Monthly Archives: April 2010

What effect does Symantec’s acquisition of PGP Corp have on Ipswitch customers?

It’s been less than a day and I’ve already been asked twice about the effect of Symantec’s acqusition of PGP Corporation (announced today) will have on Ipswitch customers. The technical answer is “none”.   The OpenPGP standard has governed the industry for several years now and almost all PGP implementations, including […]

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Solving Business Problems

I spent the day today at the CompuCom vendor fair in Dallas, TX.  CompuCom is one of Ipswitch’s sales channel partners, and the purpose of attending today’s event was to talk about Ipswitch File Transfer solutions with CompuCom’s team of account managers and sales representatives. Today’s goal was to raise […]

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Looking Deeper Into The Data: Analysis and Analytics

It’s great to have a line that’s far above the rest. It’s great to see that in the Magic quadrant, it’s great to see that in a wave, it’s great to see that in any industry report. But what does it all mean? The technology provider I understand that corporate […]

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Are you integrating file transfer and eDiscovery too?

This month I was working with a large U.S.-based bank on a file transfer eDiscovery project.  In the past, when people thought about eDiscovery, they though about email only, or maybe also instant messages.  Now, however, it’s dawned on IT and risk management groups that business documents, plans, sale figures […]

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New professional services to complement innovative managed file transfer solutions

Ipswitch File Transfer takes pride in the fact that our solutions are installed and configured quickly by customers.  A key differentiator of ours in the marketplace is that our solutions are deployed much quicker than other vendor products, resulting in our customers seeing very rapid time-to-value from their investment. However, […]

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New solution to common frustration

A big frustration of many employees is that they have problems sending very large files to other people, both inside and outside of their company.  Often times IT has placed file size restrictions on email without providing an alternate solution for getting that really big (and often company-confidential) file to […]

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It’s Time for Self-Examination: Laying Out the Future of WS_FTP

With all the news around the Apple iPad, I was determined that I would not buy one until the second generation became available. With the second generation, prices will undoubtedly come down and I’ll get more functionality than what’s available in the first generation. I learned my lesson with the […]

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