Go Beyond Sharing and Permissions
When many look at the collaboration and sharing within Google Drive, they see history repeating itself as they remember the early days of peer-to-peer networking.
After all, how do you create a folder in Drive and have it appear the same for each user?
You need to create the folder, share it, and ask everyone to drag it under “My Drive”. Even then, users can create and share folders with identical names, creating confusion as to which is the central folder.
Until we adapt to new ways or thinking about information location, ownership, and sharing, most businesses want a centralized, managed file service. The ability to ensure all authorized users have access to a folder in the same way, with appropriate permissions is key.
Until now, this has been nearly impossible to accomplish.
Partnering with Altirnao, we are launching AODocs, an enterprise grade system for creating a managed file service over, and using, Google Drive. AODocs lets you create and assign folders across your user base (just like your old-school file servers), add and search custom meta data, and, optionally, create work flows.
AODocs leverages the Drive infrastructure and the Google Drive sync client, helping keep the system affordable for smaller organizations.