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AeroFS and Amium

AeroFS – the company – was founded in 2010 with the goal of providing an on-premises, fast, and secure file sync & share tool for businesses. Think Dropbox, but completely under the customer’s control. AeroFS was well received, and over the years we built up a solid customer base. AeroFS is an...

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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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At AeroFS securing your data is our priority and today we are pleased to announce the release of a major new security feature for the Private Cloud: Device Authorization. With Device Authorization, IT administrators have fine-grained control over which users and devices are permitted to run the AeroFS desktop clients. A Device...

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  “In the past three years, private cloud computing has moved from an aspiration to a tentative reality for nearly half of large enterprises.” This is a quote from a Gartner report covering private and hybrid cloud computing. Depending on which analysts you talk to, you may also hear claims that private...

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Editor’s note: This is a guest blog post Cloud computing and other internet-based services continue to develop rapidly, though it hasn’t exactly been a direct path to get to where we are now. The current state of the industry may seem like obvious and inevitable when we look back, but just a short...

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Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal published an informative article called Forget ‘the Cloud’; ‘the Fog’ Is Tech’s Future, where they brought up the notion that cloud computing is restricted by available bandwidth over 3G/4G and in the home, and (unfortunately) the United States ranks 35th in the world in terms of bandwidth...

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Last week, Meg Whitman, CEO and President of Hewlett-Packard, announced that HP is planning to invest a billion dollars into the private cloud over the next two years, and specifically into products and services around OpenStack. They call this project “Helion”. HP have started with their own distribution of OpenStack under the...

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We’ve recently (as of 0.8.33) introduced a Canary Release channel to the Hybrid Cloud Desktop AeroFS client. The purpose of having a Canary Release Channel is to allow developers and early adopters to get a taste of the latest AeroFS features while allowing us to improve product stability when we push new...

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As many of our security-conscious readers may already be aware, information was recently released about a vulnerability widely referred to as Heartbleed CVE-2014-0160 in the OpenSSL toolkit, a cryptography library used by AeroFS and countless others across the Internet. AeroFS has no reason to believe that the attack has been used to compromise the integrity or confidentiality...

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At AeroFS, a lot of our users and customers come from medical backgrounds — doctors, hospitals, clinics, and other medical practitioners. One of the most common questions we get asked is what to do about HIPAA compliance, specifically as it relates to personally identifiable information (PII) and HIPAA and they’re often surprised...

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Ryan Lackey (@octal) One important security technique is ensuring all actions leave a record, and that that record is reviewed by multiple parties. While preventing bad actions is always desirable, sometimes that?s difficult while meeting performance, reliability, cost, or other goals. A reliable record...

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The AeroFS Private Cloud is a great solution for businesses which suffer from unauthorized file syncing and collaboration usage due to the consumerization of IT. Today we’re launching two new features for the AeroFS Private Cloud: The AeroFS Auditing Service, which allows IT to audit all usage within AeroFS in real-time, and...

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Check out Amium, our new collaboration product that turns any file into a real-time activity feed and conversation.

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