Open Source Challenger to Dropbox and Box.net: ownCloud
The file sharing, synchronization market led by Dropbox is a popular target these days. For many companies, it’s a chance to horn in on a growing market and carve out a piece of the pie for themselves. For open source projects, it’s a chance to return control of personal data to the user. For the folks behind ownCloud, it’s both.
Now this is what will happen to you if yout try to connect a workstation inside your windows domain to the Dropbox (german): http://www.iris-media.info/spip.php?article3874 No, you don’t want to try.
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