Databox for Service Providers is a white-label, brandable, multi-tenant sync and share platform
Cloudify Your Windows File Server
Databox is a managed file sync and share solution that helps managed service provider add productivity and continuity value to traditional file servers. Instead of allowing the customers lose control of their data to less secure public cloud storage services, service providers can enhance file server value by adding cloud related functionalities, thus cloudify the file server!
As a managed file sync and share solution for managed service providers, CentreStack has tight integration with ConnectWise, a profession service automation solution that used by many managed service providers. Databox is ConnectWise certified
Business Access Use Case
There are two most popular use cases regarding cloudify windows file server. The first one is business access. In this use case, Databox server is next to the file server so file server storage can be directly mounted on Databox and thus allowing remote clients to access without using VPN (Virtual Private Network).
Business Continuity Use Case
In this case, you keep your local file server at remote branch offices and sync the file servers to cloud so there is a copy on local file server, and there is another copy in the cloud. Together they form a hybrid access usage pattern, combining local performance with cloud productivity. The end result is the customers can access their file servers from local or remote locations, without using VPN and at the same time has replication between local and cloud.
White Labeling and Customization
Do it Yourself White Labeling – Use the management console to rebrand the web interfaces, desktop clients, and mobile clients with your own logos and images at no additional cost.
Full Service White Labeling – Some of the self-branding steps including running and modifying scripts. We provide full branding service as well.
Customization – The Databox platform can be further customized to meet your needs. Contact us for more information.
Easy to Manage and Scale
Standard Components – Databox is a Windows Installer package that creates scalable servers based on Microsoft components (SQL Server, ASP.NET, .Net Framework 4). It’s easy to install, manage, and scale.
Storage Integration – Databox works with everything from file server storage to DFS, NAS, SAN storage as UNC path, to private EMC Atmos, OpenStack Swift storage services, or even public cloud storage services.
Single Server Scalability – Databox servers are scalable and can support more than 8,000 users per server. The solution is easily scaled by adding servers
Multi-Tenant Secure Deployment
Independent Tenants – Each tenant is a private management scope with its own storage and identity management
Per Tenant Encryption – Tenant administrators provide a password which is used to create a private key. Data is encrypted at each endpoint before it is transmitted to cloud storage
Secure Communication – Data is transmitted over secure SSL connections
Self Hosted On-Premise
The solution runs inside your own infrastructure. You have 100% of the control of the data storage. You decide how to secure data path for the peace of mind.
Customization and Branding
You can customize the web portal and access components from Windows client to Mac client. You can even transform iOS and Android client to your own name and sign with your own certificate for Apple AppStore and Android Marketplace.
File Server Integration
The solution integrates natively with your file server network shares and preserve NTFS permission all the way to file level. Access check is done natively within all the Windows components.
Active Directory Integration
You can integrate Active Directory natively as the center piece of user identity management. No duplication of user identity, nor does merging identity required, the Active Directory is the only place to manage users.
The solution is based on a real drive letter in Windows Explorer and a real volume in Mac Finder. It enables on-demand synchronization that is a good fit for big folder and VDI type of environment, in addition to save bandwidth for regular usage.
Team Collaboration Friendly
Team folders with version control and file locking make it ideal for team collaboration.
File Sharing for Enterprise
The solution is enterprise ready. Companies as big as having 250K+ employees are using the solution to allow employees to access, share, sync company files and documents, while maintain security and control under the company’s IT department.
Group Policy for Control
Many group policy items to control different aspects of the solution such as who can share, how to share and what and what not to share.
Simple, Powerful administration web portal for manage users, policies, devices and team collaboration. In addition to web portal, there is also PowerShell and LabTech plugin integration to ease the management work and provide capability to plugin into service provider’s existing management framework.
To make it even easier for administration. There is delegate administration and role management to have more users help out the management in a controlled way.
The web portal file manager is designed for both desktop computing and mobile computing. Native mobile clients include those for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.
Supports most desktop and mobile platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. Check out our unique file server agent feature that bridges remote file server such as Windows 2003, 2008 to 2012 to the central file sync and share solution