Today, Citrix announced the availability of ShareFile® with multi-tenant StorageZones functionality, a perfect addition for Citrix Service Providers seeking to grow their business with secure file sync and share. View press release.
With this new option, service providers will now be able to host ShareFile data for their clients that have specific needs around security and compliance. The new release offers multi-tenant StorageZones capabilities to support an unlimited number of tenants. Service providers will also be able to easily use ShareFile as part of their current Citrix-based Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) offerings or their own solutions on top of the ShareFile platform.
ShareFile: Technology to Drive Service Provider Business – Citrix Service Providers have been asking for multi-tenant capabilities and we’ve listened. This new functionality will help service providers expand their offering portfolios by giving them the ability to sell and manage complete workspaces.
Citrix is aligned with its service provider partners to capitalize on the $1.8 billion opportunity in the worldwide file sync and sharing market. Citrix provides the complete package for partners to build and deliver complete hosted service portfolios with hosted desktops, hosted apps, mobile device management and secure file share and sync, plus the infrastructure for self-service provisioning and secure networking. With Citrix, service providers have the complete elements to create scalable, reliable private or public cloud-based DaaS offerings.
Service Provider benefits of selling ShareFile:
- Service provides are able to provide their end customers with an enterprise grade file sync and share solution – With users expecting productivity from any device, secure file sharing and collaboration is a business necessity. As a leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing with the “highest ability to execute”, ShareFile can help satisfy stringent customer requirements for data security, compliance, mobility, workflows, collaboration, and even solve many customers’ Dropbox problems –unapproved usage of unsecure personal file sharing in the workplace.
- Partners are able to expand their portfolio of services and increase revenue – ShareFile has integrations built in to Citrix products such as XenApp, XenDesktop, XenMobile and NetScaler that help create a seamless software defined workspace for end customers and an unrivaled portfolio for service providers. Partners are also able to increase revenue and margins based on proven value add, as well as being able to sell ShareFile to existing managed desktop and mobility customer base. Partners can also take advantage of lower maintenance costs, purchase and sell ShareFile as a standalone service.
- Service providers are able to leverage their existing infrastructure – Deploying a Multi-Tenant StorageZone helps service providers leverage their existing storage investments to store files in their own data centers. This can help service providers provide a solution where the files are stored in a location that meets the local compliance needs.
Citrix is making it easy for service providers to sell ShareFile. This latest addition is another reason why service providers love to sell Citrix products. ShareFile now allows service providers the ability to increase ARPU by creating data sharing and synchronization services along with application and desktop delivery. This integrated product offering provides a best-in-class solution for service providers looking to differentiate their offering and increase profitability.
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 IDC, Worldwide File Synchronization and Sharing Market Shares, 2014: Another Year of High Growth