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TMCNet:  WatchDox Upgrades User Interface on Industry's Most Secure Enterprise File-Sync-and-Sharing Solution

[February 04, 2014]

WatchDox Upgrades User Interface on Industry's Most Secure Enterprise File-Sync-and-Sharing Solution

PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

WatchDox, a provider of secure enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS) solutions to protect, share and collaborate on files on any device, today announced that it is rolling out a more intuitive and streamlined user interface, which makes protecting and sharing files with WatchDox even easier via any PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone. The interface upgrade comes after a year in which the market clearly looked to WatchDox as the most secure and comprehensive mobile enterprise file-sync-and-share solution. With new customers and partners from across industries and around the globe signing on in 2013, WatchDox moves into 2014 ready to deliver mobile collaboration and security to an even wider base.

In 2013, WatchDox added more than double the number of enterprise customers it signed in the previous year. This growth reflects a market eager for secure mobile file sharing and collaboration solutions, thanks to the more widespread mobile device use in the enterprise. WatchDox now delivers its optimized viewer, annotation ability, mobile editing, virtualized application and security controls in an all-in-one application to six of the top 12 private equity firms, four of the six top Hollywood studios and three out of the 10 top insurance firms. With both collaboration and mobility an increasing concern in the public sector, WatchDox customers now also include multiple government agencies in the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K.

"Companies now understand the realities of the mobile enterprise and the need for collaborative workflows, file syncing and sharing," said Moti Rafalin, CEO and founder of WatchDox. "Businesses want secure, comprehensive tools that also boost productivity, and they're coming to WatchDox to get them."

In addition to its domestic growth in 2013, WatchDox's presence in Europe and beyond also expanded. Two of the ompany's five biggest customers are now European-based. WatchDox also joined the MobileIron AppConnect partner program in 2013 and signed partnerships with several U.K. channel firms, as well as with NTT (News - Alert) Software, a Japanese reseller. All of these relationships have helped to grow the WatchDox customer base and revenue, which now reaches into the eight figures, putting the company within reach of profitability.

In addition to its newly enhanced user interface, the company also has built out its unique architecture, which empowers customers to choose from a cloud, on-premise or hybrid deployment and connect to existing content repositories such as SharePoint without replicating the files. WatchDox also became the first EFSS provider to combine mobile viewing, editing, annotation of any document type, and streaming of Microsoft (News - Alert) Office, all in one seamless, secure app. WatchDox is the only solution to offer both the capabilities end users want and all the deployment options enterprises need, making it superior to alternative solutions, including Box, Dropbox (News - Alert), EMC Syncplicity and Citrix ShareFile.

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About WatchDox

WatchDox is the leading secure enterprise file-sync-and-sharing (EFSS) solution, enabling users to share, work with and control their files on every device. Available as SaaS (News - Alert), a virtual appliance or a hybrid, WatchDox provides a single pane of glass to work with personal and enterprise content, uniquely combining consumer-style app interfaces with security that can be dialed up to suit any enterprise use case. More than 100 of the Fortune 1000 - including many of the world's leading financial institutions, manufacturers and government agencies - depend on WatchDox secure file-sharing solutions. For more information, please visit�http://www.watchdox.com.


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