What's Wrong with Windows Live Sync?

What's Wrong with Windows Live Sync?

Microsoft continues its penchant for disjointed silos and confusing arrays with Windows Live Sync, Live Mesh and Live Skydrive. See Ars Technica's review of the three:

This is all very frustrating. Microsoft has the building blocks here. They just need to be assembled differently. Peer-to-peer sync and cloud sync are very different things. I'm sure peer-to-peer sync is very useful, but I think the focus needs to be on cloud sync. Microsoft has the potential to offer an extremely rich, integrated set of services here, but it needs a coherent vision which thus far seems to be lacking.

Read the full story of why Windows Live Sync is frustratingly bad when it could be awesome.




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