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Dropbox brings premium cloud offerings in line with competitors’

Dropbox has updated its premium cloud storage plan but is it competitive?

Dropbox has consolidated its premium cloud storage offerings into one plan, upped the storage and dropped the price in a bid to bring its service closer in line with those offered by competitors like Box and Microsoft.

Boston Scientific to deploy Box through AT&T

Boston Scientific is partnering with Box, AT&T to deliver cloud storage services to its 23,000 employees globally

US-based pharmaceuticals firm Boston Scientific Corporation announced plans to deploy Box’s as the company’s primary platform for managing and collaborating on content.

Travis Perkins taps Google Drive to manage ‘kingdoms’ of data

Travis Perkins is embracing more mobile workstyles, and uses Google Apps to support its operations

British building material supplier Travis Perkins announced it is using Google Apps to support collaboration across the firm’s 17 different businesses. The company claims to store over 1.3 million documents in Google Drive, which it uses to support business quote execution.

Zimbra acquires Mezeo in cloud-based collaboration tie-up

Zimbra is looking to bolster security capabilities of its collaboration and file sharing suite

Zimbra, a cloud messaging and collaboration service provider has acquired Mezeo in a move that will add security and data control features to the company’s offerings.

Microsoft buys disaster recovery firm InMage

Microsoft has acquired InMage in a bid to bolster its disaster recovery services

In a bid to bolster Azure as a hub for business continuity services Microsoft has acquired InMage, a provider of on premise and cloud-based disaster recovery technologies. The announcement comes as Microsoft continues to drive storage integration between Azure and Windows server platforms.

Using the cloud for disaster recovery


Petrus Human, CTO of Attix5 spoke with Business Cloud News at the recent Cloud World Forum conference in London about how enterprises can develop robust disaster recovery and data backup strategies, and use the cloud to help ensure their organisations can always recover from an event.

Microsoft ups cloud storage ante (again)

Microsoft is upping the amount of cloud storage it offers to users

Not long after the software giant upped OneDrive storage for business users of Office 365, Microsoft announced that it has extended those benefits to all Office 365 users, and upped the amount of free storage given to OneDrive users from 7 GB to 15 GB, bringing its offering more in line with Dropbox among other cloud storage competitors.

Google eases migration of large data sets between Amazon S3 and GCP

Google recently added a form that allows users to request their personal data be deleted or de-indexed, but making private companies solely responsible for deciding the validity of such claims opens up a can of worms

Google has announced a service designed to ease the process of importing multi-terabyte data sets by making it faster, cheaper and easier according to Lamia Youseff, a product manager at the company.

Hamburg Airport deploys Box for content management

Hamburg Airport deployed Box across its business in a bid to ease collaboration across business units

Hamburg Airport Group said Monday that the company has deployed cloud-based storage and collaboration platform Box across its organisation. Danny Heyn, IT project manager at Hamburg Airport’s IT service provider AIRSYS GmbH said the move is intended to make it easier for airport staff to collaborate across business units.

GE deploys Box for 300,000 employees

GE will be deploying Box for its 300,000 employees spread across 170 countries

General Electric said Thursday that the company has selected Box as its cloud content collaboration platform, planning to deploy the service across its global organisation which includes 300,000 employees spread across 170 countries.