A virtual dataroom (VDR) is an online repository that permits users to upload and share confidential business documents. Its most commonly used use involves facilitating due diligence during M&A transactions and equity or debt syndication as well as private equity and venture capital investments, but it’s also useful for many other business processes, including marketing communications, investor communication internal collaboration between executives and managing projects.
A reliable VDR comes with advanced features to help you protect the information of your company. It should, for example encryption of files in storage as well as in transit to prevent leaks. It should allow you to create permissions at granular levels and instantly revoke access, even after the files have been downloaded on devices. It should also incorporate digital rights management tools, for instance dynamic watermarks that can discourage access to files that are not authorized for viewing.
A VDR’s global accessibility is another key feature. It is accessible from any place in the world, since it is hosted on the cloud. This helps businesses to attract more customers and increase the value of their company.
It is important that the virtual data room system be as easy to use as it is possible, since the average user is a novice degree of technical understanding. The best VDR providers like iDeals, Citrix and Datasite have optimized their interfaces to support the due diligence process and have made it simple to set up and navigate for all types of business users. In addition, they have solid support services that can help you with any issues that might arise during the VDR implementation process.