Cloudcomm Overview – Key Features

Remote Access

Securely access your enterprise data from anywhere using any mobile device – without a VPN. Cloudcomm offers multiple ways to access your organization’s files securely: Web access, Desktop Sync, Virtual Drive, Mobile Apps, WebDAV and more.

Seamless Offline Sync

Effortless File synchronization across computers running Windows, Mac, Linux and even Netgear ReadyNAS NAS devices. Cloudcomm is one of the few products that enable realtime sync across network folders for more information contact us.

Cloudcomm Drive

Auto magically makes your remote Cloudcomm server files available as if it is a local drive, regardless of how much space you have available on your hard drive. Great for highly regulated industries (finance, healthcare) with terminal server infrastructure for more information contact us.

Full Text Search (Content Search)

Users can search for text within the content of files. Supports content search on txt, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx files for more information contact us.

Secure File Sharing

Create a public or a fully private share to files where you can exchange business files with clients easily and securely. You can send large files by email, conduct a secure file transfer or set up a collaboration space for project-related files.

Powerful Controls

Limit the maximum number of downloads for a shared file, automatically expire a share after a certain time, anonymous file uploads, prevent downloads, integrate file uploads with your website and more.


Built-in Document Preview and Quick Editing of Documents from the web browser simplify collaboration. Add comments to files to keep everyone in the loop. Lock (check-out) files while editing to prevent unexpected overwrites.


Changes to shared folders like uploads or file changes are sent out as notifications via email to everyone connected to the share. Activity Streams for every folder allows users to review and view all changes that happened to a folder or a file over a period of time.

Mobile Apps

Our highly rated mobile apps provide comprehensive features in addition to remote access such as local offline download of files, sharing, document preview and more.

Every Platform

Cloudcomm apps are available for Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, Android Phones, Android Tablets, Windows Phone 8, Blackberry and Cloudcomm Modern Windows 8 App (Microsoft Surface).

Mobile Policy Support

Entire features of mobile experience and features can be enabled or disabled by the administrator globally as well as overridden on a user by user basis.

Access from Other Apps

Open and edit remote files using third party apps on your device. Save files and upload them back to your remote server. Also share uploaded files via link or email attachment.

Deep Integration with Office, Outlook

Providing a seamless experience with Office productivity applications is one of the core value propositions of Cloudcomm. Cloudcomm client apps (Desktop Sync, Office Add-in and Outlook Add-in) enable best-in-class integration with Microsoft Office apps on PCs as well as on mobile for more information contact us.

Outlook Add-on

Instead of attaching large files in emails, Cloudcomm Outlook add-on automatically uploads large files to Cloudcomm and creates an url for users to share easily.

Office Mobile Apps

Microsoft Office Mobile apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) on iOS and Android can directly open/edit/save files stored in Cloudcomm server.

Office Add-on

Cloudcomm Office Add-ons (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) help directly open/edit files from Cloudcomm. Users can save files to Cloudcomm directly from Office apps.

Integrate with Existing file shares and Identity systems

Provide remote access to your existing Windows and Network Folder shares without any changes to your existing business processes.


Allow your existing Active Directory users to use Cloudcomm using their existing credentials. Support multiple Active Directory servers, support Mixed Domain Active Directory (Hosted AD). Support Single Sign-On (SSO) using NTLM SSO, SAML and ADFS.

Network Folders and Home Directories

Bring secure remote and VPN-less access to existing network folders and user home directories. Users can also share and offline sync files in network folders. Smart Mount of network folders allows making 1000s of individual folders configured quickly via the admin portal.

NTFS Permissions

Cloudcomm supports reading existing Microsoft NTFS permissions on network folders and applying them to user access. There is no need to recreate access privileges in Cloudcomm.

Your Data, Your Business, Your Branding

Cloudcomm brings your branding front and center. Starting from custom domains, login page image to user emails, everything is customized and setup to be exactly what you want.

Custom Everything

Customize Cloudcomm with your own logos, domain names and provide the exact branding experience and professional look that you want to give to your employees, partners and customers.

Communication & Policies

Customize various email templates with your logo, and content. Setup a custom news feed for all your users. Setup your custom Policy and TOS for all users.

Make it Local

Modern business is fully global. Cloudcomm supports full localization support for your users spread across the world with German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian languages.

Powerful Admin Tools

Deploy and manage thousands of users with millions of files using a powerful Admin portal. Cloudcomm provides admins with custom workflows, policies and settings to control and manage every aspect of the user experience for more information contact us.

Be In Control

Admin dashboard provides all critical information in a snapshot status, licenses, storage used, network folders, system alerts, system checks and all devices. Cloudcomm works to keep the admin in the loop with daily admin summary emails, account approval emails etc.

Effortless Management

Cloudcomm supports multiple administrators with each admin limited to different functions which helps when dealing with large user bases. Admins can manage users, user groups, view all files, managed shared folders, locked files as well as all devices connected to the system.

APIs and Tools

Powerful automation tools provide full command line and automated access from scripts to control various aspects of the system. REST based HTTP APIs enable integration with your existing IT infrastructure quickly.

Cloud Deployment

Cloudcomm allows businesses and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to host their own end-to-end file sync, share and mobile access solution on Cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure).

Simple To Deploy

Our latest Cloudcomm version is listed in Azure and AWS marketplaces. Takes less than 10 minutes to start your own branded, self-hosted enterprise file sync and share solution for more information contact us.

Government GovCloud

Cloudcomm is tested and available in AWS GovCloud, which adheres to U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) regulations as well as the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) requirements for more information contact us.


Customers can enable hybrid solutions where they can selectively use elements of public cloud such as Storage (Amazon S3).

Endpoint Backup

Data loss can cause immense damage to your corporate reputation and key business operations. Cloudcomm addresses requirements by offering corporate IT the right tools to protect data across all the platforms and devices.

Desktop and Mobile Backup

Secure backup and restore across all platforms (Win, Mac, Linux) and devices (Desktops and Smartphones). Automatically backups media files from iOS and Android devices to Cloudcomm.

Unlimited File Versioning

Automatically stores versions files as they change and makes it easy to get back to a previous versions. Administrators have full control on number of versions to keep.

Recover Deleted Files

Recycle bin support allow deleted files and folders to be recovered by users or admins quickly and effectively. Even deleted files from network folders can be restored.

Data leak prevention

When sensitive business data gets in wrong hands, it can cause irreparable damage to your business reputation and key operations. Cloudcomm’s unique capabilities to monitor, prevent, and fix data leakage assure corporate data is protected across all your devices (Laptops, Desktops, Smartphones and Tablets).

Remote Wipe

If one of your users were to lose a mobile device, the admin can remotely wipe the Cloudcomm data off that device, protecting confidential files.

Audit Log

Activity logs capture the What, When, Who and How attributes of every user action within the system. Your admins can easily filter logs and identify problems.

Block devices, clients

In case of any suspicious activity, admins can selectively block devices, clients (e.g sync) or permanently remove users from accessing the system.


With 100% on-premise solution, Cloudcomm takes security seriously and provides all the tools and modern encryption methods and industry standards to securely transfer and store your data.

Two-Factor Authentication

Cloudcomm gives an extra layer of security during user login using security codes sent via existing channels.

Anti-Virus Scanning

Integrate with AV scanning so that uploaded files are scanned automatically and any malicious files are removed.

Ransomware Protection

Cloudcomm introduces industry-first heuristic engine to detect ransomware. Additionally, Cloudcomm offers features to help enterprises develop effective strategies to counter ransomware for more information contact us.

Scalable and Multi-Tenant

Using features such as Multi-Tenant setups, High-availability, automated server backup and rollback, Cloudcomm can be scaled to large deployments.


Run multiple Cloudcomm sites using multi-tenant features. Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and large enterprises can setup multiple sites without needing to spin up a server every time. Can set site level storage quota, user quotas, max users etc from a single multi-tenant admin dashboard.

Multiple Storage Backends

Use a variety of storage systems to store files ranging from Local Storage (SAN, NAS, HDDs), Amazon S3 and Openstack Swift (Highly available, redundant storage cluster).

High-availability Architecture

Deploy a highly available system with a classic three-tier architecture with a load balancer, Web Server nodes and Database servers. Standard and battle tested components provide robustness and reliability.

Unlimited Client Accounts

Offers Limited (web only) user accounts for secure file sharing with external partners and vendors for cost.

Simplified File Sharing

Avoids multiple file shares and passwords. Allows vendors and partners to access all their files under one place.

Complete Audit Trail

Compared to password protected shares, the Limited client accounts provide complete audit trail of who accessed what and when.

Huge Savings

Compared to competition, Cloudcomm doesn’t charge for external client accounts. One can create as many as limited user accounts for no cost.

Comply with Regulations

Cloudcomm will help you comply with the regulations required in your specific industry or vertical. The growing requirements for securing corporate privacy and keeping multi-level threats at bay require a strongly compliant File Sharing and Sync solution.

Data Residency

Cloudcomm is self-hosted, so you pick the infrastructure and location where Cloudcomm runs, which helps to comply with many growing strict regional privacy requirements like the European Union.

Audit Trail

Cloudcomm’s activity logs capture the What, When, Who and How attributes of every user action within the system. This helps with meeting various regulations like HIPAA etc.

Complete Transparency

Cloudcomm, unlike Public Cloud Enterprise File Sharing solutions, provides complete IT department control and management of corporate files.

Third Party Apps Integration

Cloudcomm offers strong integration with popular productivity apps from Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Apple Keynote and others). Our comprehensive API enables seamless integration with Enterprise e-discovery, DRM and Analytics platforms.

Productivity Apps

Integrates with Microsoft Office iOS and Android mobile apps to open, edit and save back office files directly from Cloudcomm server.

Single Sign-On Apps

Integrates with identity management providers like Okta and OneLogin for seamless single sign-on.

Developer APIs

Comprehensive REST based developer API to integrate with control panels, identity management, e-discovery and analytics platforms.

More Features

Cloudcomm Backup

For better disaster recovery, Cloudcomm offers features to backup your entire Cloudcomm installation including user data and settings for more information contact us.

Branch Office

Each branch office can run its own Cloudcomm instance and Cloudcomm’s ServerLink technology synchronizes data across multiple Cloudcomm instances running in HQ and branch offices across globe for more information contact us.

Workflow Automation

Enables enterprises to design and manage custom automated processes with simple ‘if this (a condition) then do that (an action)’ statements (similar to IFTTT) for more information contact us.

Large File Support

Cloudcomm doesn’t impose limits on file size. Users can access, share and sync large files (in GB).

Built-in document preview

Enables users to preview files inside a web browser. Supports many common file formats, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and .txt files.

Recycle Bin Support

If you had accidentally deleted a file, you can recover it from Cloudcomm’s Re-cycle Bin.

Smart Notifications

when a file is changed in a shared folder, Cloudcomm smart notification can alert users with whom the folder is shared.

Home Directory Integration

Make Home Directory available automatically to users when they login.

MS Office Documents Quick Edit

Users can edit remote files directly on Cloudcomm using the native apps.

Activity Streams

Provides an unified stream of all actions performed on a file or folder. Useful in tracking changes and actions in a collaborative environment where multiple people are working on the same set of files.

WebDAV Support

Users can access files using WebDAV and WebDAV clients: BitKinex(Win), Finder (Mac), WebDAV Navigator (iOS) and others

Multi Administrators

When managing large user base, having just one administrator may create process bottlenecks, hence Cloudcomm supports multiple administrators

Outlook Add-on

With Cloudcomm Outlook add-on, users can share the remote file or folder directly from outlook.

EU data residency

Helps comply with European Union’s data residency requirements.

Groups and Permissions

Admin can aggregate users into groups and can assign file/folder/share permissions to groups.

Granular Folder Permissions

Allows organizations to manage access permissions at any folder and subfolder level. Admin can ensure appropriate level of access for every user, by assigning individual folder level read and write permissions for more information contact us.

Broadcast to mobile

Admin can broadcast notification to any individual user or to the entire user base.

Security Standards

Uses SSL, Strong password Policy, NTLM SSO, SAML and ADFS sso to provide secured access.

Multiple Storage Backend

Supports Local storage (HDD, NAS/SAN), Amazon S3, OpenStack or any object based storage.

Encryption In-Transit and At Rest

Industry standard AES-256 SSL is used for all network communications and for encrypting files at rest. Customer managed encryption keys provides utmost security.

File Lock

Users can lock files (aka checkout files) to prevent other users from making concurrent edits. Improves collaboration by preventing unexpected overwrites and data loss.