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Followers of the Enterprise File Share and Sync Market (EFSS) will have noticed a flurry of announcements in the last few weeks. In particular: SAP and OpenText collaborated with Tempo Box; Egnyte outlined it would leverage Google's Storage; Box purchased Stream as well as announcing Box Notes (something SME has had for ages) and unlimited storage for business plan customers as well as being able to save files to Box directly from Microsoft Office (again something SME has had for a long time); SalesForce and Microsoft announced interoperability with Office365; Microsoft also announced that certain Office365 subscribers would receive 1TB free of charge; Cloudian announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services; Amazon announced Zocalo their EFSS solution; Zimbra purchased Mezeo. So why is this flurry activity happening? There are a few reasons. The first is that the... (more)

Taking The Mobile Web on Vacation

Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog Really excellent article here by Gary Price about services that can be of use when you are travelling with a mobile - I've reproduced a tiny portion of this below, but this is a class article and I would urge you to check it out. Many airlines also offer tracking information on the mobile web. Some even offer notification services to alert you, family, friends, whomever, to delays, cancellations and other information. Amtrak will automatically recognise mobile browsers and let you use them to make reservations. National Rail Enqui... (more)

How to Secure Your Data in the Cloud in 2014

The recent PRISM Data snooping controversies have heightened almost every companies awareness of the potential vulnerabilities of data stored off-premise in the Cloud. Many Cloud Storage companies talk about encrypting data ‘at rest' but the real issue is that the storage companies control the encryption rather than the company whose data is stored controlling the private key. Ask yourself these questions? Are you comfortable not controlling your own file encryption? Do you have sensitive data you wish to store in the cloud that you do not want to have your file sharing vendor ... (more)

Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog: "GMAIL Mobile"

GMAIL Mobile« H » General J2ME :: Jim Liddle :: email link Access your GMail messages from your mobile at http://m.gmail.com The Series 60 application lets you use most of your existing Yahoo account features, such as email (which supports push), instant messaging, and uploading photos.  This really is amazing software and I would recommend you download it if you have a series 60 phone. Get it here ... (more)

Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog: "Windows Messenger Targets Skype"

Windows Messenger Targets Skype « H » Jim Liddle :: email link Windows Live Messenger, the successor to MSN Messenger, allows ussers to make a phone call from virtualy any PC to virtually any phone in the world, targetting SKype's position as in the Internet's big bear in VOIP services. The phone function (result of a partnership between Microsoft and communications firm MCI) will be known as MCI web Calling for Windows Live Call and will allows subscribe to make pc to telephone calls at competitive rates. posted Friday, 27 January 2006 ... (more)