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10 Unique Egnyte Features

Learn what sets Egnyte apart from the crowd. These distinctive Egnyte features are crucial for your business to run efficiently and productively.

  1. Modify or deny permissions at any level of the folder hierarchy

    Granular permissions enable customers to organize their data in ways that replicate existing on-premises permissions. Create folders for groups in the organization and subfolders for specific sets of sensitive data.

    Folder Permissions
     
  2. Sync your on-premises storage and access your content anywhere

    Storage Sync allows offline access to content at LAN speed, enabling users to be productive even when working with large files or from sites with limited connectivity. Updates to files are synced between on-premises storage and the cloud

    Storage Sync
     
  3. Access sensitive files stored on-premises from anywhere

    Storage Connect enables secure point-to-point file access and sharing, while your data remains behind the firewall.

    Storage Connect
     
  4. Enable secure, controlled collaboration with external parties

    Standard users are created and managed as part of your account, enabling secure collaboration with outside parties. Collaboration takes place fully within your Egnyte account, ensuring that admins have complete visibility over all content.

    Standard Users Screenshot
     
  5. Monitor account activity with detailed audit reporting

    Monitor usage and behavior with real-time auditing of users, data, and activity across the entire Egnyte platform.

    Reporting Screenshot
     
  6. Work on your files without using your local hard drive

    Egnyte Drive allows users to continue working on their desktop while files are stored in the cloud.

    Egnyte Drive Screenshot
     
  7. Deeply integrate Egnyte with key productivity tools

    Egnyte offers seamless integrations with partners such as Google Apps, Microsoft and Salesforce to increase productivity and support a variety of user workflows.

    Egnyte Integrations
     
  8. Automatically edit files in their native applications from our Web UI

    WebEdit allows users to open and edit files directly from the browser, saving time and maintaining versioning with Egnyte.

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  9. Track updates to your content with the Activity Stream

    The Activity Stream in the Web UI and the Egnyte App for Android scopes to whichever folder you are in, showing recent file actions like uploads, deletions, and comments.

    Activity Stream
     
  10. Share files and folders securely with links

    Protect your shared links by setting an expiration (date or click-based), preventing downloads, or restricting content to account users only. You can also track link views and request a notification upon link receipt.

    Public Link Settings Screenshot
     
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