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Egnyte: enterprise in the cloud

A screenshot walkthrough of the powerful Enterprise 2.0 application, Egnyte, which enables more economical storage at a cheaper price to hardware on-site alternatives.
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The login screen - simple but secure. Later you'll see that the logo can be changed to the company brand logo instead.

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Your own settings can be edited easily, and WebEX conference details makes it easy to get in touch with others.

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Helpful notes are given to new users, but can easily be turned off.

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A Web 2.0 experience is obvious after using the web interface for two minutes. Everything seamlessly slips from one thing to another.

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A small, quick download gets helps bridge online and offline together.

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Mapping drives can be automated with a simple batch script if needed.

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As mentioned, you can upload your own company logo to give your online workspace that added corporate touch.

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On the local machine, your storage area is visibly accessible where the rest of your drives are.

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When backing up, this is the login screen you'll see.

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The online workspace is bridged with your offline workspace, enabling you to work even when you're away from an active Internet connection.

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Notes can be applied to files so others seeing them can have extra instructions when dealing with them.

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Easy to read and understand messages are always given; helpful to those who aren't very IT compatible.

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User permissions can be set via the administrator and can be added, changed, modified and deleted as and when appropriate.

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Sharing files is popular in enterprises, and this keeps it all in one place without the need or want of files getting thrown everywhere and lost track of.

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Alerts can be set to tell the owner when a file is modified.

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Tagging enables better searching, as searching is vital in any organisation.

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Having an access history lets you see when something was modified and by whom.

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Email is generated with a nice layout and format to alert the owner of a change to a document or workspace.

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Searching in Egnyte is powerful and effective, allowing you to search by tag, filename, username and others.

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Having version tracking allows you to revert back to old documents, if a newer version becomes corrupt or isn't suitable for whatever reason.

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Renaming, editing, tagging and adding information can be done with a click of a button.

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The backup feature runs on the local computer, and allows the client computer talk to the Egnyte cloud.

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Files and folders which are scheduled to be backed up are given an extra logo in your local explorer view.

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With a right-click of a file, you can stop and start a file to be uploaded.

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The client software runs quietly with less than 1MB memory being used, out of the way in the taskbar.

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A thumbnail view can be selected to see the content of a file, or at very least the file type.

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Sending files are simplified by sending as a link or as a zip file; useful for those who are working on their mobile.

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If you are sending a file which is secure or sensitive, you can send a link to the file which can have an expiry time put on it.

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