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Introduction

This Ovum Decision Matrix examines the leading players in the enterprise file sync and share market and assesses their relative strengths and weaknesses.

Highlights

  • Box, Egnyte, and Microsoft offer the strongest combination of end-user and IT management features based on Ovum's general assessment criteria.
  • Products from Citrix, Dropbox, Google, IBM, Syncplicity, and VMware occupy the "challenger" category of the enterprise file sync and share market.
  • For those small and medium-sized organizations looking to business continuity, base functionality, managed services, and reduced cost of end-user support, a product such as SecuriSync hits the spot.

Features and Benefits

  • Compares the functionality of enterprise file sync and share products from the the perspective of end-user features.
  • Compares the functionality of enterprise file sync and share products from the the perspective of IT management features.
  • Considers the global market impact of enterprise file sync and share products based on the assessment of six indicators.

Key questions answered

  • Who are the leaders, challengers, and followers in the enterprise file sync and share market?
  • What are the key strengths and weaknesses of the leading players in the enterprise file sync and share market?
  • From the perspective of the enterprise file sync and share market, what opportunities and threats face Box, Egnyte, Microsoft, Citrix, Dropbox, Google, IBM, Syncplicity, VMware, and Intermedia?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key findings

Vendor solution selection

  • Inclusion criteria
  • Exclusion criteria
  • Methodology
  • Ovum ratings
  • Ovum Interactive Decision Matrix

Product and market analysis

  • Ovum Decision Matrix: Enterprise File Sync and Share
  • Ovum Decision Matrix: Leaders
  • Ovum Decision Matrix: Challengers
  • Ovum Decision Matrix: Followers

Product evaluations and comparison

  • Product assessment: End-user features
  • Product assessment: IT management features
  • Product assessment: Market impact

Product analysis

  • Box Enterprise: Ovum Decision Matrix – Leader
  • Citrix ShareFile: Ovum Decision Matrix – Challenger
  • Dropbox Business: Ovum Decision Matrix – Challenger
  • Egnyte Connect: Ovum Decision Matrix – Leader
  • Google Drive for Business: Ovum Decision Matrix – Challenger
  • IBM Connections Files: Ovum Decision Matrix – Challenger
  • SecuriSync by Intermedia: Ovum Decision Matrix – Follower
  • Microsoft OneDrive for Business: Ovum Decision Matrix – Leader
  • Syncplicity: Ovum Decision Matrix – Challenger
  • VMware Content Locker: Ovum Decision Matrix – Challenger

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author

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