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Google Drive: Google May Be Getting Into the File Sync Business

By Guy Creese | February 09, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rumors are floating around that Google may start offering a file synchronization service (Google Drive) within the next several weeks. For articles, see:

I’m currently writing a report on mobile file synchronization services, so this news immediately caught my eye. The interesting part will be to see if Google Drive is at all enterprise-oriented (e.g., includes APIs for integration, includes an enterprise dashboard for IT, and integrates with Microsoft Active Directory). I talk to a lot of Gartner clients who are looking for an enterprise alternative to Dropbox. If Google Drive is consumer-oriented, Google is missing a huge opportunity.

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