The shift from traditional software models to the internet has slowly gained momentum over the last 10 years. Earlier traditional business applications were quite complicated and expensive but with the onset of cloud computing into the lives of business houses, the technology promises new ways to collaborate everywhere through technology devices.
Though there has been no headache involved in managing the hardware and software and you only pay for what you use yet the users seems worried due to the increasing cyber thefts, feeling insecure for their sensitive data.
However, to aid them through this juncture of insecurity cloud based apps can be up and running in days or weeks and they cost less. With the advancement in applications for cloud, there have been many choices for the users to opt for any app. With a cloud app you just open a browser, log in, customize the app and start using it.
As cloud computing grows in popularity thousands of companies are re-branding their non-cloud products and services as cloud computing. To make the businesses more secure, innovative, and mobile Barracuda Networks provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, launched number of new features, updates and integrations to its Copy file sync and share platform, continuing to simplify the way organizations collaborate and work, from anywhere or any device.
“The announcement is all about improving the customer experience, and we are excited about reaching this next milestone with Copy,” says Rod Mathews, GM Storage at Barracuda. “Our customers have asked for a more secure and easier to use solution, and Barracuda is answering. The new functionality and our Copy integrations with SignNow, Mover, Redbooth and Kloudless are great examples of Barracuda and our partners putting that security and convenience right in our customers’ hands. This new release of Copy makes it cleaner, better and easier to store, access, sign and share files – from anywhere.”
Copy was designed with both individuals and companies in mind – providing a more robust and feature-rich option. The Copy service brings powerful capabilities and control to users and administrators to safely access, sign and share critical business data.
Copy integrates enterprise requirements like user and group management by adding controls for securing proprietary company data, and provides:
- Added Security – Administrators can use policy-based control to allow or revoke users’ ability to access and share files or to join shares outside of the company.
- Federated Storage Areas – Users can access their personal and company data from a single Copy account, streamlining the user experience while maintaining appropriate ownership records for different types of data.
Simplified Management& Access
Copy provides administrators with simplified setup and management to streamline workflow, while at the same time offering users flexible options for accessing and sharing data, including:
- Streamlined UI and Admin Page – Intuitive design helps administrators and users more easily navigate within Copy.
- Updated Mobile Apps – New client apps for iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices make accessing data on the go simple and efficient.
- Centralized Administration – Simple company account setup wizard includes creation of initial file structure and groups for permissions.
Gartner has predicted that by 2017 more than half of large corporations will ask their employees to bring their own devices (BYOD) to work. With the changing scenario of the work force the use of cloud applications are exploding since they are easy to use from anywhere, anytime. Box, Drop Box, Zomato, Linkedin, Boomerang, Tripit, Cloudon, are some of the applications that are popular among most of the organizations and with the addition of Copy by Barracuda, will improve the workflow automation for businesses.
The new security models that are available today will aid businesses and corporate to use the cloud without inhibitions while assuring sensitive information is fully protected. By embracing a new eco-system of cloud based security solutions, businesses can safely extend their virtual security perimeter while still complying with privacy regulations.