- Storcloud was introduced to the SC Conference in 2004, and continued in 2005.
- Storcloud served at least two purposes.
- Storcloud used SCinet infrastructure, in addition to its own internal network, in support of its mission.
- The manifest purpose of Storcloud was to provide high-performance storage in support of the conference presenters'applications.
- "' Storcloud "'was an initiative to provide high-performance mass storage to high performance computing applications.