SME is completely vendor neutral and supports all of the major Object Storage vendors.
Built for teams, Active Directory and LDAP Single Sign On Support, built to support hundreds of thousands of users, global node distribution, with an emphasis on privacy and data governance. Data and metadata can be stored and retained on an organization’s infrastructure.
Layers a traditional File System interface on top of Object Storage that end users are used to and productive with.
Most end users won't use Object storage directly because interfaces are too primitive. SME promotes end user use of Object Storage by integrating directly into the users desktop, mobiles, and into common enterprise applications.
Keep control over data with policies and audit whilst giving end users the best in terms of data mobility – a good user experience in a walled garden that can be private, public or hybrid.
Although Object Storage supports REST many enterprise Apps continue to support protocols such as FTP, SFTP or WebDav. The SME protocol Gateway adds support for these protocols above any object storage.
SME puts a special emphasis on security by stream encrypting data saved to Object Storage with keys controlled by end-user IT.
The SME solution is integrated with best of breed web and desktop office editors for collaborative editing and also provides a full collaborative PDF annotation suite.
SME is provided integrated with Apache SOLR, a world class open source search engine. Full content search is integrated into the SME end user applications.
Simplified data scaling through a flat namespace. A simple REST based interface.
Leverages low cost commodity hardware with software defined storage flexibility.
Role based authentication with multi-tenant management and data access.
Supports ever growing large unstructured data volumes which are growing 3 times faster than structured data in the enterprise.
High performance desktop Drives available from Windows Explorer that work directly with Object Storage.
Object Storage Explorer App to make it easy to upload, download, search and encrypt data for users.
Supports S3 and OpenStack based Object Storage.
The dedicate Apps can be used on Desktop and Mobile platforms. They support both the Windows and Mac desktop operating systems, as well as Android an iOS mobile operating systems.