Posts Tagged ‘Dropbox’

Microsoft Preps OneDrive for Business

Microsoft is taking its rebranded OneDrive cloud storage and file-synchronization service to the next level by preparing a version for business users.

Good News, Bad News in Wake of Dropbox Outage

Dropbox troubles started Friday evening when a routine server upgrade knocked the system out completely for about three hours and introduced lingering problems with the site, its desktop client and its mobile apps.

Dropbox Seeks Cash, Eyes Enterprise

File sharing service Dropbox is reportedly looking to raise $250 million to fund further expansion, including deeper inroads into the channel and capturing enterprise accounts. Dropbox is fast becoming a problem for backup and cloud storage companies far and wide.

File-Sharing Services Are Next Battleground for Backup Vendors, Resellers

CharTec is teaming up with Dropbox to augment its backup solution and offer the popular file-sharing service through its MSP network. It’s the latest example of how file-sharing is the next big expansion wave for backup vendors.

Salesforce Looks to Unify Cloud File-Sharing this week is taking the wraps off a new enterprise file-sharing system that aims to reduce pain and complexity in cloud data storage by allowing users connect any file from any service with sales, service, marketing and other business processes from any device.

Education Key to Customer BYOD Challenges

A survey from Acronis shows companies are still struggling with BYOD, but education and help from solution providers could tame those issues.

Dropbox Rolls Out Reseller Partner Program

Dropbox is closing a significant gap in its B2B strategy this week with the unveiling of a new channel program to give resellers better incentive to add Dropbox services to their practices.

Dropbox Inches Toward B2B With Single Sign-On

Henceforth, Dropbox for Teams shall be known as Dropbox for Business. While the title change probably isn’t enough to convince the skeptical that the traditionally consumer-focused service is enterprise-grade, the company’s latest step in a series of security enhancements might do the trick.

F-Secure Developing Secure Dropbox Alternative

Finland-based security software firm F-Secure is reportedly developing a cloud-based file-sharing and backup service similar to Dropbox. The key selling point: security. Consumers will be able to move their business documents between personal devices and corporate systems with ease. It’s a great concept that hasn’t worked out well before.

Barracuda Takes Aim At File Syncing Market

Barracuda Networks is immersing itself further into the cloud storage arena with the launch of a file-syncing service that goes toe-to-toe with DropBox and YouSendIt. The move gives partners the ability to look beyond network security appliances and ride a rising tide of cloud storage growth.