Enterprise file sync & sharing News
July 26, 2017
The latest version of Ctera's file-sharing software takes the sync out of sync-and-share with intelligent caching built into Enterprise File Services Platform 6.
June 30, 2017
Box adds support for Microsoft Azure, which means organizations can take advantage of that service's AI and machine learning capabilities to improve the file sync-and-share platform.
February 10, 2017
This year marks the 15th edition of the Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com Products of the Year awards, recognizing the best storage products of the past year. Nominated products competed across six categories, with the top in each category receiving bronze, silver or gold. Judges graded finalists on innovation, performance, manageability, ease of integration and use, functionality and value.
Modern storage arrays may offer previously unheard of max capacities, but that doesn't mean you won't have problems meeting today's ever-increasing storage capacity and performance requirements. We explore how to squeeze more bits and bytes out of storage systems without negatively affecting storage network performance through best practices for evaluation and configuration as well as tools to help with monitoring and management.
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.
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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
As enterprises expand their mobile footprint, the security risks to their data multiply: an unattended tablet, unsecured Wi-Fi network or malware from a third-party app is all it takes for data loss or a security breach to occur. Protecting just one of these aspects of mobility isn't enough. To address these vulnerabilities, IT executives are now taking a layered approach to mobile security and management. They protect the app layer, for example, with secure containers and the device layer with mobile device management.
In this SearchCIO handbook, Mary K. Pratt lists the tiers of tools and technologies that are increasingly being incorporated into organizations' mobile security strategies. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen talks about how delivering good mobile security involves closely examining the risks before heaping on the rules. In our last piece, Features Writer Jason Sparapani catches up with Gartner's Dionisio Zumerle, who talks about how mobile security involves finding a balance between business and user needs.Continue Reading
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Box.com is helping to shape next-generation digital experiences with flexible and task-oriented content management systems, making it more than just cloud storage. Continue Reading
The influence of social media is clear: Today's users want to collaborate. Answer these questions to determine if social collaboration software is right for your business. Continue Reading
Enterprise file sync-and-sharing tools help mobile users securely access, share and collaborate on office documents, spreadsheets and media files, such as photos and videos. Continue Reading
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Terri McClure looks at how "shadow EFSS" has made it easy for sensitive data to fall into the wrong hands and hard for companies to protect it. Continue Reading
EFSS platforms are critical to enabling today's mobile workers. But to be truly successful, file-sharing apps must integrate with other apps to allow for document manipulation. Continue Reading
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There's no shortage of enterprise file sync-and-sharing services available to provide access to mobile data, but they're not the only option, and they're not right for every organization. Continue Reading
Mobile workers need access to corporate data, and every business must choose a method that meets its users' needs. Questions about security and offline capabilities are at the core of any discussion about providing mobile data access. Offline or not, sensitive data needs protection, and IT must find a way to provide that without locking data down too much.
There's no shortage of enterprise file sync and sharing services available to provide mobile data access, but they're not the only option and they're not right for every organization -- especially those with highly regulated data. Companies can instead turn to mobile content management (MCM), but that has drawbacks of its own. It's usually tied to enterprise mobility management, so it has the integration IT administrators want. But workers may be forced to use non-native applications instead of the tools they like. In-app storage is a good solution for companies with confidential or regulated information, but is an unnecessary undertaking for businesses that can use the cloud or MCM.Continue Reading
Expert Dan Sullivan explains how enterprises can manage cloud DLP for data in cloud file storage services that offer offline synchronization. Continue Reading