Cloud File Sharing: What is it all about?

File sharing is a critical part of communication in today's business world. Employees, customers and clients depend on the exchange of information, and the cloud has gained popularity as the preferred medium. But what exactly is the cloud, and how is it used to share files?

FAQs about file sharing in the cloud

What exactly is the cloud?

In short, the cloud is software or services that operate on the Internet as opposed to on your hard drive.

How are files sent to the cloud?

Just like you'd send an email to someone. Simply attach the file and upload it with just a few clicks of the mouse.

How are they retrieved?

In much the same way. Recipients receive a message with a link to the uploaded file. Senders can view and access the sent document through their account portal.

Is cloud file sharing secure?

With Citrix ShareFile it is. Just some of the safety measures we use include encryption, secure datacenters with regular backups, multi-authentication passwords, remote wipe and more.

How and where can the cloud be accessed?

With ShareFile, you can do it anytime, anywhere, on any web-supported device. Share files on desktop and laptop computers and even mobile phones and tablets wherever you are.

What are the advantages of sharing files on the cloud?

Besides convenience, security and ease of use, the cloud also offers bandwidth capabilities that can't otherwise be matched. ShareFile users can upload an unlimited number of files of up to 100 GB in size, thus avoiding having to break down files into smaller pieces to be sent over multiple emails.

How can I start sharing files in the cloud?

By signing up for a free 30-day trial with ShareFile, you'll be sharing files in the cloud in just minutes under no further obligation. We think you'll enjoy the speed and simplicity of file exchanging and storage you'll get.

Ready to try ShareFile? It's free for 30 days. No credit card required.

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