JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 1.7. This release includes the following updates.
Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions
There are a number of things to consider when setting up the reverse proxy and firewalls in your DMZ. These things are going to have a significant impact on the performance and security not only on your file transfers but for your entire network in general, so you really need to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each set up before deciding how you are going to put everything together.
In the enterprise, servers that receive requests from external clients are often subject to numerous inbound threats. One way to mitigate these threats is to move those servers into the internal network and make them accessible from the outside only through firewalls and a reverse proxy.
We've talked about reverse proxy servers and how they can really be good at protecting the servers in your internal network. Lately, however, we've realized that some people actually think we're talking about forward proxy servers or that the two are one and the same. They're not. This post should easily spell out the differences between the two.
Deploying a reverse proxy and making use of DMZ streaming is an excellent way of keeping sensitive data out of your DMZ. Consequently, it can also help in achieving regulatory compliance.
Trading partners regularly use the Internet to perform file transfers requiring that some file transfer services reside in the DMZ. The problem with this is that for various reasons the data to be transferred often does not or cannot reside in the DMZ. This article will discuss how using DMZ streaming and a reverse proxy you can resolve this problem.