Evernote, the digital note-taking service that keeps all the bits of your life in order – the receipts, internet clippings, recipes, and the title of that book you want to read – wants to organize your work life also.
Friday at the Evernote Trunk Conference, an annual developer event, the organization announced Evernote for Business. Without having acquiring the complete demo, it seems to take Evernote’s paid service, referred to as Premium, a handful of methods additional by adding attributes made specifically for business, which includes business-wide Evernote directories, shared notebooks, and enhanced safety.
In Evernote for Business you can nevertheless maintain selected notes, notebooks, and stacks private or limited to a handful of people, but now you can also share content material to an Evernote directory that every person in your organization can access. Evernote for Business users can also designate an administrator to handle the entire firm account. Present Evernote customers will be capable to get the business version as an upgrade to their private account.
Of all the new functions Evernote’s engineers created for the corporate globe, safety is a single that they’re really hammering away on. Very first, Evernote makes it clear that all the content material you generate and retailer in a Evernote business account belongs to your company, not Evernote. Every little thing produced in Evernote is private by default, until you pick to share it with other individuals. Lastly, all communication among Evernote apps and the Evernote servers that shop your information is protected by SSL encryption.
Evernote’s move into business accounts is not surprising because Evernote’s 40 million rabid customers currently use it to varying degrees for operate. But it’s a gutsy as soon as, given that with Evernote for Business the 4-plus year-old organization is generating it clear it intends to take on cloud-based solutions like Google Docs and Microsoft 365. Proper now it’s strength is taking private notes and syncing them across numerous computers and devices, but it wants to be the hub about which men and women share all kinds of document, presentations and images within a firm.
Evernote for Business is in beta testing now (the official product launches in December 2012) and carries a $ ten per month, per user fee. That’s only $ five much more per month much more than Evernote Premium. Even your low cost boss can spring for that.