YouSendIt and Yahoo! Make It Easier to Share Content in Yahoo! Mail
CAMPBELL, CA, Jun 12, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
YouSendIt, Inc., the leading provider of file transfer and business
content collaboration services for professional users from small
businesses to the largest enterprises, today announced that its
Attach Large Files application is now available within the "Compose
Message" window in Yahoo! Mail. Mail users can compose an email and
attach files via YouSendIt seamlessly from within the message itself.
Yahoo! selected YouSendIt for its easy integration and usability.
YouSendIt is the first partner application to be included in Yahoo!'s
compose message window.
Since its initial release in the applications gallery of Yahoo! Mail
in January 2011, approximately eight million users have registered
for YouSendIt from Yahoo! Mail and sent more than 20 million files,
making YouSendIt's Attach Large Files the most popular third-party
application in Yahoo! Mail.
Popularity of Email
Despite the buzz surrounding social networks and content portals,
email remains the dominant way people collaborate at work and home.
According to GigaOM Pro's January 2012 report "Practical business
content collaboration: Personal tools show the way," 92 percent of
people use email to collaborate with customers, vendors or business
partners. The report adds, "easy-to-use applications and services
with roots in email will play an important role in collaboration in
"Today, professionals are exchanging larger files more frequently
than ever before," said Ted Chen, Vice President of Strategic
Partnerships at YouSendIt. "In partnership with Yahoo!, we are able
to serve even more small businesses, making it easier to communicate
and collaborate within their preferred collaboration vehicle of
choice -- email."
All files sent through YouSendIt are encrypted and scanned by the
system for virus protection. Users can also receive delivery
confirmation and verify recipient identity through the application.
YouSendIt's Attach Large Files app was created using YouSendIt's
scalable APIs and Yahoo! Mail Development Platform. For more
information about YouSendIt's APIs, please visit
We Work Where You Work
YouSendIt allows individual professionals in
small businesses, departmental workgroups and large enterprises to
easily send large files, access critical content and even close
business -- all from the tools they use today. Deeply integrated
right in the most popular webmail services and email workflows and
powered by rich mobile, desktop and Web apps, professionals
collaborate quickly, securely and intuitively in the environments
where they work. As a cloud-based service, YouSendIt delivers
anytime, anywhere access bringing greater ease to professionals work
lives. YouSendIt works directly in email environments such as
Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, AOL Mail, Hotmail and
Thunderbird, mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices and
Kindle Fire and desktop sync apps for PC and Mac.
YouSendIt, Inc. is the leading provider of file
transfer and business content collaboration services for professional
users from small businesses to the largest enterprises, with millions
of registered users in 193 countries across 98 percent of the Fortune
500. The company's online services span from simple file sharing to a
comprehensive content collaboration suite of services that allow
users across an entire organization to securely share content, sign
documents and access files from any mobile device or PC. Workstream
by YouSendIt(TM), the company's flagship enterprise content
collaboration offering, allows professionals to collaborate on
content with users both inside and outside their organization while
providing IT with centralized security policy and administrative
controls to manage the flow of work across the entire extended
enterprise. Headquartered in Campbell, CA, YouSendIt is a privately
held company backed by venture capital firms Adams Street Partners,
Alloy Ventures, Emergence Capital Partners, Sevin Rosen Funds and
Sigma Partners. For more information, please visit www.yousendit.com.
Public Relations Manager, YouSendIt
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