LaCie, a global storage company known in the U.S. for its external storage products such as the LaCie Biggest announced its merger with Caleido, the Swiss creator of an online storage service called Wuala. Together they plan to revolutionize the storage industry by building a unique and sustainable cloud storage service. “We’re very excited about this. This merger will transform our start-up into a world-class digital storage provider,” says Luzius Meisser, co-founder and CTO of Caleido AG. “While other cloud operators invest in huge data centers consuming Megawatts for powering servers and cooling them, Wuala builds its reliable and secure cloud storage by harnessing idle resources at the edge of the Internet.
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