Amazon Newest Service – Zocalo – Secure Document and File Storage

Amazon Zocalo

“Amazon Zocalo is a fully managed, secure enterprise storage and sharing service with strong administrative controls and feedback capabilities that improve user productivity. Users can comment on files, send them to others for feedback, and upload new versions without having to resort to emailing multiple versions of their files as attachments. Users can take advantage of these capabilities wherever they are, using the device of their choice, including PCs, Macs, and tablets. Amazon Zocalo offers IT administrators the option of integrating with existing corporate directories, flexible sharing policies, audit logs, and control of the location where data is stored.”

They are offering a free trial for 30 days, 200 GB and 50 users.

Features include

  • Single console for all files
  • Commenting on files
  • Sending files to others for feedback
  • Uploading new versions without emailing files as attachments
  • Teammates can leave comments by highlighting a section of a file, or specific text, and typing feedback
  • Users can set optional deadlines for feedback
  • Track files that are out for review
  • Be notified by email when they have been asked to provide feedback
  • Automatic version control
  • Overlay technology that displays all comments from all users
  • Automatically sync files across all the users devices using encryption at rest and in transit
  • Tablet optimized experience across iPad, Android and Kindle
  • Active Directory integration
  • Auditing
  • Integration with Amazon Workspaces


200 IBM Bluemix Days Training


200 Bluemix Days

Come learn about IBM’s new cloud development platform: IBM Bluemix

IBM Bluemix is an open-standards, cloud-based platform for building, managing and running apps and services of all types (web, mobile, big data, new smart devices). Capabilities include Java, mobile backend development, application monitoring, as well as capabilities from ecosystem partners and open source — all through an as-a-service model in the cloud.

The 200 IBM Bluemix Days include Meetups, Bluemix Advantage sessions, and Hands-On Bluemix Workshops.

Events highlights

Bluemix Advantage: Developers and business leaders alike will benefit from hearing how Bluemix and SoftLayer offer a low-risk, secure, cost sensitive environment – using new capabilities and technologies geared towards the cloud. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn how to differentiate and leap-frog your competition with IBM Bluemix and SoftLayer.

Bluemix Hands-On Workshops:  Take the opportunity to build and deploy applications and services like DevOps and Data in a matter of hours on Bluemix (built on SoftLayer)! 

As part of this workshop you will be able to:

Bring your own simple application or use our sample labs and learn how to build and deploy on Bluemix.

Bluemix Meetups:  Participants can relax, network and listen to IBM experts provide an overview and live demo of Bluemix.

IBM Bluemix Academic Hackathon: Ready to put your IBM Bluemix skills to the test? Take part in an IBM Bluemix hackathon!  The Bluemix hackathon introduces participants to IBM Bluemix  and IBM DevOps Services. Participants use this unique opportunity to showcase their innovative skills and build their dream app.

This hackathon is designed to teach you fundamentals of building and deploying your application in the Cloud and critical cloud services like Security, Mobile, Big Data, Analytics.

Hackathons are available for our academic faculty and students as well as partners eager to build their cloud skills.

Free at 200 Bluemix Days!   *** Power 8 SDK**** 

Space is limited! Sign up today for a 200 Bluemix Days session near you!!

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