. .


Solving the Wrong Problem

January 13, 2010 10:27:13.898

James Governor notes that Google's latest announcement, allowing you to shove any kind of file into Google Docs for storage, isn't solving a useful problem. There is a problem worth solving, just not the one they are on about:

Tools for automatic file migration and syncing between multiple folders and devices? Now *that* is a use case. See DropBox, Evernote, Mozy, SugarSync etc. I want Google to offer me the Synchronised Web, not a USB stick replacement.

Exactly. While I've seen some sales people who run around without laptops (and then have their email auto-respond that they are traveling and "away from email"), that's a shrinking population - and, to be honest, not the most clueful one - the sort of person who does that isn't a great candidate for Google's use case, IMHO...

Technorati Tags: ,

posted by James Robertson


Re: Solving the Wrong Problem

[anonymous] January 13, 2010 16:11:25.070

MozyHome works pretty well for me – on both Mac and Windows. If you ever need it, their 2nd level support is good.

Use the following link to get 20% more space (512 Mb) on a free MozyHome 2 Gb account:

[link 1]

[1 https://mozy.com/?code=D685JF]

 Share Tweet This