Talk:Egnyte

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It seems there is some some incorrect or misleading information here, and in the page comparing on-line backup services. What evidence is there that there is any code from Egnyte that runs on Linux and does anything? There is none that I could find and their own web site denies it. If you are on a Linux GUI workstation you can log on to the web-based file server and download a file but that shouldn't be surprising. Dreamgear (talk) 15:04, 22 April 2011 (UTC)

Needs secondary sources[edit]

The company's homepage is useless as a source. Even if the company web site actually supported all the assertions in the article, a primary source such as the company web site is a poor source. Unless support for claims about the company can be found in reliable publications (not press releases) we should remove those claims. Just list the company web site once in External Links and leave it out of the main article. Jojalozzo 00:28, 13 July 2011 (UTC)

I reworked this a bit and took out the links to the company web site that were being used as sources. Primary sources, especially article subjects' own web sites, are considered unreliable and can only be used in very restricted circumstances. The secondary sources listed in the Reception section should contain all the support needed for the statements in the rest of the article. I don't have time to dig them out but encourage anyone else who can to do so. Jojalozzo 21:14, 6 September 2011 (UTC)

Hybrid Cloud article[edit]

Contributor(s) to this article (who are presumably conflicted editors) created a Hybrid Cloud article solely to promote their product, in violation of policy; Wikipedia is not a WP:SOAPBOX. Tagging with {{COI}} due to WP:V and WP:NPOV problems (per WP:WHYCOI). -- samj inout 21:52, 11 September 2011 (UTC)

Hey, calm down and stop biting the newbies. The author specifically wrote on his page, and you are aware of this, " I did not want to violate any COI guidelines and I am open to suggestions on how to make the page unbiased and neutral but still convey the proper messaging.". The contributor obviously did not mean any harm, and agreed to comply with the relevant policies. Work collaboratively to improve the article instead of attacking good faith editors. Marokwitz (talk) 07:21, 12 September 2011 (UTC)
If you see WP:NPOV problems, use the appropriate tag, not the COI tag, preferably insert the tags near the offending paragraph so that the issues can be repaired. I removed the COI tag; OR tag is sufficient for V problems. Marokwitz (talk) 07:30, 12 September 2011 (UTC)

Clarify the topic[edit]

I think Egnyte is the name of both the company and the product. From the lead sentence I assume the topic of the article is the company. Therefore I removed a lot of content that was about the product. I do not think the product should have its own article so would like to discuss a) how to factor in info about the product without taking the focus away from the company OR b) shifting the topic to the product and just mentioning the company. IMO the product is more interesting and notable than the company and its founder. Jojalozzo 14:04, 12 September 2011 (UTC)

I think that both the product and company should be discussed in this article. I doesn't make sense to describe a company, especially this type of company, without describing what this company sells. In my view it should be re-added based on reliable secondary sources. Marokwitz (talk) 14:13, 12 September 2011 (UTC)