Managed File Transfer

Ipswitch’s Response to June’s OpenSSL Vulnerability

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As you may already know, there was a recent Security Advisory about new vulnerabilities in OpenSSL released in early June. This specific flaw requires a vulnerable OpenSSL library active on both the client and server ends of the transaction. The flaw allows a savvy attacker to sit between the client and server […]

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Anti-Virus: “Rumors of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”

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There’s never a shortage of bold predictions in the world of tech. Sometimes, these predictions come true. Most of the time however, they never materialize. And then of course, there are thousands of predictions that fall somewhere in between – predictions that seem like they could come true, but upon […]

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Managed File Transfer vs. SOA

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File transfer has been a common and serviceable way to exchange information among computer systems since the dawn of digital time. Even today, despite the growing use of transactional integration technologies like service-oriented architecture (SOA) and enterprise service bus (ESB), file transfer remains not only viable but also dominant across […]

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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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