After nearly a year on the market, Amazon has finally provided its Cloud Drive apps for Windows and Mac with a file syncing folder, taking it into stiffer competition with Dropbox.
One Direction, 50 Shades of Grey and David Beckham in his underpants - it was clear as soon as Box CEO Aaron Levie opened his mouth that this was to be no ordinary tech discussion.
CIOs need to come to terms with the reality of the situation which is that most companies are probably already using consumer Cloud file sharing services, with or without permission.
Webfusion’s latest survey shows US consumers understand what the Cloud is about than UK ones, but misses the point that there is no earthly reason why they should when it is the service that is important.
Is it possible to use public Cloud storage offerings in government circles? Yes and no and sometimes seems to be the answer.
Salesforce.com wants to “completely eliminate the need for Dropbox in the enterprise” with the launch next year of a rival Cloud storage offering, Chatterbox.
With an increasing numbers of such offerings in the market – ranging from Box through Huddle to Microsoft and Google – Salesforce.com is pitching the major competitive differentiator with Chatterbox as its integration with the established Chatter collaboration offering.
This week, Dropbox confirmed that they were indeed hacked. They issued a blog post explaining: