The Enterprise File Fabric Brings Support for File and Object Collaboration to Microsoft Teams.

The File Fabric Teams App extends Microsoft Teams collaboration to data outside of Microsoft 365 - Azure Blob Storage, Amazon S3, Azure Files, File Systems, and dozens of others.

London, July 14th 2021 – Storage Made Easy announced its Microsoft Teams App “File Fabric” is now available in the Teams store (AppSource).

The File Fabric Teams App extends Microsoft Teams collaboration to data outside of Microsoft 365 including Object Storage solutions such as Azure Blob Storage, Amazon S3, and also On-premises and Cloud based File Storage such as Azure Files, Amazon FSx, and many other storage solutions that support SMB file shares.

With the File Fabric Teams App users can upload, download, search, browse and share files and folders right from within Microsoft Teams. There’s a consistent integrated experience for them across Teams deskop, mobile and web applications, collaborating within their teams.

Some key features of the app include:

  • Tabs: The File Fabric teams tab provides teams a shared view of their file and object storage services. Users can discuss, manage and work together with any corporate data directly within a channel. Individual users only see data they are authorized to see.
  • Editing: Users can easily edit documents from within the app using Microsoft Office Online or use open files in desktop applications through the File Fabric’s unique Cloud Edit feature.
  • Deep Links: Users can share links to specific files and folders within chat conversations and wiki pages. Clicking these links takes users to the specific location within the app.
  • Personal App: Users can also add the File Fabric app to their own Teams workspace, allowing them to focus on their own tasks, accessing corporate storage for example from within Teams.

For Enterprise File Fabric enterprise customers, custom branded Teams apps can be easily created directly from the File Fabric and deployed across their Teams estate as a private Teams application.

Steven Sweeting, Director Product Management at Storage Made Easy, said: “The File Fabric Teams app has been one of our most requested features. The ability for teams to discuss, edit, and share corporate files so easily, and without having to upload copies to a third-party cloud, is a game changer”.

For more information, check our video or documentation resources on Microsoft Teams.

About Storage Made Easy (SME)

Storage Made Easy’s Enterprise File Fabric™ integrates file and object data into one single platform through a unified file system that works with on-premises and on-cloud data storage assets.

End users, whether local or remote, are able to access the unified file system using web scale protocols and clients that bridge desktop and cloud, but which provide familiar workflows to end users.

Cloud-like economics are provided across a company's entire storage portfolio, unlocking the benefits and cost-efficiency of its data assets whilst providing strict controls and governance for legislative compliance, such as GDPR and CCPA, and addressing security concerns such as ransomware attacks.

The platform’s unique File Transfer acceleration technology M-Stream®, speeds up the transfer of files from desktop to storage, storage to desktop or even public cloud to public cloud, enhancing user productivity and providing ROI on latency sensitive workflows.

The company is backed by Moore Strategic Ventures, LLC, the private investment vehicle of Louis M. Bacon, in addition to other private shareholders including London-based entrepreneurs who previously successfully exited their businesses to larger industry peers.

Storage Made Easy is the trading name of Vehera LTD.

Follow us on Twitter @SMEStorage and @storagemadeeasy and visit us at www.StorageMadeEasy.com to learn more.

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Steven Sweeting, Director Product Management at Storage Made Easy, said: “The File Fabric Teams app has been one of our most requested features. The ability for teams to discuss, edit, and share corporate files so easily, and without having to upload copies to a third-party cloud, is a game changer”.

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