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Software Description:

In Google Drive online storage users can keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, and videos.
All files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer, with possibility to invite others to view, download, and collaborate on a set of files.
The service works with Drive, Gmail and Google Photos, so it is possible to store files, save email attachments and back-up photos directly to Drive.

Software Description:

SmartFile is a file management solution that enables everyone to more securely share, manage and control files on-premise and online. SmartFile offers the best and most robust file access permissions and custom user roles for added security. Activity logs for user and file actions are kept in a perpetual log for HIPAA compliant auditing. Email notifications, virtual folder links, secure File Transfer Protocol (FTP) access, and AD/LDAP integrations also add time saving tools to IT departments.

Software Description:

Google Sites is the easiest way to make information accessible to people who need quick, up-to-date access. People can work together on a Site to add file attachments, information from other Google applications (like Google Docs, Google Calendar, YouTube), and new free-form content.
It is possible to launch an intranet for the company, a project site for the team or a portal for customers with this site builder. All without writing a single line of code.

Features:

Features:

  • File Transfer
  • File Sharing
  • API
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Email Integration
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Password & Access Management
  • History/Version Control
  • External Integrations

Features:

Summary:

  • Metadata: There is a Description field available for both files and folders that users can use to add relevant metadata. Content within the Description field is also indexed by Google Drive and is searchable.

  • Save to Google Drive: Google offers an extension for Google Chrome, 'Save to Google Drive', that allows users to save web content to Google Drive through a browser action or through the context menu.

  • Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations can be created in Google's format, or uploaded files can be converted to this format from types such as .doc or .ppt.

  • File Viewing: The Google Drive viewer on the web allows viewing a number of different file formats.

  • Third-party Apps: These apps are available from the Chrome Web Store and are compatible with all supported browsers. To use an app, users are required to sign in into Chrome Web Store and add the app to their extensive database.

  • Sharing: Files or folders can be shared privately with specific users, using their @gmail.com addresses. Sharing files with users who do not have a Google account requires making them accessible to 'anybody with the link'.

Summary:

  • Secure and compliant file sharing for business

  • On-prem file server that consolidates storage, file sharing, FTP servers, and external portals into a single application.

  • Easy to use cloud application that delivers secure file sharing and simple FTP management with governance in mind.

Summary:

  • Custom Domain Name Mapping: Owners of both personal Google accounts and Google Apps for Business accounts are allowed to map their Google Site to a custom domain name.

  • Google-powered search to find content across Sites.

  • Multi-tier Permissions and Accessibility: There are three levels of permissions within Google Sites: Owner, Editor and Viewer.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • 15GB - Free, 100 GB - $1.99 per month, 1 TB - $9.99 per month, 10 TB - $99.99 per month, 20 TB - $199.99 per month, 30 TB - $299.99 per month.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Business
    $5 per employee / month
    1 TB Storage
    Unlimited Bandwidth
    Minimum 6 employees
    Features:

    • Unlimited File Size
    • Advanced Sharing Options
    • FTP / SFTP / FTPS Access
    • SSL Encryption
    • Outlook Plugin
    • Desktop Connector

    Business Plus
    $10 per employee / month
    Unlimited Storage
    Unlimited Bandwidth
    Minimum 10 employees
    All Business Features, plus:

    • Custom Branding
    • Use Your Subdomain
    • File Versioning
    • Activity Reports
    • WebDAV Access
    • Automation Workflows

    Business Unlimited
    $various per employee / month
    Unlimited Storage
    Unlimited Bandwidth
    UNLIMITED USERS
    All Business Plus Features, plus:

    • Automation Workflows
    • File Locking
    • SSO
    • Multi-factor Authentication
    • Multiple Domains
    • Signed SLA & BAA Available

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: No
  • For business use:
    Google Apps: $5 per user per month, or $50 per user per year.
    Google Apps with unlimited storage and Vault: $10 per user per month, or $120 per user per year.

FAQs:

    What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is used for storage, synchronization, sharing and editing files, as well as for work collaboration.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Google Drive client software is available for the following devices: PCs running Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 with NTFS partitions, or Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher; Android smartphones and tablets with Android 2.1 (Eclair) or higher; iPhones and iPads with iOS 5.0 or higherGoogle. It can also be accessed through Linux via open source projects such as Grive.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • This service is commonly used in tandem with other Google products, like Gmail, Google Photos, Google Calendar, Docs etc.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with large number of other apps.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • The Drive platform offers a group of APIs along with client libraries, language-specific examples, and documentation to help develop apps that integrate with Drive.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • It offers Teamwork accounts.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users of Google Drive are all computer and internet users who want to easily store, access, edit, and share files across many devices.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • It offers tutorials, guides, a help desk and a help forum.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users are individuals and companies that need their internal sites.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for creation company intranet sites and team project platforms.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • The Google Sites web application is accessible from any internet connected computer.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is commonly used in tandem with other tools from Google apps suite.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Google Sites is integrated with other Google products, so users can insert videos, docs, spreadsheets, presentations, photo slide shows, and calendars directly onto their Google Sites pages.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Group email aliases (support@yourcompany.com) are included free and don't count as users.
    Google Sites users can easily invite anyone with a Google Account to be able to edit/share the whole site, or just individual pages. They can take advantage of Google Groups, too, to enable a particular group of people access to a subset of pages within the website.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • They offer phone and email support, as well as help desk.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • It offers an API.

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Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses SmartFile
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Google Sites
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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