Tuesday, April 12, 2016

As Dropbox Jumps Off the Cloud, Box Nestles Into It | WIRED

For other *Box news, see Box goes international with AWS and IBM-powered Zones feature (PCWorld) and Facebook Messenger can now send and preview Dropbox files (The Verge)

"DROPBOX STUNNED THE tech world last month when it revealed it had spent the last two-and-a-half years moving about 90 percent of its operation off of the Amazon cloud. Meanwhile, its biggest rival, Box, is moving the other way.

Through a tool it calls Box Zones, Box is giving businesses in places like Germany, Ireland, Japan, and Singapore the option of storing their files on cloud services within their home region. “It basically enables customers to store their file data in the region of their choice,” says Box founder and CEO Aaron Levie."
As Dropbox Jumps Off the Cloud, Box Nestles Into It | WIRED
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