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More Efficient Enterprise File Data Storage and Collaboration – CTERA Briefing Note

The modern enterprise is highly distributed geographically, employs a range of in-office and remote workers, and is generating and using file data at an unprecedented pace. Legacy network-attached storage (NAS), or “filer” arrays were not designed to provide the levels

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Designing a File Storage Infrastructure – CTERA Briefing Note

The combined value of files that an organization creates and stores is higher than its most mission-critical applications. The ability to collaborate, share and retain files both within and outside the organization dictates how competitive that organization is in its

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Where Is The Copy of Record in a File Sync & Share Service? – CTERA Product Spotlight

When assessing Enterprise File Sync and Share services (EFSS), it’s essential to understand the concept of the copy of record. What is the “copy of record?” The term is borrowed from the legal world, and it refers to the original

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Why is Encryption Key Ownership So Important?

When it comes to encryption, IT is constantly being told to “own the keys.” But why? Isn’t it OK if your provider owns the keys? Encryption keys are how you unlock encrypted data. Whoever or whatever owns the keys has

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Enterprise File Sync and Share Panel Discussion

The mobile ”work from anywhere” workforce creates new challenges for IT. Users not only need to sync and share data, they need to have data protected and need efficient storage in remote offices. IT can no longer let users establish

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What is Enterprise File Sync and Share?

Enterprise file sync and share brings file synchronization and file sharing under IT control. Its competitor is public offerings that are outside of the oversight of the organization and puts corporate data at risk. For an enterprise file sync and

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SlideShare: How To Achieve Total File Security in the Cloud

Today’s IT professional is stuck in the middle of a file sharing tug of war. One side has the end users who want the improved productivity that mobility and collaboration promises. The other side consists of corporate governance that wants

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Enterprise File Sync and Share vs. A File Strategy

Users want their files available to them at all times, on any device and at any location. Organizations are scrambling to implement enterprise file sync and share products answer the demand before users go off and do it themselves with

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StorageShort: Will Enterprise File Sync and Share Encryption Really Protect You?

Ask any Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) vendor if they provide encryption and you are going to get a emphatic, “Yes!” They will claim end-to-end encryption and let you assume that you are covered. But are you really? Certainly

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ChalkTalk Video: Can you Get Total File Security in the Cloud?

Users create files. Over the years the size and number of files they create keeps increasing. Users also don’t work from a desktop at the office any more. They are mobile and have multiple devices. They want their files with

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