iCloud to Move Dropbox Out of Business. Apple’s new offering, Apple iPhone iCloud, is all set to move Dropbox and Instapaper out of business in near future. The premise on which Dropbox operates requires an end user to dump the data in the disk using the app and then manage it by dropping it in relevant labeled folders. The approach works on a thick client environment and is storage intensive too. The end users can only juggle with the data provided by the gadget manufacturer. In Apple’s iPad’s case for instance they need to manage the space from 16GB to start with a cap of 64 GB. More often than not this proves to be little given the kind of data and apps leveraged by a layman user.
Apple iCloud on other hand works on the premise of wirelessly storing the data. The end users can store documents, videos, pictures and music on to their custom cloud. Plus the hot deal is that there wouldn’t be any space constraints too. The end users can get to benefit from free iCloud services that can provide storage space of 5 GB per user. Another major impactful blow to Dropbox is that iCloud will automatically sync up the data and manage it automatically on all iOS devices held by the user.
The iCloud solution is slated to be hassle free and would reap greater set of benefits as far as the end users are concerned. They can get to channelize their investments in a far better manner and do the work efficiently too. These are on-demand services that can be leveraged by the end users anytime and from anywhere. So even while one is travelling internationally to a destination they can use their iCloud while they come under the purview of an active internet connection in a seamless manner on the go. The overhead of using the service is next to nil. One can end up using a lot more apps and rich online resources while leveraging from the cloud base of Apple. The avid internet users and business professionals will find these solutions all the more meaty and helpful. Therefore, iCloud solutions will seamlessly torment the current structured approach adopted by Dropbox and others. Their business model is under threat post release of Apple’s offerings. And unless they look to innovate they will not be able to sustain the market share in the competitive economic landscape. Therefore, the current scenario is highly tilted in favor of Apple than on Dropbox or Instapaper.