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Bitrix24.Drive is at the heart of our file server. It lets your employees access personal drives, group (department) drives and company drives. Access rights to files, folders and drives can be configured individual and/or set according to company structure. When searching for documents, you can either enter file name or search by the contents of the file (in document search). Learn more about Bitrix24.Drive here.
No file server is complete without document management capabilities and Bitrix24 gives you a lot of tools here. We have document versioning that lets you see what changes were made, who made them and revert to an older version, if necessary. You can discuss documents (leave comments) with your co-workers. Document approval and voting workflows are easily constructed. Need records management? Bitrix24 got that. Want to see where document is used and if anyone is going to be affected if you delete it? Not a problem. You can edit documents online and offile. Simultaneous editing by several users is supported as well. More.
If you used Drobox, Box, Google Drive or One Drive, you'll feel comfortable with Bitrix24. Giving public or time/password protected links to files is done is a similar manner. You can synchronize thousands of files simultaneously, including large ones (>2 GB). Bitrix24 has desktop apps for Macs and PCs, as well as mobile apps for iOS and Android, so the latest version of the document will be available to you and your co-workers, regardless of what device you are using to work with documents.
Ability to host Bitrix24 on your own server, gives you a number of advantages, and puts you in full control of who has access to your data. Bitrix24 comes with low server requirements and Bitrix Virtual Appliance which makes server setup extremely easy. You can use any popular Linux, Unix or Windows server modification. Because self hosted editions of Bitrix24 come with open source code and CMS, you can customize it and integrate with other tools that you use (API is available). One time fee means that you really own your file server, not just rent it. Active Directory, MS Exchange and SharePoint are among other advantages self hosted Bitrix24 has over cloud plans.
If you want to start using free online file sharing server, this Bitrix24 manual will get you up to speed quickly. In order to test self hosted (on premise) edition of Bitrix24, you need to download it from here. Please keep in mind that it takes about 1.5 hours to deploy and set it up. Self hosted Bitrix24 manual is available here.