By Josh Greenbaum on October 23, 2012
Levie is still funny and outrageous, and Box is still young and hip, but the company’s focus is clearly on making sure that growth and new markets are characterized by an astute reading of market forces, and not just on being cool and hip.
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By Phil Wainewright on September 19, 2012
Rather than centering collaboration around documents, Salesforce.com’s new file syncing add-on to Chatter centers file sharing around signals
By Phil Wainewright on July 25, 2012
Microsoft, Google, Box, Huddle, Dropbox … who will dominate the enterprise market for cloud-based file storage and collaboration?
By Phil Wainewright on February 21, 2012
The trouble with enterprise collaboration is that it’s always been tied to enterprise servers. Having to constantly check documents in and out before you can work with them takes all the momentum out of teamwork and has always made collaborative processes a chore. But not any more. UK-based cloud vendor Huddle today claims to have [...]
By Michael Coté on August 28, 2011
In moving to a BigCo job you quickly notice how different life behind the firewall is when it comes to IT. You’re often more limited than empowered. The advances in consumer IT (things like Facebook and GMail) often have created better IT than corporations provide their employees. For well over a decade, corporate IT has [...]
By James Governor on April 20, 2011
If you don’t know Dropbox you should. Its a wonderful service for sharing files between multiple people and machines. Its like magic, frankly. Most Web developers and designers I know use it. Why FTP when you can Dropbox? It spans native and the cloud beautifully- so a folder on your desktop is perfectly synchronised with [...]
By Chris Selland on June 3, 2010
This past weekend I ran the largest Memorial Day youth soccer tournament in the country – and ran it almost entirely online. This post describes some of the tools and technologies which helped our event to be a HUGE success.
By Phil Wainewright on April 26, 2010
Listen to my conversation with Adam Gross, senior vice president of marketing and sales at cloud storage and synchronization service Dropbox. In this podcast, find out how file-sharing between users and across devices is helping people adapt to new Internet-enabled…