Hightail in the news

August 24, 2014

Bearing Down on Data Upstarts

New York Times

Nothing concentrates minds at a tech start-up like living in the middle of a price war between Amazon and Google. Just ask executives at companies like Box, Dropbox and Hightail. They pioneered a new kind of Internet service that allows people and companies to store all kinds of electronic files in an easy-to-use online locker. But as often happens, the much bigger companies liked the idea so much they decided to do the same thing — at a much lower price. ... More

August 8, 2014

Hightail Announces Mover, SkySync Integrations

Talkin’ Cloud

Cloud file sharing service Hightail today announced integrations with Mover and SkySync that allow enterprises to sync, share, transfer or back up files across any connected system. ... More

August 6, 2014

Seven Tips for Naming (or Re-Naming) Your Company


When I joined the company formerly known as YouSendIt as CMO in 2012, we had a major marketing challenge in front of us: stay with a name that the company had already outgrown or re-name and cast aside nine years of brand equity. We chose the latter. ... More

August 5, 2014

Hightail Scores Lenovo PC Tie-In


Secure file sharing vendor Hightail has scored a major coup with Lenovo agreeing to pre-load the app on selected PCs and Windows tablets. A dedicated Hightail for Lenovo app will be linked to Lenovo ID, a secure cloud-based user authentication system. Users also get free 5GB of Hightail storage if they sign up through Lenovo.  ... More

July 14, 2014

Silicon Valley’s Billboard Wars Are Back


On Highway 101 in California, the 45-mile stretch between San Francisco and San Jose has long been fertile ground for technology underdogs to rent out billboards and promote themselves via political-style attack ads. Twenty years ago, a business software provider called Informix touted its service as "the best database on 101" on a billboard not far from rival Oracle's headquarters. ... More

April 12, 2014

Hightail: A True Renegade of the Storage Business


In Silicon Valley, being a revolutionary is about taking down industries, raising and burning huge amounts of money and engaging in full-on PR. If you want a classic example of this, just take a look at Box (or, to be more specific, its S-1 filing). ... More

April 3, 2014

Samsung and Hightail’s New Partnership

Droid Report

Samsung and Hightail (formerly YouSendIt) recently announced a new three-layered partnership last month in efforts to engage Samsung users to conduct work securely from wherever they may be.  ... More

March 25, 2014

10 Questions: Brad Garlinghouse, CEO, Hightail

Fortune Tech

Brad Garlinghouse grew up in the American Midwest -- Kansas, to be exact. His interest in technology first began when his dad brought home a TRS 80 computer. After obtaining a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Kansas, he went on to earn his MBA from the Harvard School of Business and eventually moved to Silicon Valley. ... More

March 20, 2014

Hightail launches UK office following $34m funding to support European expansion

Yareah Magazine

The global file sharing and storage service, formerly called YouSendIt, has appointed seasoned digital professional Frank Lombos to lead UK operations from its central London office, which is now home to a team of 15 people. Hightail plans to create more UK-based jobs over the coming year, while exploring further openings in Europe, beginning with France and Germany. ... More

March 13, 2014

Hightail opens Australian office

The Australian

US file sharing service Hightail, formerly called YouSendIt, has set up shop in Australia as it chases international growth. ... More

March 13, 2013

Hightail opens Australian office

Technology Spectator

US file sharing service Hightail, formerly called YouSendIt, has set up shop in Australia as it chases international growth." ... More

March 13, 2014

Hightail file-sharing service latest to join Samsung Solutions Exchange for mobility security

Tab Times

Hightail announced its namesake file-sharing service is now available on the Samsung Solution Exchange and will soon be available on Samsung’s KNOX marketplace as well. ... More

March 10, 2014

Storage Wars: Attack Of The Clones

Information Week

Don't let clone storage services fool you into thinking they are battle-worthy. Choose one that will survive the market war at hand. ... More

February 17, 2014

Typical 24: Michael Trigg, Chief Marketing Officer, Hightail, Inc.

IDG Connect

IDG Connect is looking to speak to IT, business and marketing professionals across the spectrum to discover more about their very different, typical working days ... More

February 14, 2014

The Snowden Effect: Who Controls My Data?

Dark Reading

In today's post-NSA-spying world, the key to providing trustworthy digital services to customers is control coupled with transparency. ... More

January 30, 2014

The "Cloud" Is Dead, Long Live the Cloud

Huffington Post

Two young fish are swimming along when an older fish passes and says, "G'morning, how's the water?" The pair continues swimming then one turns to the other and says, "What the heck is water?" ... More

January 9, 2014

Know the Cloud’s Table Stakes Before Going All-In

Website Magazine

In business, as in poker, table stakes are the value you bring that allows you to play the game. They are the features and experiences that services must offer customers to even be considered relevant. As a relatively new industry, online file sharing and storage services have so far been playing with low table stakes. ... More

January 6, 2014

Five Ways the Cloud Will Change Your Professional Life in 2014

Huffington Post

If 2013 was the year in which we finally understood the cloud, this year will be all about making the most of storing and sharing files online. As a professional user of a file sharing service, now is the time to think about what you really need from your cloud provider in 2014, starting with these five major themes. ... More

September 17, 2013

Hightail buys adeptCloud to make file storage safer in the cloud

Venture Beat

File storage company Hightail acquired security company adeptCloud today, continuing its quest to compete with major names in the cloud file-sharing industry. ... More

September 17, 2013

Hightail Buys AdeptCloud To Add High Level Security And Privacy Features To File-Sharing


File-sharing company Hightail (formerly YouSendIt), has acquired startup AdeptCloud, a file sharing and collaboration company focused on security, control and privacy. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. AdeptCloud had raised $700,000 in outside funding. ... More

September 11, 2013

The Hightail Culture: Why Does Hightail CEO Feel Culture Is More Than ‘One Size Fits All’?

Argyle Journal

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO (SF) of Hightail discussed issues regarding file sharing, such as security and how disruptive technologies are affecting many industries. ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Changed Its Name To Help It Compete With Dropbox and Box

Business Insider

With a name that strides like a giant across a landscape of Boxes, Syncs and Shares alongside an audaciously elegant look that contrasts with the endless dreary blues of the cloud space, Hightail leads by example. ... More

July 10, 2013

Business Cloud: 'Share and sync needs to be cloud agnostic, says YouSendIt SVP'


We’re definitely interested to see where Hightail goes next, and we wouldn’t be surprised if it adds even more features to compete with other cloud storage providers. ... More

July 10, 2013

Business Cloud: 'Share and sync needs to be cloud agnostic, says YouSendIt SVP'

Upstart Business Journal

There are enough "boxes" and "syncs" and "clouds" out there for names," he told me at his office on the eve of the change. "YouSendIt was fine a few years ago but it isn't about what we do now. ... More

July 10, 2013

Why YouSendIt had to change its name

Fortune, JP Mangalindan

YouSendIt has managed to grow its userbase without requiring hundreds of millions of dollars in backing -- a reference to fellow enterprise-focused competitor Box, which raised $150 million during its latest round of funding and is eyeing an IPO by 2014. ... More

July 10, 2013

Hightail Goes After Dropbox With Unlimited Storage

Wall Street Journal Digits

Hightail is much smaller with 43 million, though Mr. Garlinghouse argues that Dropbox mainly caters to consumers and his service provides tools that are more business friendly ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Becomes Hightail

Wall Street Journal Digits, Rolf Winkler

We wanted to embrace some of the origins of the movement and agility that came with send, but really build a name and a brand that is reflective of who we are today. ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt tipped new name at Dropbox conference

Silicon Valley Business Journal, Cromwell Schubarth

The truck sported the new Hightail logo and name, but nobody knew it belonged to Dropbox's cloud storage competitor."Free coffee today. Big news tomorrow," a sign on the truck read."Nobody guessed that was us," YouSendIt/Hightail CEO Brad Garlinghouse told me afterwards, laughing. "They were walking away saying, what's Hightail?" ... More

July 10, 2013

Ex-AOLer, Ex-Yahoo Brad Garlinghouse is

Business Insider

Ex-AOLer, Ex-Yahoo Brad Garlinghouse is making moves as the CEO of Yousendit. He's just changed the startup's name to Hightail, and he's morphing it into a Dropbox competitor ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Changes Its Name to Hightail As It Aims to Become Known For More Than Just Storage

TechCrunch, Colleen Taylor

The folks at YouSendIt/Hightail say the change is happening because the pioneering file sharing company has actually evolved its offerings to go beyond its core “sending” capabilities, through some smart acquisitions as well as through organic product development. The brand new name is meant to fit its modern identity. ... More

July 10, 2013

In New Challenge to Dropbox and Box, YouSendIt Morphs Into Hightail

AllThingsD, Arik Hesseldahl

"The name gives us a chance to differentiate in the marketplace,” Garlinghouse said. “There are a lot of companies with ‘box’ or ‘sync’ or ‘drive’ in their name. There’s a lot of blue logos and names in this space. It’s starting to get pretty homogenous. DropBox and Box? He’s looking at you." ... More

July 10, 2013

In New Challenge to Dropbox and Box, YouSendIt Morphs Into Hightail

Fast Company, Sarah Kessler

“Imagine if Google would have called itself 'search the web,’"Scheinker says, "how different things would be today." ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt rebrands as Hightail, looks beyond file sharing to rival collaboration software makers

The Next Web, Ken Yeung

One of the things people may quickly pick up on is the fact that the company’s name doesn’t have any connotations to a storage device, similar to Dropbox or Box. Hightail says that its name is designed to contrast from other players in the space and be more active sounding — showing that it’s out there eager to help instead of lying there waiting for someone to use it. ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Becomes Hightail, Offers Unlimited Cloud Storage for $15.99

Mashable, Samantha Murphey

YouSendIt's change to Hightail puts its service more in line to compete with cloud-storage services such as Dropbox and Box. ... More

July 10, 2013

Why YouSendIt Is Changing Its Name to Hightail

Bloomberg West

VIDEO ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt unveils new name, new look, new plan

Silicon Valley Business Journal, Cromwell Schubarth

There are enough "boxes" and "syncs" and "clouds" out there for names," he told me at his office on the eve of the change. "YouSendIt was fine a few years ago but it isn't about what we do now. ... More

July 10, 2013

Advice For Yahoo: Think More About Email, Less About Tumblr

Wall Street Journal Blogs

Instead of boosting its network of user-generated content through deals like the billion-dollar acquisition of Tumblr, the company should spend more time making email — a bread-and-butter feature that keeps customers coming back — a better experience. ... More

July 10, 2013

Brad Garlinghouse on YouSendIt’s new name (Video)

Silicon Valley Business Journal Video, Cromwell Schubarth

YouSendIt CEO Brad Garlinghouse talks about the company's new name, Hightail, and new strategy. ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Will Now Be Called Hightail

Dow Jones, Deb Gage

This latest revamp will include a new website, new mobile app and unlimited storage for all paid products. (Hightail will continue to offer a free version of its service where storage is limited). Mr. Garlinghouse said storage is going to become a commodity, and "we'll accelerate that process." ... More

July 10, 2013

So Long, YouSendIt. Hello Hightail

Bloomberg, Doug MacMilian

Garlinghouse has renamed the company Hightail, the chief executive officer said in an interview this week. The new moniker, meant to conjure up speediness, was picked after months of working with branding firm Siegel+Gale and testing several possible names with users and employees." ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Rebrands as Hightail, Adds Unlimited Storage Plan

PCMag, Stephanie Mlot

One thing that has not changed, though, is the core service — "the reason why professionals from architects to attorneys, salespeople to singers choose us to share ideas and work together." YouSendIt users can still count on Hightail to provide an easy and secure way to access and share files and folders on any device, anywhere. ... More

July 10, 2013

File sharing service YouSendIt rebrands to Hightail


Hightail works by letting users save, sync and encrypt documents, and even take digital signatures. ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Is Now Known As Hightail

Pulse 2.0

You will notice that there is a red line on top of the H in the logo. This is to symbolize a command line prompt. The company did not use a customized font for the rebrand as the logo was hand drawn. ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Is Now Known As Hightail

Ubergizmo, Edwin Kee

It seems that the change of YouSendIt to Hightail happened because the company has changed its offerings over time to move beyond just the “sending” of files, and these changes can be attributed to selected acquisitions in addition to organic product development, and the identity change will hopefully reflect its modern identity. ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Becomes Hightail, Goes Beyond File Sharing

CMSWire, Marisa Peacock

YouSendIt users will still recognize Hightail but will benefit from its expanding role within the cloud storage sharing industry. It's a shift that others in the market are also making and it one that will continue to evolve as mobile technology change the way we access, share and store information.  ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt renamed Hightail, still allows you to send it

Pocket-lint.com, Rik Henderson

Hightail is no longer about just sending each other digital files, but also cloud storage and other products. ... More

July 10, 2013

YouSendIt Is Changing Its Name to Hightail

TheHub, Omar Akhtar

With this move, Garlinghouse is definitely signalling his intentions to take the cloud storage companies head on. YouSendIt's brand had always been associated with sending files rather than storing them, something highlighted by its logo, a green and blue striped paper plane. By changing its name and logo, the company is signalling its move towards becoming an all integrated cloud storage service, not just a large file sender. ... More

July 10, 2013

Advice For Yahoo: Think More About Email, Less About Tumblr

Wall Street Journal Blogs

Instead of boosting its network of user-generated content through deals like the billion-dollar acquisition of Tumblr, the company should spend more time making email — a bread-and-butter feature that keeps customers coming back — a better experience. ... More

June 14, 2013

Business Cloud: 'Share and sync needs to be cloud agnostic, says YouSendIt SVP'

By Business Cloud News

YouSendIt is one of the most mature cloud-based file share and sync services on the market today, and Business Cloud News recently had the chance to sit down with Eric van Miltenburg, the company’s senior vice president of business development to chat about the future of share and sync, enterprise IT and the cloud. ... More

May 23, 2013

Three Quick Rules: Be In, Be Real and Be Bold

By Adam Bryant, The New York Times

This interview with Brad Garlinghouse, chief executive of YouSendIt, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. ... More

May 2, 2013

The Battle For Talent

By Press:Here on NBC

YouSendIt CEO Brad Garlinghouse on perks and job satisfaction. Plus: considering a company name change. BoxShareSyncDrop? ... More

May 2, 2013

Brainstorm Tech Spotlight: Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of YouSendIt

By Fortune

Fortune's Brainstorm Tech Conference (July 22-24 in Aspen, Colo.) regularly brings together the best and brightest minds in tech and innovation. Each week, Fortune will turn the spotlight on a different conference attendee to offer entrepreneurial insight. We asked YouSendIt CEO Brad Garlinghouse to answer 10 questions about leadership, education, success, and industry advice for young entrepreneurs. ... More

January 23, 2013

Hey, Big Senders! YouSendIt Bulks Up Mobile App.

By Lauren Goode, AllThingsD

If you’ve ever transferred obnoxiously large files that your regular email account won’t let you send, there’s a good chance that you’ve used YouSendIt. But YouSendIt doesn’t want to be just about sending anyMore. It’s aiming to chip away at the cloud storage market, where Dropbox and Box are household names. Just last week, it acquired Found for its file-searching technology. Now YouSendIt is launching a newly redesigned mobile app ... More

January 23, 2013

YouSendIt's New Mobile Apps Aim to Close BYOD Security Gap

By Marisa Peacock, CMS Wire

Last week, YouSendIt, the cloud file collaboration service, bought Found, a system for enabling file search across devices and clouds. Today, YouSendIt is beefing up its mobile offerings with the launch of some new mobile apps for the iPhone, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The apps are designed to meet the needs of an increasingly mobile user base while protecting against the growing security risks of mobile file sharing ... More

January 23, 2013

With new mobile apps, YouSendIt lets you send large files on the go

By Christina Farr, Venture Beat

It’s only been a few weeks since YouSendIt CEO Brad Garlinghouse promised to do “More than just send.” YouSendIt is best known for its software to help users send and receive large files via a desktop PC. But today, it’s launching a suite of mobile apps for iPhone, Windows 8, and Windows Phone 8, so you’ll be able to access documents, videos and presentations on the move ... More

January 23, 2013

YouSendIt (for iPhone)

By Jeffrey L. Wilson, PC Magazine

Who among us hasn't felt the sting that comes when an email fails to reach its intended recipient due to a mammoth file attachment? YouSendIt specializes in remedying that problem by allowing users to upload large files to its servers and then share the simple, lightweight generated link with others. The company's revamped iPhone and iPod touch app not only lets you email large files with no worries, but lets you digitally sign documents and store files in the cloud as well. If any of those features sound appealing, the free YouSendIt app is worth a download ... More

January 23, 2013

Brad Garlinghouse's Peanut Butter Manifesto, Part 2

By Bloomberg

Brad Garlinghouse, chief executive officer of YouSendIt, talks with Bloomberg's Jon Erlichman about finding success in tech. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West."  ... More

January 15, 2013

YouSendIt acquires Found, adds file searching to move its 38m users closer to a ‘cloud-nostic future’

By Ken Yeung, TheNextWeb

File sharing service YouSendIt has acquired Found Software, the makers of Found for Mac, a service that allows users to find files and content on not only their hard drives, but also across various services. With this deal, YouSendIt says that it will be able to offer its customers the ability to have data from email, desktops, and the cloud be “instantly accessible and manageable.” ... More

January 15, 2013

With strategic buy-up, YouSendIt plans to do More than file delivery

By Christina Farr, Venture Beat

YouSendIt, the Campbell, Calif.-based startup that wants to do More than let users send large files, has made its latest strategic acquisition. The company bought a venture-backed startup called “Found” (the founders are pictured, above) for an undisclosed sum. The technology lets users discover their files, documents, and data across a variety of devices and cloud services ... More

January 15, 2013

YouSendIt’s Brad Garlinghouse Talks About Found Acquisition, Rebranding and More! (Video)

By Kara Swisher, AllThingsD

YouSendIt, the file-sharing and enterprise collaboration company, said it had bought a small startup called Found Software that helps users find and discover a wide range of data across many devices and cloud services ... More

January 15, 2013

YouSendIt Acquires Found To Enable Integrated File Search Across Apps, Devices, Cloud Storage Platforms And More

By Leena Rao, TechCrunch

Cloud collaboration company YouSendIt has acquired Found Software, a startup that allows users to search for, find and discover their files, documents, and data across devices and cloud services. The acquisition price was not disclosed but we hear it was a cash and stock deal ... More

January 15, 2013

YouSendIt Buys Found for All in One File Search from Anywhere

By Anthony Myers, CMS Wire

File sharing service YouSendIt has expanded its roster of duties by purchasing Found, a system for enabling file search across devices and clouds. Those working with YouSendIt already know about its collaboration tools like sharing files up to two gigaBy tes in size. But anyone who works with with other people and does a fair amount of sharing is going to have some files get misplaced from time to time ... More

January 04, 2012

What I got wrong in the Peanut Butter Manifesto

By Brad Garlinghouse, LinkedIn

In 2006, as an executive at Yahoo! I wrote an internal memo outlining my observations about the state of the company and suggesting some dramatic remedies for getting it back on track. The primary point was that the company lacked a cohesive vision and I used the metaphor of spreading peanut butter to describe how Yahoo! was investing too thinly in too many different areas ... More

September 11, 2012

Internet Veteran Brad Garlinghouse Still Hates Peanut Butter

By Steve Rosenbush, CIO Journal

Six years ago, a Yahoo executive named Brad Garlinghouse caused a stir in the Internet community. By issuing a bracingly direct critique of the company's problems. Garlinghouse said the Internet company had lost its focus and was spreading its resources too thin, like peanut butter on a piece of bread. The "Peanut Butter Manifesto," as it came to be known, offered a way forward as well. He urged a new emphasis on accountability and performance-based pay, and the sale of non-core assets. Garlinghouse called for a 15-20% reduction in headcount, with cuts at all levels ... More

September 10, 2012

Valley Veteran Brad Garlinghouse Sees Signs of Tech Bubble

By Sarah Frier, Bloomberg

Even as Facebook and Zynga shed More than half their value in the public market, Silicon Valley veteran Brad Garlinghouse sees signs of a technology bubble ... More

September 07, 2012

Garlinghouse: We’ll See Flight to Quality in Tech

By Emily Chang, Bloomberg TV

Brad Garlinghouse, chief executive officer of YouSendIt, talks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang about the valuations of Silicon Valley companies and YouSendIt’s growth strategy. They speak on Bloomberg Television’s "Bloomberg West." ... More

September 02, 2012

Nokia announces ‘Angry Birds Roost’ and other Lumia-exclusive apps

By Adi Robertson, The Verge

As Nokia launches its Lumia 920, it’s also hoping to make its platform More attractive by working with major developers ... More

August 27, 2012

6 ways to send your stuff to the cloud

By Omar Akhtar and Richard Nieva, Fortune Magazin

Techies have made cloud storage yes, storage exciting. Here’s how the services stack up ... More

August 25, 2012

Sweet! Mayer Declares That It’s Peanut Butter and Jelly Time at Yahoo

By Kara Swisher, All Things D

Remember the infamous "Peanut Manifesto," in which former Yahoo exec Brad Garlinghouse likened the company’s innovation process to peanut butter? ... More

August 21, 2012

YouSendIt announced as #923 in the Inc. 5000

By Inc.

Allows users to securely transfer electronic files that are too large or too sensitive to e-mail. Its corporate users include Levi’s, Ritz Camera, and Reuters ... More

August 16, 2012

NBC’s (other) Olympics innovation

By Omar Aktar, Fortune Magazine

It took a lot of heat for its tape-delayed footage, but NBC used some cutting-edge technology to cover the Olympics. Rather than over burdening its own storage space and hardware, the network used file-sharing service YouSendIt to send large video files and cloud-based video editor FORscene to edit its footage ... More

August 07, 2012

What to Do With Files that Are Too Big to Email

By Rachel Rothman, Good Housekeeping

Worked your butt off on that brilliant PowerPoint and then hit with the “exceeds maximum file size” message when you go to attach it to an email? Or trying to send your parents the latest bunch of photos of the kids without success? We’ve all been there but there are solutions to work around your email limit. For instance, you could compress the file or break the presentation or contents of the attachment into bits and send piece-meal, but that can be a pain or complicated. My suggestion...YouSendIt ... More

August 02, 2012

YouSendIt names new board members, IPO in sight?

By Diana Samuels, Silicon Valley/ San Jose Busines

Could YouSendIt be ramping up for an IPO? The company and its executives certainly seem to be hinting they are ... More

June 18, 2012

Collaboration Boosts Productivity, Efficiency

By Bob Violino, Baseline

Online collaboration tools are transforming the way people work together and keep up to date on projects. Among the biggest benefits for companies: improved employee productivity and greater efficiency ... More

June 15, 2012

Silicon Valley companies hunt for talent in San Francisco

By Diana Samuels, Silicon Valley/ San Jose Busines

The co-founders of the app startup Pulse were both Stanford University graduate students, so it was natural for Akshay Kothari and Ankit Gupta to locate their company in downtown Palo Alto ... More

June 13, 2012

YouSendIt Now Lets Yahoo Mail’s 310M+ Users Easily Share Big Files

By Rip Emerson, TechCrunch

YouSendIt, the file transfer and business content collaboration service, has been trucking along of late, in spite of competition from plucky upstarts like Box. The startup has 98 percent of Fortune 500 companies on board in some form or another, and last we heard, YouSendIt had over 600K paying customers along with 30 million registered users ... More

June 13, 2012

YouSendIt integrates in Yahoo Mail

By Ron Miller, Fierce Content Management

Yahoo doesn’t have a lot to crow about these days, but this week, YouSendIt announced that it has integrated YouSendIt functionality into Yahoo Mail’s Compose Mail window, enabling users to send large files seamlessly from within Yahoo Mail ... More

May 31, 2012

YouSendIt Named as one of the "Top Cloud Collaboration Tools" in Cloud Collaboration: How To Get Your Head in the Cloud

By Harmony Tapper, SiliconANGLE

Cloud collaboration is a pretty new method of using cloud computing to share and co-author files. Users can upload documents to the cloud where they can be accessed and altered by others, fostering a sense of collaboration and team work that used to be limited to the office and conference rooms. With cloud collaboration users don’t have to be in the same space, or even the same country to effectively work together towards a common goal ... More

May 25, 2012

’Peanut Butter Manifesto’ author Brad Garlinghouse at YouSendIt

By Diana Samuels, Silicon Valley / San Jose Busine

Brad Garlinghouse doesn’t have to fight against the headwinds anyMore. After executive roles at struggling tech giants Yahoo Inc. and AOL Inc., Garlinghouse was named CEO of the much smaller, much nimbler YouSendIt Inc. on May 15. The Campbell-based company, which makes online tools to send, store and collaborate on documents and files, is in a rapidly growing, competitive industry where Garlinghouse’s job will be to scale the business ... More

May 24, 2012

How YouSendIt’s New CEO Plans To Take On A Mob Of Flashy, Well-Funded Cloud Competitors

By Lydia Dishman, Fast Company

He’s a week into his job at YouSendIt and CEO Brad Garlinghouse doesn’t have an office yet. But he’s in no rush to claim a corner spot or a coveted windowed view at the company’s Campbell, Calif. headquarters just yet. "We have offices on three floors," Garlinghouse explains, "So each week I am going to spend time on a different floor, getting to know everyone." Garlinghouse is actually applying this laid back ... More

May 21, 2012

Brad Garlinghouse’s Suggestion For Saving Yahoo? Buy Flipboard And Gravity

By Kim- Mai Cutler , TechCrunch

Brad Garlinghouse, who just took over as CEO of YouSendIt and used to be a senior vice president at Yahoo several years ago, has a few ideas for the ailing web giant. The company’s got a pile of cash including $2.6 billion in cash and marketable securities from the end of last quarter, plus $6.3 billion More from selling the Alibaba stake over the weekend. "Yahoo has billions and billions of dollars. Yahoo can do anything that they want," ... More

May 21, 2012

Revamp Mobile Policy To Secure The Cloud

By Robert Lemos, Dark Reading

There are benefits to allowing workers to bring their own devices and connect them to the corporate network, but businesses must take action to counter the risks user-owned devices can bring. While More than eight out of 10 IT managers believe that a bring-your-own-device (By OD) policy boosts productivity, More than 60 percent say employees connecting out to cloud services is a risk, according to a survey conducted by telecommunications and consulting firm BT ... More

May 15, 2012

New YouSendIt CEO Brad Garlinghouse Wants To Eat Box’s Lunch

By Julie Bort and Owen Thomas, Business Insider SA

Brad Garlinghouse is hungry. After he left AOL in December, he had his pick of jobs. Today the longtime Silicon Valley executive landed as CEO of file-sharing startup YouSendIt with a clear mission: Get the world to stop talking about startups with "Box" in their names and start paying attention to "one of Silicon Valley’s best-kept secrets," as he calls his new company. Business Insider caught up with Garlinghouse, his first day on the job ... More

May 15, 2012

YouSendIt lands new CEO with Brad Garlinghouse

By Sean Ludwig, VentureBeat

Former AOL executive Brad Garlinghouse will join cloud storage and file-sharing company YouSendIt as the new CEO, the company announced today. Garlinghouse will replace Ivan Koon, who has previously served as YouSendIt’s CEO for six years. Garlinghouse was formerly AOL’s head of AOL’s Silicon Valley division and before that served as CEO of DialPad, which was acquired by Yahoo. YouSendIt wants to be a major cloud storage player for businesses ... More

May 15, 2012

YouSendIt hires AOL’s Brad Garlinghouse as CEO

By Jon Xavier, Silicon Valley / San Jose Business

YouSendIt Inc. said Tuesday it has hired former AOL products chief Brad Garlinghouse as CEO. He will replace long-time CEO Ivan Koon, who left the Campbell-based company in April. Garlinghouse was head of consumer products at AOL, where he oversaw AOL Mail, Instant Messenger and the company’s mobile division.  ... More

May 15, 2012

YouSendIt Appoints Brad Garlinghouse as CEO to Bolster Cloud Growth

By Maria Deutscher, Silicon Angle

It can’t be said that YouSendIt hasn’t been remarkably successful in the collaboration space. The popular service has More than 30 million users as of the first quarter of this year, and it counts 98 percent of the Fortune 500 companies as clients. Today we’ve learned just how extremely keen YouSendIt is to maintain this momentum. AOL and ... More

May 15, 2012

Ex-AOL honcho Brad Garlinghouse to run YouSendIt

By Daniel Terdiman, CNET

Known for having sent the famous Jerry McGuire-esque "Peanut Butter Manifesto" at Yahoo, the executive becomes CEO of YouSendIt after years at AOL. There are a lot of things you can be famous for in Silicon Valley, but Brad Garlinghouse will probably always be known for having sent the legendary "Peanut Butter Manifesto," a 2006 document that excoriated his team at Yahoo for their lackadaisical attitudes, and which will always be mentioned as "Jerry McGuire-esque." ... More

May 15, 2012

Former AOL Exec Garlinghouse Named CEO Of YouSendIt

By Eric Savitz, Forbes

Former AOL and Yahoo exec Brad Garlinghouse has a new gig. As of this morning, he’s now CEO of YouSendIt, a venture-backed startup that offers software tools for online collaboration and the transfer of large files. He replaces Ivan Koon, who is stepping down. At the end of 2011, Garlinghouse stepped down as President of Consumer Applications at AOL. He came to AOL about two years earlier, following More than six years at Yahoo ... More

May 15, 2012

Sick of Trying to Make Lame Companies Cool, Brad Garlinghouse Joins YouSendIt as CEO

By Sarah Lacy, PandoDaily

YouSendIt is a legitimate player in the big, sexy storage and collaboration market, that encompasses everyone from Box.com, Yammer, Asana, Salesforce, Atlassian, and Jive, depending on how you define it. It’s high time the company started to act like it. It’s starting by hiring Brad Garlinghouse as CEO ... More

May 15, 2012

Brad Garlinghouse Joins Online Storage Wars as CEO of YouSendIt

By Douglas Macmillan, Bloomberg

While deciding on his next career move, Brad Garlinghouse asked for advice from Sheryl Sandberg, who left Google to become chief operating officer of Facebook. "She said, ’Go with growth,’" recalled Garlinghouse, 41, who used to run AOL’s West Coast office. Heeding her guidance, Garlinghouse has landed at file-sharing service YouSendIt as its new chief executive officer, the company announced today in a statement. He replaces Ivan Koon, who is stepping down ... More

May 15, 2012

Ex-AOL exec Brad Garlinghouse becomes YouSendIt chief

By JP Mangalindan, Fortune

More than a decade since Brad Garlinghouse helmed a start-up, the ex-AOL president is in, a way, coming full circle. Only this time, he’s joining the file-sending and sharing company YouSendIt as CEO. Though some had speculated he might go the investor route after his departure from AOL (AOL) last December Garlinghouse has invested in several startups over the years and served a brief stint as senior advisor at Silver Lake Partners ... More

May 15, 2012

Yahoo, AOL vet Garlinghouse named CEO of YouSendIt

By Barb Darrow, GigaOM

Brad Garlinghouse, who once headed up AOL’s Silicon Valley operations, is now CEO of YouSendIt, a provider of file sharing and storage software for businesses. In early April, reports surfaced that the current CEO, Ivan Koon would be leaving YouSendIt (see disclosure) after six years at the Campbell, Calif.-based company. Now we know who will fill his shoes. Garlinghouse will also be chairman of the board ... More

May 15, 2012

Brad Garlinghouse Lands at YouSendIt

By Pui-Wing Tam, The Wall Street Journal

File-sharing start-up YouSendIt tapped Brad Garlinghouse, a well-known technology executive who previously worked at AOL and Yahoo, as its new chief executive. Mr. Garlinghouse, 41 years old, is widely known around Silicon Valley for writing "The Peanut Butter Manifesto" when he was at Yahoo last decade. In the now-famous memo, Mr. Garlinghouse said Yahoo shouldn’t spread itself so thin and should focus on a few key areas ... More

May 15, 2012

Brad Garlinghouse Becomes CEO Of Booming File Sharing Site YouSendIt

By Eric Eldon, TechCrunch

Box has been grabbing headlines lately because it has been nailing a big market: enterprise customers who need to easily share and store big collections of documents online. But a quiet Silicon Valley rival has also been winning a bunch of this turf — YouSendIt. Today, the company is backing up its position with some new stats, and a new chief executive, Brad Garlinghouse ... More

May 03, 2012

How to Share Documents in the Cloud, Securely

By Riva Richmond, Entrepreneur

The mobile-device revolution and proliferation of image-fat documents have led millions of workers to use consumer cloud-based services that make it easy to access files from any device and get them onto the screens of coworkers, partners and clients. But all the high-flying documents stashed in free services such as Dropbox and SugarSync are becoming a concern to many companies. Customer information and trade secrets are sitting in servers ... More

May 03, 2012

Alternatives to email for sending large files

By Jack Schofield, The Guardian

Bill has run into the common problem that his email service won’t accept large files, but there are plenty of better options. I run a home office using Webfusion for web and mail on a shared server basis. I can only send emails up to 6MB in size, but I need to send and receive large CAD files, typically up to 20MB. I have my own server so I am thinking of using that, or otherwise seeing what else is available on the market. Dedicated servers seem to cost around ... More

March 27, 2012

YouSendIt Names Au Chief Technology Officer

By peHUB

YouSendIt Inc., a provider of enterprise collaboration services, has named Stanford Au to the position of chief technology officer. Au was previously chief technology officer for Skinit Inc., and earlier in his career worked as senior vice president of technology for Shutterfly and vice president of products for WebEx. YouSendIt is backed by Adams Street Partners, Alloy Ventures, Emergence Capital Partners, Sevin Rosen Funds and Sigma Partners ... More

March 26, 2012

Mobile Device Management Provider Inks Partnership with YouSendIt

By Deepika Mala, TMCnet

MobileIron, a provider of mobile device management solutions which help companies remain safe from cyber attacks when allowing employees to work on-the-go, and collaboration provider of extended enterprise collaboration services, YouSendIt, Inc., have teamed up to help enterprises provide secure business-to-business content access and collaboration ... More

March 12, 2012

YouSendIt Adds New Collaboration Tool for SharePoint

By Chris Preimesberger, eWeek

YouSendIt, which started out in 2004 as an alternative-to-email cloud service for sending and receiving large files, has graduated to a whole new business level. It is now being used in 98 percent of the Fortune 500 companies because it has morphed into a full-service enterprise service for doing file storage, file transfers, file syncing, digital signing and other content-collaboration services ... More

March 09, 2012

YouSendIt Assists Enterprise-Level File Sharing

By Lisa Stephens, Technorati

Going beyond platform restrictions, YouSendIt is traversing typically uncharted boundaries, and delving into deeper affinity between enterprise-level content and application management. Workstream, introduced this week, gives mainstream enterprise cloud tools the ability to offer users less constricted methods of file sharing and management. Users benefit through accessibility, and collaborative share-ability with fewer constraints and faster processes ... More

March 07, 2012

YouSendIt Launches Collaboration Tool With SharePoint Tie-Ins

By Angela West, PC Advisor

YouSendIt got its start as a service for people who had to send large files to one another. It's evolved to become a leading business solution for file transfers, online storage, and other content-collaboration services. Its latest entry, Workstream, launched this week as a document-management and file-sharing tool, custom-tailored to the needs of businesses ... More

March 07, 2012

YouSendIt Launches Collaboration Tool With SharePoint Tie-Ins

By Angela West, MSN: Tech & Gadgets

Its latest entry, Workstream, launched this week as a document-management and file-sharing tool, custom-tailored to the needs of businesses ... More

March 07, 2012

YouSendIt Launches Collaboration Tool With SharePoint Tie-Ins

By Angela West, IT World

Workstream works on Windows and OS X desktops, Android phones and tablets, iPhones, and iPads. It integrates deeply with Microsoft products, including SharePoint, Active Directory, and Outlook. The SharePoint integration is particularly interesting, since it allows users to share content across departments without extranet portal ... More

March 07, 2012

The Enterprise File Syncing War Is Heating Up

By James Furbush, ConsumerizeIT

YouSendIt, which has 28 million users and 550,000 of them as paid subscribers, has also been courting the enterprise niche like it was a prom queen. The company differentiates themselves from other companies by integrating their services into existing IT infrastructure and applications ... More

March 07, 2012

File Sharing Vendor YouSendIt Launches Workstream

By Alan Lepofsky, Constellation Research

Today, YouSendIt announced a new product line named Workstream by YouSendIt™. Workstream claims to makes it easier for people who use Microsoft Outlook and/or Microsoft SharePoint to share files with people outside of their company ... More

March 07, 2012

YouSendIt Launches Collaboration Tool With SharePoint Tie-Ins

By Angela West, ComputerWorld

YouSendIt got its start as a service for people who had to send large files to one another. It's evolved to become a leading business solution for file transfers, online storage, and other content-collaboration services. Its latest entry, Workstream, launched this week as a document-management and file-sharing tool, custom-tailored to the needs of businesses ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Guns for DropBox, Box.net with Workstream

By Mike Barton, Wired: CloudLine

Caleb Garling reports for Wired Enterprise that by integrating with Microsoft's Active Directory, Workstream lets users control who has access to files and who doesn't, encrypt and password-protect data on mobile devices, and remotely remove data from devices. With its SharePoint plug-in and by integrating with Outlook, users can "seamlessly and securely share files externally with partners, customers and vendors straight from SharePoint," YouSendIt said in its press release ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Makes Big Push into Big Businesses

By Caleb Garling, Wired Enterprise

On Tuesday, YouSendIt unveiled Workstream, a tool that gives businesses a means of not only transferring files among employees but sharing them with partners, vendors and customers outside the company. The tool plugs into SharePoint, Microsoft's widely used collaboration platform ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Debuts File-Sharing Service, Workstream

By Krystal Peak, Vator News

The new product YouSendIt is debuting Tuesday is Workstream: a file sharing platform for enterprising businesses that offers deeper integration with Microsoft SharePoint and ups the security when sharing content beyond the firewall and across mobile devices and desktops ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Brings Out New Tools to Keep People Working Together

By Steven Anderson, TMCnet

Workstream allows for easy sharing of folders and files alike via cloud storage, thus allowing not only mobile users to access their necessary content while they're moving, but also allowing other necessary users to access those files on a variety of different platforms, including the variety of iOS devices as well as Android devices and full-on PC systems ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Gives Enterprise New SharePoint Power

By David Carr, TechWeb

YouSendIt Workstream integrates with Active Directory and SharePoint, making it easier to assert enterprise control over file sharing outside the firewall. In December, YouSendIt expanded from its position as a digital courier service for sending files too large to be transmitted by email, adding file storage and synchronization  ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Debuts Workstream, A File Sharing Platform for the Enterprise

By Leena Rao, TechCrunch

Cloud collaboration company YouSendIt is debuting a new product today called Workstream. Designed specifically for enterprises, Workstream is a file sharing platform for businesses, and offers deeper integration with Microsoft SharePoint and helps users securely share content beyond the firewall and across mobile devices, desktops and the Web  ... More

March 06, 2012

WorkStream by YouSendIt Allows Secure File Sending and Cloud Data for Tablets

By George Jones, TabTimes

WorkStream enhances and extends YouSendIt's file-sending capabilities to tablets and smartphones with Dropbox-style cloud syncing, deeper integration with Microsoft Outlook and SharePoint, and a broad array of administrator policies for mobile devices including data wiping  ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Launches Workstream: Enterprise Suite and First Corporate Solution

By Kristen Nicole, SiliconANGLE

Online file sharing service provider YouSendIt has introduced an early enterprise portfolio, now that it has passed the 28 million user milestone. The name of the suite is Workstream, and the first product is a SharePoint plugin that aims to significantly extend the functionality of the immensely popular collaboration service  ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Gives Enterprise New SharePoint Power

By David Carr, InformationWeek

However, Workstream is courting the market of organizations that want to go beyond the professional license to asserting centralized control over security. For example, Workstream allows administrators to blacklist Internet domains that files cannot be transmitted to through the service  ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Debuts Workstream, A File Sharing Platform for The Enterprise

By Ingrid Lunden, Fox Business

Cloud collaboration company YouSendIt is debuting a new product today called Workstream. Designed specifically for enterprises, Workstream is a file sharing platform for businesses, and offers deeper integration with Microsoft SharePoint and helps users securely share content beyond the firewall and across mobile devices, desktops and the Web  ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Expands Its Cloud File Services For The Enterprise

By Ted Schadler, Forrester Blog

In a conversation with CIO Michel, who has implemented this service for his entire organization, we learned that Workstream by YouSendIt replaces a tedious manual process of setting up and administering FTP sites to handle the massive quantity of documents that lawyers must exchange and deal with. The iPad file sync is just a great hook to get lawyers using it  ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Ups its online File Sharing and Collaboration Game

By Terri McClure, ESG Blog

Today YouSendIt announced "Workstream" a new enterprise product line for storing, sharing, syncing, and sending files across multiple endpoint devices, adding centralized management and integration with applications like Outlook and SharePoint and tools like Active Directory  ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Expands Its Cloud File Services For The Enterprise

By Ted Schadler, ComputerWorld UK

Today the company announced Workstream by YouSendIt, a set of business enhancements to its evolving set of file services. The goal, in the words of CMO Tony Nemelka, is to give enterprises "systems that extend their line of sight beyond central storage and beyond the firewall"  ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Unveils Workstream Enterprise Content Collaboration Solution

By Rikki Endsley, CMS Wire

YouSendIt launches Workstream, an enterprise content collaboration solution. With the Workstream SharePoint plug-in, users can share files with external partners  ... More

March 06, 2012

YouSendIt Moves Focus from Send to Share

By Ben Kepes, CloudAve

Today sees YouSendIt bend their focus somewhat with the launch of Workstream, an enterprise focused content sharing service that is betting the house on a deep integration with Microsoft SharePoint  ... More

February 07, 2012

Enterprise Cloud File-sharing Apps Give IT More Control Over Data

By James Furbush, Search Consumerization

Smartphones and tablets aren't the only consumer tools that have made their way into the enterprise. Now IT admins have to deal with the influx of cloud file-sharing and collaboration apps  ... More

January 28, 2012

Apple's Dramatic Rise in the Enterprise Tests CIOs

By Tom Kaneshige, ComputerWorld

YouSendIt, a business content collaboration services provider, conducted a joint survey with GigaOM Pro that shed light on such rogue behavior. Nearly two-thirds of business managers reported using a consumer product or service for content collaboration that IT did not know about or sanction  ... More

January 26, 2012

Embracing Change to Become the IT Champion

By Brian Curry, SiliconANGLE

"No one ever got fired for buying IBM," was the adage of enterprise IT decision-makers in the 1990s. Banking on the IT giant was the safest bet you could make, and if a new IT product came to market that was outside of IBM's portfolio, administrators would simply wait for IBM to develop it...in IBM we trust. Then the "four horsemen" of IT emerged in the form of Microsoft, Intel, Dell and Cisco, which roamed from company to company, dominating everything IT  ... More

January 06, 2012

5 Awesome Landing Pages Lessons From Real Life Examples

By Corey Eridon, HubSpot Blog

YouSendIt is doing a great job using consistent language from its page headline to its form headline to its button. But also notice that they've selected a green button for their form. Using the green helps it stand out from the rest of their site, which is mostly blue and white. Aside from having a remarkably short form to redeem the free trial, there's one More page element that is probably helping their conversions: the TRUSTe seal of approval. Including verification signs from third parties like TRUSTe, the BBB, or VeriSign helps instill trust in the visitor that they can safely enter their information to redeem the offer  ... More

January 05, 2012

Trends 2012 From Free to Fee

By Ann Grackin, ChainLink Research

YouSendIt is in a similar vein. I spoke with Lori Shen and Mihir Nanavati of YouSendIt and became convinced that these enterprises are changing the world. With over $14 million in investments and 210 employees, YouSendIt has become an extremely popular application, providing millions of file transfers a year. It has a growing user base of over twenty three million users. Security and privacy were the big focus here, as the company pursued top certifications in both arenas  ... More

January 03, 2012

Small Business Online File Sharing: Review of YouSendIt

By TJ McCue, Small Business Trends

Probably one of the most powerful features is the ability to sign digital documents. For example, if you receive a contract via email as a Microsoft Word file attachment, you can sign it without printing it out. Once you upload that document to a cloud folder at your YouSendIt account, you can access it from anywhere. To access the digital signing capability, you can use a touch-enabled device like an iPad or Android-powered device or even your regular mouse  ... More

December 29, 2011

How to Test Your Marketing: 5 Tips from YouSendIt

By Erik Sherman, TechTown Inc.

Freemium company YouSendIt is known for its service that sends files too large to move through email. More recently, it's pushed into other service areas such as storing and synching files among a user's different computers and providing digital signatures, to expand its offerings  ... More

December 14, 2011

YouSendIt Launches Cloud-Based Content Sharing Apps

By Jason Ankeny, FierceMobileContent

Collaboration services provider YouSendIt is introducing new applications enabling iOS and Android device users to send files, share folders, synchronize devices and digitally sign documents via smartphones and tablets. All content is encrypted both in transit and while stored on YouSendIt servers--in addition, files stored on mobile devices are encrypted and protected by an application passcode feature  ... More

December 14, 2011

YouSendIt App Launches App for Android and iOS

By Robert Leedham, Life of Android

If you're the kind of person to transfer files on the move, then the YouSendIt app for Android should be an essential smartphone download. Also available for iOS handsets, the YouSendIt app can send files, share folders and sign documents which is pretty much all you need from the download  ... More

December 14, 2011

YouSendIt Brings Cloud Storage to iPad and Android

By Doug Drinkwater, TabTimes

YouSendIt has added new client applications for Android and iPad, allowing users of these devices to sign, send, and store electronic documents, as well as share email attachments, photos and video files. The free version of YouSendIt allows users to use the service across mobile, desktop and web clients, but limits usage to one 50MB document at a time, 2GB of cloud storage and five free digital signatures  ... More

December 14, 2011

YouSendIt Takes On Box, Dropbox In Cloud

By David F. Carr, InformationWeek

The file transfer service YouSendIt is entering the cloud collaboration business, expanding on its original mission of delivering files too large to be sent as email attachments. The move brings YouSendIt into More direct competition with Dropbox and Box, two other tools that are popular in professions like design, advertising, and engineering where the need to transmit large files is a recurring challenge  ... More

December 14, 2011

YouSendIt Updates Apps, Adds Android & Mac

By David Whelan, Finding Legal Information: Canada Law Book

Lawyers struggle with confidentiality related to communicating with clients in a secure way. While e-mail has been accepted as a reliable method, if only because of an expectation of privacy, you may be More concerned about sending an attachment. YouSendIt.com is frequently mentioned in legal technology circles as an easy and reliable way to send large files. You upload the file to YouSendIt's Web site and your recipient accesses it there  ... More

December 14, 2011

Apps Rush: Skulls, Rara.com, Toca Kitchen, Russell Howard, YouSendIt, SkyDrive, Jotly and More

By Stuart Dredge, The Guardian

Online service YouSendIt has been helping people send big files for years, but now it has mobile and tablet apps. People can send files, share folders and store their videos and photos in the cloud. The link above is for Android, but here's the iOS version  ... More

December 14, 2011

YouSendIt Desktop and Mobile Apps Bring Business Power to Cloud File Sharing

By Matt Ryan, LockerGnome

Last week, LockerGnome's Jake Ludington and I had the opportunity to visit the YouSendIt headquarters in Silicon Valley for a preview of what YouSendIt had in store for its customers. As a casual user of the service, I had associated YouSendIt with other simple file sending services that did little More than temporarily host files that exceeded the limits of traditional email providers. To my surprise, YouSendIt turned out to be much More. Mihir Nanavati, Senior Director of Product Management at YouSendIt, gave us a detailed walkthrough of some of the new features  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Upgrades Cloud for Mac, iOS and Android

By John Kennedy, Silicon Republic

YouSendIt, that clever online service that has gotten many people out of sticky situations when it comes to sending large data files, has advanced its cloud offering to include iOS and Android apps  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Launches iOS, Mac Apps

By Joel Mathis, Macworld

File sharing and transfer service YouSendIt announced Tuesday the launch of its new app for the iPhone and iPad, along with a new Mac app for use with the service. The new iOS app—which is also available for Android devices—lets mobile users send files, share folders, and sign documents. The app can also save and share email attachments, photos, and video files  ... More

December 13, 2011

How to Organize, Store, and Share Files with YouSendIt

By Matt Ryan, LockerGnome (video interview with Mihir Nanavati, Sr. Director of Product Management)

YouSendIt has been widely used in the consumer and professional market to distribute large files for years. Recently, YouSendIt team has expanded its approach to how files are organized and stored in the cloud. Even More interesting is how this service can now be seamlessly integrated into both its mobile and desktop experiences  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Debuts on Android, Mac

By Jaymar Cabebe, CNET

While Android and Mac users have long been able to access YouSendIt through the company's Web site, native apps have only been available on Windows and iOS--until today. With the new Android and Mac apps, you can send files, share folders, and sign documents from outside a browser. YouSendIt for Mac is still in beta, but is publicly available for download now  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Releases New Mobile and Desktop Apps with Additional Security

By Thorin Klosowski, Lifehacker

File syncing and sharing service YouSendIt has updated its iOS app, desktop app, and released Android and Mac versions today with new security features  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt: New Apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows and Mac

By Eliane Fiolet, Ubergizmo

I have been using YouSendIt for a while now, for sending very large files (up to 2 GB!) over the internet when my email client could not handle it. The key feature is the ability to send files very quickly without login in

there is a 50 MB limit for the free version and you can only send one file or zip folder at a time  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Sends iPad, Android Apps to Cloud Storage War

By Barb Darrow, GigaOM

YouSendIt added new iPad and Android client apps to its cloud-based document sync, transfer and storage service, as well as updated iPhone and Windows desktop apps. A Mac desktop version is in beta. That means users can transfer documents to the cloud or other devices securely from the popular Apple tablet and More smartphones, according to the Campbell, Calif.-based company  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Enhances Cloud Sharing With New Mobile, Desktop Apps

By Rikki Endsley, CMSWire

YouSendIt announced apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows and Mac, which allow users to share content in the cloud. The new collaboration tools will also let users sync, send and sign across desktop and mobile applications  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Secures Mobile Cloud Sharing with New iPad, Android Apps

By Kristen Nicole, SiliconANGLE

YouSendIt, an early leader in business content collaboration service to offer an integrated approach for sending, sharing and signing documents online, announced a major advancement in delivering secure cloud content sharing for business users  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Ups Its Game With New Desktop & Mobile Apps

By Sarah Perez, TechCrunch

YouSendIt, a cloud collaboration company that got its start long before "cloud" was cool, is today launching new mobile applications for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices, plus new Mac (beta) and PC desktop clients. The suite of apps will allow users to securely sync files across devices, while also offering unlimited storage  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Launches iOS, Mac Apps

By CIO Denmark

The new iOS app--which is also available for Android devices--lets mobile users send files, share folders, and sign documents. The app can also save and share email attachments, photos, and video files. YouSendIt's app includes a core focus on security. The app features a “passcode lock” so that documents can be seen only by the owner of the iOS device; YouSendIt says files are also encrypted "in transit" to ensure that private business papers remain private  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendit Continues The Death Of Your Computer With New Mobile Apps

By Ramon Ray & the Smallbiztechnology.com Team, Business Insider

I'm using a notebook computer (in Mexico) to type. However, so much of my work is also done through a tablet or smartphone the computer as we know it and have used it is dying. Today Yousendit.com (the file sharing service) furthers investment in mobile apps  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Android App Now Sending, Downloading, and Storing Files in the Cloud

By Andrew Kameka, Androinica

YouSendIt, available now for Android 2.2 and higher, is a management tool for sending and receiving large files. It's commonly used for video producers sending raw files to clients, coworkers using shared documents, or between people looking to send files too large for email attachments  ... More

December 13, 2011

YouSendIt Launches New Apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows, Mac

By Chris Preimesberger, eWEEK

YouSendIt, the cloud storage service that specializes in shipping large files and easy-to-use digital signage, came out Dec. 13 with mobile applications for iPhones, iPads and Android tablet users  ... More

December 13, 2011

5 File-Sharing Tools For Productive Business Professionals

By Ramon Ray, American Express Open Forum

I use file sharing all the time to ensure that my distributed team members have access to critical files, just as if we were on the same network in a traditional office. File sharing also enables solo business owners with no team to have remote access to files, which is critical when traveling  ... More

December 13, 2011

Tuesday Recap: Strawberry Shortcake Comics, AirStash Redux, YouSendIt Apps

By J.R. Bookwalter, MacLife

Today, the company announced a new version 1.52.0 of their iOS app, adding iPad support, an updated user interface and passcode lock. But that's not all: YouSendIt has just introduced new Mac, PC and Android software clients that allow users to securely send, share, sync and sign files across all major desktop and mobile platforms as easily as they stream a movie  ... More

November 18, 2011

Budig Delivers the Right Stuff for YouSendIt

By Nathan Donato-Weinstein, Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

Renee Budig says she isn't really what you'd call a math person. So it might come as a surprise that Budig presides over the numbers of rapidly expanding YouSendIt Inc., the Campbell-based file-sharing company. ... More

November 11, 2011

The Cloud is Changing How Software Startups Make Money

By Brian Jacobs, CloudBeat

Cloud computing has fundamentally altered the economics of software. Thanks to the cloud, it is much, much cheaper for users who only need a browser to tap into the world's largest data centers. It is cheaper for developers to write code and deploy it on virtual servers that are rented by the minute. And it is fundamentally cheaper for entrepreneurs to build and launch new services, to support business users and to scale rapidly  ... More

November 03, 2011

How to Send Large Files, But Not as Attachments

By David Strom, Read Write Cloud

As we mentioned in our article earlier this summer, the lines are blurring between file sending and sync services and cloud drives. The latest entrant into this field is ZipSend, from the folks that make the popular WinZip file compression utility  ... More

November 02, 2011

YouSendIt Looks To Channel For Cloud Collaboration, File Sharing

By Andrew R Hickey, CRN

YouSendIt is turning to the channel to add its cloud-based content collaboration services and file sharing technologies to augment their existing cloud and e-mail offerings, a move that the company said gives partners a deeper relationship with clients through complementary tools  ... More

November 02, 2011

WinZip Picks YouSendIt to Deploy New ZipSend Service

By Calvin Azuri, TMCnet Contributor

YouSendIt, Inc., a provider of business content collaboration services, has partnered with WinZip Computing, a provider of a popular Zip utility for Windows. Under the terms of the partnership, both companies will collaborate to bring the YouSendIt platform to ZipSend, which is a new file delivery service from WinZip  ... More

October 28, 2011

YouSendIt Allows Sharing of Large Files With Control and Security

By Jason Krause, Law Technology News, LAW.com

David Michel, chief information officer at Burr & Forman in Birmingham, Ala., was looking for a way for his staff to securely share large files with clients. “I've got a lot of tech-savvy staff, but you still have to give them solutions that are not a burden,” he says  ... More

October 12, 2011

Business content collaboration

By David Card, GigaOM Pro

One characteristic of the Future of Work is the distributed and extended team. Companies need to support mobile, remote employees with modern collaboration tools, but they need to extend that support to their business partners (distributors, vendors, service providers) and to their customers  ... More

October 11, 2011

Collaboration Gets Social

By Cameron Sturdevant, eWEEK

File transfer and sharing press IT to embrace SaaS tools—Collaboration squarely meets the ‘consumerization of IT' when users leave corporate tools such as email to use More convenient and effective applications with which to share files and work together  ... More

October 05, 2011

DMA 2011: B2b marketing influenced by 'prosumers'

By Christopher Hosford, BtoB

Boston—Business buyers increasingly are influenced by their own consumer behaviors. To be effective, b2b marketers must adjust to a new ‘prosumer' mentality of business decision-makers, driven by Internet and social media ubiquity  ... More

October 04, 2011

Dear Small Biz Owner Don't Rush Out To Buy Apple's New iPhone 4S

By Ramon Ray & the Smallbiztechnology.com Team, Business Insider

Apple just released its latest iPhone, the iPhone 4S, an upgrade to its Apple iPhone 4. The iPhone, overall , is a marvelous wonder of mobile technology. You don't need me to tell you that – its sales speak for itself  ... More

October 03, 2011

Yousendit New Features Make Sharing & Signing Much Easier (Headbutt to Dropbox?)

By Ramon Ray & the Smallbiztechnology.com Team, Business Insider

I just got off the phone with Mihir Nanavati, Head of Product Management at file sharing company Yousendit who walked me through some of the new features of Yousendit  ... More

September 30, 2011

Slideshow: 58 Healthiest Employers in Bay Area unveiled

By Andrea Echstenkamper, San Francisco Business Times

The San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal recognized 58 employers Thursday as the Healthiest Employers in the Bay Area 2011  ... More

September 30, 2011

Cloud Wars: Which Cloud is Right for You?

By Mike Perlman, TechnoBuffalo

In the tech world, you can forget everything you know about the scientific properties of a cumulus or cirrus formation, for here, cloud means “remote data storage.” This means you can store files in space  ... More

September 28, 2011

Move your company forward: five steps to better collaboration

By Edit Staff, GigaOM Pro

Cloud-based document collaboration is gaining momentum, as companies need to support their mobile, distributed work teams that must securely share information anywhere  ... More

August 30, 2011

Bay Area's Healthiest Employers Awards

By San Francisco Business Times

The San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal will join together to celebrate corporate wellness in the Bay Area  ... More

August 20, 2011

Managing fast growth in your small business

By Donna Fuscaldo, Hotfrog Small Business Hub

The dream of every small business is to grow and grow fast. If the growth happens over a short period of time, managing it can be a challenge  ... More

August 04, 2011

Security and Privacy Standards for Cloud Services

By Sean Doherty, Law Technology News, LAW.com

New computer and network services provided by web-based applications, cloud computing, and mobile computing platforms can reduce computing costs and provide lawyers with the resources to accomplish their clients' missions without straying far from their core competencies. To fully embrace these new technologies, service providers need to maintain information security and ensure lawyers that when they transmit and store information in the cloud, it is not for all the world to see  ... More

August 05, 2011

Apple's iCloud Pricing vs. the Competition

By Harry McCracken, Techland, TIME.com

Apple has announced pricing for its upcoming iCloud service. In typical Apple fashion, the company kept things simple. 5GB of online storage is free; 10GB is $20 a year; 20GB is $40 a year; 50GB is $100 a year. (Most other cloud-storage companies price by the month rather than the year, which makes it tougher to judge what you're really going to shell out–if you find one of these services useful, you're going to use it indefinitely, not one month at a time.)  ... More

August 01, 2011

New YouSendIt Cloud Storage – Dropbox Killer

By BrothaTech, Mario Armstrong Media, LLC

I feel kind of dirty writing this since I am a major fan of the Dropbox cloud storage service. Nevertheless, as a “jack of ALL tech” as I feel compelled to inform our readers about the new YouSendIt cloud storage and file sharing service that's sure to give people even More options as to where they store and share their files in the cloud  ... More

August 01, 2011

Interview with YouSendIt

By TMCnet.com

Interview with Mihir Nanavati, Sr. Director of Product Management at YouSendIt  ... More

July 29, 2011

YouSendIt Adds (Unlimited!) Cloud Storage and Syncing

By Harry McCracken, Technologizer

Another your-files-in-the-cloud service? With Box.net, Dropbox, iDrive, SugarSync, and others in the game, and Apple's iCloud in the way, my instinct would usually be to say we don't need another one. But YouSendIt's new offering is different. For one thing, it's not a new service but a revamping and expansion of the big-file-sharing service that YouSendIt has been running for years–which is available in both a free edition and a paid one with hundreds of thousands of customers  ... More

July 29, 2011

Apple's iCloud Pricing vs. the Competition

By Harry McCracken, Technologizer

Apple has announced pricing for its upcoming iCloud service. In typical Apple fashion, the company kept things simple. 5GB of online storage is free; 10GB is $20 a year; 20GB is $40 a year; 50GB is $100 a year. (Most other cloud-storage companies price by the month rather than the year, which makes it tougher to judge what you're really going to shell out–if you find one of these services useful, you're going to use it indefinitely, not one month at a time.)  ... More

July 28, 2011

YouSendIt.com Adds Unlimited Online Storage, File Syncing

By Scott Steinberg, Rolling Stone Culture | Gear Up

Popular online file sharing service YouSendIt.com, which lets you upload large files to the Internet, then share them with friends and coworkers via email links, has introduced new unlimited online data storage and syncing services. By adding the low-priced cloud storage plan, file synchronization across multiple desktops and document signing features, it's taking clear aim at rival operators including Dropbox and Amazon Cloud Drive  ... More

July 27, 2011

Meet the all-new YouSendIt

By Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

If the headline sounds like a play on an old revitalized TV series, well, that was the idea. You've seen the show before, but now, it has a new coat of paint. ... More

July 26, 2011

Dow Jones: YouSendIt Expands To Storage Collaboration, Electronic Signatures

The lines among file sending, collaboration and cloud drive services is blurring with announcements in the past month from two providers, YouSendIt and ShareFile. While it is nice to have choices, it is getting harder to figure out when to use one kind of service or another for your storage  ... More

July 26, 2011

YouSendIt Now Offering Cheap, Unlimited Dropbox-style Storage

By Chris Gayomali, Techland, TIME.com

Despite a smattering of bad press thanks to some security loopholes, Dropbox remains one of the most widely used services on the web, now with over 25 million users. The way they got there is simple, really: Not only were they one of the first to offer free cloud-based storage, but they streamlined the process to make storing and sharing files unequivocally easy  ... More

July 26, 2011

YouSendIt steps on Dropbox's turf with an unlimited cloud storage service

By Martin Bryant, The Next Web

YouSendIt is best known as a convenient alternative to email when you have large files to send, but now the California-based firm is stepping up a gear with the launch of a Dropbox-style cloud storage and file sharing solution with a low-price unlimited plan  ... More

July 26, 2011

YouSendIt and ShareFile Add New Features to Cloud Drives

By David Strom, ReadWrite Cloud

The lines among file sending, collaboration and cloud drive services is blurring with announcements in the past month from two providers, YouSendIt and ShareFile. While it is nice to have choices, it is getting harder to figure out when to use one kind of service or another for your storage and transportation needs  ... More

July 26, 2011

YouSendIt hits Windows and iOS, adds Dropbox-like functionality

By Jaymar Cabebe, CNET Download.com

Popular file-sending utility YouSendIt has just added a few More tools to its belt. Apparently taking a page out of Dropbox's book, YouSendIt now gives its users the ability to share and sync folders, all from within a single product suite. But that's not all. It has also integrated a nifty signature tool, which enables you to digitally sign documents using your mouse or touch-screen device. All in all, it appears to be a streamlined solution for many of your most common workflows  ... More

July 26, 2011

YouSendIt Offers Dropbox-Like Unlimited Cloud Storage and File Syncing

By Melanie Pinola, lifehacker

YouSendIt, a popular service for sending large files to others, has recently added Dropbox-like online storage and syncing. A few big differences: an affordable unlimited storage plan, better sharing control, and document signing  ... More

July 26, 2011

YouSendIt Greatly Expands Cloud Service, Competes with Dropbox

By Kristen Nicole, SiliconANGLE

YouSendIt is a file-sharing service that you're probably familiar with. If you're like me, you've used YouSendIt on an as-needed basis, shooting over video files to your coworkers to edit, not really thinking much of YouSendIt beyond your specific needs. YouSendIt is pretty good for this, but it's ready to move on. The service is adding storage and management features to its file-sharing service, layering in dozens of interaction points for managing files  ... More

July 26, 2011

YouSendIt makes a play for businesses with unlimited cloud storage

By Sean Ludwig, VentureBeat

For years, YouSendIt has been one of the top sites for consumers and businesses to send files to each other that are too big for e-mail. Now the company is bringing both its brand and its service into the now by offering a Dropbox-like cloud storage and file sharing solution  ... More

July 26, 2011

Consolidation of SaaS Platforms in the Cloud Begins

By Michael Vizard, IT Business Edge

There are a lot of fragmented activities that require workers to invoke a lot of different applications during the course of the day. The problem that creates is that all these applications are from different vendors, which means they typically have different user interfaces and are not particularly well integrated  ... More

July 26, 2011

YouSendIt Launches File Syncing, Takes On Dropbox

The Finance Room

File-sharing company YouSendIt has added desktop and mobile file-syncing, which places it in direct competition with other companies such as Dropbox  ... More

July 26, 2011

YouSendIt Unlimited Cloud Storage & File Syncing is here!

By 8-Bit Brit, gamefanatics

If you don't know what YouSendIt offers you are missing out! YouSendIt is a popular service that gives you the ability to send large files to other  ... More

July 26, 2011

5 ways to boost your freemium conversion rates

By Ivan Koon, CEO YouSendIt on VentureBeat

As startups seek to gain an edge in today's economic climate, the freemium business model has been gaining strength. Certainly it makes sense to to charge for your premium offerings, but the true success of a business often lies in how many customers it can convert from free to paid users  ... More

July 18, 2011

YouSendIt Wants You to Help It Scale

By Joseph Walker, Technology and IT Jobs News and Advice

Campbell, Calif.-based company YouSendIt will hire up to 80 new employees over the next year as it tries to aggressively scale its customer base and revenue  ... More

July 08, 2011

Legal Productivity App Of The Week Zosh Lets You Fill-in And Sign Documents From Your IPhone

By Tim Baran, Legal Productivity

We are inundated with forms that need to be completed and signed. Personal, work, school, you name it. For three years, I went with a paperless office which meant no fax machine or copier. Among the many forms I needed to sign were speaker release and equipment forms emailed to me before a presentation  ... More

June 30, 2011

YouSendIt hires Serious materials, Cisco execs

By Jon Xavier, Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

The cloud-based file sharing and collaboration space is one of the most hotly contested in the Silicon Valley these days, with a number of dynamic, high growth companies vying to see who will be the one to scale and take over the enterprise market  ... More

June 29, 2011

3 Technology Tools to Help Your Small Business

By Melinda Emerson, Succeed As Your Own Boss

I love to share great software that will solve problems that come up daily running a small business. Here are three More free or low cost software solutions that could come in handy in your business. I have used all three of these tech tools in my business so I am sure that they could be useful to you. Here are 3 Technology Tools to help your small business  ... More

June 13, 2011

Your Business' Processes, Its Intellectual Property and the Clouds(s)

By Michael Dortch, ebiz, The Insider's Guide to Next-Generation BPM

Aside from e-mails, how do most of the people within and connected to your business communicate critical information? Likely as not, those communications include one or More documents (or “content elements,” if you must)  ... More

May 26, 2011

YouSendIt Hits 30 Million Users, Bests Dropbox

By Austin Carr, Fast Company

File-sharing service YouSendIt.com recently shared some impressive numbers with us: The Campbell, California-based company surpassed 30 million unique users in the past 12 months  ... More

May 25, 2011

First Look: Inside Yahoo Mail's Massive Cloud E-Mail Update

By Andrew R Hickey, CRN

Along with In-Line Photo Viewing (shown here with a different screen) Yahoo Mail also now lets users leverage applications from their inboxes  ... More

May 23, 2011

Revamped Yahoo Mail Peels Off Beta Stamp

By Ina Fried, AllThingsD.com

Yahoo announced late on Monday that it is ready with a final version of its updated mail software in an effort to regain momentum in the free Webmail arena, where it competes with Google and Microsoft  ... More

May 23, 2011

Yahoo rolls out new e-mail service

By Jay Greene, CNET News

Yahoo has taken the "beta" tag off its Yahoo Mail. The Web giant, which introduced the beta offering of its online e-mail service in October, begins rolling out the latest version of Yahoo Mail to its 284 million users worldwide today  ... More

May 20, 2011

File transfer solutions take pressure off email

By Linda Musthaler, Network World

How often does this happen to you? You're on deadline to finish a project and send the resulting document to others. Maybe it's a presentation you're preparing for your executive team or a deliverable  ... More

May 19, 2011

25 More Tech Tips and Tricks

By David Pogue, New York Times

In my Times column Thursday, I mentioned that there's no core curriculum for technology. Nobody teaches you the basics. You just pick stuff up as you go along  ... More

May 19, 2011

Q: My company uses YouSendIt ...

By William Lefkovics, WindowsITPro

A: Email is a great non-real-time communication system with the ability to deliver small attachments in an efficient manner. However, it remains ineffective for transporting larger files  ... More

May 05, 2011

6 YouSendIt Lessons for Increasing Customer Conversion Rates

By Erik Sherman, BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network

Any business depends on converting prospects into paying customers  ... More

December 10, 2010

DNS YouSendIt Launches YouSendIt Browser App for Secure Sending

By Nathesh, TMCnet Contributor

YouSendIt, a secure digital file delivery company, released the new YouSendIt Browser App that is designed to securely send files right from within their browser allowing users to realize the benefits of faster sending, better file tracking and security  ... More

December 03, 2010

Recording of December 2010: Blood/Candy

By Robert Baird, Stereophile

Having a long career in the temporal world of indie rock, as the Posies have, has its drawbacks. Before I wrote this review, someone sent me a quote about Blood/Candy from the all-powerful world of Internet music criticism, where speed trumps knowledge  ... More

November 30, 2010

How to Embrace Technology and Make it Work for Your Small Biz

By Donna Fuscaldo, Fox Business, Small Business Center

It's no secret starting a business is a hard, daunting journey made up of determination and hard work. Playing a starring role in some cases, and a supporting role in others, is technology. Love it or hate,  ... More

November 10, 2010

Success Secrets Of The Inc 5000 CEO's – Ivan Koon of You Send it

By Steve Straub, Get America Going

Ivan Koon is CEO of YouSendIt, Inc. YouSendIt is a Web-based digital file delivery service that allows users to securely transfer electronic files that are too large or too sensitive to e-mail. With nearly 12 million users  ... More

October 22, 2010

Offload e-mail attachments to the cloud

By Brian Curry, vice president, Product and Business Strategy at YouSendIt, Network World

When e-mail arrived More than 40 years ago it ushered in a way to share small text-only messages. The emphasis was on creating a system with no single points of failure, where all users would have a unique  ... More

October 21, 2010

Resolve Email Storage Concerns

By Phil Britt, Processor

Email is the lifeblood for many enterprises, but as the communications continue to grow, they carry with them an increasing amount of challenges in terms of storage, security, and the risk of spam and other malware.  ... More

October 11, 2010

YouSendIt delivers e-files and rapid growth

By Jon Xavier, Business Journal

When YouSendIt Inc. launched its delivery service for files that are too large to e-mail in 2004, it was mostly used by individuals to share photos and videos. ... More

October 04, 2010

Why You Should Never Pay for a Premium Online Subscription

By Austin Carr, Fast Company

To the average user, free media sites such as Hulu, YouSendIt, Rhapsody and others operate on the same business model as a corner crack dealer: Take a taste for free. When you need More, you'll pay.  ... More

September 27, 2010

From Ad-Based to "Freemium"

By Today's Tip Contributor

When you're the owner of a business you worked very hard to build, giving away anything for free can make your heart skip a beat—but that doesn't have to be the case. Even before venture capitalist Fred Wilson articulated  ... More

July 19, 2010

Managed File Transfer Comes to the Enterprise

By Michael Vizard, IT Business Edge

With interest growing in using managed services as an alternative to e-mail systems for transferring large files, it's only a matter of time before IT organizations take a More structured approach to managing these services. ... More

July 19, 2010

YouSendIt Named Tech Awards Circle Winner


YouSendIt earned Gold at this year's  ... More

July 07, 2010

Sharing video when e-mail attachment 'too big'

By David Einstein, SF Gate

YouSendIt was highlighted in the San Francisco Chronicle's Computing Q&A” feature this week. The editor, David Einstein, recommends YouSendIt as a “simple and brilliant” way to send large files  ... More

July 07, 2010

Five Trends Shaping Data Center Designs

By Robert Lemos, CIO.com

The CIO story sets YouSendIt up as a leader in data center design, included comments from Gary Chevsky  ... More

April 15, 2010

From Free To Premium With Ease: YouSendIt Cofounder Ranjith Kumaran (Part 1)

Sramana Mitra

Sramana Mitra (editor with Forbes) featured Ranjith and YouSendIt in a 7 part series, outlining Ranjith's background, the beginnings of YouSendIt and the company's current growth  ... More

April 14, 2010

Cloud Computing: Early Adopters Share Five Key Lessons

By Robert Lemos, CIO.com

Not only do companies have to worry about the security of their virtual systems in the cloud, they have to—in many cases—prove what measures they are taking. File transfer service YouSendIt decided to create and manage its own datacenters in 2004, before cloud services came into vogue  ... More

April 07, 2010

File Transfer: Yousendit.com's Plans For Your Data.


I was speaking with Arun Prakash, Vice President, Marketing & Product Management at Yousendit.com who explained to me that the world of Web 2.0 is about the creation of rich content, not just simple documents that can be emailed back and forth  ... More

April 01, 2010

Data Storage: YouSendIt Corporate Suite Provides Secure, Easy Managed File Transfer

By Wayne Rash, eWeek

YouSendIt Corporate Suite offers organizations looking to get large, numerous or sensitive files from one place to another a managed file transfer solution that's intuitive, encrypted and reasonably fast. For a look at the YouSendIt offering in action, check out the slide gallery  ... More

March 17, 2010

ThisWeekIn: Cloud Computing, Episode 7


YouSendIt is the number-one secure digital file delivery company on the Web with nearly 12 million registered users. Typically, users find YouSendIt when they have a large file sending problem – e-mail bounce backs, complex FTP servers, or not enough time to burn and ship a CD. Users then find value with the YouSendIt branded experience  ... More

February 22, 2010

Give the People What They Want: Six Foolproof Ways to Go Freemium

By Samantha Melamed, MediaBistron

In 2003, YouSendIt launched as a free file-sharing service supported by ads. But after they learned that their clientele comprised business users who wanted ad-free communications, they moved into a freemium model. Arun Prakash, vice president of product management and marketing, explains that the value of the site “was all about productivity and buying back time for end users, whereas the monetization strategy was having users spend More time on the Web site and receiving More email communications so we could show them More ads.”  ... More

February 02, 2010

Blazing the Path to Email Collaboration: Without all of the Buzz

By Mike Kirkwood, ReadWriteCloud

YouSendIt found its place in the evolution of email by providing existing email users a solution to a common problem sending large files. Along the way, the company has leveraged its position in cloud based solution to offer additional benefits to its users  ... More

January 21, 2010

Making technology More valuable for small businesses

By Jim Blasingame, SmallBusinessAdvocate.com

Are you maximizing the available technology? Ranjith Kumaran joins Jim Blasingame to talk about some of the innovations that will help small businesses become More competitive, even with big business competitors. Examples include new file transfer platforms, plus cloud computing  ... More

January 14, 2010

The Right Technology Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

By Rieva Lesonsky, AllBusiness.com

Many business owners have problems trying to e-mail large files, only to discover their computer servers couldn't handle the file or the person they were sending it to never received it. I had this exact experience a few weeks ago trying to send a large audio file, until someone recommended that I use the site YouSendIt.com. Coincidentally, a week later I was asked to be a judge for a contest held by YouSendIt, a company that enables you to securely send, receive, and track large digital files  ... More

January 14, 2010

YouSendIt: They will get it.

By Subraya Mallya, PrudentCloud.com

As part of our technology solution review series, we had a chance to meet with Ranjith Kumaran ( ... More

January 12, 2010

Palo Alto's YourVersion provides tailored Web content

San Jose Business Journal

MANAGEMENT TEAM: Founder and CEO Olsen has 18 years of high-tech experience, including managing submarine design for the U.S. Navy, leading product management for Quicken, launching an online brokerage at Intuit Inc. and leading product management at Friendster. He has also consulted to many startups, including Box.net Inc., YouSendIt Inc., MoodLogic Inc., Xing and Epocrates Inc  ... More

December 11, 2009

Google finally enters the online storage arena with a free 1GB

By Jack Schofield, The Guardian

Yes, it's true, you might, if you've somehow failed to notice the odd dozen fast file-sharing services such as RapidShare, MegaUpload and YouSendIt. But if you only have one copy of data, you have no backup and could lose it at any second. This might happen sooner than Google going bust or disappearing into a hole in the ground (if another Great Quake hits California), because your Google account can be hacked or else Google can decide to terminate your ID for whatever reasons  ... More

July 30, 2009

Law Firm Secures File Transfer With YouSendIt

By RoBy n Weisman, Special to Law.com

Nixon Peabody, an Am Law Global 100 law firm with offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Shanghai, is not one of those law firms being dragged into the digital age with its Bates stamp machine  ... More

July 28, 2009

Email Entire Folders in Outlook with New YouSendIt Plugin

By Sarah Perez, Sarah In Tampa

The online service YouSendIt is a popular destination for sharing large files over the web. They also offer an Outlook plugin and a newer Microsoft Office plugin which integrates the YouSendIt service into all the Office programs. This type of service is useful since  ... More

July 27, 2009

How Companies Make Money From Giving Things Away


In today's digital marketplace, "free" is no longer a marketing gimmick, but a business strategy that could be essential &nbnbsp;... More

July 24, 2009

Churchill Club: The Free Economy: How Companies Make Money From Giving Things Away

By Larry Dignan, ZDNet

The concept of loss leader products has been around since the 20th century, but today, free has become a business strategy that could be essential to a company's survival. In the latest episode of the Churchill Club podcast series, a top-flight panel moderated by Chris Anderson  ... More

June 03, 2009

Chris Anderson Discusses the Free Business Model and What It Means in the Enterprise

By Cameron Christoffers, TechCrunch IT

Last night we sat in on a conference hosted by the Churchill Club at Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus titled “The Free Economy: How Companies Make Money From Giving Things Away...”  ... More

April 23, 2009

Transferring Files Without Email

By James Gaskin, Network World

E-mail and the Mazda Miata are both great examples of successful products, but they share a similar weakness: neither can carry much baggage. If you want to carry two people in a Miata, you're good. But if each of those folks has a big suitcase, you're in trouble. And if you want to send a file via e-mail that's More than a few megaBy tes in size, you also need  ... More

April 23, 2009

How to Send Large Files in Outlook with YouSendIt

By mysticgeek, the How-To Geek

Have you ever needed to email large files but your IT dept limits attachments to 10MB or lower? Today we will look at a plug-in for Outlook that will allow you to send attachments up to MB for free.YouSendIt.com is a popular website for  ... More

March 23, 2009

Earth Day 2009: Today's 5 Most Innovative Green Initiatives

By Ariel Schwartz, Fast Company

You've probably heard the refrain “Make Earth Day every day” a thousand times, but the 40 year-old holiday has at least one important use: innovative brand initiatives. After sorting through the muck of press releases touting companies' commitment to sustainability, there are a number of gems left behind  ... More

March 12, 2009

Earth Day 2009: Today's 5 Most Innovative Green Initiatives

By Ariel Schwartz, Fast Company

You've probably heard the refrain “Make Earth Day every day” a thousand times, but the 40 year-old holiday has at least one important use: innovative brand initiatives. After sorting through the muck of press releases touting companies' commitment to sustainability, there are a number of gems left behind  ... More

March 12, 2009

Web 2.0 Works to Solve Problems

By James E. Gaskin, Network World

Every marketing firm must have the same set of buzzword stamps they use, inking every product with Green and Collaboration and Easy to Use and Do More With Less, often tagged additionally with the ever popular Web 2.0. Since the Web 2.0 buzzword long ago became so vague as to be useless, let me introduce you to three companies that solve Real World 1.0 problems with the help of Web 2.0 technology: YouSendIt, EchoSign, and Casdex  ... More