Nirvanix Takes Aim At Amazon.com Simple Storage Service (S3)
Nirvanix, an online storage provider, is making some interesting head-to-head claims against Amazon.com’s Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). Specifically, Nirvanix claims that its Storage Delivery Network offers downloads that are roughly 200 percent faster than S3. The data is based on testing done by 3Tera Inc.
Is Nirvanix really that much faster than Amazon S3? Perhaps it doesn’t matter. By throwing some research out into the market and specifically mentioning Amazon.com S3, Nirvanix has search-engine optimized itself to compete more effectively against Amazon.com.
Anyone using Google Alerts for Amazon.com S3 will instantly discover Nirvanix’s service now. Let’s hope Nirvanix’s technology is as good as the company’s online marketing.