ZipSend Securely Sends Large Files Directly From WinZip 16, Outlook and Popular Email Services
CAMPBELL, Calif. - October 25, 2011 - YouSendIt, Inc., a leader in business content collaboration services, today announced a partnership with WinZip Computing, a Corel Company, bringing the power of YouSendIt's proven platform to ZipSend, WinZip's new file delivery service. The partnership offers seamlessly integrated file delivery services to WinZip's installed base of 60 million users. Developed by WinZip in close collaboration with YouSendIt, ZipSend allows users to easily send multiple files and folders in one secure, zipped package from their current email application or from WinZip 16.
"By partnering with YouSendIt, we are able to deliver a superior product at scale that helps our users efficiently and seamlessly share large files, without interrupting their workflow," said Patrick Nichols, President of WinZip. "With ZipSend, users get the best of both worlds: WinZip's best-in-class file utilities and YouSendIt's industry-leading service for sending, receiving and tracking files."
WinZip's client applications automatically connect to the ZipSend file delivery service whenever the user sends files greater than a certain size limit (typically, five megabytes). ZipSend allows users to:
"When professionals can collaborate without worrying about file sizes and can share information freely, innovation and success follow," said Brian Curry, vice president of product and business strategy, YouSendIt. "ZipSend, built on YouSendIt's platform with APIs available today, is an example of how we're continuing to break down communication and workflow barriers by extending secure file sharing from within today's popular applications.”
WinZip has surpassed 60 million unique active installations to date. Starting today, more than 20 million people with a YouSendIt account will be able to sign in to the ZipSend service in any WinZip application using their YouSendIt credentials.
Availability and Pricing
ZipSend is available now from www.zipsend.com.
A tiered pricing structure offers two levels of service – Lite (free) and Pro ($9.99 a month).
Founded in 2004, YouSendIt was working in the cloud before the term was even coined. At first the service was a simple way to send the large attachments that email couldn’t process, but has since grown to become a robust suite of online file storage and management capabilities. Today, the company serves 40 million registered users across 193 countries and 98 percent of the Fortune 500. Aside from offering professionals an easy-to-use collaboration solution, YouSendIt’s renowned reliability, untouched data security and endless innovation make it the go-to solution for businesses, big and small.