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July 13, 2016
The wildly popular Pokémon GO mobile game obtained a full account access token to iOS users' Google accounts, revealing a major issue with Google's OAuth authentication system.
July 09, 2015
Researchers at Elastica recently discovered an Indian government agency had its employees' email addresses and passwords exposed through Google Drive.
January 15, 2015
Collaboration tools like Dropbox and Google Drive are taking SharePoint's share of the market, but what can Microsoft do to bolster functionality?
December 17, 2014
Google Cloud Storage rolled out its Cloud Storage Connector in 2014 but not much else. The connector and price cuts were the biggest announcements for the year.
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A new sync client for One Drive is coming soon, but the offerings may be too Microsoft-centric to encourage defection from competing services, such as Box. Continue Reading
Microsoft is unveiling new OneDrive for Business features in a bid for enterprise cloud file-sharing turf, while leaving more structured collaboration to SharePoint. Continue Reading
Microsoft's SharePoint may be ubiquitous, but several alternatives to SharePoint have like functionality -- and fewer management headaches. Continue Reading
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Enterprise-grade file sync-and-share products offer more comprehensive features than consumer-grade file sharing applications. Continue Reading
Employees at organizations of all kinds have long banged their heads on their keyboards in frustration over SharePoint weaknesses. Yet companies continue to use the collaboration software. In fact, many studies show that SharePoint leads the way among enterprise content management systems.
Companies need to understand the pros and cons of SharePoint and its alternatives. First up in this guide, SearchContentManagement executive editor Lauren Horwitz provides a case study on how one company is dealing with SharePoint weaknesses. Microsoft expert Brien Posey chimes in with several alternatives for the software and the circumstances these options are best-suited for. Finally, consultant Jonathan Bordoli looks at the pros and cons of SharePoint Online. Continue Reading
The popularity of file sync-and-share products like Dropbox and Google Drive has created opportunities for partners in the cloud-to-cloud backup space, say cloud-to-cloud backup companies. Continue Reading
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Moving to Office 365 may not be easy, explains expert Peter O'Kelly. But in the end, users will have a tool they're familiar with and you may save money. Continue Reading
Many users access cloud services from their mobile devices, only increasing the risk that corporate data leaks through services such as Dropbox or Google Drive. Continue Reading
Thanks to mobile and cloud computing, the number of potential repositories for corporate data have increased exponentially. Traditional file storage systems, content management software and device-centric security measures can only do so much to organize and protect data that's constantly on the go. Cloud storage services, enterprise file synchronization and sharing (EFSS) and mobile content management (MCM) represent key alternatives in storing and providing access to corporate data in the new mobile cloud era. When implemented correctly, these technologies can provide secure data access to a mobile, distributed workforce. This guide explains how EFSS and MCM differ from -- and can work with -- traditional network shares to accomplish this goal. Continue Reading
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File sync-and-share has vexed enterprises, but it's time to fight back and get those files out of the clouds and off employees' personal devices. Continue Reading
Email communications aren't dead, but social networking, cloud storage and collaboration tools have made it easier for employees to work together. Continue Reading
IT admins who have to manage mobility face a big task. MDM and other management technologies need to evolve so admins can keep up. Continue Reading