cloud storage

  • Amazon Debuts Dedicated Mobile Apps For Its Dropbox Competitor, Cloud Drive

    Amazon Debuts Dedicated Mobile Apps For Its Dropbox Competitor, Cloud Drive

    Amazon has quietly expanded its Cloud Drive service – a competitor to Dropbox, Google Drive and other online file hosting services – to mobile platforms, with the release of dedicated apps on iTunes, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore. The apps offer a simplified folder list and a way to view and share files, as well as play the music and videos you have stored on Cloud… Read More

  • Dropbox Adds More Features To Attract Enterprise Customers

    Dropbox Adds More Features To Attract Enterprise Customers

    Dropbox announced several updates today designed to appeal to larger enterprise customers and make them feel more comfortable using Dropbox for Business. Dropbox faces a huge challenge with enterprise customers. Sure, it cites some big numbers in terms of current users, claiming 100,000 Dropbox for Business users including high profile clients like MIT and Hard Rock Cafe. Yet it’s… Read More

  • Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive Storage

    Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive Storage

    Last year, Amazon gave a boost to its Prime members when it launched a free, unlimited photo storage for them on Cloud Drive. Today, the company is expanding that service as a paid offering to cover other kinds of content, and to users outside of its loyalty program. Unlimited Cloud Storage will let users get either unlimited photo storage or “unlimited everything” —… Read More

  • iDrive Debuts 1 TB And 2 TB Wireless Drives Offering Encrypted Local Backups And Cloud Storage

    iDrive Debuts 1 TB And 2 TB Wireless Drives Offering Encrypted Local Backups And Cloud Storage

    Cloud storage and backup company iDrive today launched its first hardware product sold directly to consumers and businesses, with the debut of the new iDrive Wi-Fi. The encrypted external drive offers either 1 TB or 2 TB in storage space and, as the name implies, includes wireless connectivity. This allows customers to back up their computers and mobile devices more quickly over their… Read More

  • Social Cloud Storage Platform Hive.im Raises $500,000 In Seed Funding

    Social Cloud Storage Platform Hive.im Raises $500,000 In Seed Funding

    The cloud storage business is already crowded, with leading competitors including Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Box, and OneDrive. Hive.im, which just came out of beta, is one of the latest entrants in the space, but it hopes to stand out by turning cloud storage into a social experience. Read More

  • Box Will Hit $1 Billion In Revenues Before You Know It Crunch Network

    Box Will Hit $1 Billion In Revenues Before You Know It

    There’s probably no enterprise software company more people opine on than Box. In particular, the business model of Box.
    But while opinions are somewhat subjective, math is math, and the physics of software as a service (SaaS) and recurring revenue are highly predictable. And there’s one thing we now know after Box’s recent SEC filings on its run up to an IPO: Box will be at… Read More

  • The Race To Zero Is Awesome

    The Race To Zero Is Awesome

    It’s Sunday, so let’s stretch our legs a little bit. Earlier today Julie Bort of Business Insider wrote an interesting piece detailing the rapidly approaching end game of the storage wars: The prices consumers and businesses pay for cloud storage are racing to zero, and that’s forcing new jockeying inside the crowded industry. Read More

  • Bitcasa Ends Unlimited Storage

    Bitcasa Ends Unlimited Storage

    Bitcasa, a cloud storage service that initially made waves with a low cost unlimited storage offer is scrapping this option entirely — claiming it’s not being used enough to justify the high costs of dealing with a small group of what it dubs Terms of Service abusers. Read More

  • Cloudike Provides White Label Cloud Storage For Carriers Like LG

    Cloudike Provides White Label Cloud Storage For Carriers Like LG

    Services like Dropbox, iCloud, and Google Drive are so ubiquitous in the U.S. that it’s easy to forget there are many markets around the world where personal cloud storage is still relatively novel. Cloudike, which is part of ASD Technologies and based in Korea, Russia, and San Jose, California, wants to grab those users by offering white-label cloud storage for mobile service providers… Read More

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