- SpiderOak Blue for SMBs, which allows businesses to view all data, including information inside a built-in data auditing interface. Companies can reset passwords and view in-depth reporting inside the web-based management console.
- SpiderOak Blue OpenLicense (OL), which is aimed at universities and school, includes all the features of SpiderOak Blue but places data ownership into the hands of end users. Company administrators handle general information -- including user statistics and the amount of data stored per account. However, SpiderOak Blue OL does not provide any method of changing or resetting user passwords -- end users remain responsible for their passwords.
- SpiderOak Blue Plus, which is designed for large enterprises and includes a virtual appliance that places all management control into an open-source virtual machine (VM) that runs on company infrastructure, enabling full control of all data flowing in and out of an organization through SpiderOak.
SpiderOak Blue Plus offers user account integration with Microsoft Active Directory, OpenLDAP, and RedHat Directory Server. Directory group membership provides SpiderOak account entitlement. It also offers integrated password management via either LDAP bind or RADIUS (e.g. RSA SecurID).
Users on company-defined LDAP groups are automatically visible inside SpiderOak's Web-based management console.
Pricing for SpiderOak's Blue service starts at $400 per terabyte of capacity, regardless of how many users or systems access the data.
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