XIOSS Announces Partnership with Dropbox for Business
-- AUGUST 18, 2014 – ATLANTA, GA: XIOSS, a leader in enterprise data storage consulting and professional services, has entered into a partnership with Dropbox for Business, broadening its wide range of cloud storage and collaborative sharing features and information controls available to clients.
The affiliation with Dropbox for Business is yet another venture by XIOSS toward the selective and diligent assembly of a best-of-breed portfolio of partners. It furthers XIOSS’s mission of existing for the sole purpose of helping clients protect, manage and store their data; one of their most valued assets.
“We are excited about this new relationship with Dropbox,” says XIOSS CEO and Founder Susie Galyardt. “Dropbox for Business increases business efficiencies for our clients, saving them time and money while ensuring security and scalability for their data growth. Safeguarding data is our priority at XIOSS, as it is with Dropbox.”
Strong cipher encryption in transit and at rest is employed Dropbox for Business, as well as file segmentation and hashing to anonymize stored data. The application undergoes regular audits and a SOC Type 2 report is available. Teams are able to secure accounts further with authentication features like single sign-on (SSO) support and two-step verification.
More than 300,000 applications integrate the Dropbox cloud platform, says Ilya Fushman, the company’s head of product. Clients are able to share with collaborators in Cisco WebEx meetings, edit Microsoft Office documents with CloudOn, and get PDFs approved with DocuSign. Dropbox for Business also gives team members self-service features such as unlimited deletion recovery and device unlinking. The service enables the syncing of files and folders across all devices simply and securely.
“This partnership with Dropbox for Business will enable XIOSS clients to maintain greater control over their exponential growth of data by providing unlimited data storage, meet their scalability needs, and provide a singular solution to file sharing,” Ms. Galyardt says. The application also affords clients’ IT administrators comprehensive audit logs to track sharing. Likewise, there are easy-to-execute controls to restrict access, while remote wipes secure data should a device become dislocated.
Dropbox for Business coordinates with the vast majority of applications customers already utilize to be productive such as Word, Excel, Photoshop and Acrobat. It also supports Windows, Android, iOS, Mac, and Linux so that no employee is out of the information loop.
Dropbox is a service for sharing photos, documents, and videos anywhere. It was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students who were tired of emailing files to themselves at work from more than one computer. Dropbox says that today, more than 300 million people across every continent use their service to always have their “stuff” at hand, share with family and friends, and work on team projects.
XIOSS is a leading-edge Data Storage Solutions Provider, providing hardware, software, professional services and consulting. XIOSS is vendor neutral and committed to providing customers with the best solutions on the market, combined with the highest level of customer service and support. XIOSS’s partner portfolio includes manufacturers such as IBM, Hitachi Data Systems, EMC, NetApp, Silver Peak, Symantec, Commvault, Avere, Cleversafe, Actifio, SolidFire, Nasuni, Tintri, Zerto, Tegile, Dropbox, Nimble Storage, Code 42 and Quantum to provide tailored solutions to meet customers' unique and ever changing needs. XIOSS has built a team of talented engineers with wide breadth knowledge, industry certifications and hands on data storage architecture experience in large enterprise and industry sector accounts meeting client’s technical challenges while exceeding expectations with high-quality support and service. Core areas of expertise include: Storage Virtualization, Backup and Recovery, Replication and Disaster Recovery, Storage Tuning and Management, Data Migration, Data Archive, Cloud Storage Integration, Database Virtualization, Mainframe Storage Integration and more.