Person-to-Person

The Web is Dead and You’re Wanted for Questioning

Did you kill the web? Let’s check your alibi. Think of how you spent your morning. Normally, I’d share my morning with you here, what websites I’ve visited and what apps I’ve used, but my boss reads my blog posts, and if she knew how much time I spent on […]

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Who sent what? When? To whom? Was it encrypted? Did it get there?

I just finished reading a great article in Network Computing titled “Managed File Transfer Asserts Data Governance In Transit”.  Author Neil Roiter hit the nail right on the head by calling out the importance of visibility and governance over person-to-person file transfers.  And if you don’t believe us, just ask […]

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When hard work backfires

When interviewing job candidates, I’m always on the lookout for dedicated, motivated, passionate people that relish in rolling up their sleeves and doing whatever it takes to get the job done.  Why?  Because a little bit of chutzpah goes a long way towards being a successful and productive employee. But […]

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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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Do you transform your files today? You might be surprised!

One of the interesting debates in the Managed File Transfer industry right now is how much file transformation really takes place between users and systems. At one end of the spectrum, you have pure ad-hoc solutions (such as the modules for MOVEit DMZ and WS_FTP Server) that people often use […]

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Do People Realize What They Are Sending and the Risks Associated?

Tax season is behind us (at least for most of us) and we can all give a sigh of relief… but can we? This year, getting my taxes organized and handing them to my accountant seemed to be more difficult than usual. Fortunately for me, the Federal Government gave certain […]

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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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