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Seeking a solution for file sharing...

We have a customer with 11 employees.  They have a specific shared folder on the file server that everyone accesses.  However, only two employees need access to the shared folder 24/7 and/or when these two employees are not in the office.  These two employees would also like to access certain files from their i-phones, i-pads, droids, etc... when they are not in the office.  The REST of the employees don't need access from outside of the office.

I am aware of Office 365's capabilities but, doesn't that mean that Everyone/All 11 employees would need to subscribe when only 2 employees need outside/remote access?

Thoughts?  Possible cost effective solutions?  Thanks!
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Alan Hardisty

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Alan:
   Great!  So, the Synology Box (which we actually have one in our own IT office but haven't used the sync feature) should still be able to act as a local shared (Projects) folder for the 9 remaining in-office employees while the other two employees could Also access the local shared (Projects) folder like the other 9 in-office employees AND access the same shared (Projects) folder remotely?

2nd Question:  Is the $40 app apply to each user who accesses the Synology synced box hence a total of $40 x 12 Or, is it $40 flat to used on the Synology NAS with a certain number of users?

BTW, they do currently have a couple of Dropbox accounts but, only some files are on Dropbox and not the entire shared (Projects) folder.  

I thought about 365's SharePoint and thought similar to you with regards to instability, surprisingly after being in production for HOW LONG?  5, 6 years?  No wonder their stock is only hovering around $45/share. :-)

Mark
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