And now here it is, April 2012, and Google has finally gotten around to revealing GDrive. But does anyone still care? Users who really needed such a service have since migrated elsewhere. When Dropbox raised its $250M Series B in October, it was boasting over 45 million users. Now it has over 50 million. Box.net, meanwhile, raised $50M in September, touting 7 million users. Today, that’s 10 million.
Google says there are 40 million Google Apps users, including 4 million businesses, to give you an idea of the size of Google’s customer base.
Today’s Google Drive is GDocs+ – it’s no longer tapping into the pent-up, unsatisfied demand for a decent cloud storage and sync service. People who use Google Docs might try it, but if they’re already satisfied with the alternatives – the platform-agnostic, popular alternatives – they may just skip it."
GDrive aka Google Dropbox finally launches