Dropbox's top security executive told ITPro that the company is considering offering free storage to people who agree to use stronger security settings.
While Box may have started out targeting business users, Dropbox, Google and Microsoft are doing much better at attracting small and medium size business users, at least according to a survey that Spiceworks did recently.
EMC is mostly getting out of the online sync and share business, selling off Syncplicity to Skyview Capital, a private investment firm. EMC said it will retain a financial interest in Syncplicity.
Dropbox is stepping up its enterprise push with new integrations with AirWatch and MobileIron that will become available "in the coming months."
Dropbox today released new features for its Dropbox for Business, which provide IT administrators with new controls and deployment capabilities.
Dropbox took a number of steps this week on its road to attract enterprise customers.
Dropbox for Business has achieved certification with ISO 27018, an emerging standard for privacy and data protection in the cloud.
Dropbox continues to add functionality to its iOS apps and increase the amount of use cases it presents to the enterprise. The collaboration and storage company added Tuesday the ability to comment on files directly in its iPhone and iPad apps, and it further announced added features with the Microsoft Office suite. Dropbox and Microsoft have been creating connections through their services of late in a mutually beneficial attempt to attract users.
Mobile collaboration startup Driftt Monday announced its acquisition of Fetchnotes, an app maker focused on productivity, according to a post on the Fetchnotes blog.
Microsoft has announced that users will now be able to access their Dropbox files from Office Online, or launch into Office Online from Dropbox on the Web.