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

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on


Some modern file transfer servers have the built-in capability to store uploaded files in different places. For instance, in JSCAPE MFT Server, you can store uploaded files 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 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, Managed File Transfer, Reverse Proxy, Amazon S3

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