Entries by Dan Gordon

October MyWorkDrive Newsletter 2023

Software Development Risks In today’s interconnected world, the software we use plays a pivotal role in our lives, from personal communication to business operations. Concerns over the security and privacy of our digital lives are increasing, especially when using software developed and supported in countries whose governments have divergent political motives. Data privacy is a […]

What is SMB File Sharing? A Comprehensive Guide

    Today we will provide an explanation of SMB (Server Message Block) – the bedrock of seamless file sharing and a linchpin of modern business collaboration. What is SMB? What are its uses and what are its drawbacks? SMB: Tracing the Evolution SMB’s origins can be traced back to the early 1980s, […]

The Current State of File Sharing: Comparing Public and Private Cloud for Remote Work

As remote work becomes increasingly prevalent in a post-COVID world, organizations of all sizes must consider the best file sharing options to ensure compliance and maintain high-security standards. This is particularly crucial for compliance and security-minded sectors such as government, military, and healthcare, which handle sensitive and confidential data. Let’s explore the current state of […]

10 Reasons why SharePoint is not a File Server

Many companies have or are considering migrating Windows File Shares to Office 365. SharePoint Online is included with most subscriptions for free. Often, IT professionals are asked to evaluate moving their company file servers to SharePoint Online. While SharePoint is great for collaborating on documents with teams inside or outside of the company, can it […]

What is Remote Work?

Remote Work Trends With the increase in remote work where people and businesses need to work remotely, how do they do it? Remote employees work either from home or outside of the traditional working environment, such as at an office or on a specific job site. It increases morale and encourages successful completion of tasks […]

What is the future of Remote Work?

What is the future of Remote Work? With light at the end of the tunnel on the Covid Pandemic what does that mean for Remote Work? In our Remote Work article, we reviewed the latest trends and work styles for remote work pre-pandemic. During the Pandemic, remote work has become not only more common but […]

Migrate On-Premise Files Shares to Azure Cloud File Storage

Migrate On-Premise Files Shares to Cloud File Storage Looking to migrate Windows File Shares to cloud file storage? You’re not alone! Businesses of all sizes have been searching for the right mix of technologies that will allow them to migrate their on-premise file shares to cloud file storage. For small businesses and startups, services like […]

MyWorkDrive Version 5.4 Webinar

Join our resident experts on Thursday January 23rd at 10 am PST for a webinar where we will preview the latest MyWorkDrive version 5.4 secure file remote access features. Save your spot now for this very popular discussion! The Webinar has already taken place. Click here for the Video. During this webinar we will review […]