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SoftLayer OpenStack Swift - Unify Branch Office File Structure
Leverage SoftLayer OpenStack Swift to unify branch office file servers

Unify Branch Office File Structures into One SoftLayer OpenStack Swift Account

Gladinet Cloud makes it easy to migrate file server to cloud storage services, such as SoftLayer OpenStack Swift. Gladinet Cloud provides a piece of file server software, the Gladinet Cloud Server Agent. The server agent can be installed on windows 2003/2008/2012 file server and provide folder migration functionalities to the file server.

As a common practice to migrate folder structures to cloud storage service, you can migrate file servers from multiple branch offices into one single OpenStack Swift Cloud Storage account. After that, you can see all the folders from the branch offices unified into one single name space, ready to be accessed from any capable device.

How to Set it Up?

You can sign up for a Gladinet Cloud Team account. During the sign up process, select the "Plug-in My Own Cloud Storage" option and plug-in your SoftLayer OpenStack Swift Cloud Storage account. After the sign up process is completed, you will be at the Web Browser Based File Manager, looking directly into your SoftLayer OpenStack Swift files and folders. After that, you can download the file server agent to your file server and install it. After the installation, you can start migrate folders to OpenStack Swift Cloud Storage.

After you have done it from a branch office, you can continue to repeat the same steps on other branch offices and keep adding folders from other branch office to the SoftLayer OpenStack Swift. After all, it is a single namespace and unified file structure that you can use.

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