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Gladinet Cloud Enterprise continues to add enhancements.  Here is a quick summary of recent features added. (1) Support for Windows DFS as backend storage. In the past we support Windows network shares. Now we support DFS shares. (2
Starting Gladinet Cloud Enterprise build 719, there is document preview feature for the web browser interface. The following video shows the document preview feature inside web browser.
The Gladinet Cloud Enterprise is getting easier to setup and getting easier to upgrade and maintain. This video shows how easy it is to upgrade Gladinet Cloud Enterprise. From begin to finish, it only takes 5 minutes and after that, the
Gladinet Cloud web portal has a new look in the upcoming release this weekend. The goal is to make it more touch friendly and close to the touch artworks. The design is to make it simpler and at the same time more elegant. Here is the video:
Gladinet Cloud Enterprise is a private sync and share solution that you can self-host on premise or inside a data center you choose. In this video, you will see Gladinet Cloud Enterprise installs inside Artisan Infrastructure in a Windows 2008
The following video shows how to setup a service template inside HP CloudSystem Matrix with basic Windows Server 2008 R2. After that, we can start the virtual machine and install the Gladinet Cloud Enterprise in the HP CloudSystem Matrix. The
We are seeing more and more Enterprises deploying OpenStack Swift as an enterprise wide object storage platform. After that, they are looking for a sync and share solution that they can self-host and self-deploy, side by side with their OpenStack
Gladinet Cloud Enterprise is built on top of Microsoft Web Platform, including Windows Server, Internet Information Server, .NET Framework, SQL Server (and Express) and ASP.NET. This makes it very straight forward to install on Windows Server 2012.
Gladinet Cloud Enterprise has two package options, one is for single enterprise, and the other is for multi-tenant service provider. In the following two video, you can take a closer look at both options. First Let’s take a look at the
It is about 50 days into the new year and there are already many changes in Gladinet products and solutions. Here are some of the most important ones. Mobile Client Enhancements iOS client added many features, such as multiple file
As Gladinet Cloud Enterprise got adopted more and more into Enterprise, we have seen bigger and bigger Active Directory setups that we need to support. The following video demonstrates multi-domain AD forest support. The goal is to support big multi
Happy new year, everyone! There are exciting features coming to Gladinet. To start it off, we went through the User Interface first and now there are multiple themes in Gladinet Cloud.
Gladinet Cloud Enterprise is a self-hosted version of the Gladinet Cloud. You can install it on a server and you will have a self-hosted file sync, share and collaboration solution.  The solution is built on top of Microsoft Web Platform,
You may think FTP is old technology and replaced by cloud storage already. However, FTP is still widely used and widely distributed with IIS web server or Apache web server. Just the other day, saw some discussion on web based FTP, which is around
We are currently in a cloud storage consolidation phase,  magnified by this week’s Nirvanix wind-down news. As I checked Nirvanix web site, the whole site is gone, and replaced by a single notice. This is not the first time we saw in this cloud
Today HP Cloud Service published an article on how to build your own file sharing service on HP Public Cloud. When it comes to file sharing
Here is a pretty common setup: Small businesses have an internal file storage solution, accessible to all internal devices and works great for users in the office. However, you would like users that are not in the office have the same kind of fast
If you are an IT admin working for a construction company, the title probably immediately grab your attention. Quite frequently, you have users working on various construction sites around the country and can be there for a while before moving to the
You are a small business with anywhere between 3-50 employees. Most of the employees are in the same office, some are on the road or work from home. You need a file storage solution to accommodate file sharing and collaboration need.
When you have a big team in Gladinet Cloud, such as 100+ users, you will need other team members to help you on administrative works. In Gladinet Cloud, there are two different ways to setup delegate administrator. 1. Fully
In a local area network, the Active Directory Home Folder setting is a very convenient feature from Windows. The domain admin can set your home folder and map it to a drive letter. After that, you can roam around in local area network. Wherever you
Gladinet Cloud Enterprise brings web browser access, mobile device access, online collaboration and file sharing capabilities to Windows Servers and the file server shares behind it.
We are announcing the support of Windows Server 2012 for Gladinet Cloud Enterprise. In the past, the recommended server platform for Gladinet Cloud Enterprise is always Windows 2008 Service Pack 2 or R2. Windows Server 2012 support was experimental.
Gladinet Cloud Windows Store App has been released for a while now. For those of you haven’t got a chance to try it out on a Windows Surface RT device or a Windows 8 Tablet device. Here is a video.
Today we released a new version of Gladinet Cloud. The most obvious change is the support of new Themes. Now you have Blue, Gray, Classic themes to choose from. Take a look at the following new video and compare to the legacy look and feel.
Here is a very common use case, as we received a lead from a potential customer: “We are a small company and we want to evaluate moving out file server storage to the cloud. We are evaluating Amazon S3 as a solution and already
Two weeks ago, we released the Windows Phone Store App for Windows Phone 8. Now we are pleased to announce the release of Gladinet Cloud Windows Store App, which works on Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT, serving devices like Microsoft Surface, Lenovo
When people talk about a hybrid cloud storage solution, it typically means they want to keep using the existing file server. At the same time, they also want to replicate the file server data into cloud storage and make it available to remote users. Basically, the local employees will...
Enterprise may be the last to adopt Cloud Storage. Not because they don’t like cloud storage, but because they already taken care of a lot of functionalities the cloud storage brings. For example, replication,  in order to run smoothly in
As part of the Gladinet mobile app enhancement and the focus on mobile device support, the Gladinet Cloud Android version 2.6 client was released. This release contains better application interoperability support and remote wipe capability.
There is a recent customer case. The initial lead comes in over the web form and read “I am looking for a solution to backup files using the GeoDrive to Synaptic Storage. Please contact me”. For those of you who are not familiar with the terms
As Gladinet continue to enhance mobile device and smart phone support. Today is another important milestone. The Gladinet Cloud Windows Phone 8 application was submitted to Windows Phone Developer Center and waiting for certification. The
With the latest Gladinet iOS app update, The iOS app greatly increased the interaction between a cloud-bound file and applications native to the iOS device. 1. From iOS App, Open file In Other App
It is time to review the progress Gladinet Cloud made in the first half of the year. When we are in day-to-day operation, it didn’t feel that there is much change. And now, when we take a break to look back, there is quite some big progress made.
There are different kind of storage (services) you own. The most common one is the file server sitting in your office, in your office building or just at the C: drive in front of you. As you may be using a hosted service provider, you may also own a
We are hearing more and more partners talking about SharePoint replacement. As a collaboration solution, the most complaint SharePoint got was in two areas. The first is usability. SharePoint is not that easy to use with all the check-in, check-out
To continue our last discussion of Team Collaboration in the Cloud, this article discuss the check-out, check-in and file locking. With the Gladinet Cloud client, team users get a drive letter on the desktop, representing the files and folders
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
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
For cloud storage solutions, there are two big camps, one is the synchronization based solution, for example Google Drive, Sky Drive, Dropbox and SugarSync; and the other is drive letter based solution, such as Gladinet. With synchronization