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Managed File Transfer: Streamline and Secure Daily Processes for Employees Working Remotely

mobile file transfer

In my last post, I covered how managed file transfer (MFT) makes sure that files are kept secure and more easily integrate into processes. Specifically, I shared examples of how MFT helps ensure compliance within highly regulated industries when it comes to file transfer. In this post, I share examples […]

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Managed File Transfer: Ensuring Compliance as Part of Daily Processes Handled Remotely

mobile file transfer

As mobile computing becomes ubiquitous, employees in all types of industries are enjoying the ability to access, share and update information – and be involved in processes even when they’re not in the office. But while mobility is a wonderful thing, it’s not enough on its own – especially for […]

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The City of Guelph Embraces Managed File Transfer for Better Productivity, and Higher Visibility and Control Over File Transfers

City of Guelph File Transfer

To better understand Managed File Transfer (MFT), it’s useful to review actual use cases. I think of the City of Guelph  as a prime example of what prompts organizations to migrate from simple consumer-grade Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) for file transfer to more robust and secure MFT. A […]

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MOVEit 8.0 Raises the Bar

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Last week we announced MOVEit 8.0.  Our customers have already given us tremendously positive feedback on the release, both through our beta program and through a record turnout for our First Look Webinar. That’s because MOVEit 8.0 delivers on exactly what we set out to do: solve customers’ problems around […]

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Healthcare organization NHS Wales meets compliance goals with Managed File Transfer

For healthcare organization, NHS Wales, safeguarding healthcare data is of critical importance.

When it comes to understanding the value of Managed File Transfer (MFT), sometimes the best approach is to see how it has helped organizations address their real-world issues. In this case, we look at how a publicly funded healthcare organization – NHS Wales – tackled security challenges associated with the […]

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    Ken Allen

    Ken is currently the Director of Product Marketing for Ipswitch File Transfer and is responsible for all product messaging, positioning and marketing content around the product portfolio. Prior to joining Ipswitch, Ken was the Director of Product Marketing at Metalogix, one of the largest Microsoft SharePoint ISVs. Ken was responsible for all marketing activity around the Metalogix Replicator product line, including go-to-market research, positioning, content generation, and program strategy. Before Metalogix, Ken was the Director of Marketing at Axceler, where he led the company’s global strategy and marketing efforts including marketing strategy, lead generation, market awareness, competitive positioning and branding. Prior to Axceler, Ken led the product marketing team for the managed hosting business at Computer Sciences Corporation. Ken’s past experience also includes IBM, ATG, and Lotus Development Corporation. Ken holds a BA in mathematics / computer science from Hamilton College and an MBA in strategic marketing from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.