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I want to setup my private cloud network for my company for syncing and sharing files. Instead of using existing players like dropbox, google drive, amazon etc. I want to setup my own cloud infrastructure. The requirement is to easily share private data internally within the organization. I already have an ESXi based cloud environment, running several virtual machines in it. Will it be feasible and achievable?

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"Cloud" is not a thing. Your question is the equivalent of "I want to do manufacturing. The requirement is for widgets which can be sold. I already have delivery trucks." –  bahamat Dec 18 '12 at 6:46
I need to setup a private cloud storage for syncing and sharing files within the organizaion, instead of using available alternatives. I hope, it makes my point clear. –  Manoj Agarwal Dec 18 '12 at 7:25
So what you want is called a file server. I'm not sure what you think ESX (a VM hypervisor) has to with that. –  bahamat Dec 18 '12 at 23:08
I have ESXi server hosting several virtual machines. I want to add a new virtual machine towards sharing and syncing files. We have our own setup in a hosted environment, and we don't want to use infrastructure from others, we want to set it on our own, using our own infrastructure, by implementing it on a virtual machine hosted in ESXi. –  Manoj Agarwal Dec 19 '12 at 4:36

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If I understand you correctly, you want to store your data on your own servers instead of external servers, and use features like dropbox for synching.

I have researched this some 2-3 months ago myself and could find only one service that allows similar service levels as dropbox. The provider that I found was Tonido. You can manage your own userbase etc.

However they do not have 100% of the dropbox features, such as headless linux clients.

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