Thursday, February 09, 2012

Report: Google gets Drive cloud storage ready to roll (GigaOM)

It’ll be interesting (and ominous for Dropbox, Box.net, and others) to see if this perennial projection comes to fruition this time around; also see Google Is Painting A Big Fat Target On Dropbox (Business Insider)

Google is finally about to big-foot its way into the cloud storage business, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

With its “Drive” or “G-drive” service — which has been talked about for some time — Google would take on some very popular consumer-oriented cloud storage entrants, notably Dropbox and Apple’s iCloud. People use these services as virtual closets for their digital photos, documents and music. Once their material is in the cloud, they can access it from many devices.

http://gigaom.com/cloud/report-google-gets-drive-cloud-storage-ready-to-roll/

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