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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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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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As mobile continues to penetrate the Enterprise, BYOD is no longer simply a question mark, it is a reality. Not only do employees want access to their work data at home, they are now bringing in mobile devices like the iPhone and the iPad into the office. Lacking a proper solution, these...

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This coming Monday (January 13th, 2014) our co-founder and CEO, Yuri Sagalov, will have the pleasure of speaking with Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.com, at the University of Toronto. Alexis will be speaking about his experience in building a business and his passion for entreppreneurship which has come into fruition in his...

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Happy Friday the 13th! Today we’d like to announce a few things, in order of importance: Simplified Pricing As some of you may have noticed, we’ve officially removed the limit on external collaborators on the free AeroFS account (paid accounts always had unlimited external collaborators). This means that if you’re in an...

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