Securely Access CIFS / SMB Data Anywhere with the Enterprise File Fabric

Web Based CIFS SMB Access

Key Features of CIFS / SMB Cloud File Sharing With the File Fabric


  • Vendor Neutral

    Works with CIFS / NFS / NAS / SAN / DFS to extend reach of native file solutions.

  • Integrates with existing AD / LDAP

    For authentication and authorisation the File Fabric can work with an in-place existing Identity Access Management solution such as LDAP or Active Directory.

  • Audit all File Events

    Provides per user file event auditing to satisfy GDPR, CCPA, HIPPA, FERPA compliance requirements.

  • Provides Web, Mobile and Desktop Apps

    Provides a variety of ways for end users to access their native file data including web, mobile and desktop Apps that include a familiar drive accessible through Windows Explorer or Mac Finder.

  • Ultra Secure File Sharing

    Files can be shared using a combination of password, download limits, and time expired links. These can also be set as a policy for all users and all actions and access is audited.

  • Non Proprietary - no lock in

    Unlike some products the File Fabric has no lock-in. Users can access the storage direct without going through the File Fabric and their changes will be seen next time they log in using the File Fabric.

  • Collaboration Features

    The File Fabric promotes collaboration between internal teams and external partners using shared folders and Business Group Workspaces.

  • Deployment Model

    A virtual software solution that is deployed using a Hypervisor (VMWARE, KVM, YPer-V etc) on-premises, in a company Data Centre or on an IaaS hosting provider.

  • High Speed File Transfer

    M-Stream the File Fabric's acceleration feature enables high speed transfers to/from CIFS


  • Sensitive Data

    Many companies still choose to store sensitive data on Windows Filers off-cloud but need secure access on the move.

  • Scale Out NAS / SAN

    Many companies simply want to leverage their existing investment in NAS and SAN but scale it for access over multiple channels.

  • Remote Branch office

    Many remote branch office's use local windows filers over high latency links. Being able to access such files is a challenge but can be made possible using the File Fabric and its Sitelink feature.

  • Still the most prevalent form of Company data access

    Despite the growth of cloud many companies still use and have huge investments in more traditional on-premises storage.


The following Apps are included with the File Fabric solution for out of the office access to CIFS / SMB Data.

  • Drives

    Our native drives allow desktop users to work with data remotely as if it was a local disk using a familiar network drive.

  • Explorers

    A simple and intuitive interface provides An App view of CIFS / SMB Data and makes it easy to work with data on the move.

  • Mobile Applications

    Android and iOS apps for smart phones and tablets allow users to browse, interact with and synchronize files with CIFS / SMB Data whilst on the move.

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