The Enterprise File Fabric v Egnyte

File Fabric Egnyte
Deployable On-Premises icon
Unlike Egnyte the data does not flow through the SME network and there are no callbacks. It is completely private.
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Multi-Tenant icon icon
File Encryption icon
FIPS Certified
Third Party KeyServer (Hashicorp Vault)
Managed by Company (BYOE)
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Managed by Egnyte
Secure File Sharing icon icon
Storage Support icon
60+ on-site / on-cloud storage connectors
Limited in comparison
Single Pane of Glass multi-cloud file management icon icon
Limited storage connectors
Active Directory / LDAP / SAML IAM icon icon
Additional purchase required for SAML support
Mobile Device Management Options built-in icon icon
Upgraded plan (purchase of advanced security package)
Ransomware Protection built-in icon
Using the File Fabric's Forever File feature
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Not real-time - uses snapshots
Full File Event Auditing icon
Syslog option for Splunk integration / available as an Audit Stream - built in
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Requires Egnyte Protect App for Splunk
Protocol Gateway (FTP / SFTP / WebDav) icon
Protocol Gateway works above any Cloud storage that the File Fabric supports even if not natively supported
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File Transfer Acceleration icon
M-Stream File Transfer acceleration
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White Label icon
Full white label Branding - Web, Desktop and Mobile Apps
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PHI / PII / SPI Content Discovery icon
This works against all of the 60+ supported storage connectors that the File Fabric supports
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Mac, Win Linux Cloud Drives icon icon
Windows and Mac only
Mac, Win, Linux Sync icon icon
Windows and Mac only
Outlook / Mac Mail / GMail Integration icon Outlook / Gmail only
Doc Editing
PDF Annotation
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Zoho Office / Microsoft Office Editing integration (inc. collaborative editing)
Built in PDF Annotator / Built in Text editor
CloudEdit - open from web & edit on desktop
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Expose NAS / SAN / SMB / NFS as a cloud file server icon

inc. permissions sync
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syncs Local data to cloud, does not expose NAS/SAN/SMB data as a cloud for remote use
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Remote Office Branch Office support icon
Using the File Fabric's SiteLink feature
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Home Screen Widgets icon icon
GEO Restriction Support icon icon
Mobile OS compatibility icon
Android, iOS, Mobile Web
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iOS, Android, Mobile Web
SharePoint / Office 365 Cloud Connector icon icon
Role Based / ACL Support icon
Inc. support for advanced permission modifiers
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PHI / PII Data Discovery icon icon
Proprietizes Data icon
The File Fabric does not proprietize data enabling companies to have full bi-modal access to the direct storage cloud
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Key Solution Benefits

  • Promotes Secure Remote Working.

  • Best-of-breed App integrations including Microsoft Office / Office Online / Zoho Office / Outlook / Mac Mail + more.

  • Can be setup for secure FIPS encryption of ALL data, wherever stored.

  • Integrates into existing Company Identity Access Management solutions – LDAP, SAML, Active Directory.

  • No need to forgo Data Governance / Compliance due to home working – facilitates GDPR, HIPAA, CCPA.

  • PII discovery module protects against sensitive data getting out in the wild.

  • Multi Channel - Web, Desktop drives and Mobile Apps.

  • No need to rip and replace - works with what a Company already has

  • Accelerates transfer performance by a factor of 10X with M-Stream®'s multi-threaded uploads/downloads/ transfers.

  • A single namespace across locations eliminates management workload and complexity through a unified view of data.

  • Private drop box type experience provides remote working convenience while ensuring security and corporate governance.

  • Optimized for a number of vertical markets – Healthcare, Education, Finance, Retail, Service Providers, Media and Entertainment.

Key Features

  • Collaboration

    Team collaboration with shared folders, virtual workspaces and file commenting.

  • Policy-based governance

    Set specific measurable and auditable governance options.

  • Real Time Alerts

    Receive real-time alerts of any file activity using the Audit Watch feature.

  • Geo-location recording

    Captures timing as well as source and endpoint locations of file transfer.

  • Accelerated file transfer performance

    M-Stream® multi-threaded, parallel data stream, accelerates large file downloads, uploads, and tiering. Read more about M-Stream® here.

  • Secure File Sharing

    Establish passwords and permissions to access files, determine if/when a file link expires, and the number of times a file can be accessed.

  • File archive

    End users can easily restore versions or backups on demand using the ForeverFile feature.

  • File locking, versioning, and comments

    Prevents inadvertent end-user data loss and provides enhanced collaboration.

More information

More white papers and downloadable collateral can be found here