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Enterprise cloud storage struggling against consumer-focused offerings, Ovum claims

Enterprise-focused cloud storage and collaboration vendors are struggling to overtake consumer focused offerings in the enterprise

Although the number of enterprise-focused players entering the cloud storage marketing seems to be growing each month, recently published research suggests consumer offerings still account for the bulk of the solutions used in businesses today. Of employees using file sync and share tools at work, 89 per cent are using consumer products and just 9 per cent of those using these services claim to be satisfied with the commercial, enterprise-focused offerings given to them by their corporate IT department, according to Ovum.

Node4 pivots into cloud-based file sync and share

Node4 is dipping its heels into the cloud-based file share and sync space

Cloud and datacentre services provider Node4 has launched a cloud-based file share and sync platform aimed at SMEs which the company said will rival solutions provided by Dropbox, Box, Microsoft and Google Drive.