Egnyte’s flexible architecture enables you to select any combination of our three deployment models — cloud, on-premises or hybrid — to fit within your current environment and protect your past investments. It gives you the business agility and cost efficiency, while meeting compliance, increasing security and removing vendor lock-in.

Architecture Overview

Enterprise File Services Architecture with Three Deployment Models

On-demand, cost-efficient storage

Pure Cloud Cost-Efficient Storage Deployment Model
  • Achieve business agility for faster time to market
  • Control costs by converting CAPEX to OPEX
  • Offer anytime, anywhere access to your mobile, distributed workforce
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Egnyte’s Key Differentiators

Egnyte’s hybrid, open, secure and adaptive architecture meets the needs of both business users and IT, regardless of whether your organization has files stored on premises, in the cloud or both.

Hybrid Cloud with centralized view


  • Cloud
  • Hybrid
  • On Premises
  • Manage both on-premises and cloud files from a single, centralized view
  • Migrate progressively to the cloud while maintaining compliance
  • Ensure security and high-performance user access to files
Open Cloud Storage infrastructure


  • Compliance
  • Secure Access
  • Unified Management
  • Prevent data breaches with comprehensive file and user permissions
  • Ensure data privacy with end-to-end encryption
  • Meet a host of compliance standards to protect your intellectual property
Open Cloud Storage infrastructure


  • Any Application
  • Any Device
  • Any Storage
  • Integrate with any storage infrastructure (cloud or on premises)
  • Conform to any productivity environment to preserve workflows and processes
  • Protect past IT investments and maintain user satisfaction
Adaptive Enterprise File Services


  • Adaptive
  • Contextual
  • Intelligence
  • Get insights on content consumption to further refine your content strategies
  • Leverage smart reporting and auditing to automate file protection and management
  • Monitor for breaches continuously to strengthen security
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