The Pro2col Blog
Modern MFT solutions are built with security in mind. If you follow the manufacturer’s installation guide the default settings will give you a secure system. However, enabling some of these extra features can improve the security of your file transfer infrastructure.read more
Here we describe the teams required at different stages of the ITIL methodology to proceed with the effective implementation of a Managed File Transfer Solution. Talking to the right set of people within your organisation will save you time and possibly money.read more
As cloud applications and storage become an increasingly important part of business infrastructure, the challenge of governing the movement of data to and from it escalates. Managed File Transfer solutions are plugging this gap and extending business workflows to the cloud.read more
Most companies are focused on addressing cyber security. However many are struggling to recruit and retain staff with enough experience, expertise and qualifications. What can you do to plug the skills gap?
In this article we provide a brief comparison of the FTPS and SFTP protocols. We discuss how they work, how they differ and how to choose between them…
When MFT is business critical ensuring resiliency becomes a high priority. Here we discuss high availability vs disaster recovery, active/active or active/passive configurations & 6 key elements to consider.read more
Managed File Transfer solutions can be expensive, very expensive. However there are ways to keep the cost down, providing you with the functionality required on a smaller budget.
We’ve written a new book, “The Expert Guide to Managed File Transfer” distilling our experience from over 750 projects across different industry sectors which we’re giving away.read more
This article describes using mobile device clients to exchange data with a Managed File Transfer system. It includes some suggestions about thing to look out for when deciding to use mobile devices.read more
Once a Managed File Transfer system is installed and configured, it tends to simply run and run, with very few causes for concern. But there are a number of reasons why MFT solutions should be health checked before business processes become unstuck.read more
We have frequently been asked by our customers about Dropbox – its suitability for business and how to control its use within the corporate environment? Here we take a look at how Dropbox has changed in recent times, why some companies choose to block it and why some companies are choosing to integrate it within their everyday work flows.read more
Here we describe the various ways that it may be possible for a monitoring system to interact with a Manage File Transfer system in order to check for system health or failures.read more
FTP is everywhere: built into Microsoft products, available as a free client or via a range of FTP server solutions – some better than others. Despite a reputation for being outdated and unsecure, FTP and SFTP are still highly used. So is FTP or SFTP enough for your needs or do you need Managed File Transfer?read more
File transfer has come a long way in business, but the old problems are still lingering on. In this article, we look at the common file transfer challenges businesses face and how Managed File Transfer can help us overcome them.read more
With increasing file sizes and complexity, handling Big Data is far more than the speed at which it reaches your organisation. Let’s look at how to enhance the efficiency at which Big Data is analysed and used within a business.read more