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Published: 01 May 2014

Providing a safe alternative to public cloud-based file sync-and-share services is a good idea, but be prepared to expand those services to enhance other business processes. Cloud-based files services like Dropbox have changed the game of file data access. Making file data more accessible is a long-standing problem that was first addressed by consumer-level products that were free of enterprise encumbrances. On the heels of the success of consumer file sync-and-share services, we're seeing enterprise strategies and products emerge that can deliver some of the same benefits for business environments, along with better access, more scalability and lower cost. In many cases, the interest in enterprise offerings is compelled by users who have already turned to consumer-grade services, especially for syncing mobile devices. The reason users have turned to cloud sync and share is simple: Cloud file services give users an entirely new level of data accessibility (many devices from anywhere) that allows them do their jobs and manage their lives better. Still, ... Access >>>

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