Cloud Storage Integration with Active Directory

Seamless Active Directory Cloud Storage Integration

Triofox simplifies cloud storage management via Active Directory integration, ensuring seamless user access and NTFS permission continuity. It's ideal for any business, enhancing operational efficiency and security during cloud transitions.

Imagine seamlessly managing user access to cloud storage, directly from your Active Directory, even as you transition to Azure AD. With Triofox, this isn't just possible; it's simple. Our solution integrates effortlessly with Active Directory, allowing businesses to maintain existing NTFS permissions and streamline user management without the headache of manual reconfiguration. Whether you're a HIPAA-regulated medical billing company or a multinational corporation managing data across borders, Triofox ensures your transition to cloud storage is smooth, secure, and compliant. Say goodbye to administrative overhead and security concerns, and hello to operational efficiency and peace of mind.


In today's rapidly evolving IT landscape, businesses face significant challenges in integrating cloud storage with Active Directory, especially during transitions to Azure AD. Managing user access and permissions efficiently while ensuring data security and compliance becomes increasingly complex. These challenges can lead to operational inefficiencies, security concerns, and a complicated transition process, making the need for seamless integration more critical than ever.

Complex Transition

Transitioning to Azure AD complicates user management and permissions, risking increased administrative overhead and potential security vulnerabilities.

Maintaining Permissions

Ensuring existing NTFS permissions are carried over during migration is a major concern, with the risk of having to rebuild permissions from scratch.

Operational Inefficiencies

Without seamless integration, businesses face operational inefficiencies and security concerns, complicating user access management and data security.

Compliance Risks

Integrating cloud storage with Active Directory must also address compliance, particularly for industries like healthcare, adding another layer of complexity.

Acknowledging these challenges is crucial for implementing a seamless, secure, and compliant migration to cloud storage solutions integrated with Active Directory.

Existing Solutions and Their Limitations

In the quest for optimal cloud storage solutions that integrate with Active Directory, businesses often encounter roadblocks that impede their progress and operational efficiency. Competing solutions, while offering a semblance of integration, fall short in addressing the nuanced needs of seamless Active Directory synchronization, especially during transitions to Azure AD. These limitations not only disrupt user management processes but also pose significant challenges in maintaining security and compliance standards, crucial for businesses in sensitive sectors.

Inadequate Integration

Solutions like Citrix ShareFile and Dropbox struggle with deep Active Directory integration, complicating user access management and file permissions synchronization during cloud transitions.

Limited Compliance Support

Competitors often lack the robust compliance features required for sectors like healthcare, failing to offer HIPAA-compliant solutions that seamlessly integrate with Active Directory.

Cost and Complexity

SharePoint and Azure files, while popular, can introduce excessive costs and complexity, particularly for businesses seeking straightforward Active Directory integration without the financial burden.

Data Residency Concerns

Providers such as OneDrive and Box may not meet specific data residency requirements, a critical limitation for businesses needing to comply with regional data protection regulations.


Our solution seamlessly integrates cloud storage with Active Directory to tackle the complexities of migrating to Azure AD, ensuring data security and compliance. It streamlines user management, maintains NTFS permissions, and boosts operational efficiency, providing peace of mind during IT infrastructure updates.

Simplified User Management

Streamline the process of managing user access and permissions by leveraging existing Active Directory setups, reducing administrative overhead and enhancing security.

Seamless Azure Transition

Facilitate a smooth transition to Azure AD with our solution that ensures continuity in user management and permissions, avoiding the need to rebuild permissions from scratch.

Maintained Data Security

Ensure data security and compliance, particularly for HIPAA-regulated entities, with encrypted data migration and secure local caching, meeting stringent industry standards.

Operational Efficiency

Reduce operational inefficiencies by automating user management and access control, directly tied to your existing Active Directory setup, for a streamlined IT infrastructure.

Integrate cloud storage seamlessly with Active Directory to enhance your IT infrastructure. Explore the Triofox solution now.

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Deployment Option #1

Hybrid Local File Servers

Gladinet enables seamless file server integration with support for Windows 2016/2019/2022, offering indirect & direct connection options and flexible access.

Deployment Option #2

File Servers with Direct Cloud Access

Gladinet provides a direct file access solution from remote devices and mobile devices.

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Cloud Drive Mapping

Drive mapping is an important feature for online file access. End users can easily drag and drop files and folders from a set of mapped drives over the Internet without a VPN connection.

Global File Locking

File locking is a vital feature for online file access and team collaboration to avoid conflicts. End users need to control global concurrent online file access by using file locking to maintain consistency.

Secure Mobile Access

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How It Works

Integrating cloud storage with Active Directory through Triofox streamlines the shift to Azure AD by simplifying user management and ensuring data security. This solution upholds NTFS permissions, automates access control, supports encrypted data transfers, and complies with HIPAA standards. Such integration boosts operational efficiency, cuts down on administrative tasks, and strengthens security measures, facilitating a smooth transition to cloud storage.


Seamless Integration

Automatically syncs with your existing Active Directory setup, allowing for a smooth transition to Azure AD without manual reconfiguration.


Maintain NTFS Permissions

Preserves existing NTFS permissions during the migration to cloud storage, eliminating the need to rebuild permissions from scratch.


Automated User Management

Streamlines user access control and permissions management, reducing administrative tasks and enhancing security.


Encrypted Data Migration

Ensures secure data transfer to the cloud with encryption in transit and at rest, meeting HIPAA compliance requirements.


Operational Efficiency

Reduces administrative overhead by automating user management and access control, directly from Azure AD.


VPN-less Access

Provides secure, remote access to cloud files without the need for a VPN, facilitating easy and secure file sharing.

Our Recent Case Studies

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A leading business consulting firm embarked on a digital transformation journey, transitioning to a cloud-based solution to address inefficiencies and compliance challenges within its IT infrastructure. This strategic move enhanced operational efficiency, ensured compliance with industry regulations, and fortified client trust through improved data security and management. The firm's successful partnership with our cloud solution showcases the transformative power of digital innovation in achieving operational excellence and compliance, setting a new standard for IT infrastructure in the healthcare and education sectors.

Cloud Storage Revolution: A Compliance Triumph

A Managed Service Provider (MSP) in a major metropolitan area transformed its IT services by integrating a cloud storage solution that met stringent data residency and security requirements. This strategic move not only enhanced their operational efficiency but also solidified their position as a leader in providing secure and compliant IT solutions across various sectors. The adoption of our cloud storage solution, featuring two-way sync, active directory integration, and intelligent caching, marked a milestone in their journey towards exceeding client expectations in data management and security.

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Frequently Asked Questions: All You Need to Know

Cloud storage integration with Active Directory allows for seamless user management and authentication by syncing with Azure AD. This enables organizations to manage access and permissions to cloud storage solutions directly through their existing Active Directory setup.

Yes, by installing a Silver Agent on your file server, you can select which folders to sync. This setup facilitates bi-directional synchronization between your on-premises file shares and the cloud storage solution.

Triofox offers seamless integration with Active Directory, allowing for easy management of user access and permissions directly from your existing AD setup. This integration ensures that your move to cloud storage is smooth and secure, without the need to manage a separate user database.

Yes, local AD can be integrated by installing the server agent on a domain machine, which allows for importing users and AD groups.

Triofox is designed to be a cost-effective alternative to Azure files, providing similar functionalities at a lower cost. It's also tailored to overcome some of the limitations and complexities associated with Azure files, making it a more user-friendly option for businesses.

For HIPAA compliance, it's crucial to ensure that data is encrypted both in transit and at rest. Additionally, any screen sharing or recording during support sessions should be securely managed to protect PHI. Compliance with Business Associate Agreements (BAAs) is also essential for any cloud storage solution handling PHI.

Triofox respects and maintains NTFS permissions when syncing data to the cloud, ensuring that your file permissions are preserved. This means your data security and access controls remain consistent, whether on-premises or in the cloud.

For Azure AD integration, there is a single sign-on integration option available. A specific KB article is provided to help with the setup, which involves creating an application on the Azure side and linking it. It's a straightforward process that takes about 10-15 minutes.


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