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We have some exciting news to share today: AeroFS and Redbooth are merging!   Redbooth is a collaboration project management tool used by thousands of businesses worldwide, and we’ve been lucky enough to know the team there for a long time. Earlier this year it became obvious to both of our companies that although...

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Clearing the Obstacles to Effective Collaboration with AeroFS

Collaboration and file sharing go together. And with cloud and mobile computing, file sharing is easier than ever. But once a meeting is over, where do those files and data actually go? From a security standpoint, the possibilities are scary. According to EMA Research’s 2015 State of File Collaboration Security report, more than...

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We recently started writing microservices in Go and, along the way, we wrote a small tool to automate building statically linked binaries and packaging them into minimal Docker containers. Today we’re releasing this tool as gockerize on GitHub, in the hope that it can be useful to others. It is a fairly simple tool but...

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TLDR: By porting some of our microservices from Java to Go, we reduced their resident memory footprint by orders of magnitude. In the beginning there was Java The AeroFS Appliance is composed of many microservices, and a vast majority of them were written in Java. Historically, this has not caused us any problems, as the...

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A year and a half ago we launched the AeroFS Private Cloud to bring secure collaboration to traditional enterprises. Our goal is to bring “consumer grade” collaboration tools to large enterprises with strict security, compliance, and data sovereignty requirements. Over the past 18 months we have had an incredible adoption with our...

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A key value of running AeroFS on your own infrastructure is the ability to get insights on how your organization collaborates and shares data. A little over a year ago, we launched the AeroFS Auditing Service, which allows IT administrators to audit all usage within AeroFS in real-time. The Auditing Service provides...

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On June July 1st, 2016 we will be sunsetting the AeroFS Hybrid Cloud offering to concentrate our efforts entirely on the AeroFS Private Cloud. (As of June 1, 2016 we have extended this deadline by 1 month.) The AeroFS Hybrid Cloud was the first product we released as a company, but almost as...

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Our mission at AeroFS is not only to provide an amazing file sharing and collaboration product to employees, but also to make the IT department’s life easier. We have gone to great lengths to achieve that mission through our existing deployment and installation process. The current process usually takes about 5 minutes...

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AeroFS is an on-premises, fast, and secure file sync and share tool for businesses. Think Dropbox, but completely behind your corporate firewall. In interactions with our customers, one thing that became obvious is that one of the biggest barriers to adoption of software in the enterprise is a process both vendors and...

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Foreign founders rank as a large demographic of Y Combinator founders, so it comes as no surprise that the question of where to base a startup post-YC comes up often. As a part time partner and foreign founder, I’m often the one answering this question, so I’ve written my thoughts down in...

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Today we are happy to announce the release of two features focused specifically on large enterprise needs: Group Sharing and Autocomplete. Up until now, sharing a folder with a team required you to list their exact email addresses, one by one. However, this method isn’t foolproof – misspellings are always a possibility...

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We’re happy to announce that as of last month, AeroFS officially offers paid maternity and paternity leave! In case of birth or adoption of a new child, AeroFS employees of any gender are eligible for: 10 weeks leave, paid at 100% of salary, 8 weeks additional leave, paid at 50% of salary,...

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