MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Egnyte, a leading provider of cloud file server solutions, today announced Egnyte Everywhere, a new mobile suite that allows business users to securely access and share their business files from leading smartphones, including iPhone, Android and BlackBerry, as well as the new iPad. The iPhone app leverages iOS 4 in providing off-line access to files including support for iTunes file sharing. The announcement coincides with the release of a new national study on mobility and data access while on the road. The study revealed that when nature calls, the hard working keep working with 53 percent of mobile professionals admitting to accessing data from their smartphone while in the bathroom. In addition, document apps appear to be a big hit with mobile business professionals; 36 percent stated that among all top apps, document apps keep them most productive while on the road.
“With smartphones and now the iPad becoming primary communications tools for business users, it is critical that files not only be easily accessed from a desktop or a laptop, but also from these increasingly popular mobile devices”
The mobile survey, which was commissioned by Egnyte, revealed that the number one thing mobile professionals miss most about not working in the office is easily accessing files from a file server. Egnyte Everywhere provides anytime access and easy file sharing capabilities from leading smartphones. The product offers new native applications for the iPhone and iPad, along with web based access to files for BlackBerry and Android users via the Egnyte mobile drive – “m” drive - that enables mobile secure access to their Egnyte file server without any additional software installation on the device.
Key features of Egnyte Everywhere include:
The native applications for iPhone and iPad users and web based access for other smartphones provide centralized file server administration to mobile users. Mobile users can easily access and share files, navigate folder hierarchies and upload files from their smartphones.
Other key findings from the survey included:
“With smartphones and now the iPad becoming primary communications tools for business users, it is critical that files not only be easily accessed from a desktop or a laptop, but also from these increasingly popular mobile devices,” said Vineet Jain, CEO of Egnyte. “Egnyte Everywhere offers that functionality so that on the road or in an office, users have secure and immediate access to their files.”
About the Study
Egnyte conducted this study from June 8, 2010 to June 15, 2010. Over 600 mobile business professionals answered an online survey by Zoomerang. Download the complete survey results from www.egnyte.com/corp/pdfs/Egnyte_Mobile_Survey_6-10.pdf
Egnyte is a leading provider of cloud file server solutions for small businesses and professionals. Egnyte was founded in 2006 and is privately financed. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more information, please visit www.egnyte.com or call 1-877-7EGNYTE