YouSendIt Partners With Comcast to Bring File Collaboration on New Upware
Marketplace From Comcast Business
Send, Share, Sync and Sign Now Available to Over One Million Comcast
Small Business Customers
CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- YouSendIt, Inc., a
leading cloud file collaboration service, today announced it was
chosen to be one of a select group of leading SaaS providers on
Upware(TM) from Comcast Business. Through this new partnership,
Comcast Business Class users will now have access to YouSendIt's
entire Web Application suite of collaboration services through a
Single Sign-On portal.
The Upware(TM) marketplace is a suite of cloud-based business
solutions that can be purchased through one easy-to-use web portal.
It contains a carefully selected list of third-party, cloud-based
business applications from industry-leading companies in key
categories such as data backup, data security, document collaboration
and web collaboration. Upware is designed to meet the needs of small
and medium businesses looking to use cloud-based solutions to
simplify their IT systems, control costs and increase productivity.
The YouSendIt collaboration solution offers an individual user
account for the price-conscious small business professional and
offers a robust, 1,000 GB storage capacity for team accounts.
According to a research study by Microsoft and Edge Strategies, 71
percent of small businesses require technology that enables their
staff to work anywhere at any time, and 59 percent report significant
productivity benefits from cloud services; this new partnership
provides a vital platform for SMBs looking to scale their businesses
in a secure, accessible ecosystem.
"We are very excited to have been selected by Comcast as one of their
inaugural partners in this innovative new Marketplace. The Upware
marketplace from Comcast Business directly engages the prosumers that
make up the cornerstone of our user base," said Eric van Miltenburg,
YouSendIt's Senior Vice President of Business Development. "Since 43
percent of files shared on the YouSendIt platform are from SMB
organizations, our participation on the Upware marketplace from
Comcast Business further extends our reach to professionals that
derive tremendous value from the YouSend
"My business relies on the ability to securely and seamlessly share
large amounts of vital information with colleagues working in various
locations across the country," said Mike Charlton, Capital Habeas
Lawyer. "YouSendIt provides a simple, dependable solution for
collaborating on complex legal cases where someone's life is at
The key features for using YouSendIt on the Upware marketplace from
Comcast Business include:
-- Single Sign-On: Access your content on YouSendIt from one secure
portal using your Comcast Business Class credentials.
-- Individual User Accounts: Starting at just $14.99/month, YouSendIt is
the only solution to offer a single-user account allowing up to 2GB of
file size sharing, 50MB of storage, file encryption, anti-virus file
scanning and file tracking & expiration.
-- Unlimited Signing Capabilities: Sign your important documents
whenever, wherever with a swift movement of your mouse or a drag
across your trackpad.
"The Upware marketplace from Comcast Business has taken a different
approach by selecting only a small number of trusted,
industry-leading providers to participate in this offering," said
Kevin O'Toole, senior vice president/general manager, new business
solutions at Comcast Business Services. "YouSendIt is an industry
leader in cloud file collaboration, and will be a key offering to
SMBs who use Upware from Comcast Business to help improve their
organization through best-in-class cloud-based services."
Founded in 2004, YouSendIt was working in the cloud
before the term was even coined. At first the service was a simple
way to send the large attachments that email couldn't process, but
has since grown to become a robust suite of online file storage and
management capabilities. Today, the company serves 40 million
registered users across 193 countries and 98 percent of the Fortune
500. Aside from offering professionals an easy-to-use collaboration
solution, YouSendIt's renowned reliability, untouched data security
and endless innovation make it the go-to solution for businesses, big
About Comcast Business Services
Comcast Business Services, a unit of
Comcast Cable, provides advanced communication solutions to help
organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. Through a
modern, advanced network that is backed by 24/7 technical support,
Comcast delivers Business Class Internet, TV and Voice services for
cost-effective, simplified communications management.
Launched in 2011, the Comcast Business Class Ethernet suite offers
high-performance point-to-point and multi-point Metro Ethernet
services with the capacity to deliver cloud computing,
software-as-a-service, business continuity/disaster recovery and
other bandwidth-intensive applications. Comcast Metro Ethernet
services are significantly faster than standard T1 lines and other
legacy technologies, providing scalable bandwidth from 1 Mbps up to
10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) in more than 20 major US markets.
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About Comcast Cable
Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video,
high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under
the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses.
Comcast has invested in technology to build an advanced network that
delivers among the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers
personalized video, communications and home management offerings.
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) (NASDAQ: CMCSK) is a global media
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