Exoscale is a Swiss-based cloud services platform providing hosting and infrastructure services, including storage, throughout central Europe. This article walks through adding Exoscale object storage to the Enterprise File Fabric. For information on launching the Enterprise File Fabric from on the Exoscale cloud platform itself see Getting Started with Exoscale.by
Many IT teams at medical organisations are looking to modernise their IT infrastructure and manage growing costs by moving to either on-prem cloud, hybrid cloud or multi-cloud.
Cloudian Hyperstore provides a world class object storage solution for these organisations but many are often unsure about how to provide end users access to their data in a safe and secure manner that is able to be fully audited and compliant. That’s where Storage Made Easy’s File Fabric comes in.
The Storage Made Easy Enterprise File Fabric™ platform now supports Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage as a first-class storage provider. It’s been one of our most requested storage providers. Many organizations are already using Backblaze for cloud backup and want other data and workflows to take advantage of low cost cloud storage.
This blog walks through setting up a Backblaze B2 provider, highlighting some of the nifty features as well as nuances and recommended settings.
This is a follow on from our similar blog post on integrating Slack with the File Fabric.
Microsoft Teams is an alternative to Slack that has gained a lot of traction particularly in the last couple of week because of the need for employees to work from home. We have had several requests of how the File Fabric can be used within Teams and this post outlines how this can be achieved.
Here at Storage Made Easy we can quite often get involved in helping a customer clone, or move, their data from one storage provider to another. This is often a one time operation, and we have a number of in-house apps and scripts that we are able to use but today I’d like to discuss a third party free solution called Rclone.
Without a doubt Amazon S3 Object Storage is the big gorilla of the storage world. Many companies, large and small, are using it to store data.
One of the challenges of using Amazon S3 has been how to secure it and how to securely share from it. There have been far too many articles with regards to S3 breaches because of mis-configuration which have been well documented, although Amazon have tried to help combat this with its recent announcement regarding public access setting for S3 buckets.
There are those that think that S3 security is flawed by design. The simple purpose of this post is to present ways in which the Enterprise File Fabric helps to make S3 data more secure.
One of the many reasons organizations have adopted Storage Made Easy’s Enterprise File Fabric™ solution is that it provides an abundance of features that can help companies with compliance regimes, including European GDPR Compliance.
Options such as encrypting data at rest, requiring secure protocols for data transfers and many others help customers to secure and manage the personal information that they hold in unstructured file data, be that on-cloud or on-premises and whether it is posix type file systems or next generation object storage.Continue reading “The Enterprise File Fabric now includes a GDPR Compliance Healthcheck feature for on-premises and on-cloud data”by
During the OpenStack Summit in Berlin, James Norman, Engineering Manager at SME, presented a live demo on:
How to transfer assets between storage tiers quickly and efficiently?
How to archive data onto Object as part of our existing workflows?
How to distribute content stored on Object Storage securely?
The official videos from the event have not been posted yet but you can catch a video from James presenting this below:
Although the File Fabric can be used with web based document editors and can facilitate desktop editing using the unique CloudEdit feature, sometimes all you want to do is jot down a quick text note.
You might not be aware that The File Fabric has this facility built in, without the need for a third party note taking application.
The Storage Made Easy File Fabric provides an S3 compatible API into any on-premises or on-cloud storage whether the storage provider supports the S3 protocol or not.
The AWS CLI is one of the best opensource tools for working with S3 compatible storage. When working with storage providers other than Amazon, the commands can get lengthy to type.
Simply access with Aliases in Mac, Windows, and Linux
The Storage Made Easy File Fabric™ works with over fifty file and object storage systems, both on-premises and on-cloud. Many of these storage systems offer more than one flavour of storage, and by exposing these variations through the File Fabric™ we have been able to help customers realise additional value from their storage providers, in addition to providing a centralised point of compliance and control of corporate data.
Last week I told you about the new SME File Fabric Workflow Approval feature. Today’s topic is another new collaboration feature, Share for Edit.