YouSendIt application now powering large attachments in Yahoo! Mail
January 26, 2011 — Campbell, Calif., – YouSendIt, Starting today, big files will be flying first class at Yahoo! Mail. That’s because YouSendIt, Inc., a global leader in secure digital content delivery, has partnered with Yahoo! to power the large file attachment application in Yahoo! Mail. Through YouSendIt, Yahoo! Mail users can now send up to 50MB of attachments per email. It’s quick, it’s easy, it's secure and it’s completely free. Video and sound files, big pictures and presentations will now reach their destinations via YouSendIt, the most trusted mover of major megabytes over the Internet.
Over 15 million users and 2,500 corporations have come to rely on YouSendIt to safely share and track the large files that matter most in their digital world. Now, millions of Yahoo! Mail users worldwide will be able to benefit from the same simplicity, security and speed that have helped make sharing files over the Internet an intuitive and essential part of doing business.
"We are excited to welcome Yahoo! Mail users to YouSendIt and look forward to their discovery of its many benefits. Today, we share digital content more frequently than ever before, and the files we exchange are getting larger, richer, and harder to send. As a world-class provider of online communications services, Yahoo! has recognized this trend." said Brian Curry, vice president of product and business strategy at YouSendIt. "Through this partnership, we are putting the file transfer services of YouSendIt right inside the Yahoo! Mail interface where people can find and use them more easily than ever before."
Leveraging Yahoo! Mail’s powerful APIs and the Yahoo! Applications Platform, the YouSendIt application is integrated seamlessly with the inbox, enabling people to be even more productive. People can access the app in the Applications area of the new Yahoo! Mail, and after attaching and sending a file, their recipients simply click on a download button within the email to receive it. All files sent through YouSendIt are encrypted, and scanned by the system for virus protection.
Additional security and tracking capabilities, including password protection and download notification, are available through YouSendIt premium services.
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.