The Best File Sharing Services

File sharing tools have become a necessity in the modern workplace. Files were previously transferred using file transfer protocol software or by copying them onto a disc, which was then sent by mail or physically handed to a colleague (often referred to as’sneakernet’) The rise of cloud-based services that offer file storage and collaborative tools has revolutionized business model. This article examines 10 online file sharing solutions which range from basic to enterprise.

Several of the best file sharing services have transformed into full-blown collaboration platforms. Dropbox, Box, Google Drive and iCloud all offer file storage and sync, as well as collaboration with mobile and desktop devices. Google’s G Suite is a bundle of the two. G Suite also offers file sharing with Google Drive and other Google apps. iCloud is a cloud platform that offers seamless integration, automated syncing and synchronization across Apple devices and operating systems.

A lot of these services provide the capability to monitor the status of files shared. Administrators can handle sensitive or confidential documents without worry. The tracing features and status help administrators keep the track of how their files are being used, who’s using them and where they’ve gone.

As the Bring Your Own Device movement (BYOD) that continues to gain momentum, increases in popularity the line between business and personal data is becoming more blurred. Employees are using consumer-based technology for their work. This is why secure file sharing is more crucial than ever for small business managers and owners.