Score one for the IT Pro: Azure File Sync is now generally available!

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Azure File Sync replicates files from your on-premises Windows Server to an Azure file share. With Azure File Sync, you don’t have to choose between the benefits of cloud and the benefits of your on-premises file server - you can have both!


Azure File Sync enables you to centralize your file services in Azure while maintaining local access to your data.



Read more about it in the Azure blog.

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How will this affect the future of StorSimple, which uses a similar model of locally available files tiered and backed up to the cloud? Will the two co-exist or is there a move toward Azure File Sync?

StorSimple and Azure File Sync will continue to coexist. For customers who are interested in leveraging AFS, we are working on providing an easy transition path from StorSimple.