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)
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)
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
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)
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
Windows Messenger Targets Skype
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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
posted Friday, 27 January 2006