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Was Huddle Doomed Among Enterprise File Sync and Share Giants?

Was Huddle Doomed Among Enterprise File Sync and Share Giants?

Huddle Software got clobbered by the giants of enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) and collaboration, leading to this month's sale to a private equity firm for far less than its peak valuation. That's the take some analysts shared with CMSWire after news broke earlier this month that Turn/River acquired

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EFSS: Bold Promises of Simplicity, Hard Realities of Legacy Migration

EFSS: Bold Promises of Simplicity, Hard Realities of Legacy Migration

Enterprise File Sync & Share (EFSS) vendors are at a crossroads.  They face many serious challenges, but the most fundamental in defining their future will be how they migrate new customers to the cloud.

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Axway Acquires Syncplicity, Launching New Chapter for EFSS Vendor

Axway Acquires Syncplicity, Launching New Chapter for EFSS Vendor

French-registered, US-based software developer Axway has acquired Santa Clara, Calif.-based Syncplicty. The acquisition is the latest chapter for the enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) vendor, which the company then known as EMC acquired in 2012 and sold to global investment firm Skyview Capital in 2015.  Founded in 2007, Syncplicity

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AeroFS Focuses on Content-Centric Collaboration

AeroFS Focuses on Content-Centric Collaboration

On Our Radar helps you keep track of tech companies with promising futures. This week we look at AeroFS, an enterprise file, sync and share (EFSS) and collaboration provider which some compare to Dropbox with more security. AeroFS is deployed on the customer’s infrastructure, "allowing the company to

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Syncplicity Woos Europe, Talks Life After EMC

The exhibit hall at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo in Barcelona might feel a little chilly these days. Passersby may not notice it, but the three competing Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) vendors positioned right next to each other probably will.

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If You Thought Box Was Hot Before …

If You Thought Box Was Hot Before ...

Jeetu Patel might not be the easiest guy to recruit. But the former general manager of EMC Syncplicity joined one-time rival Box earlier this month as its Chief Strategy Officer. "Aaron and I were fierce, but gracious competitors,” said Patel, speaking of his new boss, Box CEO Aaron Levie.

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BitTorrent Throws a Wrinkle in EFSS

BitTorrent Throws a Wrinkle in EFSS

Syncing files in the cloud using services like Box, Dropbox, Syncplicity, AirWatch and ShareFile is slow and may not even be all that secure, especially if you compare them to BitTorrent. This is the pitch the San Francisco-based startup is making today, and it’s a claim that’s worth considering.

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