Whitepapers and eBooks

Whether you’re looking for general information on a particular file transfer topic, or are looking for in-depth answers to a technical problem, our collection of whitepapers and eBooks cover a wide range of topics to help you get the most from your file transfer processes.

7 Reasons Why “Good Enough” File Transfer Is Not Nearly Enough to Succeed in 2014
7 Reasons Why “Good Enough” File Transfer Is Not Nearly Enough to Succeed in 2014
Avoid exposing your organization to needless compliance complexity, low productivity and increased costs. This e-Guide provides you with a concise assessment of the challenges of legacy file transfer systems—and looks at how innovative solutions and best practices can solve these problems. 
Why IT Organizations Turn to Managed File Transfer: Vol 1
Why IT Organizations Turn to Managed File Transfer: Vol 1
Why do organizations need Managed File Transfer? Isn’t FTP enough? This informative guide by Don Jones, author of more than 30 IT books, answers a set of Managed File Transfer questions like: How does Managed File Transfer help me meet and maintain compliance requirements? Can a file transfer system enable central management and control?
Can You Afford Another Day Without Managed File Transfer?
Can You Afford Another Day Without Managed File Transfer?
Download this whitepaper to discover a number of common misconceptions organizations have about the security, efficiency, and cost of their file transfers. Learn how the investment into Managed File Transfer pays off through improvements to IT,  productivity. increased operational efficiency and reduction of operational costs.
How Do You Know You Need Managed File Transfer? Vol 1
How Do You Know You Need Managed File Transfer? Vol 1
This first volume of “The Shortcut Guide to Secure, Managed File Transfer” explains the reasons companies turn to Managed File Transfer. Download this guide now to get a strong foundation on the business requirements of any Managed File Transfer solution.
7 Myths Regarding Managed File Transfer (MFT): Vol 2
7 Myths Regarding Managed File Transfer (MFT): Vol 2

Before you select a Managed File Transfer strategy you should take a look at this list of the 7 most common misconceptions about the space. 

“Some of these myths range from relatively minor misunderstandings to extremely major beliefs that actually hold back the person’s entire organization.”
Don Jones - “The Shortcut Guide to Managed File Transfer” 
 

Mapping Business Requirements to Technical Capabilities: Vol 3
Mapping Business Requirements to Technical Capabilities: Vol 3
This incredibly useful guide walks you through a detailed set of Managed File Transfer capabilities so that you can map them to your own organization’s business and technical requirements and create a personalized Managed File Transfer Shopping List. Download this guide today to develop your own Managed File Transfer business requirements checklist.
Evaluating and Selecting a Secure, Managed File Transfer Solution: Vol 4
Evaluating and Selecting a Secure, Managed File Transfer Solution: Vol 4
A requirements checklist will only take you so far in your quest to select a Managed File Transfer (MFT) solution that fits your organization’s technical, security and business needs. This excerpt from Don Jones' guide, “The Shortcut Guide to Managed File Transfer” describes how to uncover fine details and subtle differences between solutions. Each requirement includes a detailed examination covering: security, workflow, programmability, protocols, and operational considerations.
Evaluating Managed Cloud File Transfer
Evaluating Managed Cloud File Transfer
A managed file transfer (MFT) solution is essential for any organization to transfer content between individuals and systems. Cloud-based file transfer solutions can reduce the total cost of ownership for MFT while maintaining highly secure transfer capabilities. But what are the potential “gotchas”?
Business-class File Sharing
Business-class File Sharing
Consumer-grade solutions such as Dropbox, webmail and USB drives are being rapidly adopted in the workplace but are they right for you? Explores the differences between Managed File Transfer and Enterprise Sync and Share (EFSS) tools.
Are Employees Putting Your Company’s Data at Risk?
Are Employees Putting Your Company’s Data at Risk?
Are your employees transferring files through personal email, YouSendIt, Dropbox and other unsecured ways? Does your IT department lack visibility and control over person-to-person file transfer and distribution of your company's sensitive data and information?
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