The Case for a Sharing Gateway

Combining the Benefits of Cloud File Sync & Share Tools with the Speed of Local Storage

The CTERA sharing gateway represents the next generation of enterprise file services for remote offices and branch offices.

This whitepaper describes recent developments in enterprise file services, and the impact of cloud storage on that landscape. It proposes a hybrid architecture for enterprise file services that seamlessly integrates the cloud with traditional file server approaches, and allows users to store, protect, access and share files using any device. The proposed architecture offers performance, security, efficiency and ease of use.