Author Archives: fkenney

Cloud’s-Eye View

More than any other question, customers and prospects are asking me: What is the Ipswitch Cloud story? What are you going to do in the Cloud? The Cloud has been the topic of discussion in many Product Management and Research & Development meetings and strategy sessions here at Ipswitch. While […]

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Peeling the Sterling Onion

Shocker!  So let me get this straight…. A leader in the B2B Gateway, MFT, and Integration Provider markets gets acquired and the leading analysts firms in the universe reduce it to an apps in the Cloud story????  SMH.  Let’s peel away just one layer of the onion… Just one layer, […]

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IBM Buys Sterling- A Glimpse From The Land Of Rounding Errors

To some folks this is just a flash banner on a website, amongst the many marketing messages that you typically find on a technology provider’s dot com website. “IBM acquires Sterling Commerce from AT&T for $1.4B”. For many customers it means reconsidering 30 year old technology that enables many mission […]

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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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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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Budgeting for a Data Breach

I was reading an article about budgeting for a data breach and it got me thinking. A breach is only as damaging as the publicity and awareness around it. I just found out that the lock on my backdoor has been broken for the last year and a half. What […]

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What about file transfer in a high availability environment?

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