Simplify Remote Mobile Access to File Servers
This white paper describes Gladinet Triofox which can be used by businesses as a remote access server to quickly enable secure remote access and mobile access to file servers without using a VPN, and without the lengthy copying or synchronizing to external storage services such as Office 365, Dropbox, or Box.
When more and more businesses practice social distancing at times of a global pandemics, We're certainly seeing a lot more interest in faster ways to facilitate working from home without compromising data privacy, security or compliance. You want to enable cloud remote access to local on-premise file server seamlessly.
So we strongly encourage you to use Triofox and any other resources at your disposal to simplify work from home. For example, Triofox’s ability to simplify remote file server access could be critical for a company that depends on internal file servers.
Triofox gives on-premise file servers new cloud remote access & secure file sharing capabilities, while retaining the old security safeguards, permission controls and data ownership! It combines cloud remote access and local security policies together into one remote access server solution.
Triofox is a remote access server that accepts file requests from client agents over the HTTPS/SSL protocol. These requests are then translated into Active Directory and File Server network share access protected by NTFS permissions. The file is sent back via HTTPS/SSL to the client agents when all permission checks have passed. Triofox uses this approach to combine the power of a mapped drive with the simplicity of web browsing and the security of a VPN!
VPN, or FTP or WebDav ?
How many times, your support team complaint about VPN tickets? Frankly, VPN is too complicated for most non-technical people. First you need to establish VPN connections, and the ways to establish VPN connections are different from PC device to Mac to mobile devices. Secondly, a user needs to understand the concept of a file server, a network share and map a drive to a network share. Last, any glitch in the Internet and the underlying network breaks the VPN connection and then a user will need to start over again or calls into the support line for help, costing company time and money. FTP and WebDav are old protocols that is no longer a good fit for modern HTTPS based access.
Without a good solution, employees may select on his own or on her own an un-authorized way to be more productive. For example, employees may select to copy files into a personal Dropbox because it is so much easier to use, which creates other problems such as data sprawling and compliance issues.
Looking for an easy-to-use solution?
Triofox eliminates the common drawbacks of traditional file server access and cloud file sharing solutions.