All partners are eligible to sign up for a free ShareFile account program with 20 named user licenses that include all enterprise edition features. The program will run through December 31st, 2012. Each license will be active for one year. In order to keep the licenses active beyond one year, partners must sell ShareFile licenses (any number) to 4 unique customer accounts and require each employee user on the account to attend one ShareFile webinar within a year of signing up. Details of the product training webinars will be provided upon signup.
Below is a summary of key product announcements from Synergy 2012:
Storage Zones: Citrix announced the availability of the On-Premise technology Preview of the innovative Storage Zones feature that gives IT the flexibility to choose between Citrix ShareFile-managed cloud storage options in multiple worldwide locations, or lets IT leverage on-premise storage within their private cloud.
CloudGateway Integration: Citrix also announced ShareFile integration with CloudGateway 2 enabling enterprise-wide deployment of ShareFile. The combined power of CloudGateway and ShareFile will further enhance authentication and data security while providing users the freedom and flexibility to access, share and sync data on multiple devices with easy single sign-on access.
Enhanced iPad App: The ShareFile app for iPad now has several new features. These include a redesigned user interface; superior offline access features and seamless access for users with multiple ShareFile accounts. ShareFile for iPad also includes new security controls such as the “poison pill” option that enables IT to prescribe data expiration policies for mobile devices and improved audit and monitoring controls to track user logging activity. The new app will be available in the App Store by the end of May.
Citrix Receiver Integration: The integration provides employees a single point of access for all their apps and data. Users can now edit their data with either local editors on their device or with Windows applications hosted by XenApp for a rich content editing experience.
Check out the ShareFile Synergy breakout sessions on Citrix TV: