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By Karen Scarfone Get Started Mar 13, 2015

What to look for in secure file transfer products

As the prospect of significant breaches grows, the argument for secure file transfer becomes more compelling—but what exactly are you buying?

At its most basic, file transfer technology is simply a ... Continue Reading


By Sean McGrath Jan 12, 2015

Box finally files for IPO

After nearly a year of delays, cloud storage provider Box is finally ready to go public Continue Reading


By Jonathan Hassell Evaluate Feb 16, 2015

Considerations for scale-out file servers

Scale-out file servers can significantly lower storage costs, but it might not be right for organizations. Here's what to consider. Continue Reading


By Garry Kranz News Feb 05, 2015

Real estate firm eliminates file junkyard with Panzura file locking

Essex Property Trust decommissioned its NetApp array and moved its primary storage to Amazon cloud with Panzura Quicksilver appliances that lock files to reduce sprawl. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Evaluate Mar 30, 2015

How do you choose between file- and block-level replication?

Block- and file-level replication each offer important benefits, but for different applications. Learn the use cases of each in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading


Mar 24, 2015

How can cloud file sharing improve content security?

LWOB transmits sensitive information around the globe. Cloud file sharing helps it minimize security pain points for collaboration and data management. Continue Reading


By Rob Bastiaansen Get Started Mar 17, 2015

Staying safe while manually modifying a VMX file

What happens when you can't make changes to a VM in the vSphere client? There's more than one way to tweak the configuration file. Continue Reading


By Lauren Horwitz Manage Mar 06, 2015

Cloud file sharing protects data -- and human rights

LWOB aims to protect human rights in conflict-riddled areas. Curiously, protecting its staff and data brought it to a cloud file-sharing app. Continue Reading


By Sonia Lelii News Feb 26, 2015

Connected Data adds appliances for secure file sharing

Connected Data has rolled out two new sync-and-share appliances for businesses that want on-premises secure file sharing. Continue Reading


By Dan Sullivan Get Started Feb 26, 2015

Why doesn't closing a file return me to Microsoft Windows Explorer?

If you open a Windows document in Windows Explorer rather than in the Microsoft Word interface, closing it launches File Explorer. The file hasn't moved. Continue Reading