File Sync and Share vs. Endpoint Backup
The adoption of consumer-based syncing and sharing productivity tools runs rampant in today’s enterprise, creating a host of challenges for IT. Employees unknowingly create corporate data security risks by adopting these easy-to-use applications.
This risk then is compounded if they—or their IT departments—decide sync/share tools provide “good enough” functionality for the backup of data stored on laptops and desktops. Created for different purposes, sync/share and backup differ at their core, fundamental levels.
This short white paper provides insight into clearing up the confusion between backup and sync/share. Read on to discover the different purposes of these tools, three reasons why one is not the other and why your risk management and data security strategies demand a standalone enterprise endpoint backup solution.