At the Dell World 2013, IT enterprise vendor Dell announced its plan to offer Dropbox to enterprises across the world.
Dell says the partnership with Dropbox will assist enterprises to meet the needs of today’s evolving workplace and meet employees’ expectations for easy anywhere, anytime access to data.
Brett Hansen, executive director, end user computing software, Dell, said: “Through Dell’s sales team, Dropbox and Dell can help organizations embrace consumerization of IT while protecting company data.”
As per the agreement, Dell now offers Dropbox for Business plus Dell Data Protection | Cloud, part of the Dell Data Protection solutions portfolio, to let employees use their favorite cloud storage application at work and provide IT departments with a range of controls to meet even the most stringent compliance and regulatory requirements.
“Dropbox has always been about giving people a simple, elegant way to access their most important digital stuff, and today Dropbox is used in over 4 million businesses because it’s easy to use, easy to deploy and offers a secure, centralized location for company data,” said Marc Leibowitz, global vice president of partnerships, Dropbox.
Over 200 million people and 4 million businesses use Dropbox and 1 billion files are uploaded to Dropbox every 24 hours.