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03/18/2014-Installing Pydio on your Thecus NAS transforms your device into a powerful file-sharing platform, creating a great alternative to Dropbox for those looking for greater data privacy.

But why would you choose to build a personal cloud instead of using standard public cloud services such as Dropbox or Amazon S3?

On the public cloud, your files are not under the control of your IT services and usage is restricted. The files are stored with unknown software, procedures, and possible security flaws. Additionally, with sensitive and personal data hosted on foreign soil, local laws are not necessarily respected. Access rights and system reporting regularly do not comply with more stringent security protocols. Freemium software as a service (SaaS) offerings, including cloud computing, are free for individuals, but costs quickly ramp up for businesses.

Pydio is an open source file sharing platform for enterprises. It features a simple and sleek web and mobile app, and hosting is securely located on your private server. As easy to use as other great consumer software, Pydio is designed to provide enterprise-grade security and control.

Forever free for the community, a commercial offering is available for businesses with bundled professional support, branding, white-labeling, and simplified bring your own device (BYOD) deployment for mobile users.

Other Pydio features include: File sharing, web access, mobile access, search, alerts, branding and white-labeling of your company name, compatibility with various directories, flawless security, and widespread system compliance.

The Pydio module is available on the Thecus Forum and on the Thecus App Center.

To learn more about Pydio, go to:

About Thecus®
Established in 2004, Thecus Technology Corp provides market leading network attached storage and network video recorder solutions, committed to revolutionize how everyone from home user to enterprise level business centrally stores, manages and accesses their digital data both onsite and cloud-based. Thecus strives to deliver continuous innovation through cutting edge technology and design to provide data storage with the most customer-friendly platform, rapid performance and robust security. In May 2016, Thecus was formally acquired by Ennoconn Corporation and thus became part of the Foxconn IPC Technology group. Partnered together this diverse group of companies work in tandem to provide a total IoT (Internet of Things) solution. Now with an unparalleled portfolio to work with, Thecus is collaborating to bring unprecedented change to the network storage industry.