How to Enable Remote Employees to Securely Access On-premises Company Data in Under 1 Hour

Interest in letting employees to work from home has never been higher and will remain high even after the Covid-19 virus has run its course.  For Companies large and small  the key challenge is how to make Company data available remotely in a way that is easy for employees to use without compromising on information security.  The Enterprise File Fabric™ offers an unmatched set of features to support secure remote working.  In this post we’ll see how to set up the File Fabric in less than an hour to provide secure remote access to on-premises data, be that SMB, NAS / SAN or Microsoft DFS shares.  The best part is that data is not copied or removed anywhere, it remains in the same secure place and the File Fabric provides web scale secure access  to it .

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How to Optimize S3 and S3 Compatible Object Storage Solutions for End User Access with Hundreds of Millions of Files

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Amazon S3 hierarchies performanceThe Enterprise File Fabric is often used with Object Storage solutions, particularly Amazon S3 but also S3 compatible object solutions that may be deployed on-premises.

More and more unstructured data stored on S3 object systems is not always just a backup or archive and there is increasingly a requirement to provide real-time access to unstructured data to end users.
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Deploying the Storage Made Easy Private Cloud Appliance on Amazon EC2

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This post outlines how to deploy the Storage Made Easy private Enterprise File Share and Sync Solution on Amazon EC2.

Setup

To begin with you will require:

– SME Appliance OVF
– Amazon EC2 API Tools: http://aws.amazon.com/developertools/351

Download the Amazon EC2 API Tools and set them up following the instructions at:

http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/CommandLineReference/Welcome.html

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