Order From Chaos
It's probably fair to surmise that solution providers are often looked upon to help organizations in ways that go beyond their original raison d'etre. If file management is among those out-of-bounds requests, then the CRN Test Center recommends M-Files DMS as an easy, low-cost addition to a solution provider's repertoire.
Starting at $39 per user, per month, M-Files runs physically or virtually on a non-dedicated Windows Server or in the cloud; includes an open-source database that's good for about a million files; integrates with Windows, browsers and mobile devices; and can be deployed literally in minutes. Here's a look at some usage scenarios we ran through while reviewing the sturdy product from M-Files, the Finnish company formerly known as Motive Systems.