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Box Offers Up Refund After Customer's Installation Failed

A US $10,000 partial refund has been offered to a Box customer after the company failed to set up its file sharing system due to the customer's own firewall incompatibility. 

The Evolution of File Sharing

From cavemen to mobile road warriors, what is different — and surprisingly the same — about how people have used technology to share information securely throughout history?

Imation Aquires Nexsan with Hopes to Improve Storage, Security Solutions

Storage solution company Nexsan has been acquired by the Imation Corporation, a storage and data security company with the goal of improving Imation's operating margins for data storage and security solutions.

Mobile App of the Week: File Storage with Bitcasa

In this week’s Mobile App of the Week, we look at the recently released Android app version of Bitcasa, a cloud storage application.

Alfresco Pushes Open Source Enterprise CMS onto Amazon Cloud

Alfresco_Logo_2009.jpg There were indications at Alfresco’s Devcon in November that it was starting to get cozy with Amazon Web Services. This week, they finally come out and said it — Alfresco is now in the Amazon cloud.

Dropbox Buys up Snapjoy Photo Viewing App, Updates Dropbox iOS App

Cloud storage mover and shaker Dropbox has bought fellow Y Combinator alum Snapjoy, a photo viewing app that lets people consolidate and view photos from around the Web or stashed away on various devices and memory cards.

Google Offers Office Access for iPad, CloudOn Offers Office Support for iPhone

It’s Christmas so a lot of people will be expecting iPads, even if it’s only one of the older versions. While that’s all well and good, what will really make this Christmas special are the apps that go with it. One of the biggest problems to date has been the inability to use Office and Office documents on the iPad. This week however, Google has announced that it will be making Office users’ Christmas dreams come true with iPad access.

Nuxeo Releases Latest Version of Online Development Environment, Nuxeo Studio

Nuxeo has unveiled Nuxeo Studio 2.9, an updated version of its application and solution software development tool.

Doc Mgt Roll-up: IBM Releases Productivity Suite, Office 2013 Available For Businesses

The holiday season may be fast approaching but it doesn't seem to be having much effect in the document management space.  Among this week’s highlights — the release of IBM’s productivity suite, Microsoft finally releases Office 2013 to the business community, Perceptive releases new Outlook app, Snowbound offers right to left functionality for documents and Accusoft upgrades its ImagXpress application.

Office 2013 Available For Business Users, Home Users Next Quarter

It may be just a coincidence, but probably not. The very week IBM decides to launch its new Cloud Docs productivity suite, Microsoft decides to make the new version of Office 2013 available to business users.

Forrester Wave: Where Enterprises Should Turn for Content Security

As we near the end of 2012, it seems like the perfect time to rehash one of the big themes that has pre-occupied enterprises over the past 12 months — content security. Forrester's Wave Report takes it one step further — taking an in-depth look at the area of security that enterprises really need to take note of. 

Document Mgt Roll-up: Quest's Email Analysis, Google Super-Sizes Gmail Through Drive

This week was a quiet one — with the Thanksgiving Weekend and the US only slowly waking up. That said, there are a few things to announce in the document management space — Google enabled super-sized Gmail attachments, Cabinet released an iPad app, Quest just announced a new version of MessageStats, and OpenText made Autonomy customers an offer.

Mobile App of the Week: File Sharing with Accellion

It’s time for the Mobile App of the Week. This week our focus is on Accellion for Android, a file management and file sharing application.

CodeTwo Launches 'New Kind' of File Sharing and Sync

CodeTwo has launched what it calls a “new kind” of file sharing. In the updated version 5 of its Public Folders product, users can share Outlook items and any Windows-based file across a local network or through the Net, without the use of external servers.

Document Management Roll-up: EMC Offers Mobile Presentations, Alfresco v1.4 Mobile App

This week, even with the Thanksgiving Weekend, there are still a few notable releases, particularly in the mobile space. EMC, for example, offers workers the possibility of making their presentations mobile, while Alfresco upgrades its iOS app. Also this week, Microsoft is offering a free trial of Office 2013 Professional Pro, while docStar upgrades Eclipse.

HP Alleges Fraud Around Autonomy Deal As Q4 Figures Fall

 You just couldn’t make this up. HP, formerly one of the New York Stock Exchange’s darlings and until recent times often mentioned in the same breath as IBM, could be set to call in the cops over the acquisition of Autonomy 18 months ago. According to CEO Meg Whitman, someone had been cooking the books before the deal was inked.

SharePoint is the New SAP

Let’s face it, no matter how you slice it, SharePoint has been a big success: for Microsoft (78 percent of enterprises currently running SharePoint according to AIIM), for end users (finally some technology they could relate to), and for the enterprise content management (ECM) community (at last, people were somewhat excited about what we do for a living). 

Nintex, Colligo, Workshare Add Mobile, Cloud, Collaboration Capabilities to SharePoint #spc12

A variety of IT vendors debuted add-on solutions that bring functionality including mobile, cloud and collaboration features to SharePoint at last week’s SharePoint Conference held in Las Vegas, NV. Solution providers making noteworthy announcements included Workshare, Colligo, Nintex and Axceler.

Mindjet Updates Mobile App, Adds Team & Project Management Modules

Having integrated its various work management products into one service earlier this fall, Mindjet is now releasing a redesigned mobile app. 

How Clifford Chance Bet on SharePoint for Enterprise Content Management #spc12

In the legal community, it’s well known that Clifford Chance, one of the world’s largest law firms, has been undergoing a major shift towards using SharePoint as the firm’s Enterprise CMS. At the SharePoint Conference last week, I attended the session dedicated to exploring this implementation in more detail.