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Ovum » Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Enterprise File Sync and Share Product, 2014–2015

Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Enterprise File Sync and Share Product, 2014–2015

28th August 2014

Highlights

Unmanaged consumer services are the most widely used file sync and share technology within the enterprise, with 89% of users employing consumer tools.

WatchDox ranks highest on the Ovum Decision Matrix for Enterprise File Sync and Share in terms of features that address end-user and IT management requirements, but the vendor’s market impact has thus far been very low.

The consumer-centric offerings from Dropbox and Google Drive are the most widely used file sync and share products in the enterprise, yet the commercial products from these vendors rank among the lowest in terms of addressing end-user and IT management requirements.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluate and compare enterprise file sync and share technology from 19 vendors, including Accellion, AirWatch, Box, Citrix, Dropbox, EMC, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and WatchDox.
  • Assess the end-user functionality of 19 enterprise file sync and share products across eight functional areas and 241 data points.
  • Assess the "enterprise-fit" of 19 enterprise file sync and share products across eight functional areas and 194 data points.
  • Assess the impact of 19 vendors on the enterprise file sync and share market.

Key Questions Answered

  • Which enterprise file sync and share products best meet business users requirements and expectations?
  • Which enterprise file sync and share products best meet business and IT management requirements?

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