Author Archives: Zak Pines

Zak Pines

Zak Pines
As Director of Marketing for Ipswitch File Transfer, Zak is an information advocate for Managed File Transfer. Zak’s team strives to provide valuable and helpful information to IT and business professionals looking to better understand managed file transfer, how it can help their organization and what steps are required to maximize the business impact of a managed file transfer system. This “All Things Managed File Transfer” blog is one element of that program. Zak is a graduate of Yale University.

Tech Gurus Advise on FTP Compliance and Scaling IT for IoT at Ipswitch Innovate 2015


For every IT pro who’s ever struggled to keep their head above water in a sea of changing network monitoring and secure file transfer requirements, here’s the lifeline you’ve been waiting for. Especially in the wake of the recent ruling that struck down Safe Harbor, more likely than not your […]

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Ipswitch Customers & IT Pros, Nominate Yourself for an #Innovate15 Award


You’re doing what with WUG? Really? Wow! If you’ve come up with a uniquely cool way to use Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold, MOVEit, MessageWay or WS_FTP Server, here’s your chance to nominate your company for an Ipswitch Customer Award. This award competition will recognize Ipswitch customers for their creative use of […]

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Five Reasons to Attend Ipswitch Innovate 2015


Calling all IT pros looking to learn innovative best practices from each other and our own technology experts. Attend the Ipswitch Innovate 2015 Summit (October 21-22), a two-day virtual event where you can leave your car at home and wear anything you like, because you can only attend this summit […]

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Calling All IT Pros: Tell Us Your “WTF” Story and Win an Xbox One


No matter what line of work you’re in, there’s bound to be a frustrating incident that makes you slam your fists on the desk, look to the ceiling and exclaim, “WTF?!?!” For IT pros, this often stands for “Where’s the File?” We hear it all the time: File transfer is […]

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Advice from an Expert: Taking the worry out of file transfer so Healthcare IT Professionals can sleep better at night

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If you’re a healthcare IT professional, you’re likely losing sleep when it comes to ensuring regulatory compliance. Having the right processes and tools in place to manage the transfer of information in and out of your organization, both via people and systems, is at the heart of this issue. To […]

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Moving Away from the Tangled, Digital “Do-It-Yourself” Approach to File Transfer

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‘Tis the season for Holiday decorating—from wreaths to reindeers to those pesky strings of Christmas lights. You know the ones I’m talking about—multiple strings connected to each other and wrapped across each other in a hodge-podge way. Difficult to untangle, to say the least. Imagine being asked to troubleshoot that […]

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Healthcare Managed File Transfer: An Interview with Ragan McBride

Viva Health: Healthcare Managed File Transfer

Depending on the industry, the Managed File Transfer (MFT) experience may vary in terms of the initial decision, the implementation and even the key benefits. I recently sat down with Ragan McBride – a Business Process Automation professional with 13 years of experience – to get some exclusive insights into […]

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