The enterprise file sharing market is crowded...So, what should an enterprise look for when looking to move up from file sharing?...File sharing makes it easy to share a document
Third-party file sharing Third-party file sharing services, like Dropbox , allow users to upload files to shared servers, then invite clients to “pick up” their files via a one-off URL
You’re out of your mind if you think blocking access to file sharing services is filling a security gap
Because external file sharing of files stored in SharePoint is not well supported either for employees wanting access on mobile devices or for organizations wanting to share with external parties. Lack of external file sharing of SharePoint files leads to increased data risk and reduced productivity
Do you feel that cloud file-sharing and ad-hoc colaboration services are creating a new Wild West of uncontrolled repositories and major security risks?
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Far better to either make strong efforts to stop employees using third-party cloud file-sharing options (even if this proves ultimately to be very difficult to do), and far FAR better to figure out a way for your employees to have this need met
As a result, IT departments have been slow to formally extend on-premise ECM functionality such as file sharing, collaboration and workflow to the Cloud
Collaboration is the most popular application, followed closely by document management and file-share replacement
In this age of email and file sharing, you would think most document security issues would be caused by breaches in an electronic document management system
” Private clouds are terrific for file sharing and synchronization to enhance collaboration and encourage a more agile approach to IT, while not elevating exposure to data loss, regulatory penalties, and other compliance issues