Archive for the ‘Work Folders’ Category

How Work Folders syncing files solution interoperates with other file server technologies

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

No doubt, Work Folders sync has made it place in the cloud business environment despite the ever popular OneDrive for business. It is still important to understand the interoperability of Work Folders syncing files solution with other File server technologies. Today in this blog, we’ll introduce you to a few terms necessary to understand this interoperability.

File Classification Infrastructure (FCI)

This makes classification of files easier and once the files are classified, Windows mechanisms and partner solutions can be applied on those files. There’s a classification engine that detects any changes in the files and classifies them according to rules defined.

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Work Folders and OneDrive: Which to opt in your Cloud Business?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

With the huge acceptance of OneDrive in cloud business domain and more and more companies opting for it, it is important to know how is it different form Work Folders and if, perhaps, they are similar, why did Microsoft introduce Work folders in the first place? Let’s dig deep into it and find out various aspects of these two Microsoft Products.

Before we compare the features let’s get this straight: Work Folders was introduced as a sync client for file server whereas OneDrive is the sync client for SharePoint. So, Work Folders accesses data on multiple devices from file server whereas OneDrive for business will provide access to data from multiple devices from SharePoint.

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