Enterprise File Fabric™ for Scality Object Storage

Facilitate Digital Transformation, Object Security and end user access to Scality

Storage Made Easy® is a Scality partner and its File Fabric solution integrates with Scality storage, enabling Service Providers, educational establishment, and enterprises to rapidly leverage object storage.

In the demonstration video below we present how the File Fabric that works with Scality Object Storage.


The File Fabric enables business to rapidly take advantage of Scality with support for a business ready Web File Manager, Cloud Drive desktop integration into Mac, Windows, Linux operating systems, and also instant access to files from Android, iOS, BlackBerry and Windows Phone mobile clients.

To ensure interoperability with other hardware and software services and to facilitate easy access to Scality, the Enterprise File Fabric adds standard API access to the Scality platform, such as WebDAV, FTP, and SFTP.

The File Fabric offering also has built in support for archiving files from Clouds to Scality providing high availability and security. The solution is supplied as a software Appliance and can be downloaded from our trial page.

The File Fabric can also be provided on a Linode instance or other IaaS infrastructures, such as EC2 or Azure, if required.

Storage Made Easy has references available under NDA for large deployments that utilize Scality. Please email us if this is of interest.

Benefits

The video below provides a quick overview on the benefits of using the File Fabric on top of Scality storage and some of its use cases.

Enterprise File Fabric features added to Scality object storage

  • Compliance

    The Enterprise File Fabric is an enforcement tools for compliance regimes such as GDPR and HIPPA, and provides fine grained policy controls and full file event auditing.

  • Content Discovery / Content Search

    Content Discover provides continuous real-time monitoring of PII data and can be adapted to monitor other types of information. Content Search indexes all Scality objects to provide a private search capability for corporate files.

  • File System

    We place a true file manager on top of Scality so users can work with data more intuitively - with a file manager interface they are used to.

  • File Names are not changed

    Unlike some other Scality solutions, the Enterprise File Fabric does not transcode or change file names. The SME Enterprise File Fabric solution is completely open and does nothing proprietary with files stored on Scality object storage.

  • Cloud Drives

    The Enterprise File Fabric provides Cloud Drives for Mac, Windows and Linux that mount Scality directly into the business desktop.

  • Cloud Sync

    The Enterprise File Fabric provides native Sync from Scality to the business desktop for Mac, Windows and Linux.

  • Visual Access Control

    The Enterprise File Fabric provides a comprehensive, role and user-based, file-system authorization management console for administrators to make it easy to work with Scality from a user access control perspective.

  • Active Directory / LDAP / SAML SSO Integration

    Full integration and single sign-on with Active Directory.

  • Ubiquitous API Access

    The SME solution adds an SFTP, FTP, and WebDAV interface to Scality files.

  • M-Stream

    M-Stream provides accelerated upload and download of files into Scality. It does this by splitting files into multiple streams and it is tuned to work with the File Fabric desktop clients.

  • File Versioning

    Versioning and file locking is built into the Storage Made Easy platform. If the same filename is uploaded to the same folder, the new file will be versioned and visible using our unique visual versioning UI feature.

  • File Event Auditing

    The Storage Made Easy solution supports granular file event auditing with associated IP Address. Reports are searchable and obtainable as excel reports or can be output as Syslog format for integration with tools such as Splunk.

  • Encryption

    Scality files can be encrypted using public/private key AES 256-bit encryption in which only the Admin knows the key.

  • Advanced Secure File Sharing

    Securely share Scality files with time expiry and password protection.

  • GEO Location Recording

    The Enterprise File Fabric can record the location when a file is uploaded and also the endpoint location of where it was stored. This can be important from a regulatory perspective.

  • Classification Tagging

    Helps users easily organize and find files.

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