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  • September 22, 2014
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Cloud content connectors for Box and Dropbox from Accellion

Accellion, which provides secure, enterprise mobile file sharing and collaboration solutions, has unveiled kiteworks content connectors for Box and Dropbox to extend IT management and oversight to content stored by employees in cloud accounts. The new kiteworks cloud connectors now offer IT organizations the ability to enable, track and secure the sharing of enterprise content both inside and outside the firewall, states Accellion.

The complete list of kiteworks content connectors includes: SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013 and SharePoint Online; Windows File Shares and Distributed File Systems; Documentum; OpenText; Google Drive for Work; Microsoft OneDrive for Business; Box; and Dropbox.

Accellion notes the following benefits of kiteworks cloud content connectors.

  • full control and visibility of enterprise content sharing across all content stores for compliance with government and industry regulations such as HIPAA;
  • complete IT audit and reporting capabilities for all content stored and shared via cloud content repositories, and on-premise enterprise content managements systems;
  • users can view all content through a single, easy to access interface, regardless of whether the content is stored in a cloud service such as Box and Dropbox, or on-premise in an enterprise content management system such as Microsoft SharePoint;
  • secure mobile access to cloud content sources with fully containerized, secure roundtrip editing of Microsoft Office and PDF files;
  • secure mobile sharing and collaboration of files stored in cloud and on-premise solutions, while maintaining the ‘document of record’ in the source system without content duplication; and
  • users can share files from different content sources, including cloud storage, the kiteworks container, local devices and on-premise ECM systems from within the same solution.

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