Review: M-Files Delivers On Document Management

The M-Drive

When installing the M-Files client for Windows, the process automatically maps a drive to the system's central repository. This one simple feature alone -- tight integration with Windows -- could help win clients hesitant to embark on a project that's often perceived as complex and time-consuming. And for the user, a new "repository" appears as just another drive or network share, and guides them into the file management process gradually though a familiar UI. Opening the M-drive brings up their local Cloud Vault, where a well-organized environment (shown next) presents a simple and logical structure to documents, tasks and peer interactions.

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