How are successful partners selling Anchor?

This past month, we interviewed ten of our most successful partners to discover how they have increased client adoption and utilization of their file sync offering. From these interviews, we revealed four common strategies that they use to sell Anchor.

Strategy #1: Empower the end-user

Too often, partners narrowly focus on addressing the . . . → Continue reading How are successful partners selling Anchor?

eFolder Introduces Windows 8 Phone App for Anchor

eFolder is pleased to announce the release of its native Windows Phone 8 mobile app for Anchor. This new mobile app matches the functionality of Anchor’s Android and iOS applications but has been adapted to the Windows Phone user experience.

With the release of this app, it is now possible to access and share files stored in the eFolder cloud . . . → Continue reading eFolder Introduces Windows 8 Phone App for Anchor

Ouch! The HIPAA Wall of Shame

Our friend and consultant, Mike Semel, recently introduced us to the “HIPAA Wall of Shame”: an HHS.gov database of breaches affecting 500 or more individuals. From the site:

“As required by section 13402(e)(4) of the HITECH Act, the Secretary must post a list of breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or . . . → Continue reading Ouch! The HIPAA Wall of Shame

eFolder BDR for Acronis: What’s in it for you?

Today, we announced the partnership between eFolder and Acronis. You can read the full press release here:

eFolder Partners with Acronis; Announces General Availability of eFolder BDR for Acronis

What’s in it for you?

eFolder BDR for Acronis is an end-to-end disaster recovery solution that pairs the most advanced backup software offered by . . . → Continue reading eFolder BDR for Acronis: What’s in it for you?

OpenSSL Heartbleed Update from eFolder

The online community was recently taken by surprise at the announcement of an OpenSSL vulnerability, now popularly referred to as Heartbleed. This was a major blow to secure online communications, since approximately two thirds of companies on the internet use OpenSSL. You can learn more about the exploit by . . . → Continue reading OpenSSL Heartbleed Update from eFolder

OpenSSL Heartbleed Update from Anchor

The online community was recently taken by surprise at the announcement of an OpenSSL vulnerability, now popularly referred to as Heartbleed. This was a major blow to secure online communications, since approximately two thirds of companies on the internet use OpenSSL. You can learn more about the exploit by . . . → Continue reading OpenSSL Heartbleed Update from Anchor

Service Update: Anchor 1.8 Private Cloud

Today, April 4th at 5:00pm PST

Anchor’s version 1.8 is being pushed to all private cloud (self-hosted) customers today at 5:00pm Pacific. Servers will update automatically and will subsequently push the update to all connected clients. No interaction is needed on behalf of our partners.

You can read the full release notes here: http://www2.efolder.net/e/5852/entries-46298213-Anchor-v1-8/w56nl/829328357

This update . . . → Continue reading Service Update: Anchor 1.8 Private Cloud

Seven security risks from consumer-grade file sync services

Consumer-grade file sync solutions (referred to as CGFS solutions), such as Dropbox, pose many challenges to businesses that care about control and visibility over company data. Below are seven of the biggest risks that these solutions pose in a business environment.

1. Data theft

Most of the problems with CGFS solutions emanate from . . . → Continue reading Seven security risks from consumer-grade file sync services

How is Anchor different than other business-class cloud file sync solutions?

Besides a host of awesome features, here are five things that make Anchor different better than other business-class cloud file sync solutions:

Anchor is designed from the ground up for MSPs and VARs. Anchor supports true multi-tenant management and monitoring, enabling partners to cost-effectively deploy and support the service across a large client . . . → Continue reading How is Anchor different than other business-class cloud file sync solutions?

What is a remote wipe?

“Remote wipe” is a feature included in eFolder’s file sync and share platform, Anchor. The remote wipe feature allows managed service providers (MSPs) or administrators to revoke access and delete synced files and folders from a user’s local machine(s) and mobile devices.

Why perform a remote wipe?

In most cases, remote . . . → Continue reading What is a remote wipe?