File Sync & Share Solutions

We have tested a number of different file sync and share solutions that you can deploy within your private cloud workspace on Swizznet.

There are two types of solutions available:

Option 1 - Data is stored with the file sync and share third-party vendor and can be accessed within Swizznet and locally via a mapped drive or via a web browser. Because this data is stored and shared via the cloud it would not count towards your data storage on Swizznet and may be  more cost-effective.

One Drive You can map your OneDrive as a drive on Swizznet via a script. Our support can assist you with this. 1 TB of OneDrive storage is included with all Office 365 ProPlus accounts and is a very cost-effective option for sharing files. https://onedrive.live.com  
Egnyte Connect You can map a drive to your Egnyte cloud data on Swizznet and locally via the Egnyte Connect client. In testing this was a faster experience than using OneDrive.

https://www.egnyte.com/

Aaron Biancrosso

abiancrosso@egnyte.com

 

Option 2 - Data that is stored on Swizznet can sync'd to a third-party vendor and accessed via the cloud and/or a locally mapped drive. This option utilizes your paid data storage on Swizznet.

File Cloud
This solution is installed on the server and you select which data on your server that you would like to sync and make available via a locally mapped drive or via the web client. This solution is easy to manage and includes audit logging and user permission management.

https://www.getfilecloud.com/

Manoj Mohandas
manoj@codelathe.com

Egnyte Connect

To map a drive of your data stored on Swizznet you would need to setup an additional server/appliance within your workspace which will mean an additional monthly cost. This is an enterprise offering and is the fastest solution we tested and offers very detailed auditing and customizable permissions. We advise that this only be deployed if you have IT staff to help setup and manage this solution.

* This is not available on Google deployments

https://www.egnyte.com/

Aaron Biancrosso

abiancrosso@egnyte.com

Neither option will work for live databases (Sage databases or QuickBooks files) - these are for sharing other files such as MS Office, PDF's, etc.

Solutions that will have not been workable in testing include: Dropbox and Box.com

Note: We do not endorse or recommend any provider over another. You will need to setup your account directly with the vendor.

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