Solved

Sales team with Ipads

Posted on 2013-06-12
2
346 Views
Last Modified: 2013-07-11
I have a sales team of 20 that have ipads... what is the best cloud based apps to allow the sales team to download and share files that someone at head office manages?
0
Comment
Question by:Goraps
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
Eoin OSullivan earned 500 total points
ID: 39243575
There are several Dropbox type solutions ... you install the relevan app on the iPads and on your desktop .. put the relevant files in a shared folder and it will sync to all the iPads that have access to that shared folder.

Dropbox -https://www.dropbox.com
Google Drive - https://drive.google.com
SkyDrive - https://skydrive.live.com
SugarSync - https://www.sugarsync.com
box.com - https://www.box.com

There are lots of other providers but these are amongst the most popular.

There are other factors to consider ... how much storage space will you require .. Dropbox offer 2Gb per account .. and others offer more but the offerings change so you need to check to see what is on offer at present.  Most offer between 2 and 5gb for free and pay for more space.


Security .. if the documents are highly sensitive commercially you might want to use a more controlled system like
Synplicity - http://www.syncplicity.com/
Cubby - https://www.cubby.com/
SpiderOak - https://spideroak.com/
Dropbox for Business - https://www.dropbox.com/business


Personally I like Dropbox for ease of use and SugarSync for its more flexible folder and file sharing abilities.  Both have good OSX clients and integrate well with other iOS apps in terms of sharing and viewing files.
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:rigo2013
ID: 39310838
Hello.

Do you have Sharepoint deployed in the office?

If so, you coudl configure this for access with the advantage of the user only having to know their standard log on.

If you need more help with  this, let me know.
0

Featured Post

Instantly Create Instructional Tutorials

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees adopt to new software or processes instantly. Boost knowledge retention and employee engagement step-by-step with one easy solution.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Learn how the use of a bunch of disparate tools requiring a lot of manual attention led to a series of unfortunate backup events for one company.
A professional opinion on which Apple product to buy, and a tidbit about the WWDC.
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…

717 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question