Bitcasa, a company that provides cloud storage solutions, recently announced that it will extend its partnership with Samsung (News - Alert) Electronics by providing 50 gigabytes of free cloud storage to the company’s customers. Samsung Windows 8.1 devices will now have Bitcasa app, providing users secure access to their data. Bitcasa partnered with Samsung in April.
"It's inevitable that more consumer data will migrate to the cloud. Bitcasa has created a platform that is capable of storing and sharing large files and provides them with an entire cloud-based hard drive that is secure, simple and accessible," says Yeonsik Koo, director at Samsung Electronics. "Samsung is delighted to be able to offer our customers a solution to meet their digital content demands."
"Samsung is an innovator, and they realize that consumers are looking for a better way to manage their data across devices," says Bitcasa CEO, Brian Taptich. "With more storage and accessibility, Samsung consumers can enjoy their content on the go and from any device."
Bitcasa’s solutions are enabling individuals, businesses and developers in more than 140 countries to affordably store and share content. With regionalized storage and access across all devices; Android (News - Alert), iOS, Windows, Windows RT, Mac OSX, Linux, and the Web, the Bitcasa Platform provides a File System (FS) API so developers and service providers can accelerate time to market with unmatched cloud storage performance.
The company recently announced Bitcasa CloudFS Platform, a new service for application developers to leverage its scalable cloud storage technology. The Bitcasa CloudFS Platform enhances public cloud storage by enabling developers to innovate faster, with lower costs, so they can focus on building their applications.
With advanced API functionality such as file management, file sharing, media transcoding, and zero-knowledge encryption, the Bitcasa CloudFS Platform accelerates custom application development on public cloud storage. Additionally, with nine pre-built applications, the Bitcasa Turn-key Drive will allow service providers to offer their own branded, consumer storage solution without any complex and costly upfront development.