Solved

Better understanding on what is Spideroak and it's use

Posted on 2016-07-15
4
179 Views
Last Modified: 2016-07-19
Hi, we were recommended to use Spideroak.com for use of cloud space.  We went on and download the apps and wants to know if any EE have any experience with this solution.
0
Comment
Question by:rayluvs
[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
4 Comments
 
LVL 81

Assisted Solution

by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 100 total points
ID: 41714851
It seems pricey for me (at least the backup component), Semaphore looks interesting but we use Skype4Business
0
 
LVL 63

Accepted Solution

by:
btan earned 400 total points
ID: 41714982
Closed and proprietary approach, good in a sense Supposedly even so staff will not know about your content stored in their server since your password is the key to decrypting the data. But at the same time, you also cannot recover if you lost or forget password.

It stays to keep user informed e.g. how many files are left to encrypt and sync, the status of each, and how many have been uploaded. Quite informative though a bit of getting used to start off the Configuration aspect during the initial setup..all is fine still. It does takes longer upload and download times, but likely at the sake of security. Fine to err on the safe side.

Mainly cloud data is not just storage amd purpose is to extend sharing to external and more trusted partner or personnel. Ot has "ShareRoom" that you can grant access to however many other people you’d like to retrieve files.

For info on some reviews.
SpiderOak sits towards the top of the average backup price range, which typically spans between $5 and $12 for 500GB – 1TB of storage space. However, we feel that that the slightly higher fee is justified, given the fact that SpiderOak successfully offers a broader-than-average range of features and security settings.
https://www.bestbackups.com/spideroak-review-2016/
0
 
LVL 63

Assisted Solution

by:btan
btan earned 400 total points
ID: 41714985
Alternatively I do see Boxcryptor as another candidate for a tone down. But emphasis for security is to ensure data get encrypted before it get transmitted - end to end confidentiality on top of the point to point secure channel. SO does this and also HIPPA compliant and probably it s explain the steeper budget needed by subscribers.

This is shared in the past in comparison between Boxcryptor and SO

https://www.cloudswave.com/collaboration/s/boxcryptor/compare/spideroak/
0
 

Author Comment

by:rayluvs
ID: 41719554
Thanx!!! very informative!
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Migrate VMs to AWS EC2 17 216
Not able to email 3 hour iphone video to 4 111
What is the limitations using cloudstack in vmware environment vs kvm 4 165
Dropbox phishing tutorial 5 66
The next five years are sure to bring developments that are just astonishing, and we will continue to try to find the balance between connectivity and security. Here are five major technological developments from the last five years and some predict…
In the wake of AWS' S3 outage, we want to discuss the importance of storage and data diversification in the event of a hack, crash, or system disruption. We spoke with Experts Exchange’s COO Gene Richardson for a deeper understanding.
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.
Both in life and business – not all partnerships are created equal. As the demand for cloud services increases, so do the number of self-proclaimed cloud partners. Asking the right questions up front in the partnership, will enable both parties …

739 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