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Local File Storage Is a BAD IDEA for Businesses

Gil Cattelain

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July 6, 2016 9:44 am

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Envision this scenario: One of your employees opens his laptop, only to discover he is locked out. The machine is infected with the malicious form of malware known as ransomware. The situation gets worse. All of his files are stored locally, instead of on your business’s servers. There is no backup, leaving you with a …

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Your Employees Probably Don’t Care About Data Security

Gil Cattelain

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June 27, 2016 2:00 pm

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Imagine that Joe in marketing receives a request from a colleague for a document containing private information. Trying to be helpful, Joe shares the document without asking for the recipient’s credentials. This could lead to a potentially costly data breach—and one that may have significant repercussions for your enterprise. This type of data breach—stemming from …

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Top Five Reasons to Use Filr for Enterprise File Sharing

Gil Cattelain

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June 20, 2016 12:15 pm

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Imagine telling your young children they must stay at home to play, where it’s safe, then leaving them unsupervised for a long period of time. The risks they would face at home—like staircases and sharp objects—could potentially equal the dangers they would face in the neighborhood. A similar case could be made about file sharing …

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Are Tight Industry Regulations Preventing Your Organization From Sharing Files?

Gil Cattelain

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June 6, 2016 1:36 pm

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Your business is stuck between a rock and hard place with its file-sharing strategy. On one hand, employees need quick and easy access to documents to stay productive and efficient. Tight industry regulations, however, prevent your employees from using convenient, but insecure, hosted cloud-based storage services like Dropbox and Google. Rest assured, your business is …

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Put Your Company’s Docs on Lock With Micro Focus Filr

Gil Cattelain

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March 31, 2016 10:40 am

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Imagine someone in your company writes a highly sensitive document to be seen by only a select number of eyes. This document cannot leak to unintended parties. There’s just one problem: You have no way of protecting it. Once the document is sent via email, or uploaded into a third-party cloud repository, there is no …

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Sweetening the Deal: OES 2015 Comes With Filr Access

Gil Cattelain

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December 15, 2015 1:18 pm

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Up to 8 exabytes of data storage. Access to NSS for Active Directory users. SMB version 2 protocol support. These are just some of the important features that you’ll gain access to when you purchase or upgrade to Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2015, the latest version of Micro Focus’ premium network services platform. Now, there’s …

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The Public Cloud – Is it Safe for Enterprise Files?



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August 5, 2014 3:31 pm

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The enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS) market has been heating up for the past few years. There are now more than 120 vendors in this space and nearly all of them leverage the public cloud — infrastructure operated by 3rd parties – for storing files on behalf of enterprise users. The way many of these vendors …

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Novell Endpoint Management: Your File Sharing Enforcer

Gil Cattelain

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July 2, 2014 12:54 pm

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By now most of the IT world understands the issues with uncontrolled file sharing, and more than one Novell blog post has discussed those problems. Most organizations would like their employees to avoid using free, unsecure applications such as cloud file sharing. And yet most people are using those apps anyway. According to Net-Security.org, 88 …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, PR Blog, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Suite

The Cloud over the Cloud

KariWoolf

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August 9, 2013 12:46 pm

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If you’ve been watching the news, reading blogs, or otherwise avoiding the undersides of rocks, you know that the cloud isn’t the darling it used to be. From industry analyst firms to news outlets to organizations that have traveled the cloud path themselves, it seems the chorus of caution is growing louder every day. Case …

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