January 27, 2017
Box rolled out an update to its collaboration and productivity tool, Box Notes, featuring a new user interface and stand-alone desktop application.
November 17, 2016
Citrix will roll out a few ShareFile updates on its web app that allow users to request approvals and e-signatures on digital documents.
May 11, 2016
Okta and Box expand their partnership to include mobile identity management and single sign-on capabilities. EMM vendors, such as MobileIron and VMware AirWatch, also get in on the game.
November 11, 2015
The enterprise file sharing market has gotten a touch-up lately, with Box and Dropbox adding new features for document sharing and team collaboration.
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One of the most important parts of delivering applications to users is ensuring that the back-end IT infrastructure systems can support those apps in the short and long term. But there have been a lot of obstacles to building strong storage and networking back ends for VDI and mobile deployments. This month's cover story of Access magazine delves into the new IT infrastructure systems issues popping up around graphics support, secure data access and more.
To manage mobile apps, organizations need EMM, but the enterprise mobility management landscape is changing. One column in this issue explores whether EMM is a product or feature today, and another explores whether data and apps must live together. This month's Deep Dive examines the history of app stores and how the enterprise can benefit from this type of application deployment system. In the App Spotlight, get an overview of enterprise file sync-and-share service Box.Continue Reading
A new sync client for One Drive is coming soon, but the offerings may be too Microsoft-centric to encourage defection from competing services, such as Box. Continue Reading
File-sharing apps are considered more user-friendly than ECM software. Will these apps continue to give ECM software a run for its money? Continue Reading
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With integrations with business apps including Salesforce and DocuSign, and features such as data encryption, Box is proving to be an enterprise favorite. Continue Reading
Box, the online file sharing and content management services company that has mainly been involved with back-office workflow, announced at HIMSS 2016 that it is offering a new, FDA-cleared cloud ... Continue Reading
Enterprise file sync and share shook up the traditional ECM software scene, prompting some to wonder whether EFSS tools will replace ECM software. Continue Reading
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The BYOD trend isn't as relevant as it once was. Enterprise mobility today is about much more than employees bringing their own smartphones and tablets to work. Organizations instead need to focus on mobile apps, management and security as a whole, to make all devices viable productivity tools -- regardless of who owns them. This issue's cover story explains the importance of a holistic mobility approach in the post-BYOD era.
Also in this issue, readers will learn how Apple iOS configuration profiles can help IT admins manage iPhones and iPads. Box's chief strategy officer sits down for a Q&A on the enterprise file sync-and-share market. And some of the most well-known enterprise mobility experts share their predictions for 2016.Continue Reading
Most sync-and-share products encrypt data, but a growing number of vendors are handing data encryption key management over to customers. Continue Reading
Businesses that hope to collaborate effectively in today’s marketplace have a host of issues to contend with -- trust issues with the cloud (yes, still) and an ever-widening workforce among them. So the ways in which organizations collaborate must evolve. No longer can they count on face-to-face interaction to foster business innovation. Scattered workforces and closely guarded business assets can impede the community-aspect of business collaboration. To remain competitive, organizations are looking to technology to keep enterprise collaboration rolling.
This three-part guide examines what organizations can do to foster that collaboration and improve on the ideation process. First, Lauren Horwitz, an executive editor in the Business Applications & Architecture Media Group, explains how cloud-based applications -- Dropbox, Skydrive and Google Drive, for example -- are enabling simple, secure file-sharing in organizations around the world. Horwitz is joined by Laura Aberle, SearchContentManagement site editor, in the second piece. Together, they describe how, for some organizations, file-sharing isn’t enough. These companies, aiming to take collaboration further, are bringing together external and internal employees -- and in some cases, users -- to crowdsource ideas through collaboration-as-a-service applications. To close, consultant Shawn Shell discusses in more detail the trend of crowdsourced collaboration -- specifically, the challenges wrought by connecting global, mobile and external collaborators. Continue Reading
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Expert Dan Sullivan explains how enterprises can manage cloud DLP for data in cloud file storage services that offer offline synchronization. Continue Reading
File sync-and-share has vexed enterprises, but it's time to fight back and get those files out of the clouds and off employees' personal devices. Continue Reading
Knowledge workers want ECM software that has the ease of use of file-sharing applications -- and the simplicity. Continue Reading