Amazon Workdocs: The Workdocs service is a fully-managed storage and sharing tool provided by Amazon that comes with in-depth administration controls and feedback capabilities that have been shown to improve the user’s productivity. The Amazon WorkDocs is used to call Amazon Zocalo that eliminates the burden of sending multiple versions of files from one user to others rather than providing a constant location for file revisions.
It allows users to comment on individual files and forward them to other users as well as upload new versions of files without needing to attach and email them individually. This service is compatible with most devices, from PCs, Macs, Android, and ios devices being supported.
In addition, AWS Workdocs can be integrated with many existing corporate directories, allowing for control of data storage and sharing policies. 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.
The Amazon WorkDocs allows administrative controls that restrict access to files. The administrator in WorkDocs console can view audit logs that track the user and file activity by time, devices and IP address. The users can specify who can access and download the files whereas the admin can decline the access to outside users of the organization. The admin can specify the limits of storage to the users.
Users can take advantage of these capabilities wherever they are, using the device of their choice, including PCs, Macs, tablets, and phones. Amazon Workdocs offers IT, administrators, the option of integrating with existing corporate directories, flexible sharing policies and control of the location where data is stored.
The AWS WorkDocs user can integrate with their own Active Directory so that the admin can allow users to access the WorkDocs. The admin should configure the Amazon VPC with the hardware VPN connection on resources or established a connection with AWS Direct Connect to get your Own Active Directory. You can get started using Amazon WorkDocs with a 30-day free trial providing 1 TB of storage per user for up to 50 users.