What makes Filr different?

Learn how Filr serves you better than other file sharing solutions.

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Works on all your devices

Filr has clients and apps for desktops, laptops, smart phones and tablets on a variety of platforms, including Microsoft, Linux, iOS, Android and many more.

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A familiar feel

Filr gives users features like those on social media sites, blogs, and email systems.

  • Users can comment on files in Filr. This allows them to share suggestions and easily exchange ideas for collaborative projects.
  • When a coworker updates or changes a file, Filr can send a notification to others using the document. This eliminates the need for emailing back and forth.
  • Filr also allows users to search through their files, including all the files others have shared with them. They can easily search hundreds of documents for the one they need.

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File entitlement

Customers with active maintenance on Open Enterprise Server® or Open Workgroup Suite are entitled to Filr. Regain control over organizational data while providing users the mobile access and sharing they want with Filr. Filr is an entitlement benefit to customers with active maintenance on Open Enterprise Server or Open Workgroup Suite. Customers are entitled to use Filr based upon the number of users covered under their maintenance contract.

Visit the Customer Center to view your entitlements and start giving your users the ability to access and share their files from anywhere, from any device, while keeping the control within IT.

If you have questions about your access to Filr, call 800-529-3400.

Integrate quickly

Filr integrates with your organization's existing directory services, either Microsoft Active Directory, Micro Focus NetIQ® eDirectory, or a combination of both. Filr does not require any schema extensions or directory reconfiguring.

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Take back control

Filr enables you and your IT staff to determine which users are allowed to share files, which files they can share, and with whom they can share them.

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Leverage existing file servers

You’ve already set up your access rights, quotas, firewalls, backup and disaster recovery systems. Filr leverages all of that by working with your file servers and Active Directory or NetIQ eDirectory.

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Access on-premise data from anywhere

Make users productive from day one. Filr gives users access to all their files and shared network folders from any device or location. Wherever they are, users can access files and folders as if they’re in the office.

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See release notes ›
Filr Standard Edition
Improved branding

Filr 3.0 will be completely branded with Micro Focus's sharp blue colors and icons.

Device registration and remote wiping

You will be able to see all the devices that are used to login to Filr. With Filr 3.0, if a device is lost, Filr can remotely wipe Filr's files from the lost device.

Online Update

With Filr 3.0: You get all the future Filr updates on your appliance admin console. You can then decide to install the updates at your convenience.

Terms and conditions for external users

Meet your organization's regulatory requirements when granting external users access to Filr. Filr 3.0 provides the option to put in your organization's terms and conditions and enforce that the external users accept it before they can access the files.

More security

Filr 3 provides an option to encrypt the data transfer between Filr VA and Filr database.

Filr Advanced Edition
Contains all of the features of Standard plus these three features:
Net Folder sharing

Net Folders are where projects teams work most. With Filr 3.0, users will be able to share Net Folder with other team members and external users based on the rules defined by Filr.

Custom branding Filr mobile & desktop clients

With Filr 3.0 you are now able to customize all Filr clients to match your own corporate branding.

Data loss prevention

With Filr 3.1 you are now able to block certain file types.

"Mobility is here, and we need to allow our users more efficient use of technology to be more efficient in the public sector. We are stewards of the taxpayers’ money."
CAROLYN HOGG   /   CIO,  City of Fresno