IBM is ranked as the leader among vendors of file sync and sharing. Among the competitors you find well known solutions from Accellion, Acronis, AirWatch, Alfresco, Box, Citrix, Dropbox, Egnyte, EMC, Google, Hightail (formerly YouSendIt), IBM, Microsoft, Novell, Salesforce.com, and WatchDox.
Forrester Research invited 16 vendors to participate in their 26-criteria evaluation of file sync and share vendors. They identified, researched, analyzed, and scored products from the 16 most significant solution providers in this market.
Their findings are published in their latest Forrester Wave: File Share and Sync, 3Q 2013 . In this report, IBM SmartCloud for Social Business, built on IBM Connections, is cited as a leader.
IBM SmartCloud for Social Business is IBM’s premier cloud-based online collaboration platform (or enterprise social network).
IBM scored on factors like mobile support, security, links to systems of record, organizational commitment, market experience, and deployment architecture to give you the decision tools to create the right shortlist for your particular environment and scenarios. The report and accompanying spreadsheet detail Forrester’s findings about how well each vendor scores based on our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other.
You may purchase the report here!