Talon Unveils New Version of MobileFAST™ For Secure Enterprise File Access, Sharing & Synchronization

on March 24, 2015

MobileFAST now provides a Web Access Portal and support for Windows clients providing authentication and authorization managed by Microsoft Active Directory.

Mount Laurel, NJ –March 24, 2015 - Talon, the leading provider of Microsoft™ File Aware application performance, intelligent file caching solutions for distributed enterprise infrastructure, today announced a new version of its MobileFAST™ file sharing application. MobileFAST™ addresses the specific challenge of providing remote workers secure access to all files in an enterprise and across all platforms. It has been significantly updated to support Web Access Portal and Windows Client support, in addition to IOS & Android, providing authentication and authorization managed by Microsoft Active Directory.

MobileFAST™ transparently fits into an organization’s distributed enterprise environment without the need to change file server infrastructure, including authentication, authorization and permissions. The new MobileFAST™ is easier to use and allows organizations to extend data to their mobile workforce as they would for branch offices and remote workers regardless of private or cloud datacenter infrastructure. Individual users synchronize files across all devices and can access them anywhere, anytime both online and offline while collaborating securely, sharing files directly with colleagues, business partners and customers.

Key Features from the new release include:

  • Offline & Online Access to your files and folders
  • Managed by Microsoft Active Directory and NTFS permissions
  • Real-time Synchronization of files and folders
  • Virtual Network Support
  • Cross Platform Online Access to your files and folders
  • Secure HTTP/HTTPS transport

"The mobile file sharing sector needs truly secure ways of synchronizing files across platforms and devices," said Eric Slack, Senior Analyst at Storage Switzerland. "Talon's MobileFAST addresses this pain point for the IT organization supporting an ever-growing mobile work force, with a logical and easy-to-use software solution that is non-disruptive to the enterprise."

Building on its flagship RemoteFAST™ product, Talon’s introduction of MobileFAST™ in 2013 presented a number of technology and economic firsts to the mobile marketplace. Today, the new MobileFAST™ provides seamless integration as clients can automatically collaborate to create a high performance, distributed workforce whether using a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Clients are fully integrated with enterprise security, allowing for AD log on, remote wiping capabilities and secure transport with no VPN requirements. Laptop users have full offline networking mode with local virtual cache, preserving Windows semantics.

“Talon’s MobileFAST™ provides secure global file access and sharing for remote workers utilizing laptops, or even BYOD. This is how people work today, from wherever they are and the advantages of being able to share files directly with colleagues, from any location securely is critical,” said Jaap van Duijvenbode, Product Director, Talon. “We are pleased to unveil our latest updates and new version of MobileFAST™. We know the increased capabilities will provide enterprise organizations with a solution to the ‘client vs. regional office’ dilemma, by providing multi-site collaboration, anywhere, anytime access, regardless of device and ensuring data integrity while significantly lowering TCO.”

MobileFAST™ is available to Talon clients free of charge. All smartphones, tablets, and laptops can be equipped at zero cost. Customers purchase a license based only on the maximum concurrent users of the technology, not on clients deployed. A typical enterprise could see a savings of up to 125% in capital and operating expenditure.

About Talon
Talon, a leader in next generation software-defined storage solutions, enables enterprises to centralize and consolidate IT storage infrastructure, while bringing data closer to their users, enabling enterprise global file sharing and collaboration. This results in streamlined IT management and improved end user productivity. From its headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ and its global locations, Talon serves the largest Global 2000 organizations including the most established Architectural, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Offshore and Manufacturing companies.

Talon FAST™ is a trademark of Talon Storage Solutions, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Joanne Hogue (Europe)

Smart Connections PR
+1 860 495 5566
dina@smartconnections.com