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Manage Azure Blob Storage With Ease

You can map multiple Azure Blob Storage Account as side-by-side virtual folders

After the Gladinet Cloud Desktop 1.4.232 release, it is fairly easy to manage Azure Blob Storage from your Windows Explorer directly.

Feature Highlight:

(1) Map a Network Drive Letter to the Azure Blob Storage

You can map multiple Azure Blob Storage Account as side-by-side virtual folders in the same network drive. You can do drag-and-drop between local drive and the Azure drive.

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(2) Schedule Automatic Backup of Files-by-Type.

You can backup documents, pictures, music or videos to Azure Blob Storage.

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(3) Schedule Automatic Backup of Local Folders

You can pick local folders to backup to Azure Blob Storage or multiple Azure Blob Storage accounts. You can even backup to Azure Blob Storage + Amazon S3 + AT&T Synaptic Storage + Nirvanix Storage + EMC Atmos Online Storage all at the same time.

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(4) Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

You can backup Google Docs to Microsoft Azure Blob Storage or backup important documents from Amazon S3 to Azure Blob Storage.

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(5) Ad hoc Backup and Transfer

Since you can do drag and drop in Windows Explorer with the Azure Drive, you can turn each drag and drop into a scheduled backup task or download task. The following dialog will appear after a drag-drop unless you set a default action and choose don’t show next time.

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Visit http://www.gladinet.com for the software and enjoy Azure Blob Storage as a network drive yourself.

More Stories By Jerry Huang

Jerry Huang, an engineer and entrepreneur, founded Gladinet with his close friends and is pursuing interests in the cloud computing. He has published articles on the company blog as well as following up on the company twitter activities. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1998 and has lived in West Palm Beach, Florida since.

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