All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘storage’

With Over 400M Users, Dropbox Is In Use At Over 8M Businesses

With Over 400M Users, Dropbox Is In Use At Over 8M Businesses

Dropbox is celebrating its 8th birthday by sharing a bunch of stats, including the fact that it has surpassed 400 million registered users. According to the company, users are taking Dropbox to work at over 8 million businesses. They also have 100,000 actual Dropbox for Business customers. “It’s been eight years since Drew Houston submitted his Y Combinator application in …

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Dropbox Adds File Requests For Collecting Files From Groups

Dropbox Adds File Requests For Collecting Files From Groups

Dropbox announced a new feature for file requests so users can more easily collect files of any size from groups on any platform regardless of device. “Existing solutions to collect files – email, text messaging, social media, FTP servers, or even physically mailing hard drives – are clunky and often limited by file size,” a Dropbox spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Dropbox’s …

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Amazon Redshift Now Lets You Get More For Your Money

First unveiled in 2012, Amazon made petabyte-scale data warehouse service Amazon Redshift available to all Amazon Web Services customers in 2013. Last year, it got faster data nodes. Now, Amazon has announced that it is making Dense Storage with Redshift faster and more cost-effective with a second-generation instance type, DS2. This has twice the memory and compute power of DS1, …

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Google Unveils Its New Photos App At Google I/O

At Google I/O on Thursday, Google unveiled its new Google Photos app, which removes what little friction its old one may have had (by untying it from Google+) and giving users unlimited storage to store a “lifetime” of photos and videos. As with the existing app, photos are automatically backed up and synced. “And when we say a lifetime of …

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Why And How To Use Google’s New Cloud Storage Nearline

Google announced the launch of Google Cloud Storage Nearline, a new service for cold (or infrequently accessed) data storage. The company touts its fast performance and low cost. Data is made immediately available with about 3-second response times, and the cost is 1c per GB for data at rest. The service is for data in which you’re willing to pay …

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Microsoft Office Gets New Storage Integrations On iOS

Microsoft just announced a new Cloud Storage Partner Program for Office, enabling third-party storage providers such as Box, Citrix ShareFile and Salesforce to connect their services to Office Online for document viewing and editing. This follows a previously announced partnership with Dropbox. The company also announced that integration with Office for iPad and iPhone is also available for third-party storage …

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Dropbox Launches New API For Businesses

Dropbox announced a new API for businesses, which will enable them to integrate the Dropbox Platform into their own IT processes. “Already 100,000 companies rely on Dropbox for Business to securely store and share even their most important company information, including major organizations like Hyatt, News Corp, and MIT,” says Dropbox’s Ilya Fushman. “Many of them also use the Dropbox …

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Microsoft Office, Dropbox Integrations Arrive

Earlier this month, Dropbox and Microsoft announced a partnership, which would see Dropbox integrations with Microsoft Office on phones, tablets, and the web. Dropbox announced on Tuesday that the integrations are now here. Users can access Dropbox from Office apps, edit Office files directly from Dropbox (and sync them across devices), and share new or edited files from the Office …

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Microsoft, Dropbox Partner On Office Integration

Microsoft and Dropbox announced a strategic partnership, which will see Dropbox integration with Microsoft Office on phones, tablets, and the web. As the announcement notes, there are already over 35 billion Office files being hosted by Dropbox. Users will be able to access Dropbox from Office apps, edit Office files directly from Dropbox (and sync them across devices), and share …

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Microsoft OneDrive Gets Mobile App Updates

Microsoft announced some updates to its mobile apps, adding different features to each one. The Android app (pictured) now lets users access and manage both personal and work files, which should prove quite helpful. “This is the first example of how we’re creating a single, unified OneDrive experience that holistically addresses what people, businesses, and IT managers need,” says Microsoft’s …

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Amazon Opens Up Enterprise Storage Service Zocalo

Last month, Amazon introduced a new enterprise storage service called Amazon Zocalo. Until now, it has been in limited preview, but the company just announced its general availability. Amazon previously described Zocalo as a “fully managed, secure enterprise storage and sharing service with strong administrative controls and feedback capabilities that improve user productivity.” Here’s a look: Zocalo lets customers store, …

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Dropbox Pro Gets New Pricing, Features

Dropbox announced that it is now offering a single plan for Dropbox Pro at $9.99 per month for 1 TB of space. Previously, it would have cost $500 per year for half of that space. Now it will cost you about $120 for all of it. They’ve also added some additional features including new sharing controls and safeguards for lost …

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