Simplified ISV Partner Support

July 29, 2013 | Posted in Cloud, Industry Solutions, Managed File Transfer, MFT, Software | By

A well-known fact is that Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) will always need to exchange files with their partners. In these symbiotic relationships, the files are often massive (i.e., core dumps), highly sensitive (i.e., public company databases), or both. This is

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A New Take on Partner File Exchange

July 23, 2013 | Posted in Business Applications, Managed File Transfer, Project Management | By

Sending files is seldom one-sided. Enterprises can share large files and folders, streamline workflow, and keep projects moving forward by using managed file transfer with their partners. While also integrating with platforms such as Microsoft Outlook, Thru enables companies to

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How EFSS Fits with MFT

July 16, 2013 | Posted in Enterprise File Sync and Share, MFT | By

In the world of managed file transfer (MFT), organizations are implementing solutions to reliably and safely transfer information for application-to-application and B2B system-to-system scenarios. However, in the realm of user-to-user file and data transfer, things get more complicated and threaten

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Approaching Mobile Business

July 8, 2013 | Posted in Enterprise File Sync and Share, Mobile Business | By

The mobile workforce has become an undeniable facet of business technology. When faced with a quickly changing mobile landscape, companies must consider the how to provide functionality and maintain a competitive edge with efficient business practices. The Denial Approach Though

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SLA for MFT Services

February 25, 2013 | Posted in MFT | By

Last month as Thru sent out the annual Service Level Agreement (SLA) compliance letters for 2012, I was reminded of the great importance a reliable SLA plays in managed file transfer (MFT). The ability to establish and maintain an SLA

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Why do Enterprises need a Customizable File Transfer Platform?

December 17, 2012 | Posted in Cloud, Enterprise, Managed File Transfer, MFT, Secure Platform | By

The entire purpose of the IT department is to enable business, and that should be the main goal of any IT solution. In this constantly changing world, IT solutions must be agile and able to change with the business.  Some

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The AEC Industry: Gaining a Competitive Advantage through MFT Adoption

October 24, 2012 | Posted in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction, Business Applications, Managed File Transfer, MFT | By

Past research has identified the AEC industry (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction) as being extremely resistant to new IT adoption. Why is that? Culture. As organizations do business, they quickly learn what works and what does not. This learning is assimilated

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Online File Sharing Increases Security Threats

June 26, 2012 | Posted in Enterprise, File Sharing, secure file transfer, Security | By

Last week Symantec posted the results of their 2011 SMB File Sharing Survey, revealing that online file sharing poses the greatest security risk to SMBs. These results do not come as a surprise, as unsecure and unregulated freemium file sharing

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Beyond Compliance – The Cloud Delivers

June 21, 2012 | Posted in Cloud, Content Delivery, Enterprise, Secure Platform | By

According to the InformationWeek 2012 Strategic Security Survey, the biggest challenge for security teams is not about meeting compliance demands, and preventing breaches, but it’s managing complexity, risk management and handling security challenges.  This comes after an era in which

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Big Data & MFT

June 1, 2012 | Posted in Big Data, Enterprise, MFT | By

In recent posts, I have talked at length about “Big” files and the issues around the transport and management of such data sizes, but now is the time to talk about “Big” data.   The market is well aware of the

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