Dropbox CEO Drew Houston announced the news at a plush press conference at the company's San Francisco headquarters on Wednesday, where he talked boldly on the group's new direction.
“We didn’t just re-do Dropbox for Business,” he said. “We re-did the [whole] foundation of Dropbox.”
The Dropbox CEO went onto demonstrate how the new and improved Dropbox for Business allows users to switch between personal and corporate accounts in the drop-down menu, as well as turn notifications on or off for both accounts.
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The Next Web claims to have received this knowledge from a Google Drive partner in the form of a draft press release, and expects the service, bearing the drive.google.com domain (although a search right now will result in a 404 error page), to launch in the middle of next week. TechCrunch goes further, and even claims to have spent some time with an OS X version app.
This isn’t the first time information has emerged on the incoming Google Drive, and a leaked screenshot from last month suggests that file storing and sharing can be monitored from within the same homepage. Prior to that particular rumor, The Wall Street Journal reported that Google's widely-reported [...]
The deal will see the California-based company offer existing Box customers (of two months or more) free cloud storage for the rest of the year, with the firm also promising to help with data migration.
Prior to the deal, the company spoke with a number customers who had already made the switch, and identified five scenarios where businesses might still use Box for file sharing solution. These scenarios essentially act as a thinly veiled attack on Box;
You don’t need to ask permission: Users can side-step IT, and Egnyte says that Box is a great solution if you ‘aren’t concerned with who sees folders or what types of access they have to a [...]