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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Ensuring GDPR Readiness with MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Apr 17, 2018 @ 09:17 AM

Lately, we've been receiving an increasing number of inquiries from customers as to how JSCAPE MFT Server can ensure GDPR readiness. Because MFT Server is equipped with several features for securing data, it readily meets a number of GDPR provisions for the protection of EU residents' personal data. In this post, we'll tackle the most relevant provisions and explain how you can leverage MFT Server to achieve compliance. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

A More Cost Effective Way Of Collecting Data from Your Oil Rigs

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Apr 08, 2018 @ 12:36 AM

When you're an oil drilling company with a fleet of oil rigs, one of your routinary tasks is to collect data from those rigs on a daily basis. If you've already been doing this for some time now, you probably don't know that there are unnecessary development, maintenance, and administrative costs associated with data collection that you can now discard. 

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Synchronizer

JSCAPE Introduces MFT Synchronizer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Apr 04, 2018 @ 10:40 PM

JSCAPE, the leader in platform and protocol independent managed file transfer solutions, is pleased to announce MFT Synchronizer, a new complementary product to our flagship product, MFT Server. 

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Synchronizer

How To Create Custom Trigger Actions

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 @ 04:48 PM

Overview

Triggers are a very powerful feature that allow you to listen for events and respond with actions if conditions are met.  For example, whenever a file is uploaded by a certain user you may wish to have this file encrypted and then send an email notification with details of the file transfer.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Triggers

How To Automatically Copy Each File Downloaded From A Remote Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Feb 17, 2018 @ 06:18 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we demonstrate how to set up JSCAPE MFT Server to copy each file downloaded from a remote server. If you want to follow these steps locally, we suggest you follow the instructions in the article "Downloading Files Periodically From A Trading Partner" first. This tutorial will only work if you have a separate trigger that performs the download process and that article will help you in that regard. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Triggers

Downloading Files Periodically From A Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Feb 04, 2018 @ 04:32 PM

Overview

In this post we're going to show you how to download files periodically from a trading partner. For this particular example, we'll be setting up JSCAPE MFT Server to connect to a trading partner every 10 minutes, download all files from a particular folder, and then delete each of those files from the remote server as soon as the download succeeds. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Triggers, regular expressions

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.5 Released

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 @ 04:03 AM

 

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Load Balancing, JSCAPE Reverse Proxy

That Free FTP Server Might Cost More Than You Think

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Jan 20, 2018 @ 06:31 AM

 

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As you scout for the most cost-effective way of transmitting files with your business units and trading partners, among the many solutions that will likely stand out are free FTP servers. Most of these sofware applications are already bundled (or readily available through repositories) in operating systems like Linux, older versions of Mac OS X, and even Windows, so they likely don't require additional costs ... or so it seems.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer

How To Use Amazon S3 As The File Storage System of Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jan 05, 2018 @ 04:02 AM

Overview

A couple of weeks ago, we compared the advantages and disadvantages of using Amazon S3 and local storage as file storage system for JSCAPE MFT Server. For those who want to try storing their file transfer server end user files on Amazon S3, this post is for you.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, Reverse Proxy

Amazon S3 vs Local Storage - Where Should You Store Files Uploaded to Your File Transfer Server?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Dec 17, 2017 @ 09:37 AM

Overview

Some modern file transfer servers already have the built-in capability to store uploaded files in different places. For instance, in JSCAPE MFT Server, you have the option to store uploaded files either locally (i.e. on the same machine as the system running the file transfer service itself) or to a remote server or storage service. One of these storage services is Amazon S3. But why would you want to store uploaded files there?

In this post we explore some of the pros and cons of using Amazon S3 as your MFT Server's file storage system compared to the default option, i.e. local storage. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Managed File Transfer, Reverse Proxy