Whatchu doin’ Upthere? Western Digital moves on cloud storage spaceAugust 30, 2017
Grazed from TheRegister. Author: Editorial Staff.
Western Digital Corporation has bought Upthere, a consumer data storage startup with its own public cloud. Upthere was founded in 2011 by director Bertrand Sarlet, VP for business development Alex Kushnir, and Roger Bodamer. CEO Chris Bourdon joined Upthere as VP products in August 2012 after being Apple’s senior product line manager in the Mac OS X area.
He was promoted to CEO in December 2015 when Bodamer left. Sarlet worked at Apple from 1997 to 2011, and was previously at Steve Job’s NeXT. The company, based in Redwood City, CA, stores users’ data – photos, videos, documents and music – in its own data centre and says this about its core technology:..
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