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24 Oct Three Emerging File Sync Trends in 2016

The file sync industry has been on quite the journey. What started as the ability to simply sync your files to the cloud has turned into an entire industry transformation. Companies have taken advantage of the growing need, among both consumers and businesses, to manage, share, and protect data. They’ve moved from simple file sync to other capabilities like backup...

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04 Aug How MSPs Can Profit from File Sync Services

Over the past few years, businesses have increasingly turned to consumer-grade file sync solutions in the workplace. The advantages in the work place are obvious- employees can work from multiple devices, can collaborate more efficiently and combat cumbersome FTPs and VPNs. With the increasing need for flexibility, many users have turned to consumer-grade file sync services, such as Dropbox. These...

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03 Jun Are You Playing Offense or Defense with Your Clients?

Offensive and defensive plays are not just limited to basketball (go Warriors!). Your relationship with your clients can take on one (or both) of these characteristics, and it’s important to understand the differences between the two. Waiting until a problem occurs to find a solution is a classic sign that you’re playing defense with your clients. If you like a steady...

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25 Feb Why Business-Grade File Sync Should Be a Standard Offering for MSPs

Over the last few years, SMBs everywhere have become increasingly aware of cloud file sync services and the potential that these solutions hold for their workplaces. These offerings also create the potential for growth for MSPs and many have already jumped on the bandwagon. Here are three key reasons why you should consider joining the movement by starting to provide file sync...

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21 Aug Dropbox Has No Answer to the File Server Dilemma

“I love VPN and FTP,” said no one ever. For many of today’s employees, accessing the file server remotely is the bane of their existence. Unfortunately, millions of businesses still rely on the file server as a central repository, leaving employees to deal with cumbersome VPN and FTP protocols or, as is now common, devise their own (rogue) methods for accessing...

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11 Dec Features for the Win

Much has been made of companies like Microsoft, Dropbox, and Box blowing the caps off the amount of storage space that comes included with their business solutions in recent months. Much overlooked has been the lack of features and the limitations placed on the size or number of files ”unlimited” storage can actually store....

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09 Dec Safe, Sound, and Sold

Consumer-grade applications like Dropbox have changed the way employees see file sharing and collaboration. They’re faster, have fewer limitations than email, and automatic, but what users weren’t seeing were the chances of their files leaking. boxIT needed a partner that was as user-friendly as Dropbox, but wouldn’t put files in harm’s way through accidental syncs with an employee’s personal device...

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02 Dec Microsoft+Dropbox: What's in it for You?

The partnership between Dropbox and Microsoft has been billed as a surprise since the early November day in which it was announced. It’s true that OneDrive and Dropbox are competitive products, but Dropbox and Office 365 actually work together well – as countless Word, Excel, and Powerpoint users save and share their files in Dropbox....

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