back to article Box and Dropbox seek expansion via IBM, AWS – and Facebook

Rival file sharing services Box and Dropbox are gunning for massive expansion by exploiting the huge scale of IBM, Amazon’s AWS – and of Facebook. Box has announced Box Zone, storage by geographical location, using the data centres of AWS and IBM. The company has pressed the button on instant international rollouts through …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "Dropbox, meanwhile, hopes to exploit the Facebook billions"

    Goddamnit, there goes another useful service I have to abandon because its gone Facebook. Will have to investigate the alternative discussed in the article.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Never forgave Dropbox...

    ...for appointing Condileeza Rice to their Board... so use their free space for stuff I don't care about and Tresorit for stuff I do (was with SpiderOak who were very good, but I had too many issues with their clients messing up syncs accross Windows/OS X devices).

  3. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken

    Okidoki - switching from Dropbox to Box in five, four, three, ...

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