We are pleased to announce that the File Fabric has been added as an Rclone connector in the newly released 1.54 version of Rclone.
Rclone is a free open source command line tool that works across Windows, Mac and Linux to sync and work with remotely stored files.
In concept it is similar to Rsync and Rdiff and if you would like to know more about it you can listen too our recent podcast with the founder of Rclone, Nick Craig-Wood.
The help pages for the File Fabric and Rclone can be found here.
Let’s take a look at Rclone by installing it, in this case on a Linux system via the terminal:
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One of the things the Coronavirus Covid-19 has brought sharply into focus is the topic of employee remote working. Whether this is to limit the spread of the virus or because employees are self isolating, many companies may find themselves in a position where a significant part of their workforce is working out of the office.
The aim of this post is to outline how the File Fabric software may help companies who wish to prepare or facilitate remote working.
Firstly some background on the File Fabric. The File Fabric is a secure multi-cloud content management data collaboration solution. It does not provide any storage rather it indexes and works with existing on-premise or on-cloud storage silos. It unites files in these disparate storage platforms to provide a single cohesive way for people to securely work and collaborate.
The File Fabric has a strong ethos and governance and compliance of the data that it indexes and makes available providing event based audit and configurable compliance policies.
There are three ways to use the File Fabric today:
1. For small businesses from our SaaS hosted platform. This version of the File Fabric does not have all of the features of the enterprise version.
2. Enterprise Version that is self hosted by a company and can be deployable on-premises or on-cloud.
3. For free using our self hosted personal version.
Let’s take a looks at some of the challenges and solutions that may be faced by remote workers and how the File Fabric solves them.
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