How File Locking Facilitates Collaboration In The Cloud

How is cloud collaboration done today ? Perhaps this scenario may sound familiar. There is a need to share a file with someone so it is attached to an email and the recipient takes a copy of the file, edits it, and then send it back attached to a fresh email !

Why is this process so common ? It is because collaborating on files stored in different places outside of a local network is just hard.

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GoodBye Google Search Appliance – hello federated enterprise content search !

Google Search ApplianceGoogle recently announced that the Google Search Appliance is being end of life’d with the GSA renewals ending in 2018 and support ending in 2019.

Google’s appliance was intended for companies that want to be able to search internal documents and a Google partner ecosystem was built up  to integrate the appliance’s search with customer document data stores.

The question for existing customer and new incumbent users however is ‘what now?’

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My Favourite Feature: The SME Client Ecosystem

My name is Erik, I work as Director of Engineering, Storage Made Easy in the US. I want to share my favorite SME feature with you. Some day’s life gets hectic, and it is not just work I am talking about. As you can use all SME features in a personal account, this post will focus on enterprise deployments.

As an IT department, it is hard to respond to every demand. First the users, there is some combination of “access anywhere”, “BYOD”, “VPN free”, “faster”, “bigger”, etc. Then as a manager your requirements are something like this: Continue reading →

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My Favourite Feature: Folder Permissions

I am Zaeem, SME’s Pre Sales Executive. I was asked to share my favourite SME feature with you all, so I thought hard about what was it for me that really stood out.

From the colossal arsenal of features like locking, client tools, file-sharing annotations, auditing, AD integration …….. so on and so forth. I had to pick one, but it was not that difficult for me, to decide what I think is one of the best, if not the best feature. My winner is Folder Permissions. Continue reading →

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