Secure Web and Mobile Access to CIFS / SMB / NFS / Windows Files From Anywhere

Web Based CIFS SMB Access

KEY FEATURES

FEATURES

  • Enable Web Scale Remote Working

    Enable a secure, audited, remote working web scale experience for remote users. No more slow costly VPN's required.

  • Vendor Neutral

    Works with CIFS / NFS / NAS / SAN / / Windows Filers . Azure Files / Amazon FsX and DFS to extend the reach of native file solutions for a integrated single user experience.

  • 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.

  • Fully supports existing permissions

    Full support for existing permissions of files.

  • 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.

  • Simple 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

WHY CIFS / SMB ?

  • Sensitive Data

    Many companies still choose to store sensitive data on Windows Filers off-cloud but need secure access on the move or whilst working out of the office.

  • Scale Out NAS / SAN

    Many companies simply want to leverage their existing investment in NAS and SAN but scale it for access from Web and mobile channels. The File Fabric is a perfect enabled for this.

  • 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.



WEB / DESKTOP / MOBILE APPS

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

  • Web

    Web Access to data stored locally on-site through a fully featured File Manager from any standard web browser.

  • Web Scale Cloud Desktop Drives

    Native 'Cloud Drives' allow desktop users to work with data remotely as if it was a local disk using a familiar network 'home drive' feature they are used to but communicating at web scale using https.

  • Desktop Explorer Apps

    A simple and intuitive interface provides An App view of CIFS / SMB Data and makes it easier and quicker 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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