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Box trots out IBM, Oracle integrations to boost its enterprise cred

Exclusive: LogMeIn launches AppGuru to help IT wrangle consumer apps

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LogMeIn,  the company behind user-friendly web conferencing, screen sharing service and a Dropbox alternative, is about to add identity and application management capabilities to its menu. On Tuesday, the Boston-based company is launching a preview of AppGuru which aims to help IT  deal with the burgeoning bring-your-own-application (BYOA) craze which...
Exclusive: LogMeIn launches AppGuru to help IT wrangle consumer apps
Amazon takes on Dropbox with new Cloud Drive file syncing feature

Google Drive comes to Chrome OS

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Chromebook previously suffered from storage systems that were small and isolated from the cloud. But now the browser-based operating system is integrated with Google's online file sync service. [Read more]...
Google Drive comes to Chrome OS
Microsoft details SkyDrive Metro app for Windows 8

Microsoft confirms massive SkyDrive upgrades, Windows 8 app

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As we reported some days past, Microsoft has big plans for its SkyDrive cloud storage product. Today in an announcement on the Building Windows 8 blog, Microsoft confirmed desktop sync, a SkyDrive Metro app, and remote file retrieval. The Windows 8 Metro app will be integrated with the Search Charm built...
Microsoft confirms massive SkyDrive upgrades, Windows 8 app

On-Premise Cloud Storage/Sharing Startup, OwnCloud, Closes $2.5M Second Seed Round, Led By General Catalyst Partners

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OwnCloud Inc – the business built on the back of widely used (650,000+ users worldwide) open source file sync and share software ownCloud – has closed $2.5 million in second seed round funding. The round was led by current investor General Catalyst Partners, a growth equity and VC firm, with new investors also signing up. General...
On-Premise Cloud Storage/Sharing Startup, OwnCloud, Closes $2.5M Second Seed Round, Led By General Catalyst Partners

Steve Jobs was right: Dropbox is a feature, not a product

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I’ve always been a big fan and committed user of Dropbox. Over the last couple years the handy file-sync app has gotten me out of many scrapes—when I need to access six-month-old interview notes when I’m out of town, it’s always a thrill to find them in my Dropbox. Along...
Steve Jobs was right: Dropbox is a feature, not a product
Shhhh, Huddle gets funding from CIA-backed In-Q-Tel

WatchDox nabs $12m from Millennium and others to help sell secure document-sharing to enterprises

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Back in December we reported that Israeli startup WatchDox had acquired virtualization technology and mobile app firm InstallFree. Well, now the Dropbox-for-enterprise has nabbed a rather chunky $12m in funding, to help take its “leak-free”, document-sharing and collaboration platform to the masses. Just to recap, WatchDox helps organizations access, protect...
WatchDox nabs $12m from Millennium and others to help sell secure document-sharing to enterprises
Huddle gets in sync with new, enterprise-grade file-syncing tools

Huddle Sync brings smart recommendation technology to enterprise file sync

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Huddle, the online collaboration service aimed at businesses, has today announced Huddle Sync, a service that solves the same problem as Dropbox at its ilk – syncing files across multiple devices – but at enterprise scale and with some intelligent recommendation technology thrown into the mix, too. On a basic level,...
Huddle Sync brings smart recommendation technology to enterprise file sync
Self-Hosted File Sync Solution ownCloud Goes Commercial

Dropbox to host first-ever developers conference this summer

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Dropbox, the file-sync-store-and-share provider to the masses, will host its inaugural developers conference this summer. The event — called DBX — will take place July 9 at San Francisco’s Fort Mason. Details other than that are sparse but in a blog post the company said it hopes to draw developers...
Dropbox to host first-ever developers conference this summer

'Send to Dropbox' relaunches to better help you email files directly to your cloud storage account

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Today Send to Dropbox relaunched its tool to allow users of the cloud storage and file sync tool to email files directly to their account. The Next Web first covered the service in 2010, calling it “useful,” “dead simple” and a favorite. However, the application, a side project of Twitter...
'Send to Dropbox' relaunches to better help you email files directly to your cloud storage account

Definitely adding this app RT @chadbrandt: Dropbox brings its uber-easy file sync app to the Android Market http://bit.ly/cGoR8A - At Last!!

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Definitely adding this app RT @chadbrandt: Dropbox brings its uber-easy file sync app to the Android Market http://bit.ly/cGoR8A - At Last!!

Box adds more enterprise perks to cloud storage

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Cloud storage provider Box is adding more enterprise-class features to its storage service including a more advanced administrative console, enterprise-wide search, and the ability to support multiple email domains in a single account. The new features are available in beta form as of Thursday. The Los Altos, Calif., company, which claims 11 million...
Box adds more enterprise perks to cloud storage

Huddle Launches Intelligent Sync Tool to Rival Sharepoint

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Huddle CEO claims that the company's new tool is the first to offer enterprise-grade cloud file sync...
Huddle Launches Intelligent Sync Tool to Rival Sharepoint

BitTorrent working on file-sync app: sounds like Dropbox, calls itself Sync

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BitTorrent has announced that it's working on its very own file-synchronization app -- and it's already looking for a limited number of test subjects for its pre-Alpha stage. So far, the premise is to offer identical copies of your files on all machines, all sounding pretty similar to how...
BitTorrent working on file-sync app: sounds like Dropbox, calls itself Sync
Dropbox raises the stakes on iCloud and Google Drive with simpler developer tools

Guess what Mr. CIO? One in five of your employees uses Dropbox at work

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Note to CIOs: If you don’t think your workers are using Dropbox to store and share business documents, you’ve got another think coming. One out of five of 1,300 business users surveyed said they use the consumer file-sync-and-share system with work documents, according to new research by Nasuni, an enterprise...
Guess what Mr. CIO? One in five of your employees uses Dropbox at work

Dropbox - You're invited to join Dropbox! - Online backup, file sync and sharing made easy.

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Dropbox - You're invited to join Dropbox! - Online backup, file sync and sharing made easy.
'Tangible' transfer concept would let you swipe files directly from MacBook to iPhone

Verizon Cloud backup service rolling out for Android, comes soon to iOS

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Smartphone owners have no shortage of cloud-based safety nets, whether it's Google's services, iCloud or any number of file sync providers. Few of these come from the carrier, however, and Verizon is gambling that its now-deploying Verizon Cloud service will serve as a crutch for anyone replacing a phone...
Verizon Cloud backup service rolling out for Android, comes soon to iOS
OwnCloud, the open-source challenger to Box, nets $2.5M

Amazon turns Cloud Drive into a Dropbox rival with file syncing

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Amazon's Cloud Drive was unveiled two years ago for the primary purpose of letting customers store music files purchased from Amazon. Although you could upload other files to Cloud Drive, it wasn't a replacement for cloud storage services like Dropbox because it didn't automatically sync files from one computer...
Amazon turns Cloud Drive into a Dropbox rival with file syncing

OwnCloud makes its open-source enterprise file sync service even more enterprise-y

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OwnCloud which offers an open-source spin on the whole Dropbox for the enterprise chestnut, has added better encryption and other enterprise perks to its latest release. OwnCloud’s pitch is that it provides an easy Dropbox-like  user interface  but allows the enterprise to use whatever back-end cloud is most appropriate. Whereas...
OwnCloud makes its open-source enterprise file sync service even more enterprise-y

Dropbox drops the ball

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Dropbox, the hugely popular file-sync-store-and-share service, went down Thursday afternoon and remains down more than three hours later. Data synchronization from the website and dekstop application are affected, according to the @Dropbox Twitter feed which also assured customers that their data, while not accessible, remained safe. So DropBox is down....
Dropbox drops the ball

Exclusive: Dropbox seeks partners to convert free users to paying customers

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Dropbox wants to convert more of the millions of users of its free file-sync-and-share service into paying customers — and it’s banking that select IT consultants and managed service providers (MSPs) will help it do so. Kevin Egan, VP of sales for Dropbox. The San Francisco company says it has...
Exclusive: Dropbox seeks partners to convert free users to paying customers
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