Greater insight and security across Microsoft 365

Greater insight and security across Microsoft 365

Egnyte has launched new integrations to provide businesses greater insight and security across Microsoft 365. New capabilities deliver sensitive content management, built-in compliance and end-to-end visibility without sacrificing M365 functionality

Egnyte, the unified content security, compliance, and collaboration solution for multicloud businesses, today announced new integrations with Microsoft aimed at helping mid-sized organisations prevent data loss, address a growing number of regional privacy regulations, and simplify the overall management of content, with minimal administrative overhead.

“Our employees love using Microsoft 365 but with the multiple applications, including Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, and desktop applications, we find it increasingly difficult to manage and secure all of our content,” said Tony Schwingel, Director of IT Service Delivery at Brookfield Properties. “With Egnyte we gain greater insight across how our content is being accessed and used, as well as the ability to establish and enforce consistent governance across all of our Microsoft applications.” 

“Accelerated by the rapid shifts to remote work, Microsoft’s cloud suite, increasingly front-ended by Microsoft Teams, is now pervasive among organisations of all sizes, which has introduced new and unfamiliar risks,” said Rajesh Ram, Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer of Egnyte. “Mid-sized organisations, in particular, struggle to implement the various compliance, security and privacy tools that Microsoft offers as add-on options to its service. The complexity challenges are particularly acute in regulated industries, such as financial services and healthcare.”

Egnyte launched a series of integrations with Microsoft Teams in 2020. Today’s announcements cover the other most popular aspects of Microsoft 365, specifically:

  • Exchange Online/Outlook: automatically identify and classify sensitive content in Microsoft Exchange Online and Exchange Server emails and attachments to help prevent improper disclosure or accidental data loss.
  • SharePoint and OneDrive: classify and find regulated and sensitive content sprawled across different SharePoint and OneDrive libraries through a “single pane of glass.”
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint: business users can now access and co-edit files using the respective Microsoft desktop apps while their IT and security teams govern the data through Egnyte, creating a “best of both worlds” experience.

In addition to these announcements pertaining to Microsoft 365, Egnyte is also announcing general availability of a new Public Cloud Connector to synchronise selected files between Egnyte and Microsoft Azure object storage. Previously in closed beta, this connector is being used in live deployments to support virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments, cloud data processing, cloud archiving, and more. 


About Egnyte. Egnyte provides the only unified cloud content governance solution for collaboration, data security, compliance, and threat prevention for multicloud businesses. More than 16,000 organisations trust Egnyte to reduce risks and IT complexity, prevent ransomware and IP theft, and boost employee productivity on any app, any cloud, anywhere. Investors include GV (formerly Google Ventures), Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers and Goldman Sachs. For more information, visit www.egnyte.com

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