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The huge growth in mobile technologies and new free collaboration services (e.g., Dropbox) is forcing organizations to find ways to coexist with these technologies, taking advantage of the efficiencies they bring, and ensuring that their data assets are adequately protected. Organizations have to provide employees with a secure method to collaborate and share information; if they don't, employees will take matters into their own hands; many already have. The challenge lies in how to transform chaotic collaboration, which, unfortunately, exists in most corporations today, into organized, secure collaboration that leverages modern file-sharing and synchronization technology without succumbing to the risks they bring. File synchronization services create a virtual folder on your workstation, laptop, tablet, or smartphone that looks and behaves like a regular folder: ... (more)