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How to assess and select enterprise file sync-and-sharing software

Enterprise file sync-and-sharing software helps users share, edit and collaborate on workflows in the mobile environment. Read more about these tools and how to make the best buy for your enterprise.

Introduction

Enterprise file sync and sharing is a well-established technology, but businesses are now beginning to see the benefits it can bring to their mobile users and environments. The growing presence of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, is altering the way that workers are accessing, sharing and collaborating on important files. Enterprise file sync-and-sharing software can help keep this business process moving by allowing users to securely share documents across mobile devices from remote locations so work can get done anytime, anywhere. The greatest benefit enterprise file sync and sharing brings to the enterprise is the flexibility it gives companies to protect their information with EFSS features, like authentication, access controls and data replication, among other capabilities.

An effective enterprise file sync-and-sharing platform should utilize the cloud, on premises or a hybrid environment. Buyers must take a close look at the options and what they offer in regards to primary business benefits, such as data security, user experience, storage, sharing, collaboration and file synchronization.

This guide will help prospective buyers learn:

  • what enterprise file sync-and-sharing tools can do for business;
  • the use cases for such technology;
  • what capabilities to look for when evaluating options; and
  • some of the notable vendors and products in the market.

With mobile technology growing more and more pervasive in the enterprise, suitable enterprise file sync-and-sharing software can utilize mobile devices better to achieve productivity in file-centric processes.

1What is?-

Enterprise file sync and sharing in the mobile environment

EFSS technology helps business secure, share and collaborate on file-related business workflows. Buyers must know what types of tools exist, their capabilities and how they impact enterprise mobility.

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EFSS technology and its growing role in enterprise mobility

While EFSS technology is well-established, enterprises are just beginning to see how it allows businesses to effectively secure and share their files across mobile devices. Continue Reading

2Do I need?-

The use cases and business need for enterprise file sync-and-sharing tools

Discover the different business uses where an organization would need to buy enterprise file sync-and-sharing software and how these products would address those specific needs.

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The business case for enterprise file sync-and-sharing tools

Enterprise file sync-and-sharing tools can serve an important service for mobile environments that need to share and collaborate on files and prevent security risks. Continue Reading

3How to buy-

Enterprise file sync-and-sharing technology and the functions and features to consider

Learn about the notable functions and capabilities that EFSS software possesses and which of these features buyers should focus on when evaluating what tools would be most suitable for their organization.

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How to make the right EFSS purchase for your mobile enterprise

File sync-and-sharing tools are growing more essential with the rise of mobile computing. Learn about the functions to consider and the players to involve when making a purchase. Continue Reading

4Which should I buy?-

Analyzing and evaluating enterprise file sync-and-sharing tool options and their features

Learn about the enterprise file sync-and-sharing vendors in the market so IT buyers can select the product that best meets their organization's enterprise mobility needs.

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How to compare enterprise file sync-and-sharing software options

When comparing and assessing file sync-and-sharing tools, buyers should focus on security, user experience, collaboration capabilities and file synchronization. Continue Reading

5Product roundups-

A rundown of the enterprise file sync-and-sharing vendors for the mobile environment

The EFSS market offers a diverse range of vendors for buyers to consider. Read this in-depth overview of the different products available -- their features, capabilities, versions and the buying and licensing options they offer.

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Enterprise file sync-and-sharing vendors up close and in-depth

Enterprise file sync and sharing helps users share, collaborate on and edit files to keep workflows moving. Learn what the various vendors can do for your mobile EFSS needs. Continue Reading

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