Originally posted on Gigaom:
Every day there seems to be yet another me-too cloud service that lets users store, share, and sync their personal and work files off site.Like how about a company that lets you view your stored photos and video on a big, shiny high-def TV?
Dropbox, the undisputed champion of the consumer space, claims more than 50 million users. Box, which rolls out features faster than some people change socks, just passed 12 million mostly business users. That’s a whole lot of users, but Mathias Ericsson, president of CloudMe , a Swedish cloud-storage company, said that’s just scratching the surface of the opportunity — especially for players that differentiate themselves above and beyond the free or near-free storage to other useful things.
Hype aside, millions of users still lack cloud storage
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