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  • August 14, 2015 14 Aug'15

    Dropbox adds support for U2F security keys

    Dropbox announced it is strengthening login options with support for universal 2nd factor (U2F) security keys with the aim of making two-step verification faster and easier.

  • June 10, 2015 10 Jun'15

    New cloud desktop delivers apps and data where VDI can't

    Panzura's DaaS-cloud storage combo one-ups VDI for one firm that needs to make geographically separate employees seem like they work in the same zip code.

  • December 22, 2014 22 Dec'14

    Enterprise file sync and share expands in 2014

    The crowded enterprise file sync-and-share market is poised for change, as functionality increasingly becomes a feature of larger products, analysts predict.

  • November 07, 2014 07 Nov'14

    Microsoft bows to mobile with free Office apps

    Microsoft appeases mobile and cloud masses with free Office apps for iPhones and Androids, plus a Dropbox Office 365 deal. Also in Searchlight: Workday seeks big data insight on employees; Facebook tries to sway the election.

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  • Climb aboard enterprise sync-and-share technology

    Lately, file sync-and-share products are seeing rapid adoption. With more employees taking it upon themselves to use consumer-grade options to collaborate and access data remotely, enterprises are realizing the value that business-class offerings can bring to their organizations.

    Organizations often struggle with what some analysts call the "Dropbox problem" -- that is, the difficulty that comes with employees storing company data on personal devices. By providing an enterprise-class option, IT can cut back on the Dropbox problem by putting the security and management back in their own hands. Employees can boost productivity with the convenience of being able to access data without logging onto a VPN -- and from any device they choose.

    Enterprise sync-and-share technology is being used more frequently as an addition to endpoint backup as well, where the "sync" part of the product acts as the backup process. But this doesn't mean that all the difficulties of early days' sync-and-share products are gone. Furthermore, evaluating the cost and features of enterprise sync-and-share products can be difficult. This guide provides expert guidance for companies evaluating and implementing a new sync-and-share technology.

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  • Mobile content management software, EFSS protect data in the cloud era

    Thanks to mobile and cloud computing, the number of potential repositories for corporate data have increased exponentially. Traditional file storage systems, content management software and device-centric security measures can only do so much to organize and protect data that's constantly on the go. Cloud storage services, enterprise file synchronization and sharing (EFSS) and mobile content management (MCM) represent key alternatives in storing and providing access to corporate data in the new mobile cloud era. When implemented correctly, these technologies can provide secure data access to a mobile, distributed workforce. This guide explains how EFSS and MCM differ from -- and can work with -- traditional network shares to accomplish this goal. Continue Reading

  • Dropbox for business API signals new trend for file-sharing apps

    The Dropbox for business API may signal that file-sharing app companies are now striving to become platforms with which to integrate other apps. Continue Reading

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