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Gladinet Cloud and It’s Enterprise Focus

In 2012, Gladinet Cloud continues to differentiate from other online storage solutions.While most of the online storage solutions provide a folder sync solution, Gladinet provides a drive mapping solution. Drive mapping provides random on-demand access without the wait for full sync to finish, which is a very good fit for VDI environment.While most of the online storage solutions provide a client device solution, Gladinet provides a file server solution in addition to the client applications. With Gladinet, you can sync a file server share to the cloud and use the share folder over the Internet.While most of the online storage solution resells Amazon S3, Gladinet provides a plugin-your-own-cloud-storage option in addition to the default Amazon S3 storage. If you have Windows Azure, Google Cloud Storage, HP Cloud storage, Nirvanix, OpenStack Swift and EMC Atmos, you can use Gladinet Cloud.Enterprise FocusThe above features are very enterprise friendly, such as the use of drive to solve…

The Tipping Point for Cloud Storage Migration

Most businesses have heard of cloud storage but haven’t started taking any action towards cloud storage migration. Many CIOs, on one hand are following closely the cloud computing development, on the other hand, are complacent about the existing IT infrastructure and try to avoid disruption to daily operation. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The DisruptionHere is a story about how the cloud storage migration happens. Joe is the CIO of a real estate company. A couple weeks ago, the company tape backup was broken. It was quoted around $1800 to get it fixed. So a disrupted event happened. Joe was following cloud storage solutions closely. Since he needs to do something about the backup, why not switch to a cloud storage based solution for backup.As Joe went further down the path of finding a solution, he found out that most of the cloud storage solutions have sharing and team collaboration features. Since cloud storage solution offers that, and Joe has two company sites to taken care of…

Gladinet Cloud Enterprise for Service Providers

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Managed service providers are pretty familiar with selling storage products such as Windows File Server or NAS storage. They are also looking for ways to sell more value-add products around the storage products. In this sense, having an online access solution that customers can use around those storage products makes a lot of sense. Especially the online access solution can add browser base file manager, mobile apps, desktop clients and file server clients, which cover backup, access, synchronization and sharing, and team collaborations.Gladinet Cloud Enterprise was released back in October 2012. It can already provide online access solutions to a business, as an on-premise private cloud solution.Now Gladinet Cloud Enterprise was enhanced to have a service provider edition. In this edition, service provider can create multiple tenants and connect to multiple active directory domainsAdmin PanelFrom the admin panel, you can create multiple tenants. Each tenant can be an independent comp…

Branding Options in Gladinet Cloud

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Resellers usually prefer to have their logo and product name on the same Gladinet Cloud web portal, when they refer customers to Gladinet Cloud Team Edition. Now this is a simple form to fill out in Gladinet Cloud.In Gladinet Cloud web portal, click on the “Management Console”, on the right hand side, click the “Advanced” section. Inside, there is a tab page, on the branding tab, you will see a list of items that you can brand.