(PRWEB) February 06, 2014
At a recent industry trade show, the recently established eFileCabinet Online electronic document management service was given a full demonstration in order to showcase its features. There was also a head to head appraisal of its functionality and ease of use compared with the desktop version of this popular paperless office enabling software.
The cloud versus desktop eFileCabinet application showdown was presented to attendees at the trade show, which included those from accounting, compliance, and audit and risk departments from many regional businesses and organizations based in the area and from further afield.
The live product demonstration went off without a hitch and there was keen interest from the audience as well as many questions from the technology and industry journalists attending the trade show. The key features of the cloud service were well received while the benefits of the online version were made apparent to those in attendance. Amongst the capabilities that were demonstrated were the document storage and retrieval features that allow the service to function without the need for locally installed IT hardware such as computer servers.
“As all documents are stored in the cloud, on remote servers managed by eFileCabinet, the need for an in-house hardware infrastructure is negated.” the demonstrator explained. “This saves on not only equipment costs, but also staffing costs, as the management of the servers is taken care of for you by us” he went on to disclose. It was also reported that moving to a cloud based storage system can also free up physical space in an organization’s offices due to the lack of hardware that needs to be housed on-site.
For existing users of the desktop product, the similarity of the two interfaces was highlighted. This it was claimed, would make the transition from the desktop application to the cloud version as painless as possible, with no significant additional training required to manage the switchover.
It was even announced at the show that the cloud version would in fact include additional functionality not found in the locally hosted, desktop version. “Moving to the cloud not only makes sense on a resource management level, but it also adds some more useful features to the mix” the product manager explained. “These new tools include internal chat and email capabilities. There is also improved enterprise security measures in there too.” he added.
For organizations new to eFileCabinet software and solutions, the cloud version also includes some handy built-in training features. It was announced that these incorporated training tools would make adopting the cloud version easier than the desktop version for new users not familiar with either system.
Overall the product demonstration and feature comparison of the cloud vs. desktop versions was judged a success by the crowd in attendance. The built-in backup features of the cloud service drew the most attention from data security professionals watching the showcase and looks to be a strong factor that will come into play when deciding upon a version to implement in organizations both large and small, that handle sensitive data and reports.
To learn more visit http://www.efilecabinet.com.