EFSS White Paper – Integrating Legacy, On-Premise Storage with EFSS Platforms

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Integrating Legacy, On-Premise Storage with EFSS Platforms

Gartner-White-Paper-Cover-PageIt’s becoming clear that 2016 shaped up to be the Year of Hybrid Content Management. Looking further ahead, market researchers predict that by 2019, 75% of enterprises will have deployed multiple Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS} capabilities and over 50% of them will struggle with problems of data migration from Legacy to new repositories.

When you consider that many enterprises store tens to hundreds of millions of files that are often distributed among a wide variety of storage systems and locations, the process of syncing, migrating and backing up this volume of data can reach terabytes or petabytes – is daunting.

That’s why new “file logistics” tools are needed to automatically resolve incompatibilities between ECM systems, SharePoint, NFS, SAN or NAS systems when migrating and/or syncing to a cloud service. This is come out in the following Best Practice research note titled “How to Migrate File Shares, SaaS and ECM to EFSS.”

I invite you to learn more about the findings as you evaluate the right content management solutions for your enterprise. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you’d like to discuss how we’ve helped over 2000 customers around the globe successfully bridge both their on premises storage and ECM systems to a variety of cloud-based EFSS services.

Mark Brazeau, CEO SkySync