PROMISE FileCruiser VR2600
Cloud Storage For Enterprise
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FileCruiser VR2600 supports both server scale out, making it suitable for environments with thousands of users, such as large enterprises, schools and governments. Plus, FileCruiser VR2600 delivers server and storage redundancy which ensures your EFFS service will not stop due to any single point of hardware failure.
- Secure enterprise cloud file sync and sharing solution
- Supports server expansion
- Supports server and storage redundancy, no single point of hardware failure
- Suitable for thousands users deployments, ideal for large enterprises or universities
PROMISE Cloud Overview
FileCruiser is a private Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS) solution for Enterprises and SMBs. It helps users easily build their own EFSS services, which includes countless cloud based benefits such as anytime, anywhere data access, FTP replacement for file sharing, team collaboration tools and email attachment integration. FileCruiser can be implemented on various hardware platforms, including on a 3U-16 bay Intel x86 server-storage appliance which is suitable to be deployed by SMBs. In addition, if performance demands it, FileCruiser can be implemented on multiple Intel x86 1U servers connected to PROMISE storage. This solution provides the redundancy to protect both servers and storage.
FileCruiser can be implemented on various hardware platforms, including on a 3U-16 bay Intel x86 server-storage appliance which is suitable to be deployed by SMBs. In addition, if performance demands it, FileCruiser can be implemented on multiple Intel x86 1U servers connected to PROMISE VTrak or Vess storage. This solution provides the redundancy to protect both servers and storage.
Simple, secure sharing from anywhere - from any device
FileCruiser intelligently syncs all of your files across all of your devices, so you always have the most up to date files, no matter where you are and no matter which device you are working on.
Team collaboration tools designed to increase efficiency
FileCruiser makes it easy to get your whole team on the same page with powerful collaboration tools that help you create a highly efficient shared workspace. The Team Folder allows team members from various AD/LDAP to share content based on customizable policy controls which are easily defined by the team lead.
Share on demand, how you like
FileCruiser provides a convenient and secure way to share your data internally or to external organizations with Access Control and Trace. Plus, FileCruiser ShareLinks help users easily send large files, reducing e-mail traffic, precious bandwidth and storage space on your mail server.
Online video streaming
With FileCruiser, you can stream video or music on any of your client devices without having to download the entire file. This saves space on your tablet or smart phone and enables you to conveniently keep all your files in one place online.
Delivers enterprise-level data security
Information security is always the top priority in Enterprise IT. FileCruiser provides several advanced security features, such as remote wipe, encryption and two-factor authorization, to protect valuable and confidential data.
Supports remote backup and disaster recovery
FileCruiser lets you schedule backups of all of data on your system to a remote backup server via the Internet. You can access your data from the backup server while the major site is saving.
Scale-out and HA (high availability) architecture
FileCruiser VR2600 is designed for medium to large-sized organizations and provides a high-availability hardware design as well as scale out computing capability.
- Performance scale-out on demand
- Redundant architecture for no single point of failure
- Suitable for environments with more than a thousand users
- Supports Windows, Mac, iOS and Android
- Advanced security protection features, including remote wipe
- Supports Windows Activity Directory and LDAP
- Team space with role-based access management
- Remote backup and recovery
- Restful API
Simple, Secure Sharing from Anywhere
FileCruiser solutions offer data synchronization among mobile devices and laptops compared to NAS solutions which primarily focus on backup in PC/laptop environments. FileCruiser supports most mobile device models so you can easily access and share your data.
Access and Sync with Any Device
FileCruiser intelligently syncs all of your files across all of your devices, so you always have the most up to date file no matter where you are and no matter which device you are working on. IT administrators can remain in control be setting limits on the size and types of files users can upload and sync to FileCruiser.
Easily Sync Large Files
With FileCruiser you can efficiently sync even massive files and if the connection is interrupted the file will resume transferring from the point it stopped as soon as the connection is restored.
Team Space Collaboration
FileCruiser makes it easy to get your whole team on the same page with a ton of collaboration tools that help you create a super-efficient shared workspace.
Manage Your Team
Team members could come from a mix of local domains and AD/LDAP domains. The team lead is able to manage their team by adding/removing/disabling/enabling memberships.
Team Member Scope
A 'Team Scope' is a viewing space that team members can see. Within a team, each person may have different aspects of a project that they need to focus on, so different scopes can be configured for each team member.
Team Member Access Permissions
The role of each member is assigned by the team lead after the team is created and when the member is added. There are a set of roles defined with different access rights (or permissions), including READ, WRITE, SHARE INSIDE (inside the domain), SHARE OUTSIDE (outside the domain), and more.
Share by Demand
FileCruiser provides convenient and secure ways to share your data internally or to external organizations with Access Control and Trace. Plus, FileCruiser ShareLinks help users easily send super large files which reduces e-mail traffic bandwidth and usage of the storage space on the mail server.
Sharing with Shared Links
FileCruiser lets users easily upload files and folders to the server which will generate a unique downloadable link for each file and folder. The content from the shared hyperlink can be password protected and users can set an expiration date.
Sharing to Teams
FileCruiser also helps you easily manage and share your content to users or teams who have an account in FileCruiser. The file will be copied to the user's folder automatically. You can define who can access, read and write the specific file or folder you shared.
Online Video Stream
With FileCruiser, you can stream videos or music on any of your client devices without having to download the entire file. This saves precious space on your tablet or smart phone and enables you to conveniently keep all your files in one place online.
Enterprise Level Data Security
Information security is always the top priority of enterprise IT. FileCruiser provides several advanced security features, such as remote wipe, encryption and two-factor authorization, to protect valuable enterprise data.
Secure File Transfer
When your data is stored and transferred with FileCruiser it is protected using 256-bit AES encryption.
The FileCruiser server will record all of your FileCruiser client evices. The 'Remote Wipe' feature enables you to block the lost devices and delete the folder you synchronized with FileCruiser.
You can lock any file and folder which means no one can modify these files until you unlock it.
Add extra protection to your mobile app. An extra 4 digit passcode will be requested while logging in from your mobile device.
FileCruiser makes it easy for the IT team to stay in control by tracking all user behavior, including file sharing, deleting and adding files and much more.
Windows AD and LDAP support
FileCruiser supports multi-domain authorization which means IT administrators can add more than one authorization domain and manage all accounts from a single page.
Flexible Deployment, Audit and Monitor
FileCruiser's flexible deployment options meet the needs of hundreds to thousands of users. Plus, IT administrators can monitor the system status, user behavior and export the log as a report.
FileCruiser provides deployment architectures on different scales so you can select the most suitable solution for your organization. VA2600 is a 3U-16 bay appliance and it is designed for SMEs. VR2600 is designed for medium to large-sized organizations and provides the service hardware as well as scale out computing capability.
Audit and Monitor
IT administrators can monitor file and user activity and get a complete audit trail by generating reports on all user behavior, including sharing, deleting and adding files and more.
Connection with Vess R2600:
Each Vess R2600 controller has one RJ-45 1G Ethernet Management Port used for device management via web-based GUI. After establishing the IP settings for the Vess R2600, you will use WebPAM PROe, the management GUI for Vess R2600, to setup the system for use as backend storage with the FileCruiser Server 1U4.
To establish the management path:
- Attach one end of an Ethernet cable to the network connector or standard NIC in the Host PC
Attach the other end of the Ethernet cable to one of the ports on the standard network switch.
- Attach one end of an Ethernet cable to one of the ports on the standard network switch.
Attach the other end of the Ethernet cable to the Management Port on the Vess R2600 subsystem.
The FileCruiser Server 1U4 connects to FileCruiser clients with 1G Ethernet connections. In addition, all management and administration of the FileCruiser system is conducted through this interface.
The Vess R2600iD is used as the backend storage system for FileCruiser. This is where the FileCruiser client data is stored. The 1G network also provides connection from FileCruiser to FileCruiser clients. Both the Vess and FileCruiser systems must be connected to the same 1G Ethernet network for FileCruiser to function and service FileCruiser clients.
The management network path represented by the red colored cable in the illustration abaove, is used to configure the Vess R2600iD for operation with the FileCruiser Server1U4. Once configured, this port is not used for ongoing operations, but it is a good idea to keep the cabling in place for future administration of the Vess R2600iD.
FileCruiser 1U-4 Bay Server
|CPU: Intel Xeon Processor E3-1245V2 @ 3.4GHz
|CPU: Intel Xeon Processor E3-1230V3 3.4GHz
|Vess R2600 iD / Vess J2600iS
|4x Gigabit Ethernet
|4x Gigabit Ethernet / 2 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet (optional)
|Up to 4 servers
|Max account support/con-current account
|2,000/1000 (per server)
|Mobile App (available on Apple App store/Android market)
|O (Rename, Move, Delete, Copy, Create)
|O (Auto data sync with resume)
|Document Share / Management
|O (with access permission)
|O (with password, link expired date, download count, Link search)
|My Favor file
|O (support offline edit)
|O (search by filename or content)
|Video stream format
|3GP, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, RM, RMVB, and WMV
|Audio stream format
|MID, MP3, MP4, WAV, and WMA
|O (sharing folders/files between team members)
|Member scope by role
|O (assigned by team leader)
|Access permission by role
|O (assigned by team leader)
|Encrypted File Storage
|O (AES-256 Encryption)
|Secure File Transfer
|O (4 digital passcode for mobile devices)
|Multiple Authorization Domain
|O (Windows AD, LDAP servers or FileCruiser System Build-In)
|Audit Trail & Reporting
|O (System, Storage, Admin and User events)
|Account Ownership Transfer
|O (Transfer user data to another FileCruiser user)
|Configure Host, Network, Backup and Mail servers
|User Accounts Import
|O (Using .csv format)
|O (With quota)
|O (From FileCruiser server to storage)
|O (By mail)
|O (both data and configuration)
|O (Administrator, user portal)
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