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Company Overview of Dropbox Inc.
Dropbox Inc. provides cloud-storage and file-sharing services. It offers Dropbox, a service that enables users to edit documents, automatically add photos, and show off videos from anywhere; share photos with friends; and work with team. The company also provides Dropbox for Business that protects user’s work, and lets their team get to their files from any computer, phone, or tablet. Its Dropbox for Business also enables users to share the right files with the right people; and put documents, photos, and other digital products into a central location and work on or share the items from any connected device. It serves customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local organizations in the...
185 Berry Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Founded in 2007
Key Executives for Dropbox Inc.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Dropbox Inc. Key Developments
Fuze Announces Partnerships with Dropbox, Box and Okta
Aug 11 14
Fuze announced partnerships with Dropbox, Box and Okta that further align Fuze to the way people get work done. Either before or during a Fuze meeting, users can now simply add files from their Dropbox or Box accounts using their phones, tablets or desktops, improving the ability to collaborate from anywhere. Beyond screen sharing, Fuze allows remote workers and teams to share and annotate content in high definition (HD) and supports a range of content types including full-motion videos, animated presentations, images, documents, etc. Fuze content sharing and annotation is widely used among leading creative agencies, film studios, gaming companies, schools and industrial design teams, and is a common use case for enterprise marketing, sales and training departments. Customers include Ogilvy, Groupon, Meta Design, CBS Interactive, Connery Consulting, Saint Louis University, Reward Gateway and hundreds of others. Fuze's integration with Okta's identity management platform enables enterprises to quickly and securely deploy Fuze across specific teams or the entire organization. As a part of the Okta Application Network, a network of thousands of organizations and applications and millions of people, Fuze can now centrally manage and maintain a single identity profile for any user across any combination of on-premises or cloud-based systems. The integration enables IT to securely manage all those profiles so users can access their work quickly and easily from anywhere. For Fuze customers, the Okta integration supports secure single sign on, centralized user provisioning and soon, directory integration. This allows companies to personalize employee Fuze accounts with a profile photo, title, phone numbers for the Fuze 'Call Me' feature.
Dropbox Announces Partnership with Deutsche Telekom in Europe
Jul 17 14
Dropbox has announced a partnership with Deutsche Telekom in Europe. From October, Deutsche Telekom will pre-load Dropbox onto most of their Android devices in select Central and Eastern European countries.
Asana, Canon Inc., Dropbox, Google, Newegg and SAP Announce Formation of Cooperative Patent-Licensing Agreement
Jul 10 14
Asana, Canon Inc., Dropbox, Google, Newegg and SAP announced the formation of the License on Transfer (LOT) Network, a cooperative patent-licensing agreement that will cut down on patent troll litigation and the growing practice of patent privateering. The LOT agreement is a new kind of royalty-free cross-license meant to address these growing systemic problems. Member companies receive a license when the patents are transferred out of the LOT group. That means that companies retain their right to enforce a patent so long as they retain ownership of it. However, as soon as it is sold, a license to the other members becomes effective, protecting them from attacks by the troll to which the patent was sold. The agreement includes several other provisions that preserve a patent portfolio's value, including carve-outs for certain M&A transactions and change of control. The initial members of the LOT Network range from early-stage startups to established technology companies. Together they own almost 300,000 patent assets, generate more than $117 billion in revenue and employ more than 310,000 people.
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