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Amazon Takes Aim at File-Sharing Services

Amazon Web Services is launching Zocalo, a secure file-sharing service designed for businesses. The new initiative takes aim at services such as Box and Dropbox, as well as opens a new front in the cloud battle with Microsoft and Google.

Court Spikes Aereo, Will Cloud Suffer Too?

At issue was the legality of Aereo’s service, which rents dime-sized antenna’s that subscribers use to receive broadcast television programming that Aereo captures and transmits as a streaming Internet service.

Egnyte Adds Channel Leader, Plumps Partner Program

Egnyte is hoping to juice partner interest in its sync-and-share platform with a refreshed channel program and a new channel leader to spearhead the effort.

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

Salesforce.com 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.