The dreaded backup. Until the hard drive on your laptop fries, it's one of those nice-to-dos. At Citrix ShareFile, we made it an easy-to-do.
Cloud based backup at our datacenters is a synch...err, we mean sync. You can sync your files to your account automatically and in real time just by downloading the app. Backup complete.
Cloud-based backup: Sync instead
Here's the problem with backing up files. We all know we should do it... but we don't do it as much as we should.
How does ShareFile work?
ShareFile is a cloud-based business platform for sharing and managing digital documents and files. We designed our system for business:
- High-grade data encryption
- 25+ customizable security settings
- Supports HIPAA, FINRA, other industry regulations
Industry specific tools
- Health care
- Energy & more
Sync is a snap
Whether on a PC or a Mac, our customers download the Sync app to their desktop. It's simple to do — agree to the terms and let the installation run, like any other app. The installation includes a tutorial on how to sync and sets up a ShareFile folder on your desktop.
An icon goes on your taskbar that you can use to set preferences. When you double-click on it, your Sharefile desktop folder opens. Check your folders, add new files. Plus you don't have to be logged in online to sync.
You can also sync folders that aren't already uploaded to ShareFile. Just drag and drop documents that you want to sync and you're set to go. Everything's backed up, all the time — not once a week, or even once day — it's real time.
Secure in transit & rest
Cloud storage sync will save you from a hard-drive meltdown, but the storage has got to be secure. No problem here. We use SSAE 16 audited data centers, AES 256-bit encryption and SSL/TLS protocols. There's no way a brute force attack will ever get near your files.
There are robust, customizable security settings, multiple permissions, a checkout system for files and the ability to remotely wipe any device. No more panicking over a lost laptop.
But there's more than technology at play here. We have multiple datacenters around the world and disaster recovery plans for catastrophic events. Plus your files are redundantly mirrored on a separate server.
What would be the point of backup if your files weren't safe? Our point exactly.
If it all sounds great, but you're not sure where to start — we're right here to help you, 24/7. Our onboarding program will help get you settled in and we have a great support team based right here in the U.S. No offshore call centers.
You want cloud-based backup? We'll give you secure, automatic cloud-based sync. Start your free trial right now.