We are all familiar with collaboration in a local area network (LAN)
environment, which was fulfilled by a Windows File Server or some device that
provides a network share. This is a device in the office that people can all
map a network drive to the file server share and collaborate within the
With the Internet expands and cloud storage technology penetrates more and
more into user’s daily work, it will be desirable to collaborate over the
cloud, with various kinds of devices, such as the usual Windows based
devices, Mac devices, iOS devices and Android devices.
Before it happens, most users need clear answers to the following features.
When it comes to collaboration, file locking is a must have feature. Gladinet
Cloud provides two places for you to lock files for editing.
First place is inside the web portal, you can click on a file and lock th... (more)
As Gladinet Cloud is being used by more and more businesses, we got more and
more user feedback about what they would like to control about their Gladinet
Cloud. Some wants to be able to see team user’s account; some wants to
disable team-user from sharing home directory files and folders. Anyway, it
is becoming more and more like the user policy concept and group policy
concept system administrators are familiar with.
This article documents the group policies in the Gladinet Cloud.
o Allow user to attach external cloud storage
When it is checked, sub users will see a li... (more)
You are a system administrator and you were assigned a task to setup your own
OpenStack Swift instance in your own datacenter. You have followed all the
OpenStack Swift documentation and at the end it is up and running.
The reason you know it is up and running is because it responds to you
through command line interface. Under the hood, Swift runs on Linux so it is
not surprising to see command line interface to *test* your Swift instances.
However, you feel like you want more. Maybe you feel like to have a GUI
windows client; maybe you feel like to have an iOS client; maybe you fe... (more)
Gladinet Cloud Enterprise was released in 2012. The goal was to help
businesses create a self-hosted file sync & share solution (dropbox-like
solution) by leveraging business’s own file server and existing Active
As more and more customers discussing the use cases with us related to the
self-hosted sync and share solution, an important use case shows up - running
the Gladinet Cloud Enterprise from within Amazon VPC.
As customers migrating to the cloud, many of them are migrating to “Virtual
Private” data centers such as Amazon EC2. They will move their files t... (more)
Cloud Storage is good for team collaboration. Just like in the LAN
environment, you have a NAS device that everyone local to the network can
share. Or like a Windows File Server that everyone local to the network can
share and the file server can setup folder permission inside the network
So team collaboration comes with folder permission. When team collaboration
is done through cloud storage, folder permission will need to be implemented
with the team collaboration solution.
This article discuss Gladinet Cloud Team Edition and the related team folder
and folder permissi... (more)