Small Business, News
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 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 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 YouSendIt solution."
"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 stake."
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."