Monthly Archives: October 2010

SC Magazine awards Ipswitch’s MOVEit DMZ a “Best Buy” and gives it a 5-star ranking

SC Magazine just reviewed Ipswitch’s MOVEit DMZ, and awarded it a 5-star rankings for each of their 7 categories – That’s actually 35-stars in total! As many of you know, MOVEit DMZ is used by thousands of organizations around the globe to manage mission-critical file transfers that meet requirement for […]

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Tales from the CompuCom Vendor Fair

Yesterday I had the pleasure of speaking with the sales representatives and account managers at CompuCom, many of whom have been selling Ipswitch solutions for a long time.  It was a return visit to CompuCom’s Dallas headquarters for me, having attended a similar vendor fair about 6 months ago. Many […]

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You Don’t Have to Be a Rocket Scientist to use WS_FTP – But They Do!

Here’s an amazing tale of how Ipswitch WS_FTP software is being used by the European Columbus laboratory to securely transfer hundreds of megabytes of scientific data between the International Space Station and Earth. “Crew time is so valuable and the volume of data involved is so large that a reliable […]

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Business Benefits of Managed File Transfer

In my last three blog posts on the Ziff Davis MFT survey, we dove into security and compliance, highlighted other notable strengths such as speed, reliability, scalability and up-time, and looked at some perceived deployment challenges. Today, let’s look at the business benefits of a MFT and how they impact an […]

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MFT Challenges

Let’s take a closer look at the perceived challenges of Managed File Transfer (MFT) that are identified on the Ziff Davis MFT survey. A few related topics top the list:  “Finding the right MFT solution”, the “Cost”, including ongoing maintenance and future upgrades, as well as “Employee training”, including satisfaction and acceptance. […]

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MFT Is Superior

The Ziff Davis survey on Managed File Transfer did a nice job amplifying the aspects of currently deployed file transfer methods people think need the most improvement. Checking in at #1 and #2 on the “improvements needed to my existing file transfer methods” list are SPEED and SECURITY.  This only fuels […]

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MFT Is the Unsung Security and Compliance Solution

Ziff Davis recently published a study on Managed File Transfer that heralds MFT solutions as “the unsung security and compliance solution”.  Eric Lundquist sets the stage nicely: “Everyone is talking about the need to collaborate more effectively and put employees closer to customers in a real time business environment. But until […]

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