Tips for Getting Started with the OneDrive Sync Client
Use the OneDrive Sync Client to easily store and manage all of your critical data in the cloud.
As more organizations begin to see the power of the cloud, file sharing services are becoming much more popular. One such tool, Microsoft OneDrive, allows users to easily save files to the cloud with ease. With the OneDrive Sync Client, you’ll be able to save files to the cloud in the same way that you would normally save them to your hard drive.
What is OneDrive?
OneDrive is Microsoft’s file sharing service that allows you to store files in the cloud, provided that you either have a Microsoft or Office 365 account. With OneDrive, you can easily store files in the cloud and access them across all your devices including computers, smartphones, and tablets.
What is the OneDrive Sync Client?
The OneDrive Sync Client takes file sharing one step further. By simply downloading and installing the Sync Client onto your PC or Mac, you’ll be able to save files to the cloud through your operating system’s file manager. Easily browse through folders and files hosted in the cloud with ease directly from your computer. Even though your files will be hosted in the cloud they’ll easily be accessible from any of your devices where the Sync Client is installed.
Benefits of using OneDrive to host your important files
By using OneDrive and the OneDrive Sync Client, you’ll be afforded a number of benefits compared to simply storing your files on your computer’s hard drive.
• Automated backups of your files – One of the most important aspects of using a file sharing service like OneDrive is the fact that your files will always be protected. Even if your computer’s hard drive fails, all of your important files will continue to be stored and backed up in the cloud.
• Access from any device – As mentioned above, the ability to access your data from any device is critical. Simply install the OneDrive app on any device and easily access all of your cloud-based files.
• Robust security features – Because Microsoft has been in the cloud computing arena for quite some time, their security precautions are top notch to ensure your data is always protected. While some people may be unsure about storing their data in the cloud, it’s important to remember that an enterprise player such as Microsoft likely has much more rigorous security processes in place compared to your own company’s internal infrastructure.
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