Data hogs force Microsoft to cut cloud storage

Microsoft has decided to end its unlimited cloud-storage offering, saying some users abused the systemMicrosoft has decided to end its unlimited cloud storage offering, saying a small number of users abused the system. “Since we started to roll out unlimited cloud storage to Office 365 consumer subscribers, a small number of users backed up numerous PCs and stored entire movie collections and DVR recordings,” Microsoft said in a statement on Monday. In some cases, Microsoft said users stored more than 75 terabytes “or 14,000 times the average” for its consumer cloud service called OneDrive.

 

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