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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

AS2 Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jul 31, 2013 @ 10:31 AM

Overview

AS2 (Applicability Statement 2) is a data/file transfer protocol that supports fully-automated, server-to-server file transfers. It's suitable for two or more parties who often transact with each other and require a fast, secure, reliable, and paper-free method of exchanging supporting documents.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer, AS2, HIPAA

Managed File Transfer Goes Mobile

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Jul 25, 2013 @ 02:40 PM

JSCAPE, the leader in platform independent file transfer solutions, is pleased to announce the release of file transfer clients for iOS and Android users.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Mobile

Exploring Use Cases for Managed File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 12:01 PM

Overview

One thing we often discover when talking with clients is that many of their company's file sharing tasks are actually accomplished using a mishmash of solutions. Some employees send files through email. Others use FTP. Some subscribe to cloud-based file sharing services like DropBox and Google Drive. And still others rely on specialized methods like custom scripts or programs.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer

AS2 Server and iOS File Transfer Client Released

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Jul 15, 2013 @ 11:55 AM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Server (8.7).  This release includes a number of improvements, highlights of which include added support for AS2 (Applicability Statement 2) and an iOS file transfer client for exchanging files via mobile devices.

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Topics: News, Managed File Transfer, AS2, Mobile

Load Testing Managed File Transfer Applications

Posted by John V. on Tue, Jul 09, 2013 @ 11:45 PM

Overview

Load testing is one activity that can help you in making sure your managed file transfer services are always in optimal conditions. In this post, we'll elaborate more about the importance of load testing and then talk about how JSCAPE MFT Monitor can enable you to gain insightful information from the load tests you run with it.

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Topics: High Availability, Managed File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Monitor

How Secure Mobile File Storage & Sharing Refines Your BYOD Strategy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jun 27, 2013 @ 10:49 AM

Overview

Pretty soon, your business will have to adopt some form of BYOD policy. That policy is bound to include several provisions for securing company-owned data that may have found their way into your employees' personal mobile devices. Among many others, you'll also need to establish guidelines for secure file transfers, storage, and sharing in order to protect that data. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer

A Faster Way to Send Big Files Essential to Manufacturing

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jun 19, 2013 @ 07:30 AM

Overview

With time-to-market gradually becoming a crucial competitive advantage, many manufacturers whose trading partners are located across the globe have started looking for faster ways of exchanging mission-critical files. Common file transfer methods such as email, cloud-based file sharing and FTP are turning out to be too slow for sending detailed CAD models and other massive files integral to manufacturing processes.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, Fast File Transfer

Automatically PGP Decrypt Files Upon Download from FTP Server

Posted by John V. on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 12:45 PM

Overview

AnyClient has a special feature that allows it to automatically decrypt OpenPGP encrypted files upon download. This can cut down the number of steps for decrypting files, which normally involves using a separate OpenPGP encryption/decryption tool like GPG. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, File Transfer Clients, AnyClient, OpenPGP

Business Associates and HIPAA Compliant File Transfers

Posted by John V. on Mon, Apr 15, 2013 @ 08:50 AM

Overview

September is fast approaching. And if you're classified as a HIPAA business associate, that could only mean one thing: it's crunch time. By September 23, you should have already complied with the requirements in HIPAA/HITECH's Final Rule. Some of those requirements affect file transfers involving protected health information.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer, HIPAA

Keeping Sensitive Data out of the DMZ with a Reverse Proxy

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Apr 04, 2013 @ 11:41 AM

A DMZ (demilitarized zone) is a section of the network that is exposed to an untrusted network, usually the Internet.  The purpose of a DMZ is to act as an extra layer of security between external hosts and internal hosts.  For security purposes, hosts located in the DMZ may have limited or no access to hosts and services located on the internal network.  Examples of hosts that may reside in the DMZ include mail servers, web servers, FTP servers and SFTP/SSH servers.   

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer, Compliance