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What's new in 5.3

Druva is excited to announce the release of inSync Professional 5.3. inSync 5.3 has several enhancements that simplify deployment and management. Its new client UI delivers an enriched user experience, while improvements to deduplication efficiency provide faster backups. inSync 5.3 further enables data governance with deeper IT visibility and advanced security policies.


Release Highlights

Efficient Administration
  • Platform specific user profiles allow configuration of backup content individually for each OS platform, in a user profile.
  • Flexible user-storage mapping allows IT administrators to move users across regions.
  • Access to end-user logs gives IT administrators' insight into client activity.
Rich End-User Experience
  • New inSync client greatly improves the end-user experience with a highly intuitive interface and a small footprint.
  • Extended platform support for inSync client ensures compatibility with OS X Mavericks (version 10.9) and newer versions of Linux distributions.
Deeper IT Visibility and Advanced Security Controls
  • Expanded audit trails provide granular details of admin activities, and extended user activity including data restores and external sharing. Infinite retention and the ability to export audit trails enable the  highest levels of compliance.
  • Mobile content security policies allow IT administrators to enforce a desired level of security when it comes to user access to corporate data on mobile devices.
  • Password protected links provide increased security for shared links. Policies can be set to enforce password protection on all shared links.
Expanded Sharing and Collaboration
  • Collaboration using guests accounts enables bi-directional sharing between end-users and external partners, while providing complete visibility to IT administrators.
  • Drag and drop uploads on inSync Web enable end-users and guest users to collaborate on shared folders from a web browser.
Superior Backup Performance          
  • Improved data deduplication efficiency reduces the amount of data sent to inSync server resulting in up to 2.5x faster backups.
Note: For additional information about the release, refer to Release Details.
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