How to use Microsoft integrations with JSCAPE managed file transfer

Windows users can leverage integrations to make their file transfers easier than ever. Learn how JSCAPE MFT Server by Redwood Software integrates with Microsoft solutions to help you work more securely, efficiently and easily.
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Flexibility isn’t limited to gymnasts. While JSCAPE might not be doing the splits, it stays flexible with built-in integrations to solutions you may already use today. Now, let’s explore how  JSCAPE’s low-code solution integrates with Microsoft and how it can enhance security and efficiency for you and your teams.

Cloud storage integrations

Files contain data, and that data needs to be stored somewhere. Cloud storage is an easy way to store data so that it can be accessed by multiple users, regardless of their location. If your organization is global or remote, cloud storage is a must-have. 

JSCAPE integrates with several Microsoft cloud storage solutions without any risky manual custom scripting, including:

Microsoft Azure: This is a hybrid cloud computing platform built to support virtual computing, data storage, data analytics and more, similar to Google Cloud or AWS Cloud. It also serves as the hub for apps within the Microsoft ecosystem. Additionally, Azure stores user information and optimizes effectiveness by setting up workflows that allow employees to get to other solutions via SSO/SAML. 

Use JSCAPE and Microsoft Azure to:
  • Move files securely out from Azure to external trading partners like vendors, auditors and supply chain partners.
  • Move files into Azure for storage for future reference or reporting needs.
  • Retrieve employee information from Azure to quickly onboard new users to JSCAPE and other software solutions, reducing the need for admin work.

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage: This is an object storage solution built for the cloud as a part of Microsoft Azure. The data stored here has no structure, so any kind of data can be stored here, such as videos, binary text — even social media content. This large pool or “blob” of data is highly scalable, making it a frequently-chosen storage option for enterprise organizations. 

JSCAPE’s unique network storage integration allows cloud storage solutions like Azure Blob Storage to appear local to the user’s device as if the file storage solution was saved on their laptop. This makes finding a particular file in Azure Blob Storage much easier, as the user does not need to log into both JSCAPE and Azure Blob Storage in order to find a file and create a file transfer trigger. 

Use JSCAPE and Microsoft Azure Blob Storage to:
  • Move files securely out from Blob to external trading partners like vendors, auditors and supply chain partners.
  • Move or find files in Azure Blob more easily using JSCAPE’s network storage integration.
  • Move files into Azure Blob as a part of a job automation process, such as receiving a go-to-market campaign video production from your vendor to JSCAPE, then JSCAPE to Azure and then on to Azure Blob.

Microsoft SharePoint: This is a shared file hosting service that gives users permission to create a “site” or place where other SharePoint users can get immediate access to files — all without having to manually share files. While this is a great solution for internal file sharing across an organization, SharePoint cannot reach out to engage with your external vendors or supply chain partners.

Use JSCAPE and Microsoft SharePoint to:
  • Securely move files – like invoices or purchase order acknowledgments – from inside the organization to external vendors, supply chain partners and more. 
  • Create event-based trigger automations to move files automatically to SharePoint once received from a trading partner. 
  • Create automations to retrieve files from SharePoint as a part of a job automation process like Order to Cash. 

Microsoft OneDrive: This is a file hosting service that allows users to store, share and sync files and serves as a backup for users’ web-based Microsoft Office. OneDrive is typically used for personal use but may be used by small businesses to store company data. It has limited file sharing capabilities, requiring the user to manually share the file both internally and externally.

Use JSCAPE and Microsoft OneDrive to:
  • Create event-based trigger automation to move files automatically to OneDrive, reducing the need for manual user intervention.
  • Create automation to retrieve files from OneDrive and move files outside the organization, allowing previously internal files to leave OneDrive securely and easily. 
Key vault integrations

To access sensitive files, you will need the appropriate credentials, such as a username and password. However, credentials are changed frequently to prevent bad actors from successfully using older credentials to gain access to a file or environment. Key vaults (sometimes called credentials vaults or password vaults) are an easy, secure way for organizations to store and use ever-changing credentials without requiring users to memorize them. JSCAPE integrates with key vaults to make managing credentials easier, including its integration with:

Microsoft Azure Key Vault: Get the right credentials every time by building an automation in JSCAPE. You can automatically retrieve credentials from Microsoft Azure Key Vault, so users never need to get credentials when accessing a secure file or environment manually. If you use other credential vaults in addition to Microsoft Azure Key Vault, you’ll be pleased to know that JSCAPE also integrates with AWS Secrets and CyberArk Password Vault.

Use JSCAPE and Microsoft Azure Key Vault to:
  • Retrieve and use credentials stored in Azure Key Vault to access secure files or environments.
  • Automate credential retrieval when working with multiple staging environments (testing, QA, production).
Data integrations

In the digital age, having access to actionable data means your organization can make the right decisions at the right time to carry out its mission-critical business processes. Better manage, store and understand your data and data insights by using JSCAPE’s integrations with data solutions like:

Microsoft Azure Data Lake: This solution gathers your organization’s data in the same location in order to derive insights in the form of big data analytics (i.e., the gathering and deriving of insights from varied data sets, such as analyzing all the variables involved in providing comprehensive healthcare). Azure Data Lake Gen2 is built off of Azure Blob Storage and serves as a centralized place for operational analytics.

Use JSCAPE and Microsoft Azure Data Lake to:
  • Move files relevant to your organization’s big data analytics into Azure Data Lake from an external source via JSCAPE, such as purchase orders.
  • Create automations to retrieve files from Data Lake and move files outside of the organization, allowing previously-internal files to leave Data Lake securely and easily.


If your organization relies on Microsoft to power its success, you can count on JSCAPE’s Managed File Transfer Solution to support many of the Microsoft solutions you already use today, making your work more efficient, automated and secure. See it firsthand with a product demo.

JSCAPE by Redwood is an MFT Server that supports multiple file transfer protocols, such as AS2, FTP/S, SFTP, HTTP/S, WebDAV, Cloud and more. Using JSCAPE's REST API, you can connect to any platform. Our MFT solution can be hosted on-premise, in the cloud or within our SaaS environment. To learn more about JSCAPE’s File Transfer Server, please schedule a demo.