Why EDRM is Rapidly Becoming a Key Part of the Collaboration Infrastructure

We just returned from the Citrix Synergy event where Citrix announced that they selected Seclore to power the ShareFile Information Rights Management (IRM) offering. And just a couple of weeks ago, Exostar announced that they have selected Seclore EDRM to power their ForumPass and EngageZone solutions. As well, over five other Virtual Data Room companies have also recently selected Seclore as their EDRM technology partner.

So why is there this sudden uptick in companies integrating EDRM into collaboration platforms? Collaboration solution providers are finding that their customers want greater assurance that the information being shared remains secure, even when it is shared or downloaded. Whether it is a Virtual Data Rooms (VDR), Enterprise File Sync and Share system (EFSS), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), File Managed Transfer solution (FMT), or even traditional email systems, the ability to enable collaboration and information sharing greatly increases the risk of information getting into the wrong hands. Sensitive files, once outside of the secured collaboration infrastructure, can be re-shared with unauthorized parties, subjected to breaches on other systems, or exposure on lost devices. And the organization won’t even know that the information has been compromised.

A 2016 Harris poll sponsored by Intralinks confirms this concern: 47% of Senior IT Pros say sensitive data is leaking from their company due to the use of file-sharing services. By adding EDRM to their solutions, the companies that offer digital solutions for collaboration can rest assured that they are persistently protecting their customers’ sensitive data wherever it travels.

The next question you be asking is why are leading collaboration vendors selecting Seclore as their EDRM provider?

Each of these solution providers explored all of the EDRM options available on the market. What they found was that Seclore have developed the most advanced technology, had more granular and robust security capabilities, and that it was incredibly easy to integrate the EDRM with their collaboration platform.

Seclore’s ability to secure any type of file across any type of device, a unique policy federation capability that makes it easy to leverage and map access policies to usage controls, and the ability for recipients to access protected documents through a browser or light-weight agents were some of the capabilities specifically called out by the various collaboration vendors.

These vendors also discovered that Seclore closes more security gaps (e.g. being able to control screen sharing and blocking cut/paste into unprotected documents) than any other vendor on the market.

And finally, Seclore’s open design and rich APIs make it very easy for organization’s to integrate the EDRM process with their EFSS, CASB, MFT, and email solutions.

Whether you want to start using EDRM as a by-product of your collaboration solution, or if you are looking for the most advanced and easily connected EDRM for your own use, you can rest assured that Seclore is coming out on top when it is closely evaluated by leading collaboration vendors.

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Seclore’s Enterprise Digital Rights Management solution enables organizations to persistently control the usage of files wherever they go.

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Seclore’s Enterprise Digital Rights Management solution enables organizations to persistently control the usage of files wherever they go.