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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Why comply with data protection laws? Fear of reputation damage

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Data protection is still high on the agenda for business and continues to remain a hotly debated topic in the press. We recently carried out a survey of EU businesses professionals about attitudes, practices and technologies relating to data security and protection. One of the most surprising results was that […]

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Ever Wonder What a Cartoon of Your Day Would Look Like? (Infographic)

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After talking with many of our customers and our fabulous IT staff, one thing stood out: Days can go from good to bad at the drop of the hat. We decided to take a comical look at that with the below cartoon to show how an IT team member’s day […]

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Is IT Really a Cost Center

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At a recent CIOboston event by CIOsynergy, I met two folks from Apprenda: Chris Gaun, Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Dave Cohn who heads Northeast Sales for the company.  Apprenda is a ‘Private Platform as a Service’ company that sponsored the event with Microsoft. Both made the remark that IT […]

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Transferring Healthcare Files in the US? Here are the Terms You Should Know

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Of course, in order to understand the challenges (and solutions) of healthcare file transfer, there are a few essential terms that you’ll need to know. Let’s take a closer look at a few in particular: HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  This act requires the Department of Health […]

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Dropbox Security: EFSS vs. MFT

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Recent news from Intralinks is just the latest where the security of Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) vendors, like Box and Dropbox, are questioned. The EFSS rival reports that that generating links to share documents can put sensitive data at risk through several basic flaws. Once a link is generated to […]

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