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.

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?
Overcoming Key File Transfer Problems
Overcoming Key File Transfer Problems
Organizations must transfer enormous amounts of information to support a wide range of business processes and these content transfers must be timely and managed in a consistent, compliant and efficient way. This whitepaper offers a roadmap for organizations putting together a file transfer strategy.
How MFT Systems Integrate with Other Business Processes: Vol 2
How MFT Systems Integrate with Other Business Processes: Vol 2
Download this guide for clear explanations that can provide guidance for any organization developing an MFT solution strategy. Once you know you need a Managed File Transfer system, how do you integrate it with your existing systems, both internal and external, and enable central management and control? Don Jones, author of more than 30 IT books, this valuable eBook answers a set of questions fundamental to Managed File Transfer (MFT) with detailed, real-world answers.
MFT Project Management: Deployment , Integration, and Preparing for Audits: Vol 3
MFT Project Management: Deployment , Integration, and Preparing for Audits: Vol 3
Should you deploy MFT on premise or in the cloud (Software as a Service)? How do Managed File Transfer Systems integrate with SEIM systems? What should I look for in an MFT System--including: Encryption Standards, Flexibility with Protocols, Workflow, Data Handling and Clients? What will auditors like or dislike about Managed File Transfer? Get answers to these questions by downloading this guide by Don Jones, author of more than 30 IT books.
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