InSync World Wide Launch (Micro.ph/one Exclusive)
Check out Microphone team’s real-time, exclusive coverage of Insync’s worldwide launch here!
Insync, a Philippine-based startup company, launched its own sync-and-share web application to the world on September 14 this year. With basic storage features and special local hard drive synchronization, the Google-based web app promises to be a tough contender against open storage system services like Dropbox, SugarSync and Syncplicity.
Insync’s much-awaited launch had the entire tech community buzzing with favorable reviews from Tech Crunch, LifeHacker, Venture Beat, Download Squad, Cnet, and even the New York Times.
Co-founders Terence Pua and Marte Soliza, along with software engineers Jomel Imperio, Moises Aranas and Ray Diño did a great job in presenting an alternative file management service s that works with tight Google integration on both Windows and Mac OS.
Their recent presentation at this year’s Echelon Conference in Singapore garnered attention from prominent tech bloggers, including Serkan Toto of Tech Crunch, Lee Matthews of DownLoad Squad and Zee Kane.
How it stands out
The web app’s “deep Googly integration” will be tapping the large Google Docs users market
as it synchronizes desktop files with Google Docs. Gmail and/or Google account owners get 1GB free space, while Google Apps users (businesses) get 1GB pooled company storage, all for free (for 5 users). Business users also have exclusive access to a dashboard enabling one-click company sharing or one-click employee import.
Insync’s promising web app could be an easy favorite amongst existing file management services giants. For one, file sharing using Insync willl not reduce storage quota, as this web app wonder works well with file sync service Memeo Connect in all editions. Moreover, Insync took file sharing services to another level by allowing unlimited number of computers to be synced in.
An exclusive deal has been extended for Crunchbase companies to get space for up to 10 users and 2GB free (instead of 5 users and 1GB). Microblogging service Twitter was flooded when a marketing campaign with Tech Crunch promised Twitter users a chance to win 5GB of storage free.
The Microphone team was on site during the launch at their offices in Cubao, Quezon City. Witness the team’s raw and tense moments as they were counting down minutes into the launch.
According on their Facebook and Twitter accounts, the Insync team is currently performing internal tests and will be releasing invites in the next few weeks. No official confirmation yet as to the release date, but the Insync team has earlier promised more options for fans of this web app wonder.
Check out this awesome sync technology here.