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Comparing Smart Cache to Storage Sync


Smart Cache and Storage Sync are two hybrid solutions that we offer. Each solution caters to a different set of use cases for our customers, so it's important to understand their differences to ensure you're using the best option available. The table below will help you find the best-recommended hybrid solution for your needs. 

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Storage Sync

Smart Cache

Support for special file types (Revit) X  
Support for a single desktop client to provide a unified view of all content   X
Support for Jobsite/Remote Office NAS Solution  X Egnyte recommends the use of small business servers with Windows 2016 or Windows 10 Pro to deploy Smart Cache. Follow link for details 
Support for 3rd party SSO Authentication (Ping/Okta)   X
Support for Global File Locking   X
Support for a hybrid solution to also serve as an initial migration tool  X Egnyte recommends the use of specialized migrations tools like Egnyte Cloud Migration Manager (CMM).
Support for SMB-based endpoints like printers/scanners X X


If you're still having trouble deciding which hybrid solution will work best for you, please reach out to your Account Manager for guidance.


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