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Building The Egnyte Ecosystem

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Partners | 0 comments

Why build an ecosystem? A better question is why wouldn’t you build an ecosystem? Every time a giant goes up against an army, the giant loses. It happens in fiction, when the Rebel Alliance blows up the Death Star. It happened to Gulliver, when he fell asleep where the Lilliputians could find him. It’s happening in tech right now. With the connectivity available to us today, major ecosystems like those of Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, and Amazon have sprung up. In fact, you can’t really name a major software company that doesn’t have a dynamic and growing ecosystem. As customers grow to expect integrations and automation, the companies that offer...

Tips for Exceptional Mobile User Experience

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in For the Techies | 0 comments

While an unmatched feature set can get you selected by a customer, an exceptional user experience is what increases adoption, usage, and—most critical in SaaS—loyalty. A lot more goes into a product’s user experience than just the existence of some features. Though they are not always mutually exclusive, compromises are often made to maximize one strength at some cost to another. You are either building a multitude of features for a new product, or adding a new feature to an existing feature set. Technology in the business world is an options arms race. Offering options to work the way end users find most familiar, efficient, and or convenient is...

Egnyte + WebMerge

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Partners | 0 comments

Any good sales person knows the importance of speed and responsiveness in closing a deal. As the digital workplace becomes increasingly efficient at every touchpoint, then, automation will become key to any sales person’s success.  From communicating with leads to closing deals, your sales team can save countless hours per week.  With a tool like WebMerge, your team can automatically populate documents like contracts, invoices, proposals and more.  You’ll never have to copy & paste data into a template again. Once these documents are generated, they can automatically be saved in Egnyte Connect and easily shared with the rest of your team via link sharing.  Gone are the days...

How Egnyte Landed Yamaha

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Featured, Product Updates | 0 comments

One of our highest-profile clients is Yamaha Corporation of America, the North American subsidiary of Yamaha. When Vimal Thomas, YCA’s Vice President of IT, set out to find an EFSS solution, he had a very specific list of demands. The chief catalyst for YCA’s search for an EFSS solution was a mandate to move to the cloud. YCA selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host the majority of its data, and needed a content collaboration application that was compatible with AWS and was enterprise-grade. Before finding a solution with Egnyte, YCA was leveraging a combination of physical hard drives and Dropbox’s team features. Video files would be saved on...

3 Tips to Boost Productivity Using Egnyte Connect

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Community, Product Updates | 0 comments

With truly global teams, staggering choice in productivity apps, and complex technical challenges, digital collaboration can be a lifesaver. But if it’s poorly handled, it can create more problems than it solves, like redundancies, broken links, and distraction. In today’s efficiency-oriented workplace, it’s more important than ever to leverage productivity tools intelligently. With that in mind, here are 3 ways to maximize your productivity with Egnyte Connect. 1. Send the Link, Not the File Nearly every organization on earth uses email. It’s simple, accessible, and scalable. However, as soon as your email account becomes a file repository, it loses its effectiveness. There are a myriad of issues: size limitations,...

The Permissions Fiasco: Deconstructing Consumer-first File Sharing Solutions

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Community, For the Techies | 0 comments

In an article recently published on CloudTweaks, Egnyte’s Chief Customer Officer Rajesh Ram discusses five key considerations for businesses evaluating file sharing solutions. The first of these five considerations, which is often overlooked, is whether the file sharing solution was architected for businesses. There are two categories of enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) solutions. The first consists of solutions that were built for individual users and then adapted for businesses – let’s refer to this category as ‘consumer-first’. The second category comprises solutions that were built from the ground up for businesses – let’s refer to this category as ‘business-first’. Consumer-first architectures pose numerous challenges for business, a significant one...