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Secure File Sharing On Existing File Servers

For stronger security and control, an increasing number of companies are creating private file sharing services on their current file servers using CentreStack. Offered by Gladinet, this platform simplifies access for remote workers from any device, including employees' mobile phones from any location. It also simplifies the migration process to the point where safe file sharing on existing file servers  can be setup for all remote users in a matter of minutes without requiring that data be replicated to the cloud or transformed in any way.

These capabilities are important for companies that depend on file server data that still remains on-premises for reasons of compliance, security and control. or because a company cannot afford the costs and disruption of replicating data to the cloud. These costs can include user training to introduce new workflows, reconfiguration of folder permissions to factor out subfolders that don't have the same permissions as their parent folders, …

Improve Work-From-Home Security with a File Sharing Server

US Census data had 5.2% of the workforce or 8 million people working from home in 2017. Those numbers have of course skyrocketed in 2020 with more and more employees being asked to work from home. 
The new trend makes it increasingly important to keep the work they are doing secure while maintaining high levels of productivity. This is especially important when it comes to secure file sharing - companies don't want sensitive information to become compromised.
VPNs have been the traditional method of providing secure remote access but file access and sharing over a VPN can consume a lot of bandwidth and VPNs tend to be a little difficult to use. For reasons like these, an increasing number of companies are moving to file sharing servers to improve work-from-home security and productivity

COVID-19: Simplify Working From Home with CentreStack

As the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus places increasing pressure on the ability to continue "business as usual", CentreStack's ability to simplify remote access to file servers or instantly migrate a file server to the cloud has been getting more attention as quick, easy ways to provide and accelerate remote access in response to the covid-19 outbreak For many enterprises, it just takes too much time to manually migrate file servers to the cloud and remote access via VPN can be quite error prone. So the ability to leverage their existing configuration and investments is quite attractive.

Data Privacy: Why It’s Important, and Why You Should Protect It

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There were 1,244 data breaches in the United States alone in 2018, and that only includes the incidents that actually get reported. It’s no wonder then that only 12% of survey respondents report feeling confident in the ability of the federal government to protect their data online. 
In today’s increasingly digitized world, it’s crucial that you take steps to protect your sensitive data online—in this brief guide, we’ll show you howSource: Unsplash

CentreStack Year 2019 Review

28 Releases and 3,006 Code Check-ins! Another successful year has passed for the development team at CentreStack. This article covers the enhancements and new features added during 2019 as we continue to address increasing interest in data privacy, sovereignty and control from businesses exploring options to modernize and mobilize their file servers on-premises or simplify file server migrations and hybrid deployments.

In response to partners who found it difficult to keep up with our weekly release schedule, we also reduced the frequency of updates to incorporate longer beta test cycles for each release by first releasing it in our hosted environment before shipping it to our self-hosted partners. We cut the number of build in half and lengthened the testing pipeline by 400%

Product enhancements covered several areas including cloud backup, usability, security, mobile access, client updates, performance & scalability.
Cloud Backup CentreStack now provides a simpler, more cost-eff…

What is new in build 10.11.7332?

It is year 2020 and CentreStack continues to enhance its capabilities. Here is a list of enhancements in the latest build.
Support has been added for MacOS Catalina (10.15) Enhanced Centrestack to follow NTFS permissions when using CIFS or DFS shares as backend storage and also when using in direct attached mode. Device backup has been enhanced to have better support for multiple devices Enhancements to Retention Policy when using Cloud Backup Improvements in Cloud Backup Filters Restored files using Cloud Backup will show the original time-stamps JSON API can be used to enable Team Folder Cloud Backup When changing the user password and enabling the setting 'User must change the password on the next login', user will be forced to change the password before can be allowed any operations on web portal Enhancements to color themes in web portal When sharing files to existing users as 'View only - Downloads Disabled', now the recipients can only view the files in web …

What is New in CentreStack

The latest release in CentreStack is 10.8.6995.
Here is a list of updates.Enhanced folder sharing functionality when 'Enable internal public share URL' is enabled under Group Policy\Sharing. Enhancements when accessing folder’s public link in a browser on mobile devices. From Group Manager, support has been added to download group information as a csv file. Support has been added to import/export roles under Tenant’s Role Manager. Enhanced External Sharing tab for Team Folder to show all shares under the Team Folder. When a new device requires an approval, add a link in the new device notification email. An Administrator can click the link in the notification email to enable the device. The link generated by the Outlook plugin will continue to work when the settings ‘Users must log in to access the content in 'Files shared with me' folder’ or ‘Disable Public Link’ is enabled. Enhancement to public links for files when 'Force Download’ setting is enabled for the lin…