AARNet’s Cloudstor+ Cloud storage initiative Cloud-based value-added services

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Alex Reid


AARNet, Cloud-based value-added services


This paper describes the rationale behind AARNet’s involvement in providing a range of value-added services over its Research and Education high-speed network. Special emphasis is given to services offered ‘in the Cloud’, and in particular concentrating on its latest service offering, Cloudstor+, which provides Cloud storage to researchers across Australia.


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