The Enterprise File Fabric is an enforcement tools for compliance regimes such as GDPR and HIPPA, and provides fine grained policy controls and full file event auditing.
Content Discover provides continuous real-time monitoring of PII data and can be adapted to monitor other types of information. Content Search indexes all IBM COS objects to provide a private search capability for corporate files.
We place a true file manager on top of IBM COS so users can work with data more intuitively - with a file manager interface they are used to.
Unlike some other IBM Cloud Object Storage solutions, the Enterprise File Fabric does not transcode or change file names. The SME Enterprise File Fabric solution is completely open and does nothing proprietary with files stored on IBM COS.
The Enterprise File Fabric provides Cloud Drives for Mac, Windows and Linux that mount IBM COS directly into the business desktop.
The Enterprise File Fabric provides native Sync from IBM Cloud Object Storage to the business desktop for Mac, Windows and Linux.
The Enterprise File Fabric provides a comprehensive, role and user-based, file-system authorization management console for administrators to make it easy to work with IBM COS from a user access control perspective.
Full integration and single sign-on with Active Directory.
The SME solution adds an SFTP, FTP, and WebDAV interface to IBM Cloud Object Storage files.
M-Stream provides accelerated upload and download of files into IBM COS. It does this by splitting files into multiple streams and it is tuned to work with the File Fabric desktop clients.
Versioning and file locking is built into the Storage Made Easy platform. If the same filename is uploaded to the same folder, the new file will be versioned and visible using our unique visual versioning UI feature.
The Storage Made Easy solution supports granular file event auditing with associated IP Address. Reports are searchable and obtainable as excel reports or can be output as Syslog format for integration with tools such as Splunk.
IBM Cloud Object Storage files can be encrypted using public/private key AES 256-bit encryption in which only the Admin knows the key.
Securely share IBM COS files with time expiry and password protection.
The Enterprise File Fabric can record the location when a file is uploaded and also the endpoint location of where it was stored. This can be important from a regulatory perspective.
Helps users easily organize and find files.
Searches can search within files stored in IBM Cloud Object Storage due to integration with Apache SOLR. Find out more.
A standalone Drive for Mac and Windows is also available that enables users to mount and interact with IBM Cloud Object Storage as a local disk. Users can browse and open remote files with desktop applications including the Microsoft Office Suite.
A standalone Explorer desktop application is also available that allows users to interact with IBM Cloud Object Storage through a familiar file explorer like interface. From the menu, or using drag and drop, users can easily upload, download and delete files and folders. Copying, moving and renaming objects and folders is also supported.