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FileCloud Server: Best Self-hosted File Sharing

Self-Hosted Cloud Storage

FileCloud provides self-hosted cloud storage services behind your corporation’s firewall or on AWS (Amazon web services), Microsoft Azure server, Windows and Linux servers. Hosted files can be easily stored, synced, and shared across different user channels.

Best Enterprise File Sharing Features

With FileCloud Server, you can store data securely, with access via web-based interface or a network folder. The self-hosted file server puts you in control of your data, with enterprise features like data loss prevention, granular file controls, user policy management, and robust admin tools.

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

FileCloud’s hybrid solution provides the best of both worlds: on-premises and cloud storage. Fast, low-latency LAN access in the office and anywhere-anytime cloud access for remote work. File changes and permissions are synced for streamlined data management and collaboration.

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92% of our customers would recommend us to a friend.

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FileCloud Server: Enterprise-grade Self-hosted File Sharing Solution

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FileCloud Server is the best cloud file storage solution used by thousands of Global 2000 enterprises in 90 countries across many industries. With the option to host on Windows or Linux servers, FileCloud is a flexible, robust solution with an edge over other self-hosted cloud server solutions.

The comprehensive feature stack incorporates enhanced security features, intuitive user and admin dashboards, sync and drive options, scalable storage infrastructure, ecosystem extensibility via APIs and integrations, and intelligence compliance support.

Data Security

FileCloud comes packed with layers of data security, including:

  • Encryption options: end-to-end encryption, customer managed encryption keys, AES 128- or 256-bit encryption, SSL/TLS tunnels, and FIPS 140-2 encryption.
  • Data governance and visibility: role-based access controls, comprehensive audit logs and reporting, metadata, OCR/pattern search, data leak prevention (DLP), retention policies, and Digital Rights Management (DRM).
  • Ecosystem security: antivirus scanning, ransomware protection, two-factor authentication, endpoint and automated backups, and Active Directory/LDAP integration.

Learn more by reading the FileCloud Security FAQ white paper.

Streamlined Accessibility

FileCloud provides secure, fast, and reliable access to enterprise data via web browser, desktop client, and mobile apps. As a self-hosted cloud storage, sync, and sharing solution, FileCloud Server dramatically improves access speed to data, reduces latency, and provides swift, secure access to files, irrespective of physical geography.

FileCloud Server can also be deployed as a hybrid cloud solution, integrated locally on the LAN for fast local access with a remote site on the cloud (AWS, Azure) for remote file access.

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Secure File Sharing

Users can leverage FileCloud’s powerful file sharing features to collaborate on files remotely.

  • Set shares as private (user/group) or public (link/QR code), with additional options to share as view-only, limit downloads, set expiration dates, or set a password.
  • Collaborate on files in real time, with Microsoft Integrations and Desktop Edit in FileCloud.
  • Recover deleted files from the recycle bin and restore previous versions with unlimited file versioning.
  • Lock files to prevent overwriting (and automate file locking/unlocking with FileCloud for Office).
  • Extend secure file sharing to clients, vendors, and suppliers with FileCloud’s unlimited external accounts (no additional license cost).

Custom Branding

FileCloud offers an array of customization options to meet enterprise needs for a comprehensive EFSS solution. You can customize logos, login page images, email templates, TOS, and user interface elements; you can even upload your own CSS and run FileCloud under your own business domain.

Self-hosted Cloud

Self-host your own file share and sync solution to provide ubiquitous file access, share and sync to your employees, customers, and partners.

Powerful File Sharing Features

Public, private, and password-protected shares with expiration dates. Granular sub folder level permissions. Built-in document preview and view-only sharing.

Large File Support

Drag-and-drop file uploads. File request portal/anonymous file upload support. Share large files with no size limit. Pause and resume large file uploads.

Custom Branding

Customize your FileCloud document portal with your business logo, images, and email templates, and run under your own business domain.

Workflow Automation

FileCloud offers workflow automation so users can automate tedious but important tasks like document review and signoffs with a no-code, drag-and-drop workflow builder.

Unlimited External Access

FileCloud offers free, unlimited external accounts for sharing confidential files with clients, suppliers, and vendors. You only pay for your organization accounts.

Advanced Audit Capabilities

FileCloud tracks file and user activity in unchangeable audit logs, which can be exported as CSV files for internal review or external compliance requirements.

Easy Integration

FileCloud offers easy integration with existing corporate IT systems (Active Directory, NTFS File permissions, Network Shares, ADFS, NTLM SSO).

Superior Data Privacy and Security

FileCloud’s distributed architecture and data leak prevention tools ensure corporate data is protected. Remote device management and detailed activity logs provide centralized oversight for your FileCloud ecosystem and connected devices.

API and Third-Party Integrations

Our powerful APIs makes integration with your line of business apps a breeze. Productivity and ecosystem integrations (including Microsoft, AWS, Oracle, Zapier, and Salesforce streamline business operations.

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FileCloud Delivers Enterprise Value

  • Self-host on-premises or in the cloud.
  • Deploy on Windows or Linux Server.
  • Connect with Windows Network Folders and NTFS permissions.
  • Integrate with Active Directory (preserve existing AD credentials).
  • Share files externally with vendors, partners, and customers.
  • Manage devices with remote wipe and user blocking.
  • Classify data with metadata tags and custom metadata sets.
  • Automate retention policies and Data Leak Prevention (DLP).
  • Empower admins with centralized, customizable admin portal (device dashboard, detailed audit logs, reports, and much more).
  • Customize with logo and login screen images, brand your file sharing emails, and run your FileCloud site on a custom domain.
  • Comply with GDPR and other data protection regulations via federated search for e-discovery and data visibility.
  • Apply granular access permissions to folders and sub-folders.
  • Access FileCloud as a virtual drive and set selective sync preferences.

FileCloud Capabilities – What Can You Do with FileCloud?

FileCloud easily fits all organizational needs with seamless capabilities and ease of use.

FileCloud offers flexibility and customization to support enterprise workflows and operations.

Admins can control and monitor user groups, modify file/folder access, and assign permissions or restrictions whenever required.

By connecting with scalable cloud storage, FileCloud offers virtually unlimited storage for your self-hosted file servers that grows and changes with your enterprise.

FileCloud’s client document portal extends secure, enterprise file management to an unlimited number of client accounts at no additional cost. Additional security measures in the form of data loss prevention rules, unlimited file versioning, easy document search, antivirus scanning, and encryption make FileCloud a robust solution with low TCO and high ROI!

Think Beyond Storage; Think Collaboration

Though storage space is critical, enterprises can benefit from evaluating collaboration potential as well to get the most out of a cloud storage solution.

Integration with critical applications like Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, workflow automation, file versioning, team folders, document preview, multimedia support, user notifications, language localization, online editing – all these are essential features to look for in a cloud storage solution that also supports collaboration.

FileCloud ticks all these boxes and delivers massive value as a self-hosted, cloud solution. See how real users and administrators rated their experience leveraging FileCloud as a Content Collaboration Tool.


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