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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

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

Solving the Problem of Big Data Transfers in the Film Industry

Posted by John V. on Thu, Feb 14, 2013 @ 06:35 AM

Hollywood and big data

File transfers play a crucial role in filmmaking and video production. Raw footages and partially enhanced videos may have to cross vast distances to reach post-production teams or studio executives for further editing or review. Unfortunately, commonly used methods of sending these big files are either too slow, atrociously tedious, or ridiculously expensive. Let me share with you a better way.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Accelerated File Transfer, Big Data

Emailing Large Files with Ad-Hoc File Transfers

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Feb 05, 2013 @ 06:54 AM

There are times when you need to quickly share a file with someone.  Email has long been the solution to this need.  Nearly everyone uses email today and sending an email with a file attachment is so simple that it has become second nature.  However, as file attachment sizes increase and reports of data leaks are on the rise, sending email attachments is facing a new set of problems.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer

A Faster Way to Send Big Data to the Cloud

Posted by John V. on Tue, Feb 05, 2013 @ 05:54 AM

Overview

You can do many things with your big data if you can bring it to the cloud. You can run business intelligence or data analytics with it and obtain valuable insights. You can make it available to consumers and customers anytime/anywhere and facilitate better collaboration and product distribution. Or you can simply store it for safekeeping.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, AnyClient, Cloud Computing, Accelerated File Transfer, Big Data

A Watched Pot Never Boils, or Does It?

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Jan 17, 2013 @ 09:45 AM

Benjamin Franklin, celebrating his 307th birthday today, is known for many famous proverbs published in his Poor Richard almanacs, one of which is:

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Monitor