The Best File Sharing Services

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File sharing software has become essential for modern workplaces. Files were previously transferred using file transfer protocol software or by copying them onto a disc which was then mailed or physically given to a colleague (often affectionately called’sneakernet) The rise of cloud-based services that provide file storage and collaborative tools has revolutionized the way businesses operate. This article reviews 10 cloud-based file sharing services ranging from basic to enterprise-level.

A few of the most renowned file-sharing sites have evolved to become full-fledged collaborative platforms. Dropbox, Box, Google Drive and iCloud all provide file storage, syncing and collaboration with desktop and mobile devices. Google’s G Suite comes with a bundled G Suite also offers file sharing with Google Drive and other Google apps. iCloud offers seamless integration and automated sync across Apple’s devices as well as their respective operating systems with an integrated cloud platform.

Many of these services allow you to track the status of shared files. Administrators can deal with sensitive or confidential documents without worry. The tracing features and status aid in keeping track of how their files are being used, who’s using them and where they’ve gone.

As the Bring Your Own Device movement (BYOD) that continues to gain momentum, gains in popularity the line between business and personal data is becoming increasingly blurred. Employees are using consumer-oriented technologies to perform their jobs. Secure file sharing is more important than ever before for small business owners and managers.