The number of enterprise mobile content management, or MCM, subscribers is expected to grow at double-digit rates over the next five years, topping 110 million subscribers by 2018.
The online storage space has begun to heat up and the battle right now seems to be over who's more friendly to IT, a marked switch from end user focus.
Dropbox, the controversial file sharing service, is renaming its Dropbox for Teams as Dropbox for Business to reflect its business focus. To address security concerns, Dropbox recently announced that it will support single sign-on, which enables employees to sign in once to a central identity provider.
Most corporations don't want employees using consumer file-sharing services, but most employees probably use them anyway.
More enterprises are blacklisting mobile applications, such as Angry Birds, Facebook, DropBox and YouTube, according to Citrix's Enterprise Mobility Cloud Report released on Wednesday.
Dropbox adds Mailbox to expand beyond simple file sharing.
Dropbox announced new updates this week.
"You shouldn't have to care about the logo on the back of your phone or computer, it should just work with everything you have. That's the kind of limitation we want to help remove for people," says Dropbox CEO Drew Houston.
With BYOD well-established at many companies, it's time for those IT organizations to start making strategic decisions about how to manage and secure information on user-owned devices, writes Galen Gruman at InfoWorld .
File-sharing services provider Dropbox has been steadily adding features to its offerings to make them more palatable to corporate users concerned with reliability. The latest of these, reports Ted Samson at InfoWorld , are a new administrator panel and sharing controls for Dropbox for Teams.