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TMCNet:  Cortado goes above and beyond Dropbox, Box and MEGA; Cortado Cloud Desktop App Now Delivers the Most Secure File Sharing; The complete cloud desktop solution brings unprecedented levels of productivity and security for business users

[January 22, 2013]

Cortado goes above and beyond Dropbox, Box and MEGA; Cortado Cloud Desktop App Now Delivers the Most Secure File Sharing; The complete cloud desktop solution brings unprecedented levels of productivity and security for business users

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Cortado, leading provider of cloud desktop services, today announced new file sharing features for its free cloud desktop app Cortado Workplace. Now, Cortado Workplace users can share documents with others securely, simply and quickly. Combined with the ability to allow users to work on the go just like on a desktop computer, the new file sharing features make Cortado Workplace the most complete, productive and secure cloud desktop solution on the market for business users.

Competing file sharing solutions create an unsecured link that can be easily accessed by anyone. Cortado Workplace, however, stores shared documents in a password-protected cloud drive and allows them to be downloaded or accessed via a secure link with the native clients for iOS, Android and BlackBerry, or on a desktop with the HTML5 client. In addition, the preview option further enhances security as it allows recipients to preview the document first to ensure that it is safe to download.

Sharing with Cortado Workplace is extremely simple. Users can easily drag and drop a document to the browser window of the HTML5 client and simply click the share icon. Users then enter the e-mail addresses of the recipients and click to confirm. An e-mail is then automatically sent to the recipient containing a link to the document, or if selected, the file preview.

Currently, file sharing is available with the HTML5 version of Cortado Workplace and is ideal for use on a PC, laptop or Mac. The recipient can quickly preview the shared document without any special programs on his smartphone, tablet or desktop. With Cortado Workplace, a file can also be shared directly from the cloud drive of the Cortado Workplace account, making it unnecessary to download the document to the users smartphone or tablet, which saves substantially on data volume especially for large files.

File sharing is an important functional upgrade of our cloud desktop app, said Dirk Lwenberg, Business Director Online Sales & Services. In order to adequately protect our customers files, we have provided a solution that is not only simple but also the most secure compared to competitors.

More than 290,000 people already use Cortado Workplace as a cloud desktop with its two GB of online storage space, cloud printing functions, and now the file sharing ability. The free native apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry can be downloaded from all popular app stores. Using the HTML5 client requires only an HTML5-enabled browser.


Business Class of Cloud Desktop Services Cortado, the leading provider of cloud desktop solutions, provides the complete answer to the current IT challenges of virtualisation, cloud computing, bring your own device (BYOD) and IT consumerization. The enterprise cloud desktop solution Cortado Corporate Server, as well as the free public-cloud app Cortado Workplace, allow users to quickly and easily access their cloud desktop and deal with documents anytime, anywhere by delivering all major desktop features in the look and feel of the end-device, full interaction with other apps is also guaranteed, providing an optimised user experience. Cortados enterprise cloud desktop solution also includes an advanced mobile device management system enabling central administration of devices, users and their rights. Cortados print management brand, ThinPrint, is the global leader for technology designed for printing in distributed infrastructures, cloud architectures and virtual environments incorporating up to 150,000 users. More than 15,000 enterprise customers, as well as hundreds of thousands of private users depend on Cortado solutions. As a global organisation and founder of the Cloud Printing Alliance, Cortado relies on over 200 highly-qualified and dedicated professionals employed at its headquarters in Berlin, Germany, as well as in the U.S., UK, Australia, France and Japan.

Cortado has developed an international network of strategic partnerships with Brother, Citrix Systems, Dell, Fuji Xerox, Fujitsu, HP, Igel, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Kyocera Document Solutions, Lexmark, Microsoft, OKI, Samsung, SEH, Sharp, Toshiba, VMware and Wyse. Cortado technology and client components are integrated in a multitude of print boxes and thin clients from leading hardware manufacturers. Cortado is a Microsoft Gold ISV Partner, an Apple Enterprise Developer Partner, a Nokia Forum Pro Member, and a BlackBerry Alliance Select Member. Cortado works closely with more than 300 renowned distributors and partners who market Cortado products in over 50 countries.

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