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Posts Tagged ‘Box.net’

RIM’s Gamble: All-in on BlackBerry 10

RIM unleashes BlackBerry 10 with two new devices, the BlackBerry Q10 and Z10, and a few surprises: RIM has changed its corporate name to “BlackBerry” as it seeks to refocus its efforts on flagship products that will be its namesake in the smartphone battleground. But is BlackBerry 10 ready to do battle?

Acer Offers Storage Sync With AcerCloud

Acer rolls out AcerCloud, a file synchronization service akin to Dropbox. With another major computing company getting behind cross-platform file synchronization, channel partners should ready themselves for enterprise-level needs of data synchronization both within their portfolios and business practices.

EMC Syncplicity Poised for 2013 Data Needs

EMC Syncplicity is looking to give the channel a way to provide save data collaboration and management with flexible reseller options. Leonard Chung, Syncplicity co-founder, talks channel strategy, competition and BYOD.

Box Enterprise Ambitions Expand to Windows 8

Box Inc. launches their Windows 8 application, providing users with a deep level of integration that can nearly supplant local storage on Windows 8 devices. As Box vies more enterprise customers, this cloud solution is unique way for users to leverage its services and create stickiness. Partners sell storage solutions should take note.

Cloud Choice Today Matters Tomorrow

As the cloud matures and solution providers partner up with vendors, deciding which cloud vendor to align with will become important to the overall outcome of success in the cloud services space. Currently, open source solutions have come up against vertically integrated cloud stacks, but which solution platform is right for the future?

Box Brings Boosted Security and Management

Box continues to push deep into the enterprise storage space, this time with a new set of authentication and security tools designed to help eliminate accidental sharing of sensitive data, while giving IT admins deep visibility into data usage.

Box Accelerator Brings 10X Speed Boost

Box launches Box Accelerator, a new global network of servers that have been designed to improve upload speeds by up to 10 times. With cloud storage quickly evolving, faster upload speeds could be the added value that makes or breaks a sale. Can channel partners glean some strategy from this new technology?

Salesforce ‘Chatterbox’ is Enterprise File Sharing

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff pre-announces ‘Chatterbox,’ an enterprise-ready file sharing solution designed to take on rivals like Box, among other cloud storage rivals. Will Salesforce.com create a splash in enterprise cloud storage, and more importantly, can the channel capitalize?

Cloud Storage Still Needs Maturation

Box.net finds another round of funding to focus on the enterprise, while Dropbox cleans up after another security breach. The world is poised to adopt cloud solutions wherever it can, but are all of them ready for prime time?

Google Drive to Disrupt Box.net, Dropbox

With the advent of Google Drive around the corner, what will happen to the paradigm of the cloud-based data world if Google undercuts the entire cloud storage market with free solutions?