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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)

Top 10 Startup Tips for 2015 By @SMEStorage | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

I've been working in small and large software startups for the last 20 years and currently have  the privilege of being the CEO of a startup, Storage Made Easy,  for the last 3 years.  With the advent of 2015 I have not doubt that there will be many people considering whether to take the plunge and commit to founding a startup. There are a diverse number of resources on the web all offering advice and to that mix I add 10 tips of my own. I've tried to keep them to things I wish I had known before commencing my own journey. 1. If you're not going solo, pick your partner carefully: ... (more)

Collaboration Predictions for 2015 By @JimLiddle | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

As 2014 draws to an end we lay out our top 5 predictions for the Sync, Share and Collaboration Market for 2015. The SME EFSS white paper gave a good view of the Enterprise File Share and Sync Market for 2014 and below we lay out our top 5 predictions for the Sync, Share and Collaboration Market for 2015: 1. Enterprises will look to adopt hybrid cloud services that aggregated on-premise and cloud services: Enterprises, and most companies, use a myriad of on-premise and on-cloud services. Almost all of these services now store data either in the form of attachments or direct use of ... (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)

Google Talk and Google Local Available to BlackBerry Users

Google Talk and Google Local Available to BlackBerry Users BlackBerry Owners can now use both "Google Talk" and "Google Local" for their BlackBerry device. Google Talk for the BlackBerry is a version  of the Instant Messaging application for the BlackBerry and it enables users to send / receive instant text messages with other Google Talk community members. The use of Google Talk requires a Gmail account. Google local is a version of Google local specifically for the BlackBerry that allows BlackBerry users to see maps and satellite images, local business information etc, on their B... (more)