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.
Enterprise spending on cloud computing will see a significant increase in 2016. Companies use the cloud mostly to store files, serve as a backup recovery tool and in many cases, deploy their own applications. More and more companies are discovering the benefits of cloud services. Take a look at this infographic and learn why are companies investing in the cloud.
Several media outlets are reporting that Dropbox has been hacked. It is estimated that over 66 million users’ email addresses and passwords were dumped on the internet.