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Mountain View, Calif. – Oct 9, 2012 | Download PDF

Egnyte Announces EgnytePlus Platform Offering Enterprises Next Generation End-to-End File Sharing Infrastructure

NetApp, IBM, NETGEAR and Synology Join the EgnytePlus Partner Program To Offer Cloud-Enabled Enterprise Storage and File Sharing

Mountain View, Calif. – Oct 9, 2012 | Download PDF

Egnyte, the leading provider of cloud file sharing infrastructure for businesses, today announced EgnytePlus, a new partner platform for creating complete cloud file sharing infrastructure for the enterprise. Partners are certified using a rigorous set of tests designed to ensure that each solution exceeds Egnyte's stringent functionality, reliability and performance criteria. The first EgnytePlus certified products include: IBM N-Series and DS-Series Storage, NetApp FAS Unified Storage, NETGEAR® ReadyNAS® and NETGEAR ReadyDATA and Synology DiskStation. EgnytePlus is the only solution available today that delivers the economies of the cloud along with the in-the-office experience of on-premise storage.

"We've consistently heard from our enterprise customers that the cloud is not enough, and what they want is the utility of the cloud combined with secure on-premise storage," said Vineet Jain, Co-founder and CEO of Egnyte. "By partnering with world class storage players like NetApp, IBM, NETGEAR and Synology, EgnytePlus does precisely that. The cloud is married to any number of users, any number of offices, and any number of access points or devices to create a cohesive extended workplace for today's enterprise employee."

"Our integration with EgnytePlus enables mobile users to access and share files hosted on secure, enterprise-class NetApp storage solutions," said Tim Russell, Vice President, Data Center Lifecycle Management Group, NetApp. "The solution leverages our expertise in data management to scale the file sharing experience as organizations grow."

EgnytePlus adds the following tiers to traditional storage solutions:

  • Replication tier - enablles controlled secure site-to-site replication
  • Archive tier - enables controlled secure archiving and file backup
  • Mobile tier - enables users to share files with different mobile devices (e.g., laptops, Apple iPhone/iPad, Android phones/tables, Amazon tablets)

EgnytePlus leverages hybrid cloud technology to deliver flexible online file sharing to local storage:

  • Access files from anywhere, with any device
  • Uninterrupted access, online and offline
  • No VPN or FTP required
  • Collaborate in real time across multiple teams and offices
  • Back up files safely in the cloud with remote data replication, immediate online data recovery and data encryption
  • Sync files across multiple storage devices and offices
  • Granular control of user access and folder permissions

"We're excited to continue our partnership with Egnyte," said Hien Nguyen, Vice President of American Sales, Commercial Business Unit, at NETGEAR. "Being able to provide controlled secure file sharing and real-time collaboration across distributed work environments is a key component of successfully implementing your file sharing infrastructure and a real differentiator for NETGEAR."

About Egnyte

Egnyte transforms business through smarter content allowing organizations to connect, protect, and unlock value from all their content. Our Content Intelligence platform delivers smart content collaboration and governance in the cloud or on-premises to thousands of businesses around the world even the most regulated industries. Founded in 2007, Egnyte is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, CA. Investors include venture capital firms, such as Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as technology partners, such as CenturyLink and Seagate Technology. Please visit or call 1-877-7EGNYTE for more information.

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