Many of these solutions, classified as “consumer-focused” because they are typically deployed by individual users and not as part of a coordinated IT plan, offer tremendous usability. By synchronizing files across a variety of platforms – desktop, laptop, smartphone and tablet – these tools enable users to have near real time access to all of their content from any platform and any location.
However, these consumer-focused solutions can put organizations at greater risk and drive-up the overall cost of managing corporate data assets and networks.
Read this Osterman Research whitepaper to learn:
• The current state of file sharing and synchronisation
• The issues and shortcomings associated with the use of consumer-focused solutions
• Key features to look for when evaluating an enterprise-grade file sharing and synchronization solution