Where other products are focused on solving a specific business problem, the Egnyte Cloud File Server looks to satisfy many needs at once. Egnyte provides online storage, file sharing, a file server, FTP access, local access, mobile access, and computer backup for small companies or departments up to large corporations and their customers.
Egnyte, a Mountain View, CA company, was founded in 2006. The Cloud File Server product was first introduced in 2008 as a means to outsource infrastructure, and lists an impressive array of clients from a variety of sectors, including heavy hitters in technology like Intel and Cisco. The company now has data installations on both the East and West Coast of the United States and in Western European.
The plans provide for a given number of “power users”, each able to administer two computers and the associated files, and a much larger set of “standard users”. Standard users are essentially end users, able to share those administered files.