SugarSync grabs $10M from ORIX to expand its data-center footprint

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Cloud syncing startup SugarSync has raised $10 million in new funding that will help the business build more data centers around the world, the company announced today.

Much like its biggest rival, Dropbox, SugarSync helps individuals and small businesses manage and back up files across multiple platforms, including PCs, Macs, iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile. But unlike Dropbox, which dominates the conversation around consumer-focused cloud storage in the tech press, SugarSync has been more of a word-of-mouth success, with millions of users telling their friends and family to sign up.

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