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File Sharing software is designed to give companies the ability to share data quickly and securely among employees, as well as with external partners. With secure file sharing, companies can sync data across all company devices so employees can access files and information from anywhere. With File Sharing tools, large file transfers can be carried out securely, solving data storage problems. File Sharing software is related to Collaboration software, Document Management software, Content Management software, and Portal software categories. Browse our catalogue to find the best File Sharing software for your organization in Canada.

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GoAnywhere MFT is an enterprise-ready managed file transfer solution that allows you to simplify, encrypt and automate file transfers. Learn more about GoAnywhere MFT
Fortra's GoAnywhere MFT is an enterprise-level solution that secures, automates, and logs all file transfer activity using a centralized approach. Save time and resources by automating manual repetitive tasks, improve security via strong encryption protocols, and meet compliance requirements for auditing and reporting. More than 3,000 organizations worldwide rely on the security and automation delivered by GoAnywhere. Request a free demo today. Learn more about GoAnywhere MFT

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Next-generation Managed File Transfer, EDI & Application Integration solution with support for secure messaging capabilities. Learn more about CData Arc
Powerful enough to solve complex MFT challenges, and flexible enough to scale as your needs evolve, CData Arc provides everything you need to easily automate business-critical processes. Features include Drummond Certified AS2 since 2004, extensible Managed File Transfer with secure messaging capabilities including SFTP, FTPS, FTP, OFTP, and interactive mapping and translation between EDIFACT, X12, IDoc (SAP), XML, JSON & CSV. CData Arc is completely FREE for single connection use. Learn more about CData Arc

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Virtru's powerful encryption products allow you to control access to sensitive data shared via emails, files, and apps. Learn more about Virtru
Transform the way you handle sensitive documents with Virtru Secure Share, a cloud-native file sharing solution offering robust encryption, adjustable access control, total data visibility, and a smooth user experience — all in one seamless, secure package. Secure Share allows you to receive large, sensitive files effortlessly and securely, with end-to-end encryption from upload to delivery. It's easy for recipients too with no portals or logins to remember, or software to download! Learn more about Virtru

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Manage, share, and collaborate on business files. Offers granular permission control, role assignments and mobile access. Learn more about Onehub
Onehub lets you securely store, share and access your content online. Bank-level encryption of your data and granular, role-based permission structure means you can control who has access to your content and share critical business files with confidence. Customize your Workspace to give your content sharing a more professional, polished look and create your own Client Portal. Onehubs virtual data rooms give your most important deals the security and privacy you require. Learn more about Onehub

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MASV Inc.is a secure cloud software company designed to quickly transfer media files worldwide to meet fast-paced production schedules. Learn more about MASV
MASV Inc. is a secure cloud software company designed to quickly transfer heavy media files worldwide to meet fast-paced production schedules. Global media organizations rely on MASV Inc. to automatically deliver their large files without any restrictions, allowing them to concentrate on their next big deliverable. Learn more about MASV

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IDrive protects all your PCs, Macs, mobile devices and servers into one cloud backup account. Learn more about IDrive
IDrive Online Backup is a backup solution that allows users to backup an unlimited number of devices into one account, including PCs, Macs, mobile devices, and servers. Offers plans for personal use, business, and enterprise. IDrive® e2 is an S3 compatible, scalable cloud-object storage platform with no ingress/egress fees and no extra fee for downloading data. IDrive Cloud-to-Cloud Backup - enabling users to backup and restore all of their Microsoft Office 365 and Google Workspace data. Learn more about IDrive

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Join more than 5,000 board-led organizations across the world who trust OnBoard to deliver more effective governance. Learn more about OnBoard
NOW AVAILABLE:Microsoft 365 Integration. See why OnBoard is Capterra’s most reviewed board management solution and the category leader on G2. OnBoard is the simple, secure, and effective way to prepare and run your board meetings. Experience a platform that unifies and secures communication, simplifies workflows, and bolsters board director engagement for a more collaborative and productive board. Join more than 5,000 board-led organizations who trust OnBoard to deliver more effective govern Learn more about OnBoard

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Cerberus FTP Server is an FTP/S, SFTP, and MFT server with support for HTTP/S transfer via on-premise or cloud-integrated installation. Learn more about Cerberus FTP Server
Cerberus FTP Server is a Windows-based FTP/S, SFTP, and MFT server with support for HTTP/S transfer via on-premise or cloud-integrated installation. Features include: - AD and LDAP integration, including SSO support - HTTP/S web client with Ad-Hoc transfer - Automated network scanning - Certificate & key validation - Event & alert automation - FIPS 140-2 encryption - File retention policies - HIPAA compliance support - IP access controls - Server replication - Remote management Learn more about Cerberus FTP Server

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Google Drive is a cloud-based storage platform that allows users and teams to store, access, and share files in one secure place.
Google Drive is a cloud-based storage platform that allows users and teams to store, access, and share files in one secure place. Flexible storage options with data loss prevention features are available. Using Google AI, this solution can identify important files, even before a user starts a search. Google Drive can recognize content, collaborators, and other file elements that may be relevant to each user. Additionally, teams can organize files in dedicated shared drives for easy and secure access. Learn more about Google Drive

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Slack is your productivity platform. Welcome to the command center of your workday.
Slack is your productivity platform. Welcome to the command center of your workday. Discover a more flexible way to work with all your people, apps and partners in one space. Slack connects people with each other and with their tools and data. Equip teams to be their most efficient and productive—to save time, increase ROI and open up all kinds of opportunities. Slack isn’t just a tool for sending messages. It’s a place where work flows between all your teams, tools, customers and partners. Learn more about Slack

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A visual collaboration tool that creates a shared perspective for your team on any project in a fun, flexible, and rewarding way.
From sales and marketing to HR and operations, teams can design and customize Trello to fit their unique needs and work styles. And with over 100+ integrations with other key tools like Google Drive, Slack, Jira and more, Trello is a living, breathing project hub of cross-team collaboration no matter where your work needs to happen. Trello brings joy to teamwork by making it transparent and easily shareable across boards and teams. Learn more about Trello

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Share folders and invite both co-workers and specific users outside your company with easy to use file permissions. Start a free trial!
Share folders and invite both co-workers and specific users outside your company with easy to use file permissions. Dropbox Business is a digital workplace trusted by over 300,000 business teams worldwide and over 50% of the Fortune 500 for its industry leading file sync, collaboration, and extensive administration and security features that scale as teams grow. Learn more about Dropbox Business

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Google Workspace is how teams of all sizes connect, create, and collaborate — to drive innovation from any device, and any location.
Google Workspace provides flexible storage options so you will always have enough space for your files. Store any and every file. Access files any time, anywhere from your desktop and mobile devices. Use shared drives to store your team’s work in secure, easy-to-manage shared spaces. Any files added to shared drives are owned collectively by the team, so everyone stays up to date. Learn more about Google Workspace

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An integrated suite of applications include email, calendar and address book that are accessed via the Internet 24/7.
Microsoft 365 - formerly known as Office 365 - is more than just Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. It provides powerful services like business-class email, online storage, and teamwork solutions that you can access from anywhere. Bring teams and resources together with solutions like Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business that make working together more productive and enjoyable regardless of where participants are located. Learn more about Microsoft 365

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Asana organizes and manages work across teams at scale.
Asana is a product management tool that helps teams orchestrate their work, from daily tasks to strategic initiatives. With Asana, you can connect all your work in one place and bring teams together, anywhere. From lists to boards, to calendars and gantt charts, organize work your way. Join more than 135,000 paying organizations and millions of teams across 190 countries who use Asana to get more done. Get started in minutes to try Asana. Learn more about Asana

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Microsoft OneDrive is a web-based digital asset management solution that allows businesses of all sizes to efficiently manage, collabo
Microsoft OneDrive is a web-based digital asset management solution that allows businesses of all sizes to efficiently manage, collaborate, and share files. Administrators can set up a private or public site for authorized users, who can then create online folders to store their documents. Businesses can share sensitive data without revealing proprietary information by allowing only authorized people to access the folder. Users can also access and edit documents within the same collaborative environment to increase efficiency. The Microsoft 365 interactive scanning app lets users scan and convert paper to searchable PDFs directly from their device. Learn more about OneDrive

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Easily share files with both internal teams and external partners, while securing sensitive content and protecting IP.
Easily share files with both internal teams and external partners, while securing sensitive content and protecting IP. Watermark confidential files or set granular permissions so only the right people can view, download, or edit content. Learn more about Box

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Content management solution that helps businesses with desktop sharing and viewing, text annotations, instant messaging, and whiteboard
Content management solution that helps businesses with desktop sharing and viewing, text annotations, instant messaging, and whiteboard editing. Learn more about Microsoft SharePoint

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On monday.com is a platform where teams share files and communicate in context on everything from simple tasks to complex portfolios.
monday.com Work OS is a collaborative platform that allows teams to share and discuss files in the context of their projects. Because monday.com integrates with G-Suite, Microsoft, and Adobe Creative Cloud, you can easily keep track of all of your team's work in one centralized location. Then set up customized automations to alert team members when changes are made to streamline your feedback process. The smart way to manage a team, monday.com is your answer to effortless efficiency. Learn more about monday.com

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Smartsheet is an online work execution platform empowering organizations of all sizes to plan, manage, automate, and report on work.
Smartsheet, an online work execution platform, empowers organizations to plan, track, automate, and report on work. Over 80,000 brands rely on Smartsheet for project and work management because of its easy-to-use interface, real-time Gantt charts and dashboards, and work automation features. *2018 Awards: Named a Leader in Enterprise Collaborative Work Management by Forrester Research, Selected to Deloittes Fast 500 List, Recognized for Technology Innovation & Vision by 451 Research Learn more about Smartsheet

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File transfer solution with elegant backgrounds and customizable emails that can store 100GB and transfer 20GB of data.
WeTransfer is a file transfer software that enables users to send large files and photos up to 2GB for free. The software facilitates simple file sharing to transfer documents, presentations, designs, videos, and other files between devices and with collaborators through email or link sharing. Users can upgrade to a paid subscription for extra features such as custom branding, password protection, and increased storage. Learn more about WeTransfer

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Procore construction management software handles construction projects, resources, people, and financials from planning to closeout.
Procore construction software manages your construction projects, resources and financials from planning to closeout. The platform connects every project contributor to solutions built specifically for the industry for the owner, the general contractor and the specialty contractor. The ability to communicate across teams makes it easier to work together by establishing a single source of truth. This is how Procore gives your team easy access to everything they need to know to get the job done. Learn more about Procore

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Wrike is an enterprise project management software with prebuilt templates, time tracking, Gantt charts, Kanban boards, and more.
Wrike is an award-winning project management software trusted by 20,000+ companies worldwide. Create a streamlined digital workplace using custom request forms, Kanban boards, Gantt charts, time tracking, real-time updates, version control, and performance reports, all in one place. Integrate Wrike with 400+ applications including Google Drive, Dropbox, and Microsoft OneDrive to automate your everyday processes. Customize workflows and reduce the need for emails, meetings, and more. Learn more about Wrike

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Built-in file-sharing solution that's available on all Apple devices. All files, photos, notes, and messages are stored in one place.
Built-in file-sharing solution that's available on all Apple devices. All files, photos, notes, and messages are stored in one place. Access all files across multiple devices using iCloud Drive and secure data with automatic back-ups. Learn more about iCloud

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The #1 online collaborative whiteboard platform where teams get work done.
Miro is #1 collaborative whiteboard platform for teams of any size, trusted by over 30 million users worldwide. Say goodbye to endless email chains with weighty attachments. Store, upload and share media files: documents, images, photos, and videos. Map all the visual information on one board! Learn more about Miro

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File Sharing Software Buyers Guide

What is file sharing software?

File sharing software is a tool designed to securely store and distribute digital files across an organizational network or over the internet. These tools help users stay in touch with other stakeholders by exchanging relevant data and files. It's important for your small business to find the best way to share large video files in order to collaborate easily while protecting your company's data.

What are the benefits of file sharing software?

File sharing software provides a number of benefits to small businesses across Canada who want to lower costs of physical documentation, safeguard company data, and more. Read on to discover the benefits of file sharing software:

  • Reduced costs: Secure file sharing software eliminates the need to use physical files/forms and hardware (such as flash drives) to retain and share information, thus reducing overhead expenses associated with maintaining the infrastructure required to store and distribute hard copies.
  • Increased data integrity: File sharing software provides security for sensitive data, making data less prone to manipulation and corruption. Users can set permissions on the files they share; Recipients can download, view, share, or edit files only if allowed by the established permission settings.
  • Collaboration: File sharing software enables fast collaboration as files can be shared with just a few clicks.
  • Real-time visibility: Keeps users updated on file status through notifications whenever a file is uploaded, downloaded, or edited.

What are some typical features of file sharing software?

File sharing tools often include a range of features that aim to provide SMEs with all the tools necessary to smoothly transfer big files. Features of file sharing software include:

  • Collaboration: Users can work together on projects by communicating and sharing information about specific files within the system.
  • Document management: Collect, store, and share all documents in a central platform.
  • Access controls/permissions: Establish levels of authorization for specific files/folders.
  • Encryption: Mask data using built-in algorithms to enhance protection.
  • Real-time synchronization: Updates such as changes or edits to files/folders are visible to all users in real time.

What needs to be considered when purchasing file sharing software?

When considering a file sharing software for your Canadian small business, it's important to bear a few things in mind before making your decision. The file sharing tool you choose will ultimately have an impact on the integrity of your company's data and the smooth running of day-to-day operations. Some factors to consider include:

  • Security and confidentiality: With a growing number of online solutions, data security is becoming a large concern for businesses of all sizes. When evaluating file sharing software, be sure to carefully review each tool’s security offerings (including permission controls, encryption, administrative control over external users, data retrieval, and login auditing).
  • Integration capabilities: While file sharing software serves as the de facto medium for sharing files online among relevant internal and external stakeholders, it’s not the final destination where your files will be processed/utilized. To facilitate seamless data flow between your business’ systems (e.g., CRM or ERP software), ask software vendors about integration capabilities.

Data protection and operational trends can have an impact on the file sharing software your business needs. The industry trends to stay on top of include:

  • File exchange is getting faster: With increased use of mobile applications and web apps, users can exchange files faster than ever. Cloud-optimized routing technology uses virtual routers and network measuring agents that avoid high-traffic areas while uploading, downloading, and sharing files.
  • Data containerization is keeping business data safe on personal devices: “Bring your own device” (BYOD) is becoming more and more common in the workplace, highlighting the importance of keeping work files separate from other data on employees’ personal devices. With data containerization, corporate data is encrypted in the form of virtual objects called containers, which protect the data from unauthorized access. This process can be completed using unique PINs, geo-fencing, and IP-fencing.