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Datarooms must have a drag-and drop feature to allow uploading of documents in bulk and create an index with a single click. They should also have advanced search capabilities. These include search tags, labels, filters, and character recognition tools to allow full-text search across all documents. They should also be able to merge multiple files into a single PDF document.

The ideal virtual data room vendor must provide security features that can protect sensitive data from unwanted eyes. iDeals Citrix Datasite excel in this field with multi-factor authentication, a customized deal workflow as well as mobile device control and specific permissions.

Administrators can invite users to iDeals datarooms either individually or in bulk. They can also set security options for sign-in and assign access rights, such as the capability to print and browse secure PDFs. Admins can also control access rights for users and monitor changes through detailed audit logs. They can also make a color-coded reports of the most popular activity to give an extensive picture of group activity. These reports provide the number of participants and the number of users who are logged in, as well as the number of authorized and accessed documents, as well as questions and answers posted.