A common remark from me is frustration about the huge number of companies competing in the enterprise file sharing and synchronization (EFSS) space. Honestly, the number of companies that send pitches to me on a weekly basis claiming to be highly differentiated from all the others is frustrating.

It must be all the more frustrating for enterprise organizations that need to chose an EFSS vendor. With so many in the market, it is a confusing and bewildering decision to make, which is, after all, why analyst firms exist. While Gartner, Forrester, IDC and their ilk receive much criticism around suggestions that they are both behind the times and commercially conflicted, the fact is they bring a degree of robustness to technology assessments.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.