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The Forrester Wave™: File Sync And Share Platforms, Q3 2013

The 16 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

July 10, 2013


Why Read This Report

In Forrester's 26-criteria evaluation of file sync and share vendors, we identified, researched, analyzed, and scored products from the 16 most significant solution providers in this market: Accellion, Acronis, AirWatch, Alfresco, Box, Citrix, Dropbox, Egnyte, EMC, Google, Hightail (formerly YouSendIt), IBM, Microsoft, Novell,, and WatchDox. We scored 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. This report and accompanying spreadsheet detail our findings about how well each vendor scores based on our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other.

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Table of Contents

  • File Sync And Share Is An Anchor Feature Of Document Collaboration
  • Resolve Three Dilemmas To Make Smart File Sync And Share Choices
  • Evaluation Criteria: Current Offering, Strategy, And Market Presence
  • Three Vendors Earn Leader Status, But One Leads By Half A Length
  • Vendor Profiles
  • Supplemental Material

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