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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:

ParkMyCloud provides an easy-to-use platform that helps enterprises automatically identify and eliminate wasted cloud spend. More than 800 enterprises around the world - including Unilever, Sysco, Hitachi ID Systems, Papa John’s, and National Geographic - trust ParkMyCloud to cut their cloud spend by millions of dollars annually. ParkMyCloud’s SaaS offering allows enterprises to easily manage, govern, and optimize their spend across multiple public clouds.

Features:

Features:

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

Features:

  • Password & Access Management
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • API
  • External Integrations
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Google Apps Integration
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Multi-User
  • Analytics
  • Dashboard
  • Data Visualization

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:

  • Operational Dashboard - Manage your cloud resources across multiple credentials, accounts, and regions in a single view.

  • Users & Teams - Govern user access and define permissions with role-based access controls.

  • Parking Recommendations - Manage and "park" cloud resources based on automated tagging analytics.

  • Reporting - View and download savings reports, organized by teams and credentials.

  • Public API - Easily integrate ParkMyCloud into your CI/CD processes for continuous cost control.

  • Policy Engine - Fully automate all aspects of your cost control processes using policy-based orchestration.

  • Single Sign-On - Add and govern users using SSO from ADFS, Active Directory, Centrify, Okta, OneLogin, or Ping Identity.

  • Notifications Notify users of ParkMyCloud updates & activities using email or slack.

  • Multi-Cloud Support for AWS/Azure/GCP in a single console.

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

Free

Free
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited instances
  • 1 Team
  • 5 Users
  • 1 CSP credential
  • Role-based Access Control
  • Utilization-Based Heatmaps
  • Start, Stop, & Snooze
  • Policy Engine
  • Tag-Based Parking Recommendations
  • Online Documentation

Basic

$2.00
per instance per month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited Instances
  • 5 Teams
  • 10 Users
  • 3 CSP Credentials
  • All of Free Tier Features
  • Usage-Based Parking Recommendations (SmartParking)
  • API Access
  • Audit Logs
  • Reporting
  • Notifications
  • Email Support

Standard

$3.00
per instance per month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited Instances
  • 10 Teams
  • 20 Users
  • 5 CSP Credentials
  • All of Basic Tier Features
  • Multi-Cloud (AWS, Azure, and GCP)
  • Database Parking (RDS)
  • SSO/SAML 2.0
  • Live Chat Support 9am-6pm ET

Enterprise


Included in plan:
  • Unlimited Instances
  • Unlimited Teams
  • Unlimited Users
  • Unlimited CSP Credentials
  • All of Standard Tier

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:

    What platforms does this service support?
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes. ParkMyCloud allows for an unlimited number of users, organized in teams with customizable permissions.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Cloud users: cloud architects, IT operations, development, and DevOps.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes. ParkMyCloud offers RESTful API access for customers.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Automated cost savings on AWS, Azure, and GCP cloud resources.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes - via our website.

Publisher:

Founded:
1998
Based in:
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Employees:
myself only
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Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
Indianapolis
Employees:
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Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
Dulles
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Likes:
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Followers:
6.59k

Other:

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 ParkMyCloud
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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