Showing posts from March, 2020

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 folde

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. We're certainly seeing a lot more interest in faster ways to facilitate work from home use cases without compromising data privacy, security or compliance. Mobile workers want to share folder over Internet and continue business as usual. If there is anything we can do to support you during this time, I invite you to reach out. Our Support team remains fully staffed. Please rea

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

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 how .  Source: 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