Sugarsync

  • Cloud Storage Service SugarSync Abandons Freemium For A Paid Account Model

    Cloud Storage Service SugarSync Abandons Freemium For A Paid Account Model

    SugarSync, a gladiator in the long, hard battle that is hosted cloud storage, has decided to go mercenary. The company announced today that they will offer a “paid-only” service model, doing away with their free storage tiers. Current customers can still access their files and will be offered considerable discounts on the service – up to 75% in some cases. Read More

  • SugarSync Updates Desktop App, Streamlines File Sharing Options

    SugarSync Updates Desktop App, Streamlines File Sharing Options

    SugarSync, the world’s other cloud storage solution, has updated its desktop app, creating a more widget-like experience for selecting, storing and sharing files online. The service still uses the standard folder system familiar to Dropbox and Google Drive users – you designate certain folders to sync with the cloud and they’re updated automatically – but the… Read More

  • Report: Cloud Storage Services Now Have Over 375M Users, Could Reach 500M By Year-End

    Report: Cloud Storage Services Now Have Over 375M Users, Could Reach 500M By Year-End

    According to market intelligence firm iHS iSuppli, the market for paid and free cloud storage services continues to grow rapidly andĀ the total number of Internet users who use paid and free cloud storage services is currently around 375 million. By year-end, the company’s analysts say, that number will likely reach 500 million and by 2013, the company projects, about 625 million… Read More

  • Egnyte Raises $16 Million From Google Ventures For Cloud File Storage Service

    Egnyte Raises $16 Million From Google Ventures For Cloud File Storage Service

    Egnyte has raised $16 million from Google Ventures for its cloud file storage solution. Exisiting investorsĀ Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and Polaris also participated in the Series C round. Egnyte provides a service that stores documents in a cloud environment with the file appearing on the desktop with shared and private folders. For instance, with Google Apps, people may… Read More

  • Cloud-Based File Syncing Platform SugarSync Raises $15M To Add Another Data Center To The Mix

    Cloud-Based File Syncing Platform SugarSync Raises $15M To Add Another Data Center To The Mix

    SugarSync, an application that syncs your data across desktop computers, laptops, mobile phones, and even televisions, has raised $15 million in series D financing led by new investor Coral Group with participation from existing investors Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Sigma Partners, Hatteras Venture Partners and Hercules. This brings SugarSync’s total funding to $50 million. Yuval Almog of… Read More

  • The Era Of Attachment Is Over: SugarSync Adds “Share By Email”

    The Era Of Attachment Is Over: SugarSync Adds “Share By Email”

    As a fan of kitten videos, I’m often embarrassed by my inability to attach said videos to emails I’m trying to send the rest of my local chapter of American Society Of Kitten Video Lovers (ASKVL). While 50MB may seem small to some (and it’s a file barely big enough to hold a kitten video let alone a video of a kitten and and a baby monkey), it’s enormous for some… Read More

  • SugarSync Adds Mobile Device Management To Send Files To Devices From The Web

    SugarSync, a close competitor to file sharing services like Crate and Dropbox, just added a mobile device management feature to their web interface. The new service takes advantage of SugarSync’s web-based upload system to control which files appear on which devices, thereby allowing you to send specific files to a phone or laptop directly and remove said files when necessary. Think of it… Read More

  • SugarSync Gets An Android App

    SugarSync Gets An Android App

    SugarSync, like Dropbox is a standard file storage/cloud solution for PCs and Macs. I’ve used the iPad and iPhone apps and now Android users can share in the fun with their new Android version. The app is free and works with most versions of Android, including Honeycomb. It allow you to access your files on the go and to upload files to the cloud. It works similarly to the iPad version. Read More

  • Review: SugarSync for the iPad

    Review: SugarSync for the iPad

    I’ve been wondering how, exactly, I’ll be able to do work on my iPad. With the assistance of programs like Dropbox and SugarSync, it is possible to cobble together a workflow that doesn’t drive me crazy. When I last looked at SugarSync the service was in it’s infancy and I found it slightly lacking. All of my concerns, two years ago, have been address and now you have… Read More

  • Sugarsync gets an API

    Sugarsync gets an API


    SugarSync, a file syncing product that we may have all forgotten in our rush to glorify Dropbox has been rolling out a steady stream of improvements and, as of 11am today, it will offer an API so mobile applications can use SugarSync shared storage. The API information will live at SugarSync.com/Developers when it goes up today. The API essentially creates a “bridge between local… Read More

  • SugarSync Makes It Simple To Upload Files Via Email; Adds 500 GB Storage Plan

    SugarSync Makes It Simple To Upload Files Via Email; Adds 500 GB Storage Plan

    Sharpcast’s SugarSync,, an application that synchronizes data across desktop computers, laptops, mobile phones, and even televisions, is making it easier for users to backup their data via email. The startup is launching an “Upload by Email” feature that lets users store email attachments in their SugarSync account with the ease of sending an email. The new feature allows… Read More

  • SugarSync Sweetens File Syncing For Small Businesses

    SugarSync Sweetens File Syncing For Small Businesses

    Sharpcast’s SugarSync, an application that synchronizes data across desktop computers, laptops, mobile phones, and even televisions, is rolling out a service designed specifically for businesses. As people split up their digital lives across devices and the Web, allows you to back-up any kind of digital file, including videos, spreadsheets, photos and documents, in the cloud and access… Read More

  • SugarSync Makes File Syncing More Social

    SugarSync Makes File Syncing More Social

    Sharpcast’s SugarSync, an application that synchronizes data across desktop computers, laptops, mobile phones, and even televisions, is rolling out a a few features designed to make the service more interactive and social. The idea behind SugarSync is that it allows you to back-up any kind of digital file, including videos, spreadsheets, photos and documents, in the cloud and access it… Read More

  • Review: SugarSync

    [photopress:sugar.jpg,full,pp_image] How often has this happened to you? You’re trapped in the trunk of a Lincoln Continental and the emergency trunk release has been snapped off. You have a document on your home PC detailing how to escape from such a situation but all you have is your WinMo or Blackberry phone with you. You do a frantic Google search to no avail, and your captors take… Read More

  • SugarSync review

    SugarSync review


    How often has this happened to you? You’re trapped in the trunk of a Lincoln Continental and the emergency trunk release has been snapped off. You have a document on your home PC detailing how to escape from such a situation but all you have is your WinMo or Blackberry phone with you. You do a frantic Google search to no avail, and your captors take you to a cornfield and beat you with… Read More