Automated file transfer workflow automation software is designed to make the lives of IT administrators easier, and to achieve efficiencies promised by business process change and system implementations you need to know that your IT team has the post-sales support they need…
Secure file exchange helps protect organisations from security threats
In June in his first public speech for two years, M15 chief Jonathan Evans warned that the UK was fighting an “astonishing” level of cyber attacks. He said Internet vulnerabilities were being exploited by both states and criminals and posing threats to both Government and business. … Read more →
The lifeblood of any company are its business processes, they define, sometimes formally, often not, how business gets done, from dealing with customer orders through to how to book a meeting room.
Business processes can be broken down in to 2 camps, human interaction and data processes.
One of the least talked about but most productive benefits of most (enterprise) Managed File Transfer Software is the ability to centralise manage and automate data workflows.
A quick straw pole of our technical team gives an idea of how versatile workflow management software such as a Managed or Automated File Transfer Solution can be.
- A large city council use managed file transfer as workflow management software to manage an internal library for schools services, scheduling and automating updates.
- A transport company use it to collate machine ticket payment records across London and the South East, then send the records to a payment agency for processing … Read more →
Checklist of PreRequisites
For implementation of a Secure Managed File Transfer project, there are not a huge amount of prerequisites in general, and of course these will vary from solution to solution. However, here at HANDD, we have created a generic file transfer project checklist that you should consider.
- System Requirements
- On the day
- Other considerations
Is the solution you intend to implement single tier or multi-tier? Some MFT solutions reside in the DMZ, some stream files across the DMZ by means of a reverse proxy Gateway. Some solutions also split out the automation engine from the Secure File Transfer Server, while others have automation and Secure File Transfer as part of the same application. The first question therefore that you should be very clear about
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There are several motivating factors when evaluating Automated File Transfer or Managed File Transfer solution (MFT). Some may be driven towards MFT by pressure to comply with industry or regulatory standards. Others like the reassurance of a solution that looks after things quietly in the background, making life easy for administrators and users. We will talk about the type of efficiencies and savings that will help you decide how to implement Automated File transfer in your business. … Read more →