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  • November 11, 2015 11 Nov'15

    Enterprise file sharing vendors push to meet demand

    The enterprise file sharing market has gotten a touch-up lately, with Box and Dropbox adding new features for document sharing and team collaboration.

  • November 11, 2015 11 Nov'15

    As the BYOD trend fades, a more holistic approach emerges

    The BYOD trend isn't as relevant as it once was. Enterprise mobility today is about much more than employees bringing their own smartphones and tablets to work. Organizations instead need to focus on mobile apps, management and security as a whole, to make all devices viable productivity tools -- regardless of who owns them. This issue's cover story explains the importance of a holistic mobility approach in the post-BYOD era.

    Also in this issue, readers will learn how Apple iOS configuration profiles can help IT admins manage iPhones and iPads. Box's chief strategy officer sits down for a Q&A on the enterprise file sync-and-share market. And some of the most well-known enterprise mobility experts share their predictions for 2016.

  • November 10, 2015 10 Nov'15

    UC briefs: RingCentral debuts Glip team collaboration app

    RingCentral's Glip collaboration app is now available for RingCentral Office customers, while Masergy launches a virtual meeting room conferencing service.

  • November 06, 2015 06 Nov'15

    Dropbox Enterprise launches with new security features

    Dropbox stepped up its security offerings this week with the introduction of Dropbox Enterprise and several new cloud security controls for business customers.

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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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