Microsoft OneDrive for Business placed in Leaders category in Forrester Wave for EFSS

Forrester Wave Enterprise Cloud Storage

According to the latest Forrester Wave report on enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) cloud providers, Microsoft’s OneDrive for Business was placed under Leaders category along with Box, DropBox and others.

Interest in Microsoft OneDrive for Business is growing as Microsoft ramps up its road map and invests development resources into making this a competitive SaaS EFSS offering. Microsoft’s cloud-first strategy with Office 365 means that OneDrive for Business will continue to have an aggressive road map into 2016. Microsoft has invested in better cross-platform support, including native apps for Android and iOS, to close the feature gap with Windows clients. This is a critical area of focus, as customers have reported relatively low levels of satisfaction with current mobile capabilities. Microsoft continues to invest in global data centers to meet requirements for data sovereignty, including new data centers in Australia, Germany, and India. Security and governance controls are also areas of investment, with DLP capabilities that can flag sensitive data or block sync on unmanaged desktop/laptops.

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