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Drop Box For Business Features Review and Overview

Dropbox for Cloud Storage Review and Overview

Dropbox for business is one of the most popular cloud storage tools available for small and large business owners alike. Well known as a popular consumer tool, dropbox for business features a wide range of useful features for work teams. Like any cloud platform, DropBox requires increased bandwidth capabilities to allow for the productivity of your team. Contact us at Packetworks if you are considering upgrading your internet connection.

 

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Drop Box For Business Features Overview

Listed below are some of the key features offered by DropBox.  These include storage, file sharing, apps; lost files and changes, administrative options, and support and security.

 

Dropbox Features at a Glance

   
Storage 2Gb to unlimited  
File Sharing Capabilities Yes  
Available Apps 300,000+  
Lost File Restoration Yes  
Administrative Options Numerous  

 

Storage

DropBox offers a basic 2GB storage with the free version. This will probably not be enough even for the smallest of small businesses. At the "Pro" Level storage is increased to 1TB for $12.99 month. However, reasonably priced packages are available to allow you to increase your storage to an unlimited level. These begin at $17.99 month. The service also allows for file uploads of up to 10GB in size. 

 

Ease of File Sharing

DropBox for business makes sharing files between team members easy. Simply create folders for your various teams to access. Folders can also be created to include business partners or clients that do not have DropBox accounts. These features will allow your team members to stay current and improve their productivity.

 

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Apps

Choose from over 300,000 apps specially designed to assist your team. Find tools that will enhance communications, provide workflow utilities, promote multimedia development, and help with project management. These apps will integrate seamlessly with the DropBox platform, allowing your employees to coordinate more effectively, improve their skills, and increase their productivity. Apps will use varying amounts of bandwidth, so check with your network provider to determine if you have sufficient capacity to handle cloud applications. 

 

Lost Files & Changes

Have you ever lost or deleted a file? DropBox makes it possible to recover those files and save working hours and potential embarrassment, provided they were deleted within the previous 30 days.  In addition, all changes made to files within a team folder are instantly available to all team members, keeping everyone up to date with the most recent project developments. 

 

Administrative Options

Control access to folders via passwords and permissions. The control panel is intuitive and easy to use. Employees can track data and how it is being used both within your organization and outside with audit logs. Business owners can also bill centrally while giving users independent DropBox accounts. 

 

Live Support & High Levels of Security

DropBox provides live support for trying to solve problems. The company has had some issues with customer service, however, and a review from "Compared and Reviewed" states that trying to contact customer service "is often a slow process." The company does offer high levels of security with SSL encryption being used in order to protect file transfers and uploaded files.  

 

DropBox Summary

DropBox is a relatively new tech company, having been around since 2007. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and has grown rapidly since its inception to become one of the most recognized cloud platforms available. All cloud applications require internet access and sufficient speed and bandwidth. Packetworks specializes in providing business with custom networks that will meet and exceed their specific business requirements. Our expert team of professionals can answer any questions you may have regarding internet connectivity, simply contact us today!

 

Sources:

DropBox Review

DropBox Business Tour

Compared And Reviewed

 

 

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