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Secure File Sharing

Unlike other mobile file access and collaborative file sharing solutions, Novell Filr has been designed with the enterprise in mind, resulting in less administration, better security and more productive users.


What's New in Version 1.1

Novell Filr 1.1 offers updates for both IT and end users, including more LDAP muscle, better net folder performance, a Windows mobile app and sharing improvements.

Filr and iPrint are now certified as Samsung KNOX apps.

This powerful combination provides enhanced security for Android devices while maintaining user-friendly, secure mobile file-sharing and mobile printing for your corporate environment.

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Take Back Control

Novell Filr lets you and your IT staff determine which users are allowed to share files, which files they can share, and with whom they can share them.

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Because You've Already Done All the Work

You've already set up your access rights, quotas, firewalls, backup and disaster recovery systems. Novell Filr leverages all of that by working with your file servers and Active Directory or eDirectory.

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Brings the Office Everywhere

Make users productive from day one. Novell Filr gives users access to all their files and shared network folders from any device or location. Wherever they are, users can access files and folders as if they're in the office.

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Above the Clouds

There are other file syncing and sharing solutions on the market. Here's why Novell Filr is better.

Customer Successes

Twin MRO
The Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd.

As the deputy IT manager for GE Shipping, Nilesh B. Kamble needed a shipboard collaboration solution.

Twin MRO

With dual responsibilities in marketing and IT management, Kevin Salisbury is always looking for ways to save time and money. When TWIN MRO started replacing its PCs with less expensive mobile devices, he turned to Novell for a complete mobility solution that could integrate with his existing IT environment—and keep it secure.

University of Regensburg
University of Regensburg

"The University of Regensburg, located in Germany, uses Novell Filr to support the growing demands of both their student population of over 20,000 as well as several local hospitals. Filr provides this mobile population with seamless access to files from any location or device while ensuring that IT has the control needed to remain in compliance with data sharing rules."

City of Fresno
City of Fresno

When City of Fresno employees started pushing to use their own mobile devices at work, the IT department launched a six-month mobility study. After looking at various cloud, on-premise and hybrid solutions, they chose Novell ZENworks Mobile Management and Novell Filr for their mobile computing needs.

Horizon Beverage
Horizon Beverage

Horizon Beverage, an alcohol wholesaler and distributor, has a highly mobile workforce spread across five U.S. states. Some of the files the sales force needed were too big for email. Horizon chose Novell Filr to give it a better way to share files. Now Horizon employees can share files of any size internally and externally, whether in the office or on the go.


More than 4,700 students attend Mukwonago schools, including six elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. The district includes 339 teachers and 150 staff. It covers 90 square miles, serving 10 communities near Milwaukee, WI

Conseil Général de la Nièvre Success Video

The Conseil Général de la Nièvre Manages an IT environment of 4000 computers across the entirety of its 30 administrative sites and its schools. By deploying Novell and Novell ZENworks FILR Mobile Management, the General Council of Nièvre was able to integrate new functionality Whilst Existing Effectively leveraging its IT infrastructure.

Rocco Forte Hotels
Rocco Forte Hotel Success Video

Rocco Forte Hotels using Novell Filr and Novell iPrint in synchronization to achieve a secure and efficient workplace environment.

University of Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati

Many faculty members at the University of Cincinnati collaborate on research with professors at other colleges and universities. To protect data and authors' rights—and keep collaboration easy—the IT director created a solution based on Novell technology.

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