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A Blueprint for Construction Firms Looking to Get the Job Done Faster

A Blueprint for Construction Firms Looking to Get the Job Done Faster

From architectural designs and blueprints to CAD files, photos, project files and more, firms in the construction industry have volumes of large files to share. And they need to share them not only when they are in the office, but while they are on the go or at the work site.

Soonr has been helping a growing number of construction firms achieve the secure file sharing and collaboration flexibility they need so that they can get the job done faster and easier. Soonr users such as Level 10 Construction, the general contractor for the new Facebook West Campus in Silicon Valley, continue to see tremendous productivity gains while using Soonr Workplace.

“With Soonr, we are dramatically more productive on the road,” said Danielle Douthett, Project Executive, Level 10 Construction. “And, when you are always on the road, this is very important. Files are automatically synced and ready for use from anywhere. It’s just what we needed to keep up with our growing business.”

Soonr Workplace is perfectly suited for construction firms such as Level 10 Construction, with their vast array of partners, mobile workforce and need to access and share large files. It allows them to automatically save, sync and share even the largest of files with a single click, all without risk of data loss, missed deliveries or omitted recipients.

With Soonr Workplace, firms in the construction industry can better manage Projects with their subcontractors, share large files and stay in constant touch with Team Members, all while working on the go from their mobile phones and tablets. Soonr Workplace also gives construction teams the ability to easily conduct site surveys, with Scan to PDF and on-device annotation features that easily support site surveys using photo capture and document markups.

You’re invited to stop by the Soonr booth at the Association of General Contractors IT Forum, July 31 through August 1 at the Swissotel in Chicago.

Cheers!
The Soonr Team

Jun
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Dedicated, Geo-Redundant Data Centers Contribute to Soonr’s Record International Growth

International Growth

As the need for secure file sharing expands around the world, we continue to see dramatic results in each of our international regions. In fact, we have recently achieved 120% year-over-year growth internationally and continue to expand our partner ecosystem in North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Among the most notable reasons for these record results is the expansion of Soonr’s dedicated, geo-redundant data centers, which includes operations in the U.S., Canada, Denmark and Australia. This delivers the exceptional value regional partners in over 130 countries need to offer the best file sharing and collaboration service to their customers.

The value of this progression has recently been underscored by 451 Research’s Alan Pelz-Sharpe. He comments, “Soonr’s strength in mobile collaboration together with its regional datacenters offer a jurisdictional advantage over competitors in the secure file sharing and collaboration space. To help ensure regional privacy, the data not only resides in the local region, but the transmission of such data also remains local.”

We will continue to focus on global expansion efforts as international cloud service providers, VARs, solution providers and systems integrators look to Soonr to further enable the use of mobile devices for their clients’ increased productivity.

Cheers,
The Soonr Team

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May
15

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SSAE 16 Audit Validates the Soonr Commitment to Security

SSAE 16 Audit

When it comes to delivering a world-class file sharing and collaboration experience, no company takes the commitment to its customers more seriously than Soonr. From multi-layered enterprise-grade security to our mission of delivering a quality of service that is second to none, we work hard to provide a holistic approach to security so that our customers can rest easy knowing that their data is always reliably protected.

Now, we are proud to announce that Soonr’s security and quality of service has been validated by an independent report on service organization control with the successful completion of a SOC2 Type 2 audit. Performed by certified public accountant Moss Adams, LLP in accordance with AICPA SSAE No. 16 and IAASB ISAE No. 3402 Standards, the Integrated SOC2 Type 2 audit evaluated Soonr’s internal and end user operations regarding customer data protection, access controls, authentication mechanisms, audit trails, physical and logical security, software development, change control and many other critical operational areas. The result was the completion of a SOC2 audit that gives customers an additional validation of Soonr’s stringent support for their data security and protection.

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Apr
22

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The Rewards of Partnership Shine Through

The Rewards of Partnership Shine Through

At Soonr, enabling customer success through our partner ecosystem has always been a core strategy for us. As a company that delivers more than 95% of its sales through the channel, partnerships are the foundation of business growth and customer satisfaction.

We are proud to announce that our Soonr Success™ Partner Program has recently been recognized with a 5-Star rating in the CRN 2014 Partner Program Guide, which names the best channel partner programs in the industry. Why? Because the Soonr Success™ Partner Program has developed top notch partnering elements to help partners quickly expand their opportunities with the sales, marketing and support tools they need to give customers a successful Soonr experience.

For business customers, the rewards of partner success are equally valuable. With a bevy of resources available, channel partners can seamlessly deliver what business customers want from their file sharing and collaboration service including mobile productivity, security and anytime access.

Thank you to our hardworking partners and loyal customers who made this possible.

Cheers,
The Soonr Team

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Apr
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The Problem with Email: It’s Not Built for Collaboration

The Problem with Email: It’s Not Built for Collaboration

Email overflow is an epidemic that is affecting us all, especially business people. According to research from IT Community Spiceworks, each day around the world in 2013, 144.8 billion emails were sent, which works out to 6.03 billion emails per hour; nearly one email per every person alive on Earth. And only 35% (2.11 billion) were legit (non-SPAM) emails.

While email remains a primary mode of communication in the business world, its usefulness in a fast-paced collaboration-based and content-centered world has diminishing value.

Instant Messaging, Skype, Twitter and other social tools have emerged to serve very specific aspects of communication, and email is most often used for sending a file. But when email is used in this manner, productivity and collaboration suffer.

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