Thru Named a Niche Player in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Collaboration Platforms

Thru positioned in the Niche Players quadrant for the fourth consecutive year

Las Colinas, TX, July 20, 2018 – (BUSINESS WIRE synopsis) Thru, Inc., one of the leading file transfer and collaboration platform solution providers, announced today that it is has been named a Niche Player in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Content Collaboration Platforms. This recognition marks Thru’s fourth consecutive year of being included in this Gartner Magic Quadrant. Gartner selects vendors for inclusion in the Magic Quadrant based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. The Magic Quadrant divides vendors into four quadrants and is intended to inform about vendors and their solutions. In our view, Thru’s placement in the Niche Players quadrant reflects its laser-sharp focus of meeting complex file exchange and content collaboration requirements in this market.

“The days of simple desktop file synchronizing and sharing are over, as we believe Gartner has aptly observed. At Thru, we rely on the core of our technology ecosystem, the Thru File Exchange and Collaboration Platform, to solve unique and challenging file sharing issues in a competitive, over financed, 100-plus vendor CCP market. To us, Thru’s unlimited innovation, no-limits commitment, delivering tailored solutions for the most demanding use cases is a Niche Players quadrant quintessential,” stated Lee Harrison, CEO and founder of Thru. “Market maturity, confirmed by a surge in market consolidation, reaffirms our long held belief that the convergence of file transfer and collaboration on a single platform delivers the best ROI for our customers in the long run.”

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant recognizes vendors in content collaboration. The report states that the content collaboration platform (CCP) market “covers a range of products and services that enable content productivity and collaboration. CCPs are aimed at individuals and teams, inside or outside an organization. Additionally, CCPs increasingly support lightweight content management and workflow use cases.”

Thru’s File Exchange and Collaboration Platform is based on a service-oriented architecture (SOA) with extensive APIs for integrating with multiple repositories and applications. Deployment may be in public, private or hybrid clouds, or on-premises. Data files can reside in a third-party cloud for hybrid configurations. File transfer speed and performance is augmented by Thru’s OptiSPEED™ high-speed transfer and OptiBAND™ bandwidth management technologies. Thru also provides cloud routing across global data centers, back-end regional syncing and WAN optimization. Thru’s 360-degree access focuses on collaboration, workflow and mobile productivity through a myriad of thick and thin clients and applications. Multiple analysts cover Thru’s range of solutions including:

To receive a complimentary copy of the Gartner Magic Quadrant, go here. For more information on this announcement and Thru’s solutions, visit the resources below.

*Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Content Collaboration Platforms, (Monica Basso, Michael Woodbridge, and Karen A. Hobert) July, 2018.
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About Thru
Thru’s File Exchange and Collaboration Platform, with its expansive integration capability and global presence, unshackles the limits on the most challenging Managed File Transfer, Software Delivery and Content Collaboration requirements on a single platform.

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