Introduction to file transfer

This free comparison guide helps you compare Managed File Transfer software. It’s been researched and written by Pro2col’s experienced technical consultants and answers the main questions you’ll be asking.

Using the Managed File Transfer Comparison Guide will really speed up your selection process. It compares products side-by-side, helping you shortlist those that meet your business needs.

This is an updated fourth edition of the comparison guide:

  • Reviews ten instead of the original eight most cost effective, popular and features-rich products on the market.
  • Updated section on compliance, which is important to consider with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) around the corner.
  • Includes leading vendors including Ipswitch, Globalscape, Axway and the new solution Wizuda.

Most importantly this guide contains honest and unbiased advice. Unlike software vendors who want to sell you their product, our independent experts help you select and implement the best technology for your business requirements and budget.

With access to all the vendors within the guide, we know how to get the best deal for your selected solution. We create bespoke packages and negotiate with vendors on your behalf to get the very best deal.

To download your free copy, complete the form opposite and we will email it to you.


  • Solution Basics
    Answers the key questions that more or less everyone asks us when looking for an MFT solution

  • Business Strategy
    Prompts you to consider how your solution will be impacted by other policies within the business

  • Technical Details
    Looks at some of the key features of MFT solutions at a more granular level

  • Automation Options
    Lists the most commonly required automation features; a key component of any MFT solution

  • Cloud Connectors
    Lists eight of the most common cloud services that you’re likely to need to connect to

  • Transfer Protocols
    Reviews eleven of the most widely used file transfer delivery protocols

  • Compliance
    Lists common compliance standards, including GDPR.



The file transfer comparison guide is a great way to see the functionality of the vendor tools available. But, do you know for sure that what you want from a tool is what your business needs?
Most companies at this stage will either look to conduct a Needs Analysis to make sure they are investigating the correct solution. Alternatively, it’s time to get a product demonstration on the tools you are considering.