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YouSendIt Partners With Comcast to Bring File Collaboration on New Upware Marketplace From Comcast Business
Send, Share, Sync and Sign Now Available to Over One Million Comcast Small Business Customers
By: Marketwired .
Feb. 20, 2013 01:00 PM
CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- YouSendIt, Inc., a leading cloud file collaboration service, today announced it was chosen to be one of a select group of leading SaaS providers on Upware from Comcast Business. Through this new partnership, Comcast Business Class users will now have access to YouSendIt's entire Web Application suite of collaboration services through a Single Sign-On portal.
The Upware marketplace is a suite of cloud-based business solutions that can be purchased through one easy-to-use web portal. It contains a carefully selected list of third-party, cloud-based business applications from industry-leading companies in key categories such as data backup, data security, document collaboration and web collaboration. Upware is designed to meet the needs of small and medium businesses looking to use cloud-based solutions to simplify their IT systems, control costs and increase productivity.
The YouSendIt collaboration solution offers an individual user account for the price-conscious small business professional and offers a robust, 1,000 GB storage capacity for team accounts. According to a research study by Microsoft and Edge Strategies, 71 percent of small businesses require technology that enables their staff to work anywhere at any time, and 59 percent report significant productivity benefits from cloud services; this new partnership provides a vital platform for SMBs looking to scale their businesses in a secure, accessible ecosystem.
"We are very excited to have been selected by Comcast as one of their inaugural partners in this innovative new Marketplace. The Upware marketplace from Comcast Business directly engages the prosumers that make up the cornerstone of our user base," said Eric van Miltenburg, YouSendIt's Senior Vice President of Business Development. "Since 43 percent of files shared on the YouSendIt platform are from SMB organizations, our participation on the Upware marketplace from Comcast Business further extends our reach to professionals that derive tremendous value from the YouSendIt solution."
"My business relies on the ability to securely and seamlessly share large amounts of vital information with colleagues working in various locations across the country," said Mike Charlton, Capital Habeas Lawyer. "YouSendIt provides a simple, dependable solution for collaborating on complex legal cases where someone's life is at stake."
The key features for using YouSendIt on the Upware marketplace from Comcast Business include:
"The Upware marketplace from Comcast Business has taken a different approach by selecting only a small number of trusted, industry-leading providers to participate in this offering," said Kevin O'Toole, senior vice president/general manager, new business solutions at Comcast Business Services. "YouSendIt is an industry leader in cloud file collaboration, and will be a key offering to SMBs who use Upware from Comcast Business to help improve their organization through best-in-class cloud-based services."
About Comcast Business Services
Launched in 2011, the Comcast Business Class Ethernet suite offers high-performance point-to-point and multi-point Metro Ethernet services with the capacity to deliver cloud computing, software-as-a-service, business continuity/disaster recovery and other bandwidth-intensive applications. Comcast Metro Ethernet services are significantly faster than standard T1 lines and other legacy technologies, providing scalable bandwidth from 1 Mbps up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) in more than 20 major US markets.
For more information, call 866-429-3085 or visit http://business.comcast.com/enterprise.
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