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Egnyte Connects BlackBerry, Android for File Sharing, Backup

On-demand file server content provider Egnyte has introduced new BlackBerry and Android device interfaces that enable small business users to have secure access and file sharing and backup for all their business files via their BlackBerry or Android-powered smartphones. Egnyte's on-demand file server enables both Mac and PC business users

On-demand file server content provider Egnyte has introduced new BlackBerry and Android device interfaces that enable small business users to have secure access and file sharing and backup for all their business files via their BlackBerry or Android-powered smartphones.

Egnyte's on-demand file server enables both Mac and PC business users to have online file storage, file-sharing capabilities and automatic backup in one package. The new interfaces, which require no additional software installation on the device, leverage a mobile drive -- called an "mDrive" -- that lets mobile users access all of their data stored via the Egnyte file server.

For existing Egnyte users who use a BlackBerry or Android-powered smartphone, the new user interfaces allow business professionals to easily navigate folder hierarchies and open and share files using a BlackBerry or Android device's keypad or touch screen.

In 2008, Egnyte introduced an iPhone interface following the launch of the Apple iPhone 3G. For more information, go here.

Chris Preimesberger

Chris Preimesberger

Chris Preimesberger is Editor of Features & Analysis at eWEEK, responsible in part for the publication's coverage areas. In his 10 years and more than 3,500 stories at eWEEK, he has distinguished...