Celebrating 10 years of “Cloud City”

hbd-s3Amazon Web Services (AWS), the retail giant’s cloud computing division, recently celebrated the 10 year anniversary of its first product — Simple Storage Solution (S3). AWS’ on-demand approach to infrastructure kickstarted a generation of startups — including Onehub.

Onehub is able to deliver secure, scalable, speedy file sharing because of our AWS integration. So for that, we will raise a glass to Amazon on its tenth birthday. Continue reading

Fences, PINS, video and more protect your Onehub data

fence-server-roomKeeping your data secure is our top priority at Onehub. One of the ways we keep your data safe is by using Amazon Web Services.

When you think about data security, the first thing that comes to mind is probably some kind of “cyber” hack attack through a network. But you also have to consider physical security at datacenters. At the recent AWS Re:Invent show, Amazon detailed some of the real world measures it puts in place to safeguard data. As Fortune reports: Continue reading

When setting up a NAT gateway with Amazon VPCs, size matters

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Amazon’s cloud computing services have made launching an app or a startup easier than it has ever been. Sometimes getting set up may be a little too easy and you can overlook a simple step that can save your business time, frustration and money.

Paying attention to the size of your NAT gateway is really important when creating your Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) computing environment, and it’s important to monitor as your business scales.

The NAT gateway is what allows your VPC to communicate with Amazon services, the Internet, and more importantly — your customers. It will impact the speed with which your end users will be able to complete the tasks they want to perform through your service. The selection of the NAT gateway instance size is a simple drop-down menu. But it’s a drop-down menu you should pay attention to! Continue reading