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SWOT: Dropbox, Cloud Storage and Sync Services, Worldwide

Published: 03 August 2012

ID: G00228956

Analyst(s): Shalini Verma


Dropbox has successfully ridden the wave of growing interest in cloud storage. However, it risks being crowded out by large providers of personal cloud services. Dropbox needs to create differentiation and become the de facto engine for online content storing and sharing on devices and platforms.

Table Of Contents


  • SWOT Analysis
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
    • Opportunities
    • Threats
  • Implication for Company Being Profiled
  • Recommendations for Partners and/or Competitors
    • Personal Cloud Providers and Device OEMs
    • CSPs
    • Cloud Storage and Sync Providers
  • Company Overview
  • Methodology

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