Recently Eric Slack, Senior Analyst for Storage Switzerland LLC., reviewed his experience using TappIn. Here are the three reasons why he recommends using it.
1. Reduces the Cost of and Need for Cloud Storage
One of Mr. Slack’s favorite aspects of using TappIn’s shared access is that it will save you money on cloud storage and other online storage solutions.
“Re-buying storage capacity in the cloud (and paying for it every month) just so you can get at your content in multiple locations is a waste of money. Similarly, having to remember to upload files that need to be shared, (or will need to be shared) adds another layer of complexity to the workflow process,” Slack argued.
With TappIn, you don’t have to pay for more cloud storage to share more content.
2. Shares Access, Not Content
“While it may seem like a semantics discussion, sharing file access is quite different from physically sharing files and if access is all that’s needed, making copies of content in order to facilitate that access is inefficient,” Slack wrote.
Here Slack points out exactly what makes TappIn different from online storage solutions that are also designed to facilitate shared access. TappIn doesn’t require its users to move, upload, or sync any of the data they want to share, instead it gives its users access to that data wherever it may be stored (whether online or off).
3. Increases IT Control in Corporate Settings
“Besides solving the file access problem for users, TappIn facilitates the use of mobile devices within the existing corporate infrastructure and increases IT’s control over corporate data in the process,” Slack wrote.
One of the biggest issues in the popular Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement that has taken hold in businesses big and small is the concern over the security of sensitive data stored online and that is accessed through personal, non-work-issued devices.
Slack went on to explain, “TappIn doesn’t store files in the cloud, but instead, stores file metadata and device information in order to create a secure pathway between devices and facilitate sharing. Files are encrypted to maintain security in transit and compressed and optimized to improve performance.”
Thank you Eric Slack, we couldn’t have said it better ourselves! Now we’d love to hear from YOU! What has your experience been like using TappIn?