Posts Tagged ‘Dropbox’
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.
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.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.
A survey from Acronis shows companies are still struggling with BYOD, but education and help from solution providers could tame those issues.
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.
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.
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 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.
Xerox brings streamlined managed print services to a wide audience with ConnectKey, a specialized software suite targeted at service providers looking to manage multi-function printers, documents in the cloud, mobile print privileges and much more.
The cloud-based file-sharing service is renewing efforts to expand beyond its massive consumer base and capture more SMB and enterprise accounts. The move comes as rival Box expands its channel efforts to grow market coverage and sales. The two companies could provide a laboratory for the future of direct and indirect sales.