Managed File Transfer

4 Reasons Why High Availability is a Must-Have

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On the surface, it would seem that high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) for file transfer processes would have always been a top priority. While true for some organizations, not everyone has considered it an essential component. It seems that’s changing, as secure file transfer systems become critical to […]

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The Road Ahead: Vision for Managed File Transfer Industry

Earlier this week we published new survey findings around IT frustrations with manual file transfer, with the vast majority of respondents equating the process with sitting in traffic. TechRadar Pro reporter Juan Martinez wrote a story about the findings, and I had the chance to catch up with him via […]

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IT Pros: Manual File Transfer Processes as Frustrating as Sitting in Traffic

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Nothing is more exasperating than sitting in traffic. Trust me, I have an hour and a half bumper-to-bumper commute each day! In honor of stress awareness month, Ipswitch surveyed more than 100 IT professionals to identify the level of frustration that comes along with manual file transfer processes in their […]

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UPDATED: Ipswitch’s Response to Heartbleed SSL Vulnerability

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By now you’ve likely read the articles about the recent vulnerability uncovered in OpenSSL that has affected vendors and companies that rely on this near-ubiquitous open source security protocol. In basic terms, the vulnerability exposes any exchange that uses the OpenSSL 1.0.1 family of protocols to an attack. Security is […]

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Pulling Back the Curtain: How Ipswitch Uses MOVEit for Customer Support

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Ipswitch is committed to providing excellent customer support and that means equipping our staff with a complete view of the customer.  With this goal in mind, Ipswitch IT was challenged to implement a fully integrated CRM system that would link marketing, sales, and support processes to dynamic customer and partner […]

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HIPAA Compliance: A Demanding Effort Yielding Deserved Benefits

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The heat is on!  Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) has never been more scrutinized and highly regarded.  The push towards compliance has fueled businesses large and small to explore the options and necessary requirements of HIPAA compliance.  Specifically, any organization that meets the […]

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Event Recap: Premier CIO Forum

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I was asked recently to speak on the “What IT skills/roles should reside in the Business” panel at the Premier CIO Forum in Boston, a well-attended and engaging event supported by SIM (Society for Information Management). It was an impressive roster of IT executives from across the New England region. […]

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