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CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/25/11 -- 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:
- Easily send large files without the bounce-backs associated with email inbox limits.
- Send password-protected files using strong government standard AES encryption.
- Instantly track and control file access online.
"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).
YouSendIt, Inc. is the first business content collaboration service to offer an integrated approach for sending, sharing and signing documents online. With more than 20 million registered users in 193 countries, YouSendIt helps enterprises and business professionals streamline collaboration by enabling them to instantly sync and access content in the cloud and easily send files, share folders, and sign documents from anywhere -- the desktop, Web or mobile devices. YouSendIt offers a suite of productivity tools that integrate seamlessly into common desktop and mobile environments. With YouSendIt, companies can alleviate ever-expanding email inboxes and overages, improving performance and productivity while reducing costs and IT security risks. Headquartered in Campbell, Calif., YouSendIt is a privately held company backed by venture capital firms Adams Street Partners, Alloy Ventures, Emergence Capital, Sevin Rosen and Sigma Partners. Visit www.yousendit.com or the YouSendIt blog for more information.
About WinZip Computing
Since its introduction in 1991, WinZip Computing has been recognized as the world's leading provider of file utility software. WinZip is trusted by more than 60 million active users worldwide. Combining dependable file utilities and convenient web services, WinZip makes it easy for consumers and business professionals to protect, manage and share files.
Acquired by Corel Corporation in 2006, WinZip Computing offers the world's most popular zip utility, WinZip®, along with WinZip® Courier, WinZip® Mac Edition and WinZip® System Utilities. For more information, please visit www.winzip.com.
© 2011 WinZip Computing SL. All rights reserved. Corel, Courier, ZipSend and WinZip are trademarks or registered trademarks of Corel Corporation and/or its subsidiaries.
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