About SH POWER
Swiss utilities company SH POWER provides electricity, gas and water to approximately 50,000 people in the Schaffhausen region. The company is committed to reducing the environmental impact of its services and manages its own portfolio of renewable assets, including a hydroelectric power plant. SH POWER employs around 150 people.
Having used Micro Focus Filr for file sharing as part of the Micro Focus Open Workgroup Suite for some years, SH POWER decided to upgrade to Filr Advanced Edition.
Daniel Epprecht comments: “Micro Focus Filr Advanced Edition enables our staff to share documents in just a few clicks, instead of having to send large emails back and forth, configuring FTP servers or even carrying around USB sticks. Filr is very user-friendly and, because it is available on all devices – desktop PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones – staff can log in remotely, and we can easily exchange files with external partners.
“One of the main reasons we chose to move to Filr Advanced Edition was that we wanted to streamline processes and make network folders available more flexibly. The advanced security features including multi-factor authentication enable us to protect sensitive data in a regulated environment much better, and we are always looking for ways to improve security.”
SH POWER works closely with trusted partner NEXPERT AG. “Support from the NEXPERT team has always been excellent with specialists at hand to help with a wide range of products,” says Urs Iseli. “NEXPERT enabled us to automate many processes and guided us through certification processes to optimize our business.” NEXPERT also connects SH POWER with other Micro Focus customers to facilitate knowledge sharing.
Micro Focus Filr Advanced Edition integrates seamlessly with SH POWER’s existing Micro Focus and NetIQ solutions, which form the backbone of its IT services. The company uses Micro Focus Open Enterprise Server for file and print services, Micro Focus GroupWise for email, calendaring and instant messaging, Micro Focus ZENworks for endpoint management, NetIQ Identity Manager and Access Manager™ to control user permissions, and Micro Focus Vibe for collaboration.
With Micro Focus Filr Advanced Edition, the 250 internal and external users are able to share data quickly and easily while the IT team has full control over storage location and access permissions.