Webinar: How a hybrid/multi-cloud governance platform promotes GDPR Compliance of existing company data

Most companies today have multi-cloud environments as the benefit from mixing and matching the best technologies from various cloud and applications providers, but managing data is a daunting prospect, particularly with incumbent compliance legislation such as GDPR.

With the Storage Made Easy File Fabric, companies can have a single pane of glass for all corporate data, whether it is on cloud or on-premises, to promote a more unified productive experience for end users and to enforce a unified data security policy with full file event audit logging to track data access.

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GDPR White Papers

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been approved by the European Union and, once it comes into force in May 2018, it will give data subjects significant new rights over how their personal data is collected, processed, and transferred by data controllers and processors. It demands significant data protection safeguards to be implemented by organizations. The time to get ready is now, as the consequences of getting it wrong are significant.

GDPR is coming fast, it almost certainly applies to your company, and the consequences of getting it wrong are severe.

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File Fabric integration with external Vault Key Server by HashiCorp (Part 1)

The primary purpose of the File Fabric encryption feature is to protect  a users/companies files on local and remote storage resources, such as Object Storage, Dropbox, Google Drive etc, and to achieve this in an easy and seamless manner.

When files are encrypted in by the File Fabric, users cannot access or share them directly from the storage service. The files need to be accessed through the File Fabric web or app clients because the key to decrypt the data is stored, encrypted, on the File Fabric server instance.

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At Storage Made Easy we regularly run webinars to demonstrate the Enterprise File Fabric, showing how it can be used with one of our many supported cloud providers.

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Securing Storage Made Easy with Let’s Encrypt using Certbot

Storage Made Easy recommends all traffic to be secured with encryption, as a matter of fact, by default we enforce the user of HTTPS communication. That said the software ships with self-signed certificates, to get you started, and when you first connect you will be greeted by an Invalid Certificate message in most browsers as self-signed is fine for pre-production, setup and testing but real certificates need to be added for production. In this post I will show you how to setup a free of charge, trusted certificate with our product.  Let’s Encrypt is the name of the Certificate Authority we will be using, who provide free SSL certificates for 90 days.

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Azure Storage Drive and Explorer

We’re pleased to announce the releases of Storage Made Easy Azure Storage Drive and Storage Made Easy Azure Storage Explorer for Microsoft Azure Blob storage. Joining our family of standalone desktop apps, these new drive and explorer releases allow end users to interact with Azure object storage through familiar interfaces.

With high scalability and availability Azure object storage is increasingly a secure and cost-effective choice for hosting corporate documents and files. The challenge is that object storage can be difficult for end users to use particularly given that the object paradigm is different from what users are used to with traditional file and block storage.

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Turbo Charge Your Company’s Google Drive Experience

Although it is one of more than fifty storage clouds supported by the SME Enterprise File Fabric, Google Drive is not just a storage service. It also provides built-in integration with Google’s Web apps for creating and editing text documents, spreadsheets, slide shows, drawings and maps.

One of our customers, a college in the United States, asked us to look at how they could leverage Google Docs’ application integrations from within Storage Made Easy. In response to this request we implemented two productivity features that allow SME users to integrate Google’s Web based editors into their workflows in novel and useful ways.

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