Feeds

Mozy puffs out pocket cloud for iPad, Android et al

Mozying along to a showdown with iCloud, Dropbox

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

Mozy has built iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android apps so UK users can access their backed up data stored in the Mozy cloud.

Using the apps on these handheld devices, or logging on securely to www.mozy.co.uk from any internet-connected device, users can access their MozyHome/MozyPro backed up data from anywhere with a mobile phone, Wi-Fi or wired internet connection.

Mozy said it can do this because of a major upgrade to its European platform. The mobile device apps have support for photo previewing, file download and file sharing. There is an enhanced restore service coming, with Mozy stating: "Users will be able to access more powerful searching, one-click download, 30-day-version viewing, and consolidated file transfer, for faster restores."

The company also said it had recently launched the beta trial of its synchronisation functionality, which it expects to make available soon. According to a cached Google search page, this will be called Mozy Stash and is a Dropbox competitor. It will also compete with Apple's iCloud when that comes out.

Mozy Stash Graphic

Mozy Stash Graphic

Here's what the cached page says about it:

When you install Stash on your computer, it links a local Stash folder with your online Stash. Add a file to the local Stash folder, and almost instantly you can securely access it from the Mozy website or mobile app. If you have more than one computer, Stash keeps each of your linked computers up to date with your latest changes.

That sounds like Dropbox to a T. ®

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

More from The Register

next story
This time it's 'Personal': new Office 365 sub covers just two devices
Redmond also brings Office into Google's back yard
Kingston DataTraveler MicroDuo: Turn your phone into a 72GB beast
USB-usiness in the front, micro-USB party in the back
Dropbox defends fantastically badly timed Condoleezza Rice appointment
'Nothing is going to change with Dr. Rice's appointment,' file sharer promises
BOFH: Oh DO tell us what you think. *CLICK*
$%%&amp Oh dear, we've been cut *CLICK* Well hello *CLICK* You're breaking up...
AMD's 'Seattle' 64-bit ARM server chips now sampling, set to launch in late 2014
But they won't appear in SeaMicro Fabric Compute Systems anytime soon
Amazon reveals its Google-killing 'R3' server instances
A mega-memory instance that never forgets
Cisco reps flog Whiptail's Invicta arrays against EMC and Pure
Storage reseller report reveals who's selling what
Microsoft builds teleporter weapon to send VMware into Azure
Updated Virtual Machine Converter now converts Linux VMs too
prev story

Whitepapers

Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.