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File storage & sharing for businesses of all sizes!


On-premises storage is hosted on enterprise Modernize IT infrastructure with the associated LAN connection for easy access to business data. On premise storage gives data autonomy to the business to decide and maintain their business data.


The implementation process is controlled by FileCloud team and your organization. The new infrastructure smoothly gets integrated with the old storage infrastructure.


FileCloud protects your data from emerging threats with security tools and modern encryption (AES 256-bit) methods. You also get two factor authentication, automatic anti-virus scanning of files and, data loss prevention.

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Cloud computing technology is advancing rapidly towards hybrid business solutions which includes On-premises storage and cloud storage in sync, thereby providing flexibility in data management needs of the businesses. With the recent security threats, it becomes more important for providing security to the data which is stored in cloud against unauthorized access of data, hence privacy and protection technologies needs to be upgraded.  Some of the aspects to be kept in mind while selecting a business solutions:

  • Integration with existing fileservers: Active directory integration to synchronize user accounts and groups and allow remote access to existing windows file servers preserving user NTFS permissions. File can be accessed easily and faster through network.
  • Share and Sync: Share and sync file easily with remote access of data which can be easily accessed through internet connected devices including mobile phones.
  • Security: Antivirus scanning and Ransomware protection for the data while uploading it to the cloud. Also encryption technology including end to end encryption, AES 256 bit encryption technology and two factor authentication should be provided.
  • Data loss prevention: Remote wipe facility to prevent unauthorized access. End point backup to securely back up data files and easy restore across all platforms.

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On-premises vs cloud :

On-premises vs Cloud debate has been going on for some time now. With different business requirements, the storage system should be selected keeping in mind the pros and cons of the storage system.


On-premises storage data is entirely held by the business and onus for data protection remains with the company. Data sharing becomes fast in On-premises storage since data is stored locally.

Cloud Storage data is stored on the remote servers of the service providers and the onus of data protection lies with the service provider. Security and encryption technologies are deployed to prevent data leakages .


On-premises storage is initially cheaper but upfront investment could vary and hardware setup and software fess could increase.

Cloud storage has Predictable cost price over the years, cheaper upfront investment and no additional hardware cost are involved.

On-premises File Sync and Share

Business file sharing

It is possible to share business files publicly with or without a password security. Without password security, anyone having the link can access the file. On the contrary, password protected public share will ask for the password to give access. It is very easy to manage sharing options within FileCloud.

Simple file sharing with smart notifications

With your files within the FileCloud, you can easily share them with anyone. Even if they’re outside your company, you can use a simple link or share via email. When someone accesses or edits the file, you can allow email notifications to be sent as well.

Keep sensitive business files secure

Share business files and confidential documents with password-protected links, set view, download, edit permissions, set expiry dates on shared links or delete them anytime so that files are shared with who you want and when you want.

Powerful tools for sharing

FileCloud provides tools for secure file sharing like, virtual drive , Client Portal, custom upload form, selective sync, endpoint backup, federated search to support e-discovery and GDPR compliance.

External file sharing privately with new Users

In case you want to share files with new uses privately, you can allow the Fileshare to ask them to create a new account to access the files within your FileCloud network.

Filesharing & multi device access

FileCloud can provide access to files within the enterprise, through mobile, desktop and mobile app that are simple to use. By connecting FileCloud to existing storage in the enterprise, such as Amazon S3 or Windows network drives, FileCloud can operate as a single access point to files across the enterprise.

Office online Integration

FileCloud is integrated with Office Online out of the box. Users can easily preview, edit and store MS office files (word, excel, powerpoint ) from the browser.

Microsoft Outlook Integration

Filecloud’s seamless integration with MS Outlook improves an Outlook user’s productivity when sharing files within the organization or with external customers

Powerful admin capabilities

Admin has useful features like Device dashboard, detailed audit log, advanced reports and much more. Admin can control user groups, control file/folder access and assign permissions, restrictions whenever required

Better Prices

Get more for less. For 1000 users, Dropbox will cost you 240,000 $/Year where FileCloud cost you only 50,000$/Year.

Unlimited Client/ Partner Accounts (Free!) + ROI

FileCloud offers free client / partner accounts for clients, external vendors and partners. Limited user accounts are free and do not count towards your user license limit. Offers significant cost savings for you.

Hybrid Cloud Solution

Get the benefits of both on-premise as well as the public cloud. Low latency, local file access when you are in office and seamless remote access from the cloud if you are outside.

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FileCloud provides a complete Cloud Business Solution

FileCloud lets its user to collaborate, share and sync data files on cloud which are remote servers which are easy accessible through internet connected devices including mobile phones.

The users are free to deal with the data, the way they want to share and transfer data across different operational channels among team members. FileCloud offers cloud business solutions which are :

  • Unlimited free client/ partner accounts
  • Better security
  • Large file uploads and transfer without size limit
  • Unlimited Storage space
  • High Return on Investment

Cloud Storage for Business

“FileCloud is by far the best On-premises file sharing solution.”

Best Cloud based Solution for Business

FileCloud provides comprehensive audit trails and logs

FileCloud logs every activity that happen within the system. FileCloud records the user information and the files and folders accessed by the user, time when files were accessed and the device information. FileCloud keeps track of the username, IP address and user actions that took place in the cloud network. Comprehensive audit trails and log provide additional security measure providing data leakage protection against unauthorized access.

FileCloud Admin Capabilities

FileCloud provides secure data transfer and sharing solution

Data can be transferred and shared without worrying about the data file size . FileCloud offers unlimited storage space which gives it edge over its competitors. FileCloud is offering the best cloud business solutions which are powerful administered, state of art security infrastructure, remote access , data loss prevention and comprehensive audit logs.

FileCloud encryption

“We tested about five other solutions like Team Drive, ownCloud or LeitzCloud. In the End, FileCloud won that battle clearly.”

Filecloud cloud computing vs On-premises

FileCloud offers On-premises storage : FileCloud lets the business host the data behind the corporate own firewall and provide storage and sync solutions  which are faster and secure. The data autonomy is handed over to the corporation. FileCloud integrates the new system with existing file servers making the process hassle free and fast.

  • Fast access: Since data is stored locally, fast data access through LAN network
  • Data autonomy: Business data is secured since third party sharing of data is not possible.
  • Integration : FileCloud provides business solutions and help integrate the existing infrastructure with the changing demand of the business

FileCloud offers Cloud storage: FileCloud  offers cloud storage solutions which help to share, transfer and sync files to the remote servers which can be accessed through internet connected devices including smart phones. The security and encryption infrastructure is best which prevents data leakages and data hacking and thereby protect business data.

  • Advanced file sharing: FileCloud lets user share large files on the cloud storage without any problem and hence provides the best solution for easy file sharing and transfer.
  • Remote access: Files can be accessed through remote devices through internet including mobile phones. This ensures easy collaboration of data between different teams.
  • Security and encryption: FileCloud provides end to end encryption, AES 256 bit encryption and two factor authentication to prevent security and protection to the data. FileCloud always strive to give best secure services to its user.

On-premises Server

“FileCloud is an easy to use solution and met all our data residency requirements.”

FileCloud Hybrid Cloud Storage

FileCloud’s On-premises vs Cloud services:

The requirement of business decides whether they want to opt for On-premises or cloud storage. FileCloud offers solutions which are user and data centric with flexible data packages to opt from. On-premises storage and cloud storage both depend on the work demands of the business. If business is in small company with no off shore and remote campus then On-premises storage is the best bet and If the company has off shore offices then Cloud services can be availed. With new developments in cloud computing hybrid storage solutions have been developed to deal with the data management issues.

FileCloud offers  Hybrid storage solution :

With Increase in computing capacity, new hybrid storage solutions have been developed which amalgamate the capacities of both On-premises and cloud storage. FileCloud offers hybrid solutions for all the business requirements which is powerful and affordable. FileCloud server sync synchronizes the files stored on local On-premises system to online cloud server. FileCloud server sync provides unique hybrid solution that allows traditional LAN access when on campus and cloud access when offsite. FileCloud allows the companies to pay for the services and resources they user instead of buying and maintaining the storage infrastructure.

  • Hybrid Cloud infrastructure: Convert window file servers into powerful cloud storage solutions for sharing, sync, backup business data.
  • High speed local access: FileCloud provides fast local data access and reduces latency providing highest performance. Large files can be shared easily and without any problems.
  • Flexibility: FileCloud provides flexibility in data management and provides world class security infrastructure for protection of user data .

FileCloud offers Complete business solutions: FileCloud offers best solutions for On-premises and online cloud storage. The infrastructure capabilities of FileCloud is unmatchable and it always strive to provide best services to its customers. Data can be securely shared and accessed through FileCloud cloud storage without any hassle. FileCloud provides custom solutions according to the business requirement and at affordable prices.

Hybrid Cloud Storage

“FileCloud is by far the best On-premises file sharing solution.”


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