Private/internal repositories limit package access to authorised clients and users, without sharing packages to the world. If you need internal software distribution mechanics, or if you want to support license-based software distribution, then private repositories facilitates these.
Firehose Export API
Going hand-in-hand with audit trails is the ability for retrieve all events for your account via the firehose API. The firehose API will allow you to hook Cloudsmith into your own monitoring systems to ensure total visibility and control. This unlocks a new level of capability for business intelligence and/or outlier detection.
Raw File Repositories
Raw/generic file repositories allow you to upload/store and distribute any kind of file, with the same level of access control and features as any other managed repository.