Monday, June 06, 2011

Data Grows, and So Do Online Storage Sites - NYTimes.com

Excerpt from an on-line storage snapshot; tbd how Apple iCloud will impact this domain

“Our vision is to simplify millions of peoples’ lives,” said Drew Houston, chief executive of Dropbox, where 25 million users upload files at the rate of 300 million a day. “You don’t have to worry that you have some files on your Mac, some stuff on your work computer and then some more on your iPhone.”

A growing number of people believe him. Dropbox stores 100 billion files on its servers. Box.net says it has six million users while Mozy says it has three million.

Data Grows, and So Do Online Storage Sites - NYTimes.com

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