Mozy getting a taste of Dropbox: file sync
The online backup service announces a closed beta of file synchronization and new mobile apps to access an archive with iOS or Android devices.
The company started telling customers today that it's begun closed beta testing of the sync feature, which will let files stored on one machine automatically be replicated on another. It's a big advancement over Mozy's bread-and-butter of file backup, transforming the service into something people actively use rather than run passively in the background. It also dovetails with thein January at the same time it announced it's ditching unlimited-data backup.