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Published: 19 Oct 2012

WAFS appliances Click here for a comparison table about WAFS appliances (PDF). The days of ignoring the importance of remote office data and not fully supporting remote workers are over. New compliance and data protection requirements, along with the need to collaborate on projects across geographical boundaries, are driving companies to distribute their files globally and manage them centrally. Wide-area file systems (WAFS) products can help bring remote sites back into the corporate fold by: Locking open files globally to prevent multiple people from simultaneously editing a file Controlling which files get sent to specific remote offices and under what circumstances Transmitting only file changes when files are saved or closed Working in conjunction with existing remote file servers or by replacing them Minimizing WAN traffic WAFS products--whether software or appliances--address different file-server configurations and enterprise needs. For example, Burlington, MA-based Signiant Inc.'s Mobilize product is deployed as an agent on remote file servers, but ... Access >>>

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