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August 27, 2009  2:37 PM

Thanks so much for your atttachment

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Bandwidth, Email, Internet, Storage

Why do people send large unsolicited attachments? I have just deleted 7 Mbytes in two attachments from Sony's PR agency - Borkowski. People really need to go on a training course on email dos and don'ts. Storage costs money and sending large email attachments means that someone will have to...

July 23, 2007  4:21 PM

Get outta my InBox

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
attachments, Bandwidth, Email, inefficiency, Storage

My email InBox is full again. Someone sent me a 24 Mbyte file. Needless to say that particular attachment was the first to get deleted. I wish people would learn how to use email properly. It is not designed for sending massive files. Sending such files not only wastes bandwidth, it also takes up...

July 6, 2007  3:26 PM

InBox woes – unlimited bandwidth is a bad thing

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
ASCII, attachments, Bandwidth, Email, Storage

I hate people who send 5Mbyte attachments or larger in unsolicited email messages. I didn't ask for it; why are you sending this to me? Moreover, I'm not the only recipient. Several colleagues have also received the same information, and the same 5 MByte attachment. Great. Are these people paid...

May 15, 2007  10:16 PM

Storage must go online

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Email, Gmail, MySpace, Yahoo Mail, YouTube

It may not be obvious where storage fits with Web 2.0. It's a given that user-generated content - a pillar of Web 2.0 - will increase your storage requirements, possibly in a less predictable way than if all content came via internal systems. But unless you are planning to be the next MySpace or...

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