Enterprise File Sync & Share Solution with OpenStack Swift
Turn Your OpenStack Swift into a Box/Dropbox-like Sync & Share Solution
IntroductionYou installed and deployed OpenStack Swift and it is ready for business. That was the easy part. Now the real challenge is how to turn it into an easy-to-use solution for end users.
Problem StatementMost end users won't use OpenStack Swift storage directly because the interface is too primitive. That interface is designed for developers who can write programs to leverage the basic reading, writing and deletion of objects. Instead, end users need an access platform for OpenStack Swift storage that covers their basic (Backup, Access, Sync\Share, Identity management and C ontrolled Collaboration) access needs.
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Gladinet Cloud provides an access platform that satisfies these needs and includes support for a wide variety of heterogeneous clients. Furthermore, all the user facing components of this access platform can be rebranded while the management infrastructure (Gladinet Cloud Cluster) can be hosted in any datacenter.
There are three related products: " Gladinet Cloud ", "Gladinet Cloud Enterprise" and " Gladinet Cloud Enterprise for Service Provider ".
"Gladinet Cloud" runs on our public Gladinet site, providing access, backup, sync , and team collaboration features for business. It provides three important components: cloud storage, clients to access the cloud storage (mobile devices, desktops, file servers, web browsers) and the access infrastructure which brokers communication between the clients and the cloud storage with added benefits like distributed file locking, instant file server migration, active directory integration and more.
"Gladinet Cloud Enterprise" packages all of the "Gladinet Cloud" access infrastructure into a package that an Enterprise can install on-premise, or inside a DMZ to have full control and security protection, with optional native Active Directory integration. You can set any OpenStack Swift storage (or your own file servers) as the default cloud storage and provide it to your employees. This product is a good fit for a single enterprise.
"Gladinet Cloud Enterprise for Service Provider" is the same as "Gladinet Cloud Enterprise" with support for multiple tenants and integration with multiple AD domains. This is a good fit for a service provider who wants to support multiple businesses through a single instance. It includes some branding options out of box. It has multi-tenant support, offers full branding (through Gladinet consulting), and everything else you need as a service provider to run "File Sync and Share Solution" in your own data center, under your own control. It can also scale easily to provide a multi-server farm that can support hundreds of thousands of users or more. The full branding includes web site, native clients, mobile clients, and all "skin" changes.
Click the "Try It Free" button below to try Gladinet Cloud on www.gladinet.com, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about partnering with Gladinet to provide your own dropbox-like interface to OpenStack Swift storage.
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ACCESS FILES ANYWHERE
Gladinet Cloud Team Edition provides access methods from a web browser, native desktop
client, iOS App, Android App and file server. When you are on the road, you can
use the mobile applications to access your files. When you are in the office, you
can connect to your on-premise file server for access. You can also access them
from your desktop at home or use a web browser from any location on any client.
When you deploy the Gladinet Cloud solution, the gladinet.com URL in the following pictures will become yourcompany.com.
|» Access all your files from any web browser||
Gladinet Cloud can be accessed from all major browsers, including IE, Firefox, Chrome,
Safari and Opera.
|» Map your storage account as a network drive||
Having a drive letter on your desktop for cloud storage access is very easy to understand
The above Desktop Team Client can be branded after you fill out a branding template.
|» Access your files from your mobile device||
You can access Gladinet Cloud from your iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone
8 device with native applications.
|» Mount your storage account as a file server volume||
You can install Gladinet Cloud Server on your existing file server to seamlessly
migrate it to the cloud.
You can brand Gladinet Cloud Server too
SEAMLESSLY MIGRATE LOCAL FOLDERS TO CLOUD STORAGE
COLLABORATE WITH TEAM FOLDERS
ACTIVE DIRECTORY INTEGRATION
If you have at least one Gladinet Cloud Server installed inside your active directory
domain, it can serve as the authentication integration server helping to import
active directory users into your Gladinet Cloud team account, with single sign-on.
SHARE FILES AND FOLDERS
FILE SERVER INTEGRATION
Plug-in Your Own OpenStack Swift Cloud Storage
White-Labeled and Self-Hosted Options
For service providers that are looking for an access platform for to create their
own dropbox-like or box.net-like solution with their storage, they can white-label
and self host the Gladinet Cloud solution.
Gladinet Cloud Cluster is built on top Microsoft Web Platform and can be installed with the Microsoft Web Platform Deployment tools on Windows Servers.
|Our Solution. WE Host. YOUR Brand.||You can pick any of the Amazon EC2 region and we will host the solution for you, with your brand.|
|Our Solution. YOU Host. YOUR Brand.||You can install Gladinet Cloud solutions on your own servers.|