Monthly Archives: June 2010

Microsoft Recognizes Ipswitch as an “Independent Software Vendor” in its Certified Partner Program

Today Microsoft recognized Ipswitch as an “Independent Software Vendor” (ISV) in its Certified Partner Program. Ipswitch was previously enrolled in the program with a security competency but was recognized today as an ISV after L10NBRIDGE provided third-party certification of WS_FTP Professional 12.2′s fitness under Microsoft Windows 7. In addition to […]

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EDI in our DNA

As part of our acquisition of MessageWay Solutions I had the chance to sit down and talk with Architect Bob Cheal.  One of the things I didn’t expect to hear over dinner was our common roots in technology from Burroughs, a key mainframe middleware player in the late 1980s and […]

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PCI council to switch from two-year to three-year life cycle

Today the PCI Security Standards Council will announce that its three main publications will switch to a synchronized three year cycle.   There will still be a new PCI DSS coming out this October, but the next one will not come out until fall 2013. This shows that the payment card […]

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Ipswitch File Transfer’s SaaS Offerings Now Running MOVEit DMZ 7.0

Over the weekend support manager Kevan Bard and his operations team successfully upgraded Ipswitch File Transfer’s MOVEit DMZ Hosted Services (that’s MOVEit DMZ software as a service) to version 7.0.  There were two highly-available setups one thousand files apart involved in the upgrade, and a significant banking customer on this […]

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Why is MFT important?

Industry expert Michael Osterman shares some great editorial and perspective in Messaging News on the Ipswitch acquisition of MessageWay.  He starts by pointing out that Ipswitch is positioned as a “Leader” in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer….. As well as Ipswitch’s proven track record in the […]

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Advancing MFT Solutions

Word of today’s public announcement that Ipswitch has acquired MessageWay Solutions is already starting to spread, and fast.  Whether you’re an Ipswitch customer or employee, industry expert, or just learning about the Managed File Transfer space one thing is clear – The MFT industry is evolving and growing worldwide, both […]

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Transferring the Burden Under PCI DSS

GT News, an association for financial professionals, just posted an article on managed file transfer titled “Data: Transferring the Burden Under PCI DSS” written Jonathan Lampe, VP of Product Management at Ipswitch. “When evaluating for data security technology, a company should look at four categories: confidentiality, integrity, availability, and auditing. […]

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