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Caching: The Secret to Getting Faster File Transfer Speeds

A Cache is a local copy of the folders/files on your computer, which allows the application you are working with (e.g. Microsoft Word) to access these files. Caching is important because it allows users to interact (read/edit, etc.) with their files without ever permanently downloading the files to their computer. The cache can then be…

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If You Have Multiple Cloud Services, Here’s an Easy Trick You Should Know

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You have your personal files on Google Drive, your work files on SharePoint Online, and some files in your old DropBox account. With so many cloud storage services becoming available, managing multiple locations can eliminate the productivity benefits of the cloud. An easy solution to this issue is to mount a drive to connect to…

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WebDrive Can Do That!?

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WebDrive is an extremely versatile product. Although it is most often referred to as an FTP Client, it has many more capabilities. Many applications can be enhanced with virtual drive, and WebDrive is no exception. Here are a couple of examples of what else WebDrive can do: Scan remote systems. Symantec recommends WebDrive as a…

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WebDrive vs ExpanDrive

In 8 different performance tests, WebDrive outperformed ExpanDrive, making WebDrive the faster ExpanDrive alternative, but additionally making WebDrive the most cost-effective Expandrive alternative. This post is a derivative of an article published by ITler.net. Upload / Download Test Test scenario small files Upload: 300 MB photos WebDrive: Speed: approx. 3:20 minutes Maximum upload: 20 Minimum upload:…

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Why DropBox and Google Drive Users Still Need WebDrive to Help Manage Their PCs

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It’s good catching up with dependable old friends, and one of them turned up in my world this week. Fifteen years ago, I lauded WebDrive from South River Technologies. As if to prove you can’t keep a good app down, the 2016 release solved a new problem. WebDrive connects a Windows or Mac computer to an online file server, making it look like a…

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