Read the hottest mobile IT stories for Nov. 20, including the Dropbox support Microsoft has recently added, how mobile devices have changed network traffic patterns, the newest move to mobile from healthcare, Lenovo making up ground on Apple and Samsung for tablets and the new exclusive deal between Foxconn and Apple.
A few days ago, Box upped its game against Dropbox with a new design, apps and a widget. Now Dropbox returns the volley with new sharing controls and full-text search that company Product Manager Abhishek Agrawal says will "save time and bring additional peace of mind to both admins and team members."
When it comes to the enterprise vote, Box wins hands-down with its wonderfully dependable regulatory compliance shining brightly against Dropbox's ruleless reign. But there's a reason Dropbox remains so popular among users: design that is user-friendly.
Users of Microsoft's Office apps for Android, iPhone and iPad will soon be able to store documents in Dropbox' cloud directly and see them there. But what about the functionality Dropbox promised in June?
Microsoft and Dropbox have announced that they will be teaming up to integrate support for Dropbox into Office.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 4, including a team up between Microsoft and Dropbox, Disney streaming service now available on Android, a rock climbing drone that zips to hard to reach places, the potlitical savvy's move to mobile and a new payments system from American Express.
The safety of the service most often cited as the culprit behind "shadow IT" is looking better after one of the world's best-known accounting firms clears it for international certification.
Why exactly are we blaming employees for doing what they need to do to get work done?
Bloggers acting on public information do have a tendency to get the facts wrong. But Dropbox's effort to correct them, spearheaded by someone other than its PR team, pointed to some uglier facts.
Once the bane of IT organizations, cloud file sharing and storage company Dropbox is going after enterprise customers with a vengeance with its Dropbox for Business products, explains Alex Wettreich, head of strategic accounts with Dropbox.