Drop the box: Is synchronisation the solution?

By Russell Crawford, Regional Director UK&I, Netherlands, Africa, Cortado AG

The use of cloud services is rising continuously for both private and public companies. In fact, analysts predict a growth in the enterprise cloud market from $18.3 billion in 2012 to $31.9 billion in 2017.

This rise of cloud services is due to the increase in the use of smartphones and tablets. These devices usually only have a limited storage capacity, but are often used as PC replacements when on the go, both privately and professionally, which is why mobile users like to store their data in the cloud and access it conveniently via the internet. With the cloud, all relevant documents can be accessed in just a few clicks, and can be shared quickly with friends, relatives or colleagues.

But many companies are still undecided about the cloud. The biggest obstacle is the significant concern over …