From the Wires
Workshare Launches Desktop Apps for Offline File Syncing
By: Business Wire
Feb. 12, 2013 08:02 AM
Workshare, a leading provider of secure enterprise collaboration applications, today announced the launch of Workshare Desktop Sync. The new applications enable information professionals to synchronize all of their files and documents between the Workshare platform and their Windows or Mac OS desktop, whether online or offline.
With today’s growing mobile workforce and the increasing trend of Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) in the enterprise, many information professionals rely on a multitude of devices to collaborate and work from various locations. Workshare Desktop Sync provides file access, file updates, presence indicators and positional commenting for all collaborating parties – on any device, from any location.
Key benefits include:
The integrated solution extends Workshare’s trusted reputation as the industry’s most secure collaboration platform architected specifically for the enterprise and industries that handle sensitive and proprietary information.
“We have been able to swiftly meet customer demands for a desktop application that allows users to share files and collaborate easily. At the same time, Workshare Desktop Sync satisfies customers’ company requirement for a secure collaboration solution in the BYOD era. Our 1.8 million customers can now benefit from our powerful collaboration platform whether they are online or offline on any device,” said Anthony Foy, CEO of Workshare. “We will continue to innovate and place the highest premium on efficiency – and on security – as we evolve to meet the changing ways we work.”
“Workshare has established a solid reputation for its enterprise desktop collaboration solutions – and is now displaying the agility of a startup by quickly responding to the market demands,” said Kristine Kao, associate analyst at ESG. “Fifty-seven percent of organizations cite security concerns as an inhibitor to adoption, so this solution is timely and should provide a compelling option for companies facing the combined security challenges of BYOD with an ongoing need to make collaboration more secure, as well as easier to use.”
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Workshare is a leading provider of secure enterprise collaboration applications. The Workshare platform allows individuals to easily create, share and manage high-value content anywhere, on any device. Workshare enhances the efficiency of the collaborative process by enabling content owners to accurately track and compare changes from contributors simultaneously. The integrated Workshare platform also reduces the commercial risk posed by inadvertently sharing confidential or sensitive documents. More than 1.8 million professionals in 70 countries use Workshare’s award-winning desktop, mobile, tablet and web applications. For more information visit http://www.workshare.com or follow Workshare on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/workshare.
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