Dropbox had an important role in making the cloud, something intangible, understood and recognized in many homes throughout the world. With its referral strategy, it effectively raised the Cloud as a viable option to store our files and use them anywhere we go. It helped change how the cloud was perceived, and it quickly expanded due to the affordable pricing model.
We often use the word snapshot when talking about photography, particularly when you capture that special moment. vBoxxCloud Snapshot is here, and similar to photography it captures the moment your Teamshares are safe and sound, so that you can come back to them if your files become corrupted.
OneDrive has been through various transformations throughout time. When Microsoft’s file hosting service was launched it started as Windows Live Folders, changed into Windows Live SkyDrive, and later settled into OneDrive. Similar to many other file sync & share services, OneDrive allows you to share files with your contacts, offering Office 365 integration among many other features.
The second and last part of this series explores how business owners and executives can arm employees with productivity enhancing file sync technology, while at the same time safeguarding corporate data.
The rapid adoption of consumer-grade cloud services in the workplace is one of the greatest security risks for businesses. Employees want their critical files with them wherever they go, including on their personal smartphones, tablets, or even home office computers. Unfortunately, the desire to work anywhere creates a host of new challenges for protecting corporate data. Consumer-grade cloud services, empower users to sync their work data and files with their mobile phones and home PCs, but they can be a recipe for disaster from a data privacy, and security perspectives
A survey conducted by SADA Systems indicates that IT executives consider public cloud more secure than their own data centers. Security is a concern constantly present in any IT executive’s mind. It is rather surprising to see IT managers more confident in the reliability of public cloud.