Box Exploring Potential Sale Amid Shareholder Pressure

Box, the popular file-sharing cloud service, is exploring a possible sale in response to pressure from an activist shareholder.

New Launch Evolves the Dropbox Experience To a Living Team Workspace, Says CEO

“We’ve launched the biggest change we’ve ever made to our product, an all-new desktop app,: says Dropbox CEO Drew Houston. “It evolves the Dropbox experience from a folder full of files to a living team workspace. You can have not just files but any kind of cloud content.”

Dropbox CEO: The Opportunity is Massive

Dropbox CEO Josh Lipton says that making their product better is their primary strategy to achieving continued strong growth and he doesn’t expect their growth to slow down in the near future.

Google Creates a Technical Guide for Moving to the Cloud

Google has created a guide in the form of a website for companies that are considering a move to their cloud called Google Cloud Platform for Data Center Professionals. “We recognize that a migration of any size can be a…

Google Drive For Mac/PC Gets Helpful New Features

Google announced some new features for Google Drive for Mac/PC, the app that syncs files on your computer with Google Drive. You can now select what you sync and get new warnings to help you take better care of shared…

Amazon Launches Cloud Drive Unlimited Storage in Canada

Amazon announced the launch of unlimited storage with Amazon Cloud Drive to customers in Canada. They’re offering two storage plans including unlimited storage and unlimited photos. The former plan is $59.99 per year, and the latter is $11.99 per year.…

Dropbox Announces Custom-Built Infrastructure

Dropbox just unveiled its own custom-built infrastructure, where the company stores and serves their users’ data. “With more than half a billion users and over 500 petabytes of data (over 60 times the data stored in the Library of Congress),…

Dropbox Hits 500 Million Users (And Other Stats)

Dropbox announced that it has surpassed the 500 million user milestone. That’s registered users. Naturally, in celebration, the company released an infographic loaded with stats. For example, Dropbox users have created 3.3 billion connections (by sharing with each other), which…

Google Compute Engine Ups Storage Limits

Google announced that it is increasing the size limits of all Google Compute Engine block storage products, including Local SSD and both types of Persistent Disk. You can get up to 64TB of Persistent Disk per VM for most machine…

Microsoft Announces New Cloud Storage Options For Office Mobile, Office Online

Nearly a year ago, Microsoft announced the Cloud Storage Partner Program for Office, enabling third-party storage providers like Box, Citrix ShareFile, and Salesforce to connect their services to Office Online for document viewing and editing. This followed a previously announced…