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How to Prevent Data Leaks in a Collaborative World – MyWorkDrive Version 5 Briefing Note

Collaboration and Data Leak Prevention (DLP) seem to be at odds with each other. Collaboration requires sharing data and it seems like copying that data to a sharing service is the only viable alternative. The only way IT can protect

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What Went Wrong with Enterprise File Sync and Share – MyWorkDrive Briefing Note

Sometimes IT vendors are guilty of answering questions that no one is asking. Such is the case with enterprise file sync and share (EFSS). For the most part, users just want to share office files with other colleagues and occasionally

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SlideShare: Three Steps to Eliminating Storage Silos

As an organization grows the number of use cases the data center needs to support increases with it. What starts out as a NAS for file sharing, moves to a SAN for database applications, and then storage for data protection.

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Preventing S3 Data Leaks With a NAS

It seems like every week there is news of another Amazon S3 Bucket being left wide open and its data exposed to anyone that figures out the bucket’s URL. Companies experiencing these data leaks include large Fortune 500 organizations and

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Enterprise File Sync and Share Comes of Age – FileCloud Briefing Note

File sync and share is one of those IT initiatives that administrators would rather avoid and there are what seems to be viable alternatives in the consumer cloud. The challenge with letting users take matters into their own hands is

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Webinar: Three Steps to Eliminating Storage Silos

As an organization grows the number of use cases the data center needs to support increases with it. What starts out as a NAS for file sharing, moves to a SAN for database applications, and then storage for data protection.

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Can You Share Files Without File Sync and Share?

Enterprise IT departments have struggled with file sharing for some time. The traditional solutions were deemed by many users to be passé and not in keeping with modern workflows. This caused many users to resort to consumer-grade solutions, leading to

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Does File Sync and Share Create A Data Deduplication Problem?

File sync and share is here to stay, and enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) is how most enterprises add this functionality to their environment. The question is whether the addition of this new service adds additional problems. For example,

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Why is the Cloud a problem for Enterprise File Sync and Share?

Some see the reliance on the public cloud as the Achilles’ heel of enterprise file sync and share (EFSS). While EFSS products are more robust than their consumer-grade counterparts, their use of the cloud does add a number of concerns

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Is There A Safe Place for Prosumer Data? – Morro Briefing Note

Prosumers and small businesses sometimes create significant amounts of data that are the lifeblood of their business. Examples include (but certainly aren’t limited to) photographers, videographers, healthcare clinics, as well as architecture and CAD design firms. Even hobbyists in these

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