The Pro2col Blog
Our Managed File Transfer Comparison Guide has been updated (January 2017) to include more of the leading MFT solutions, including Axway, Globalscape & IBM.read more
How modern file transfer systems use forward and reverse proxy servers to keep internal network zones secure. Including benefits of using proxy servers.read more
Is open source really an option for free Managed File Transfer Software? Recently I’ve been thinking whether the open source route could be explored?..read more
In this article we look at how to prepare in advance for unexpected File Transfer requests in your Managed File Transfer system.read more
Whether you need to get authorisation to look at Managed File Transfer or you have worked through your analysis, selected a solution and are now getting budgetary approval, you are going to need a business case for MFT.read more
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