File sync & share News
February 27, 2018
Alfresco's sale to an equity firm is seen as 'cautiously optimistic,' according to an analyst, adding that the influx of funding will continue operations.
February 15, 2018
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, speaking at Recode’s Code Media conference in California, has insisted its macabre problem child Logan Paul hasn’t done enough to be kicked off the platform. The ...
January 12, 2018
A cloud enablement alliance between NEC Corporation of America and Magna5 will bring together NEC's infrastructure-as-a-service offerings with Magna5's communications network.
March 06, 2017
SwiftStack 5 object storage software upgrade enables two-way data synchronization between on-site private cloud storage and public cloud storage from Google and Amazon.
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Gartner has unveiled a new Magic Quadrant report for content collaboration platforms as file synchronization and sharing becomes more collaborative and workflow-centric. The report originally ... Continue Reading
Companies continue to shred their paper-based systems for digitization, from e-fax and e-signature tools to full cloud suites and AI tools for content personalization. Continue Reading
Cloud file syncing is an application that updates files held in different locations through the cloud. Continue Reading
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For 16 years, Storage magazine and SearchStorage have recognized the best enterprise storage systems with our annual Products of the Year awards. For this year's competition, vendors submitted new and upgraded products from the past year across five categories, including backup and disaster recovery hardware, backup and DR software and services, software-defined storage, storage arrays and storage management tools. Judges for the competition included consultants, users, analysts and Storage magazine and SearchStorage writers and editors. They assessed products based on innovation, performance, ease of integration, ease of use and manageability, functionality and value. Of the 47 finalists, only the best enterprise storage systems won coveted gold, silver or bronze to become one of our 2017 Products of the Year.
Time is of the essence. If you haven't started getting ready for the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it is time to start. GDPR goes into effect May 25, 2018, and is designed to protect EU residents' privacy and personal data by specifying rules, processes and technologies organizations must follow or use. Noncompliance -- both major and minor -- could lead to significant financial penalties that climb high enough to put some companies out of business. Compliance isn't optional; it's a must. While it won't be easy -- in some cases, particularly so -- to meet the GDPR's 87 pages and 99 articles of specifications and regulations, it isn't impossible. Read on to find out everything you need know about GDPR, see what it means for your organization and, most importantly, learn how to make sure you're not on the short end of the GDPR compliance stick.Continue Reading
Shadow IT can be a good thing if users communicate their needs with IT, and administrators listen. But security still needs to be top of mind. Continue Reading
If your organization can identify with any of the object storage use cases noted here, it might be time to consider adding this technology to your storage portfolio. Continue Reading
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What's it like to be the first CIO at one of the world's most valuable startups? For Dropbox CIO Sylvie Veilleux it's about making IT 'easy to work with' -- and indispensable. Continue Reading
Microsoft may want users to move to Office 365, but there are challenges to prepare for, advises expert Shawn Shell. First, ease user adoption; then, look at content migration. Continue Reading
Administrators can hit a few snags when migrating a Windows file server, but a free Microsoft utility and some PowerShell know-how make the changeover a painless procedure. Continue Reading
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CloudFanta is a new kind of malware threatening enterprises. Expert Rob Shapland explains how it leverages cloud storage site SugarSync to infect users and enterprises. Continue Reading
While mobile security is a challenge, file sync-and-share products and mobile device management software can help protect your organization's vulnerable data. Continue Reading
While ransomware attacks may be nearly impossible to stop, there are important data protection measures your organization can take to recover effectively. Continue Reading