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AWS adds Zocalo Enterprise File Sync Share and Collaboration

AWS adds Zocalo Enterprise File Sync Share and Collaboration

By Greg Schulz

AWS adds Zocalo Enterprise File Sync Share and Collaboration

In case you missed it today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced Zocalo an enterprise class storage and file sharing service. As you might have guessed, by being file sync and share of cloud storage Zocalo can be seen as a competitor or option to other services including Box, Dropbox and Google among many others in the enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) space.

Amazon Zocalo enterprise storage and sharing service

AWS Enterprise File Sync Share (EFSS) Zocalo overview and summary:

  • Document collaboration (Comments and sharing) including available with AWS WorkSpaces
  • Central common hub for sharing documents along with those owned by a user
  • Select AWS regions where data is stored, along with set up users polices and audit trails
  • Sharing of various types of documents, worksheets, web pages, presentations, text and PDF among other files
  • Support for Windows and other PCs, Macs, tablets and other mobile devices
  • Cost effective (priced at $5 per user per month for 200GB of storage)
  • Free 30 day trial for up to 50 users each with 200GB (e.g. 10TB)
  • Secure leveraging existing AWS regions and tools (encryption in transit and while at rest)
  • Active directory credentials integration

Learn more in the Zocalo FAQ found here

Register for the limited free Zocalo trial here

Additional Zocalo product details can be found here

AWS also announced as part of its Mobile Services Cognito a mobile service for simple user identity and data synchronization, along with SNS, Mobile Analytics and other enhancements. Learn more about AWS Cognito here and Mobile Services here.

Check out other AWS updates, news and enhancements here

Ok, nuff said


Greg Schulz Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press) and Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier)
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Greg Schulz is founder of the Server and StorageIO (StorageIO) Group, an IT industry analyst and consultancy firm. Greg has worked with various server operating systems along with storage and networking software tools, hardware and services. Greg has worked as a programmer, systems administrator, disaster recovery consultant, and storage and capacity planner for various IT organizations. He has worked for various vendors before joining an industry analyst firm and later forming StorageIO.

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