EMC acquires Syncplicity for cloud file management
The privately held company offers remote file access and synchronization for a range of devices including tablets
IDG News Service - EMC has acquired Syncplicity, an enterprise file-management service provider, for an undisclosed sum.
The privately-held company offers cloud-based file management that lets enterprise users securely access and synchronize files and use applications on a variety of devices. EMC will bring Syncplicity into its Information Intelligence Group portfolio, according to a press release.
EMC plans to combine Syncplicity's file synchronization and sharing features with the governance capabilities of its own Documentum software. The acquisition will aid EMC's strategy of helping what it calls the "New User," who chooses a non-PC device, to work easily and securely with colleagues, the company said.
Syncplicity offers business and personal editions of its service, both of which are available in free and paid versions. Last year, the company announced file-sharing capabilities for smartphones and tablets based on the Android OS. The service for Android allows administrators to manage users from a central location and remotely wipe all the files from a device, among other capabilities.
Syncplicity is privately held and based in Mountain View, California. EMC is in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. The acquisition was announced at the EMC World event in Las Vegas, where the company also announced several product upgrades on Monday.
- Best iPhone, iPad Business Apps for 2014
- 14 Tech Conventions You Should Attend in 2014
- 10 Desktop Apps to Power Your Windows PC
- How to Add New Job Skills Without Going Back to School
- Slideshow: 7 security mistakes people make with their mobile device
- iOS vs. Android: Which is more secure?
- 11 sure signs you've been hacked
Red Hat Enterprise Linux - The Original Cloud Operating System
Linux adoption is growing against a number of measures, such as the
number of supercomputers that run Linux and the size of the contributing...
- OpenStack Hype vs. Reality: CIO Quick Pulse Open-source architecture can enable IT departments to build infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) clouds running on standard hardware.
- Maximize Strategic Flexibility by Building an Open Hybrid Cloud Choosing how to build a cloud is the biggest strategic decision IT leaders will make this decade. It determines their organizational competitiveness, flexibility,...
- ESG: The IBM FlashSystem 840: Technical Evolution to Deliver Business Value In this whitepaper, you will learn how this high-speed storage technology has tremendous potential to support I/O-intensive and/or latency-sensitive applications.
- Meg Whitman presents Unlocking IT with Big Data During this Web Event you will hear Meg Whitman, President and CEO, HP discuss HAVEn - the #1 Big Data platform, as well...
- Cloud Knowledge Vault Learn how your organization can benefit from the scalability, flexibility, and performance that the cloud offers through the short videos and other resources... All Cloud Computing White Papers | Webcasts