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Press Release

Manage Azure Blob Storage with CloudBerry Explorer

Allows end users to accomplish simple tasks without special technical knowledge

CloudBerry Lab has released CloudBerry Explorer v1.1, an application that allows users to manage files on Windows Azure blog storage just as they would on their local computers.

CloudBerry Explorer allows end users to accomplish simple tasks without special technical knowledge, automate time-consuming tasks to improve productivity.

Among new features are Development Storage and $root container support and availability of the professional version of CloudBerry Explorer for Azure.

Development storage is a local implementation of Azure storage that is installed along with Azure SDK. Users can use it to test and debug their Azure applications locally before deploying them to Azure.  The newer version of CloudBerry Explorer allows working with the Development Storage the same way you work with the online storage.

$root container is a default container in Azure Blob Storage account.  With the newer release of CloudBerry Explorer users can work with $root container just like with any other container.

With the release 1.1 CloudBerry Lab also introduces the PRO version of CloudBerry Explorer for Azure Blob storage. This version will have all the features of CloudBerry S3 Explorer PRO but designed exclusively for Windows Azure. CloudBerry Explorer PRO for Azure will be priced at $39.99 but for the first month CloudBerry Lab offers an introductory price of $29.99.

In addition CloudBerry Lab as a part of their strategy to support leading Cloud Storage Providers is working on the version of CloudBerry Backup designed to work with Azure Blob Storage.  This product is expected to be available in May 2010.

CloudBerry Explorer is designed to work on Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Windows 7. Microsoft PowerShell command line interface allows advanced computer users integrate Amazon S3 storage access with other routines.

CloudBerry Explorer for Windows is freeware. CloudBerry Explorer PRO costs $39.99 (US).  Users have to continue paying their Windows Azure charges directly to Microsoft.

More Stories By Alexandra Brown

Marketing Manager at CloudBerry Lab, the company that specialize on tool that makes Cloud Computing adoption easier. CloudBerry Lab is established in 2008 by a group of experienced IT professionals with the mission to help organization in adopting Cloud computing technologies by closing the gap between Cloud vendors propositions and consumer needs through development of innovative low costs solutions.