Azure Blob Storage Share Folders and Files

Share Azure blob storage folders over the Internet and share files online from Windows Azure data centers. Maintain data privacy and control. Turn Azure blob storage into your file sharing center with colleagues.

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Azure blob storage is Microsoft Windows Azure's object storage service that offers industry-leading scalability, data availability, security, and performance. Unleash the power of Azure blob storage as a corporate cloud file server with desktop drive remote access, secure file sharing over web browser, and accompanied by mobile applications on iOS and Android devices.

Azure blob storage as a File Sharing Solution With These Features

CentreStack integrates with Office 365 for web-based co-editing and co-authoring for files inside the shared folder.
Large Folder
Use Outlook integration to share large folder or files as web links via email.
Link Sharing
Use web links to share files and folders with recipients or to receive files.
Folder Permissions
Define different permissions for folders at different levels of the directory structure or inherit from NTFS permissions directly.
Secure Data Room
Web based secure data room allows view-only access with download disabled.
User Rights
From internal Active Directory users to external clients and partners, you can define user rights for folder sharing.

Usability is Superb!

Local large folders and files have traditionally been shared as email attachments that have to be saved on email servers and can get blocked if they're too big. Beside that, who knows where they will be copied and downloaded?

With CentreStack and Azure blob storage combined, you can share folders online and share files over the Internet from your laptops and desktops as web links, with read and write permissions and expiration dates, or even in a secure data room with auditing features. So you get the convenience of one-click sharing combined with reliability and scalability of Azure blob storage.

Additional Azure Blob Storage Folder Sharing Benefits with CentreStack

CentreStack eliminates the common drawbacks of local file server access and cloud folder sharing solutions.

Mobile Access
Simplify remote access to file shares with familiar interfaces on any computer or device. Windows and Mac desktops display natively mapped drives in Explorer and Finder. That same experience is presented on iOS and Android devices like iPads, iPhoned, and Android devices.
Easily collaborate with business partners by providing them with access to a limited set of internal files or folders. Share folders online with non-AD users while maintaining administrative controls. Simplify multi-site collaboration with automatic version controls and file locking.
Reduce Costs
Eliminate the overhead and support tickets commonly associated with VPN file sharing, always On VPN or direct access. Automatically use existing users and permissions to save setup time and money. Take advantage of Windows Azure data center bandwidth for speed and time.
Mapped drives display directory structure but delay downloads until a file is used to reduce bandwidth usage and storage consumption. Laptops with small SSD drives work well.
Data Security
Files are secured at rest and in transit with military grade encryption, secure connections and more. Automatically use existing users and permissions to save setup time and money.
Provide an always-on mapped drive that works anywhere on any device and allows mobile users to easily access folders on the internal file shares.
Quick Upload
For large files that has minor local modifications, binary differential blocks will be calculated and the different blocks will be uploaded instead of the while file to save bandwidth and save time.
For files sitting in the local file cache, encryption is available to protect these files that has been downloaded to local cache. Without a successful login, these files will stay encrypt-at-rest and be protected.
Audit Trace
Audit traces and file change history logs are available to analyze who, at what time, changed which files on the local machine or moved files and folders from which source to which destination.
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