Symbolic Links with ShareFile Sync

Alright; so, this is pretty cool. A few months ago, Citrix ShareFile (somewhat silently) released support for symbolic links with its Sync for Windows client.

When we heard about this, there was a lot of excitement from our team… excitement that seemed to quickly fizzle out.

I didn’t understand it – why weren’t people talking about this? Not only this a ‘cool’ feature (#TalkNerdyToMe), but it’s quite practical and useful. Continue reading “Symbolic Links with ShareFile Sync”

Workflows – Easy as 1, 2, 3….

­­Workflow – it’s a scary word, right? It comes up more and more every day in conversations; so much so that Gartner, a leading technology analytics firm, has transitioned the Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) marketplace into a new category: Content Collaboration Platform (CCP).

Citrix ShareFile has been consistent in our execution within said marketplaces. In the three years that Gartner produced the Magic Quadrant for EFSS, ShareFile was named a leader. This year, as the marketplace shifted to the CCP, ShareFile was, again, named a leader – for the fourth time in a row!!!

Why? There are a number of reasons explained in the Gartner report(s) – but, today, we are going to focus on one: Workflow.

The purpose of ShareFile’s workflow engine is to simplify the building of workflows to a manner by which an Average Joe business user can create flows using if/then type statements and filters in order to automate mundane tasks in their day-to-day. Continue reading “Workflows – Easy as 1, 2, 3….”

Do You Know What They’re Doing in San Quentin?!

Remember that scene in Get Hard where Kevin Hart tells Will Ferrell about San Quentin for the first time? If not, here you go!

This post has everything and nothing to do with that at the same time… How? Let me explain: it has everything to do with ‘what they’re doing in San Quentin’, but, has nothing to do with the content described in the scene. Continue reading “Do You Know What They’re Doing in San Quentin?!”

Better Together – Using Microsoft Office Online to Enable ShareFile On-Prem Previews

Alright, so I don’t have much of a story for this one, but this is pretty damn cool…. not to mention useful for ShareFile Enterprise customers with Microsoft licensing!

What Am I Talking About?

A while back, Citrix ShareFile released a StorageZone Controller that integrated with Office Web Apps Server. Today, Office Online Server 2016 supersedes the Office Web Apps Server. Let’s look at how to deploy an OOS to enable previews for ShareFile on-prem.

Continue reading “Better Together – Using Microsoft Office Online to Enable ShareFile On-Prem Previews”