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Storage Made Easy Enhances Multi-Cloud DRM Capabilities in Its New Release of the Enterprise File Fabric

London, United Kingdom, January 29, 2019 –(– Storage Made Easy™ (SME) today announce a new version of its Enterprise File Fabric product, adding new features to address business need for secure data management and governance and compliance of multi-cloud data to protect companies from data risks such as data loss and data breaches, at the same time to offer a technology capable of accelerating data movement without losing protection and control.

The File Fabric is a multi-cloud data content management solution that unifies corporate data stored in object storage, on-cloud or on-premises, into a single pane of glass providing a federate governance and compliance solution for unified corporate data sets whilst promoting end user ease of use through features such as desktop and application integration.

The key features added to File Fabric v1901 enhance its security and usability capabilities:

· Microsoft Office Online Integration: With MS Office online integration, users with an a commercial Office 365 subscription can now open and edit files from many different back-end file stores using Office apps such as Word directly from their web browser. This brings an immense amount of productivity to existing document ecosystems.

· Watermarking of Files for Data Loss Prevention: Watermarking can be enabled for any folder to identify users who attempt to photograph and share sensitive data that has been locked down for web view only. Additionally watermarks can be applied to file shares to further protect non authorised data sharing.

· Accelerate uploads from the Web File Manager: The File Fabric’s M-Stream file transfer acceleration feature has been extended to provide accelerated high speed uploads through the Web File Manager, when certified M-Stream storage endpoints are used.

· Accelerated Transfers With Azure Blob Storage: The File Fabric’s M-Stream file transfer acceleration feature has been extended to include support for Azure’s blobstorage, delivering dramatic performance increases for both uploads to Azure and downloads from Azure.

· Updated Mac Application: The File Fabric’s Mac Application has been updated to support the Mojave operating system.

James Norman, Storage Made Easy Engineering Manager, said, “As one of our biggest code releases yet, this release delivers customers with a strong, cohesive set of features they can begin to use, boosting end-user productivity and strengthening their businesses file security. Headline features include accelerated client uploads from any web browser using M-Stream, advanced DLP features to strengthened collaboration with MS Office Online, help make this one of the most significant Enterprise File Fabric releases in our history.”

About Storage Made Easy (SME)

Storage Made Easy provides a multi-cloud data management and data protection product called the Enterprise File Fabric™ that unifies on-premises and on-cloud company storage assets in addition to standalone products that bridge desktop and cloud, such as operating system native cloud drives and cloud explorer applications.

The File Fabric provides cloud-like economics across a company’s storage portfolio, unlocking the benefits and cost-efficiency of its data assets whilst providing strict controls and governance for legislative compliance and security concerns such as ransomware attacks. Existing site-based storage infrastructures can be transformed into an on-premises private cloud, delivering a storage-as-a-service model to the company. Local storage can be connected to public clouds, expertly managed by the File Fabric as a unified hybrid cloud storage platform.

The File Fabric solution offers a “blanket” that companies can privately apply to wrap around all their data: on-premises, within a public cloud, or on a third party software vendors’ cloud (SharePoint or Salesforce for example). Customers can use the File Fabric for security, encryption and control with a focus on compliance regimes such as GDPR, HIPAA, FERPA and GBLA.

Customers include one of the world’s largest social media companies, and also one of the largest global retailers, in addition to global internet service providers, universities and international government and governmental bodies.

The company is backed by one of the largest alternative asset managers in addition to entrepreneurs in the London market insurance industry, who have previously successfully sold their company to a listed peer.

Storage Made Easy is the trading name of Vehera LTD.

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Storage Made Easy
Ana de Jorge, Business Development Director
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GSMA Nominates BroadForward EIR for Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough

Amersfoort, Netherlands, January 26, 2019 –(– The GSMA announced today that the BroadForward Next Generation Equipment Identity Register (NG EIR) is nominated for the Global Mobile Awards (GLOMOs) in the category Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough. This is the 4th time core network signaling vendor BroadForward has been nominated by the GSMA for Best Mobile Technology.

The winner in this category will be announced on February 26th during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the world’s largest annual exhibition for the mobile industry. The 2019 GLOMO Awards ceremony will be hosted by TV presenters Remel London and Larry Madowo.

The BroadForward Next Generation EIR is a multi-protocol software solution, used by leading operators to protect their mobile networks against device theft and fraud. The NG EIR provides vital functionality required to establish the authenticity of a device in a multi-technology, hyper-connected era. Suspect devices can consequently be blocked or monitored. Unlike legacy EIR solutions that are specifically built for 2G networks, the BroadForward NG EIR can obtain almost any content from systems across 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G networks to determine if a device is legitimate.

Taco Schoute, CEO of BroadForward commented: “We are very proud that the GSMA has recognized the technology advances that the BroadForward NG EIR brings to detect and close the device related security gaps in the mobile network ecosystem. Criminals have been able to exploit these for shortcomings for decades. In the 5G hyper-connected world, device security will be high priority. This important to protect operators’ brand image and revenues, and vital for the success of the Digital Economy.”

About BroadForward
BroadForward is a leader in intelligent routing and interworking software for 2G/3G, 4G/LTE, 5G, IMS, Fixed, Wi-Fi, IPX and M2M networks. BroadForward delivers a portfolio of Next Generation signaling products and network applications, with products for routing, interworking, security, number portability and signaling orchestration. BroadForward’s active 5G roadmap supports service providers with their network transition to Next Generation Core, including HTTP/2 Proxy, Binding Support Function (BSF), Security Edge Protection Proxy (SEPP), 4G-5G interworking and multi-protocol signaling orchestration. All BroadForward products are hardware-agnostic and support network virtualization, OpenStack and cloud deployment. BroadForward’s software development is entirely done in The Netherlands.

For more information or requests please contact:
Steven van Zanen
Marketing Manager
[email protected]
T: +31620257535

About the GSMA
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with over 350 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces the industry-leading MWC events held annually in Barcelona, Los Angeles and Shanghai, as well as the Mobile 360 Series of regional conferences.

For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA.

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Steven van Zanen
+31 85 489 5 689
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