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Friday, June 24, 2016

Sync Windows File Server to Cloud

There are many file sync and share solutions for consumer PCs, but not many specifically targeting Windows File Server.

CentreStack solution is specifically designed to help manage service providers and companies that have Windows File Server and wants to migrate or synchronize Windows File Server content to cloud to create a hybrid solution.

There are many specific challenges regards the windows file server synchronization to cloud. For example:

 (1) How to preserve sharing permission
(2) How to preserve Active Directory NTFS folder permission
(3) How to make the file server replaceable, can be sync back down if required.
(4) How to make the file server available for remote branch office too.

The following video demonstrates the Windows File Server Sync to the Cloud.
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Thursday, June 9, 2016

CentreStack is an enterprise file sync, share, and collaboration solution. Enterprises and MSPs can leverage this platform to provide secure access to on-premise data without any VPN to users from any location using any device.

Centrestack installations are clusters that are licensed from partner portal. After you register as a partner you can purchase licenses and assign those licenses to a cluster. The number of licenses purchased will appear in your licence line. As you assign licenses to your cluster the number of unassigned licenses will be decremented. After the licenses are updated to a cluster they can be assigned to individual tenants. Licenses that are no longer in need by a tenant can be reclaimed and reused for other tenants.

Once the cluster is licensed you can modify it's branding in cluster manager by navigating the cluster branding section. Under cluster branding section you will find different tabs that allow you to modify the appearance of the web, desktop and the client. You can also customize the setting for automated emails. These branding settings will apply to all the tenants within the cluster. It is also possible to have different branding for each tenant as well.

The video below will demonstrate how you can license clusters and modify the appearance of the web, desktop and the client using the different branding options in Centretsack.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Admins Can Only Allow Sending Shares to Specified Domains in Centrestack

CentreStack is an on-premise enterprise file sync, share, and collaboration solution. It has a very rich enterprise feature set such as, allowing the admin to enable the feature 'Only Allow Sending Shares to Specified Domains'. For security reasons admins can restrict their team users from sharing any company's confidential data to any other users who belong to domains that are not approved by the IT admin. They will only be able to send shares to users that belong to the domains that are approved and configured in the feature by the admin.

The video below will demonstrates how admins can enable the setting 'Only Allow Sending Shares to Specified Domains' in Centrestack.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Guest Users Can Update Comments for Shared Files in Centrestack

CentreStack is and Enterprise File Sync, Share, and Collaboration Platform. Guest users are users that are not in the system but can receive files or folders shared from other users in the system. when guest users are granted full access permission with read and write control, guest users are able to access the shared file via email and are able to update and add comments to the shared file. Once the comments are updated the admin or the user who shared the file can see the updated comments for the shared file from their web portal.

The video below will demonstrate how guest users can update comments for shared files and how the guest user account is created.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Administrators can Subscribe to Receive Team Folder Notifications in CentreStack

CentreStack is the leading managed file sync, share, and collaborate solution. It can be deployed 100% on-premise by service providers and enterprises. In a collaborative environment,  it can be difficult to keep track of all the changes that are being made to the files inside an important folder. IT can publish the important folders as team folders with specific permissions to specific users in centrestack. Administrators can keep track of all the changes that are being made inside the team folders by subscribing to receive change notifications via email.

The video below demonstrates how administrators can subscribe to receive team folder notifications.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Basic Installation, Configuration and Overview of Centerstack Platform

CentreStack is an enterprise file sync, share, and collaboration solution. Enterprises and MSPs can leverage this platform to provide secure access to on-premise data without any VPN to users from any location using any device.

The video below demonstrates the basic installation and configuration of CentreStack software on a clean Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. It also gives a quick high level overview of the management console and all the different options available to cluster and tenant admins.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Guest Users Can Enable Offline Access for Folders in Windows Client in Centrestack

CentreStack is an on-premise enterprise file sync, share, and collaboration solution. It has a very rich enterprise feature set which makes it an ideal platform for IT to deploy it company wide for users to access company data from anywhere using any device.
 Along with users now guest users can enable offline access to folders that are shared with them. When enabled the folder along with its contents will be downloaded to a local cache folder which will be available even when the guest user is offline.

The video below demonstrates how guest users can enable offline access for folders and how the functionality works.

Monday, May 2, 2016

View Only Access and Disable Download for Files When Sharing a Folder or a File in Centrestack

CentreStack is an enterprise file sync, share, and collaboration platform. Sharing content is a task that users do often in a collaborative environment and for security reasons many users do not want to allow others users to download any company confidential data on their own machines. In Centerstack users can share folders with other users and grant them view only access with disable download feature enabled for files inside the shared folders.

The video below demonstrates how users can share a folder with other users and grant them view only access with disable download feature enabled in Centrestack.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Request a File from External Users in Centrestack

CentreStack is an enterprise file sync, share, and collaboration platform. Security plays a key role in large enterprises. Many users have a need to request a file from external users but for security reasons users do not want to share the entire folder with external users for them to upload a file into. In Centrestack, users can now request a file using 'Request A File' feature which only allows them to upload a file through a file request invitation sent via email instead of giving external users any company folder.

The video below demonstrates how users can request a file from external users.