilege to PUT a policy on their bucket. There can also only be one policy attached to the bucket. Finally, there is a limit of 20K for the size of an individual pol... (more)

How to create subaccounts and share buckets using IAM and CloudBerry S3 Explorer

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer 2.4.2 and later. As always we are trying to stay on top of the new functionality offered by Amazon S3  to offer the most compelling Amazon S3 and CloudFront client on Windows platform. A few weeks ago Amazon introduced Identity and Authentication Management (IAM) Service. It is a new exciting service that allows creating user accounts inside the master account and grant those account a set of permissions. CloudBerry Explorer PRO 2.4 already comes with full support for IAM service and you can learn more about that in our previous blog... (more)

Checking network share permissions with CloudBerry Backup

CloudBerry S3 Backup is a powerful Windows program that automate backup and restore processes to Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier cloud storage. CloudBerry Backup supported network locations backup for a long time.  in one of the previous releases we even introduced a feature that allows to set specific credentials for each network location However the customers have been still coming across Path not found and similar issues. With the new release we are improving the network locations permissions check and introducing the new step for the backup wizard.  the challenge is that the net... (more)