Amazon S3 was just released today, giving developers/companies the ability to instantly store files/data up to 5GB in size – and as many as you want. They just charge pennies for bandwidth and storage costs.
Are you looking for a new way to make money?
- Amazon S3 Perl Library + IO::All::LWP + MogileFS Perl Module = Always-on File Hosting
- Amazon S3 Perl Library + Filesys::Virtual + Net::DAV::Server + Do it yourself .MAC = Permanent, Cheap, .Mac
- Amazon S3 Java Library + Cross Platform Drag and Drop = Reliable, cross-platform, backups with instant retreival.
Wrap a quick reverse proxy on top of the public S3 URLs, require any of the above to use a secure password, charge $X dollars/month. Presto, instant data storage company.