Would-be Box killers queue up new file share features and functions

Accellion, InfraScale offer new services to take on Box, the would-be-Dropbox of the enterprise. When it comes to cloud storage, file share and sync, we’re still in the “land grab” stage with companies jockeying for business customers more than profit.

Cloud storage wars rage on with OwnCloud’s new release

OwnCloud released its community edition and updated the business version of its service which lets IT store employee files in its cloud of choice. Cloud storage for business is a white hot market at least in terms of vendor activity.

Box scores a big $125M payday

Box will use the $125 million to expand its international presence beyond a new London office, says CFO Dylan Smith. The Series E cash influx led by General Atlantic Partners, brings total funding for the enterprise cloud storage player to a whopping $287 million.

Box cloud storage hits a glitch

Cloud storage provider Box experienced a snafu early today, as some users reported via Twitter that they could not access their stored documents. The company acknowledged that some customers experienced difficulty getting to their Box-stored files for about two hours early Tuesday.

Yahoo, AOL vet Garlinghouse named CEO of YouSendIt

Brad Garlinghouse, who once headed up AOL’s Silicon Valley operations, is now CEO of YouSendIt, a provider of file sharing, sync, storage and collaboration software for businesses. Garlinghouse replaces Ivan Koon who is leaving the company after six years.