The New Dropbox is making a bid to be the Cloud OS, something only Microsoft has pursued. It took Dropbox a long time to realize the opportunity, but better late than never.
Box Earnings, Box’s Microsoft Problem, Dropbox Earnings
Box’s earnings are being framed in the context of Dropbox, but the real competitor is Microsoft. Dropbox, meanwhile, is charting a different path.
ZTE and Trump, Dropbox Earnings, Bloomberg’s Paywall
The ZTE saga takes a twist, Dropbox’s first earnings are solid, and Bloomberg shows how the rich get richer.
Dropbox’s Cost of Revenue, Cost of Revenue and Churn, Cloudy Dropbox
Dropbox’s falling cost of revenue has received a lot of attention, but absent more data, the trend appears unsustainable — just a company getting ready to go public.
The Dropbox Comp
Dropbox has filed its S-1, but comparisons with Box, Atlassian, and Slack demonstrate how difficult it is to tell just how good its business is.
Box and Google Cloud Vision, An Interview with Box CEO Aaron Levie
Box has made a deal to offer Google’s Vision AI services to its customers; is there space to be the intermediary between technology providers and end users? Box CEO Aaron Levie answers those questions and more.
Google Next, Box Earnings
The Google Next keynote was lacking in vision, but Google still has a big opportunity. Then, Box seems to have turned the corner, validating their approach. Will more modern sales approaches work as well?
Why LinkedIn Sold, Dropbox is Cash Flow Positive
Why did LinkedIn sell? The company almost certainly put itself into a box of its own making, over which it had no control. Meanwhile, Dropbox is cash-flow positive, but the company has made similar mistakes.
Nest and Podcasting Follow-up, Box Earnings, Microsoft’s Cloud Challenge
Follow-up on Nest and Podcasting, then why Box’s numbers are a bit more worrisome than the company is letting on. Plus, a must-read article on Microsoft.
Dropbox Leaves AWS, Should UPS and Fedex Be Afraid?
In an inconvenient bit of timing Dropbox announced they were leaving AWS just as I was singing its praises; in fact the storage company’s decision reinforces the benefits AWS provides. Then, why Amazon’s move into logistics makes sense, and how it might play out.