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OpenStack Swift Enterprise File Share & Sync Stack

SME provides a full EFSS Stack for OpenStack Swift that is provided as a server-side Appliance that can be installed using Glance/OpenStack Compute (or alternates such XEN, KVM, Hyper-V, VMWARE). The Appliance connects to Swift using an OpenStack Connector and desktop and mobile App clients connect to the Appliance to interact with OpenStack Swift data.

The full SME EFSS Stack provides:

  • Fully featured rich web client
  • CIFS Desktop Drives for Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Drop Box like sync App for Mac, Windows, Linux
  • Mail integration for Outlook and Mac Mail
  • Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry Apps
  • Protocol Adaptors to enable Swift access from FTP, SFTP, WebDav and S3 API
  • File Governance, Audit and Policy setting features
  • Secure File Sharing using encryption, password, and time expiry
  • Plus more

The SME EFSS stack is compatible with OpenStack Swift, SwiftStack, SoftLayer, Mirantis, HP Helion and other Swift distributions.

StandAlone Apps for OpenStack Swift

All the below Apps work direct with OpenStack and do not require the SME EFSS stack.

OpenStack Windows Drive

The standalone OpenStack Windows Drive provides a true CIFS drive integrated into the Windows desktop. The drive mounts an OpenStack account as a true Windows network drive.

User can work directly with the OpenStack Swift data from Windows Explorer or other Apps.

Please see this blog post for more information on the drive and to download a trial.

Windows Cloud Migration App

The SME Windows Cloud Migration App is bundled with the SME Windows Apps that come with the Enterprise File Share and Sync solution but can be used standalone to migrate data from a Windows desktop directly to OpenStack Swift. Please contact us if you wish to use this App within your company to migrate Swift Data from the windows desktop.

OpenStack Mac Drive

The standalone OpenStack Swift Mac Drive is currently in development and is expected to be available early August 2015. Please contact us if you wish to be part of the beta trial.

OpenStack Android App

The Standalone Android App is available from Google Play and is free for personal use. Please contact us if you wish to use this App commercially within a business or are an ISP who wishes to white label or OEM the App.

OpenStack iOS App

The Standalone iOS App is available from the Apple App Store and is free for personal use. Please contact us if you wish to use this App commercially within a business or are an ISP who wishes to white label or OEM the App.