Interactions

iPad vs. File Transfer

It’s been a while since I’ve seen “file transfer” as a headlining productivity problem for end users, but here it is making an appearance in an article about how hard it is to use the iPad in the context of an average end user’s collection of gear. Prisoner of iTunes […]

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Ipswitch Steps Up To Replace Legacy Technology After Sterling Acquired by IBM

The growth and evolution of the managed file transfer industry continues to be a blessing for Ipswitch and our partners. The acquisition of Sterling Commerce by IBM (article) presents an opportunity for both companies’ customers and prospects to reexamine their challenges around advanced file services. Proprietary technologies and protocols such […]

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Tactical Need to Segment for PCI

PCI audit regulations around scope continue to drive the need for people to segment their networks, applications and often, their equipment.   At Ipswitch, we often see new enterprise customers fed up with their monolithic legacy systems coming to us with a “tactical” need to segment. Typically, these customers leave a […]

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“Inbox/Outbox” vs. Folders When Designing File Transfer Workflows

In the automated file transfer world there are two general user experiences. Workflow #1: Inbox/Outbox – When an end user (or application) signs on, it sees either one or two folders: an “inbox” where it can drop files and an “outbox” where he/she/it can pick them up.  Frequently when items […]

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HTML 5, Memristors and Software Piracy

A quick summary of key industry happenings: A) The economic impact of piracy (including software) is *really* not understood: http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-10-423. See pages 15 – 19 of the full report in particular. I’ve always been skeptical of the piracy claims, good to see someone actually reviewed them. I think it is […]

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Solving Business Problems

I spent the day today at the CompuCom vendor fair in Dallas, TX.  CompuCom is one of Ipswitch’s sales channel partners, and the purpose of attending today’s event was to talk about Ipswitch File Transfer solutions with CompuCom’s team of account managers and sales representatives. Today’s goal was to raise […]

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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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