SmartFile Enhances User Interface, Experience and Capabilities Via API Upgrade

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartFile, a market leader in business class file sharing and FTP hosting, announces a new user interface and upgraded API designed to enhance user experience via more customized, convenient solutions for file management and application integration. System updates include a sleek, more responsive design, a robust user management system, SmartApps for viewing and editing multimedia files, improved file transfer speeds, and a hub that connects content and merges features from other cloud services like Dropbox™ for easier management.

"Having built our own open-hardware solution and homegrown storage pods for greater control over cost and uptime, we also have the ability to redesign our interface and capabilities," said John Hurley, President, SmartFile. "By combining emerging technologies with a unique feature set and robust-API, SmartFile enhances the data sharing, storage, security, access, backup and management process."

Building on the success of existing features such as custom branding, unlimited users, virtual links, and permissions; users will also benefit from the latest additions. FileHub™, SmartFile's cloud-hosted tool that integrates with other cloud services like DropBox™, enables users to utilize the features of both services while managing multiple accounts from one convenient location. SmartApps allow more control for viewing and editing multimedia files. Operational improvements include navigational tools such as new tabs, a dropdown menu, and activity indicators to name a few.

"It's our multi-faceted platform (API) that adds file sharing capabilities to any system via easy integration – allowing for a user experience tailored to fit each clients needs – that has unlocked sizeable opportunities for both SmartFile and our customers," said Ben Timby, CTO, SmartFile.

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About SmartFile

SmartFile is a market leader in business class file sharing & FTP hosting. SmartFile provides service to companies in over 140 countries and includes General Mills, Yahoo, EA Sports, Sketches and Roche Diagnostics among a list of clients. From Fortune 500 companies to the one-man enterprise, SmartFile has been the trusted platform chosen by businesses of all sizes to move big data in any environment. For more information, call 877-336-3453 or visit

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