The Lighter Side Of The Cloud –  Size Matters
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Meaning Of Cloud
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Big Data Project

YouSendIt Launches New Services For Business Collaboration in the Cloud – Anytime, Anywhere

YouSendIt Launches New Services For Business Collaboration in the Cloud – Anytime, Anywhere

First cloud collaboration service to offer integrated approach for sending, sharing & signing documents online, with unlimited storage

July 26, 2011 — Campbell, Calif., – YouSendIt, Inc., a leader in cloud-based collaboration services, today significantly expands its services for an increasingly distributed and mobile workforce, meaningfully addressing the need for professionals to get business done online. Building on its current leadership in sending and tracking business content online, YouSendIt becomes the first cloud collaboration service to offer integrated tools for sending, sharing and signing business content online – anywhere, anytime.

The expanded services enable YouSendIt users to:

• Save and sync content in the cloud with unlimited storage.
• Access files and folders in the cloud anywhere, anytime via desktop or mobile devices.
• Collaborate with co-workers and business partners through secure file and folder sharing.
• Securely send and track business content.
• Review and sign business documents online at a desk or on the go.

YouSendIt’s new features leverage the opportunities and benefits of cloud-based collaboration – including scalability, ease of use and cost effectiveness. The introduction builds on the company’s accelerating growth, evidenced by 32 million unique users in the last 12 months, 20 million registered users and 450,000 paid subscribers.

Built upon YouSendIt’s proven and proprietary cloud-computing environment, the company’s product offering combines scalability, reliability, security with unparalleled ease of use, allowing customers to continue to work within familiar OS platforms and applications on traditional and mobile computing devices.

YouSendIt is how business gets done online,” said Ivan Koon, the company’s chief executive officer. “Now more than ever, professionals need solutions that help them efficiently manage the flow of important business content. The new YouSendIt builds on our leadership in secure file sharing, makes it easier to access and sign off on critical content, and shapes the way work will get done in the future.

Today’s introduction significantly advances the company’s three-pronged growth strategy: building a large, satisfied user base chosen by millions of individual professionals; translating fast-growing individual adoption into company-wide deployments; and expanding the YouSendIt service with valuable, adjacent features and enterprise-grade solutions.

Collaborative applications represent the fundamental tools for people and organizations to not only communicate, but also get business done,” said Erin Traudt, research director for IDC’s Enterprise Collaboration and Social Solutions Practice. “In today’s highly connected and mobile business environment, corporations and individual users need a seamless way to share and collaborate around documents without worrying about storage, security and access.”

The market for YouSendIt’s service is large. Independent research firm IDC estimates that the worldwide collaborative applications market will approach $14 billion in 2015.i YouSendIt generated revenue of approximately $25 million in 2010, a 60 percent increase over the prior year, and revenue growth is accelerating in 2011. By contrast, available data shows peer companies in the software as a service (SaaS) category grew by an aggregate 30 percent last year.

YouSendIt seamlessly integrates array of user features within a single product suite

With an intuitive user interface, files are sent with drag-and-drop simplicity. Information moves with the user, with access anytime, anywhere via the desktop, Web or mobile devices.

YouSendIt drives productivity by ensuring collaboration is built around the latest version of critical content, with changes to files and folders instantly updated and synced across all devices. Documents – as well as still images and motion files – can be saved from a PC or mobile device into the YouSendIt cloud folder and are instantly available on any device.

YouSendIt also allows for multiple levels of sharing permission – read and write, read only and read only without login. Users receive real-time notification on shared folder activities and real-time synchronization across all devices.

YouSendIt’s signature feature facilitates annotations and legal signatures via mouse or mobile touch screen on a variety of document formats including, Microsoft Word and Excel and Adobe PDF. It eliminates the common need to print, sign, copy and fax documents and allows signature functionality anywhere via the desktop, Web or mobile devices. Signed documents can be saved, sent and shared with one click. The signature feature builds on the company’s January acquisition of Zosh, a provider of innovative mobile electronic signature services.

Availability and Pricing

YouSendIt is now available through a Web app, mobile apps for iPhone and iPad downloadable from the Apple iTunes store and a desktop app for Windows OS. Mac and Android compatibility are scheduled for release in the next several months.

A tiered pricing structure offers three levels of service – Lite (free), Pro ($9.99 a month) and Pro Plus ($14.99 a month) – with unlimited file storage.

About YouSendIt

YouSendIt, Inc. is the first cloud collaboration service to offer an integrated approach for sending, sharing and signing documents online. With over 20 million registered users in 193 countries, YouSendIt helps enterprises and business professionals streamline collaboration by enabling them to instantly sync and access content in the cloud and easily send files, share folders, and sign documents from anywhere—the desktop, Web or mobile devices. YouSendIt offers a suite of productivity tools that integrate seamlessly into common desktop and mobile environments. With YouSendIt, companies can alleviate ever-expanding email inboxes and overages, improving performance and productivity while reducing costs and IT security risks. Headquartered in Campbell, Calif., YouSendIt is a privately held company backed by venture capital firms Adams Street Partners, Alloy Ventures, Emergence Capital, Sevin Rosen and Sigma Partners.

Source: YouSendIt

Follow Us!

CloudTweaks

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks.com is recognized as one of the leading authorities in cloud computing information. Most of the excellent CloudTweaks articles are provided by our own paid writers, with a small percentage provided by guest authors from around the globe, including CEOs, CIOs, Technology bloggers and Cloud enthusiasts. Our goal is to continue to build a growing community offering the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more...
Follow Us!

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Popular

The Future Of Work: What Cloud Technology Has Allowed Us To Do Better

The Future Of Work: What Cloud Technology Has Allowed Us To Do Better

What Cloud Technology Has Allowed Us to Do Better The cloud has made our working lives easier, with everything from virtually unlimited email storage to access-from-anywhere enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. It’s no wonder the 2013 cloud computing research IDG survey revealed at least 84 percent of the companies surveyed run at least one cloud-based application.…

Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility

Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility

Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility A CIO friend of mine once told me that a hybrid cloud model enables him to “own the base, rent the spike” when it comes to unplanned events. Let’s face it – maintaining unused infrastructure for rare or random IT events is expensive and unnecessary in a cloud…

Internet Of Things – Industrial Robots And Virtual Monitoring

Internet Of Things – Industrial Robots And Virtual Monitoring

Internet Of Things – Industrial Robots And Virtual Monitoring One of the hottest topics in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is the Internet of Things (IOT). According to the report of International Telecommunication Union (2012), “the Internet of things can be perceived as a vision with technological and societal implications. It is considered as a…

5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

Cloud Computing Education The benefits of cloud computing are being recognized in businesses and institutions across the board, with almost 90 percent of organizations currently using some kind of cloud-based application. The immediate benefits of cloud computing are obvious: cloud-based applications reduce infrastructure and IT costs, increase accessibility, enable collaboration, and allow organizations more flexibility…

Five Signs The Internet of Things Is About To Explode

Five Signs The Internet of Things Is About To Explode

The Internet of Things Is About To Explode By 2020, Gartner estimates that the Internet of Things (IoT) will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion worldwide. It’s an astoundingly large figure given that the sector barely existed three years ago. We are now rapidly evolving toward a world in which just about everything will become…

Recent

Cloud Infographic: Backing Up And Storing Your Data Is No Joke

Cloud Infographic: Backing Up And Storing Your Data Is No Joke

Backing Up And Storing Your Data Is No Joke When was the last time you backed up any of your precious documents on your hard drive? March 31st was the annual “World Backup Day” which helps create awareness of the importance of backing up your files.  Tech professionals and consumers alike can benefit from backing up.…

The Many Hats Of Today’s IT Managers

The Many Hats Of Today’s IT Managers

The Many Hats of IT Managers In years past, the IT department of most large organizations was much like a version of Middle Earth: a mysterious nether world where people who seemed infinitely smarter than the rest of us bustled around, speaking and typing languages that appeared indecipherable, yet, which made our world work. They…

Savvy Businesses Leverage Enterprise Cloud PaaS

Savvy Businesses Leverage Enterprise Cloud PaaS

Savvy Businesses Leverage Enterprise Cloud PaaS Imagine a workshop full of tools: hammers, wrenches and screwdrivers. These simple tools can be used on a variety of materials: wood, brick, polymer and so on. But are these basic tools the best and enough for all materials and all projects? No, some projects require more specialized tools.…

Sponsored Posts

Moving From Email Into The Cloud

Moving From Email Into The Cloud

Mobile Collaboration In The Cloud Imagine that you, as a manager, are told by the powers that be that you have to find “efficiencies” within your department that will result in one million dollars of savings annually. You struggle with this. You send an email to everyone on your senior team. “Where can we save…

Cloud Logo Sponsors

hp Logo CityCloud-PoweredByOpenstack-Bluesquare_logo_100x100-01
cisco_logo_100x100 vmware citrix100
Site 24x7


Contributor Spotlight

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading influencers in cloud computing, big data and internet of things (IoT) information. Our goal is to continue to build our growing information portal, by providing the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more.

Branded Content Programs

Advertising