Yikes! Cloud storage service Nirvanix to customers: We’re shutting down in two weeks

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Nirvanix, a cloud-based storage service for enterprise-level customers, confirmed today that it would be shutting down effective Sept. 30, reports Information Age.
That means the clients who rely on Nirvanix’s cloud services have about two weeks to migrate all their data off of Nirvanix’s services and onto another, hopefully more reliable, cloud-storage service. And in case you’re wondering, this is by no means an easy task in such a short amount of time.
We’re reaching out to Nirvanix and will update this post with any new information.
Nirvanix has previously proven itself as a credible cloud storage provider, having formed partnerships with many notable tech firms including Symantec, IBM, Dell, Ooyala, and many others. It’s positioned itself as an alternative to the far better known Amazon Web Services (AWS). According to a recent Gartner estimate, AWS has more than five times the combined capacity of its 14 largest rivals.
The rapid shutdown of such a large cloud storage service doesn’t bode well for other

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