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|Headquarters||Mountain View, California|
|Vineet Jain (CEO)|
Egnyte is a company that provides software for enterprise file synchronization and sharing. The technology can store files in a company’s existing data repository, as well as cloud computing storage.
Egnyte received $1 million seed venture capital in 2007, $6 million in July 2009, $10 million in 2011, and $16 million in 2012. Egnyte announced a $29.5 million investment that included Seagate, CenturyLink, Northgate Capital, and prior investors Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures and Polaris Partners. The full list of investors include: Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Floodgate Fund, Polaris Partners, Northgate, CenturyLink and Seagate.
On January 20, 2015, the company announced what it called adaptive enterprise file services, and content intelligence and smart reporting and auditing services. In March 2015, the company unveiled its Egnyte for Google Apps that allows customers to move files between Google Drive and their own data center. Google Apps administrators can set up the integration and then manage permissions.
Egnyte also unveiled new mobile apps in May 2015 for file sharing on platforms including the Apple Watch. By June 2016, Egnyte announced a move into data protection technology, as the file synchronization market was seen to mature. In October 2016, the company announced it would recommend Microsoft Azure as a cloud provider, despite what was considered as the somewhat competing service OneDrive operated by Microsoft.
- Hybrid cloud
- Cloud storage
- On-premises software
- File sharing
- Comparison of file synchronization software
- Content management
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