What is best way to share documents remotely? (Anyone tried huddle.net?)

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Subject: What is best way to share documents remotely? (Anyone tried huddle.net?)
Posted by:  ship (shiph…@gmail.com)
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010


Our company keeps needing to share documents remotely and we thinking
seriously about using Huddle (www.huddle.net) for this.

The main thing we want to achieve is to allow 2(+) people edit the
same document without over-writing each other's work. Our documents
are of a wide variety of file types (e.g. MindManager, Xara, JPEG
files etc as well as msExcel, msWord etc)

A simple 'audit trail'/versioning system would be useful too, just to
make sure we don't accidentally delete something important.

Our company is small (less than 10 people) and is virtual (with
everyone working in different geographic locations).

We have tried Google docs for simple spreadsheets and text documents,
but in the end the user interface becomes frustating.
(If you don't mind being in the pockets of Microsoft, msOffice Live
might be useful too but only for msOffice documents of course!)

Have any of you guys used huddle.net or anything similar?
- any recommendations/thoughts?


Shiperton Henethe

What we have been doing so far has been:

A) emailing each other files, and manually keeping control over who
has "the master copy".

B) FTP-ing files up and down from a central resource, and manually
renaming them, to indicate who has "locked" them.