Dimension Data Cloud Files

Dimension Data Cloud Files provides an API-based file storage solution designed to allow secure storage and retrieval of data from anywhere with Internet connectivity. Files are securely stored in encrypted format and are accessible via SSL-encrypted API calls. Customers can create multiple storage accounts, each with its own administrative password, allowing the creation of isolated file stores. Each account can be configured to store up to 10 TB of data.

Cloud Files Features

  • Access and management of the Cloud Files accounts through the Cloud Administrative UI and Open API
  • Ability to set storage quotas and control sub-administrator access on a per-account basis
  • Data stored with 256-bit encryption at rest and 128-bit SSL encryption while in motion
  • Fully-functional API provides ability to programmatically and securely access the Cloud Files accounts from anywhere on the Internet

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Qualities Product Features Dimension Data Cloud Files Amazon S3 RackSpace Cloud Files
Availability Web Portal (sign-on and control) Yes Yes Yes
API Yes Yes Yes
Flexibility File Size Limit Unlimited 5GB 5GB
24x7 Customer Phone Support Included Yes No Yes
Security SAS70 Compliant Yes Yes No
Encryption In-flight SSL 128 bit and At-rest 256bit AES No In-flight only
Usage Quota with Role Based Permissions Yes No No
Enterprise Controls Ability to Create Unlimited Storage Accounts Yes No No
Usage Based Reports Yes No No