|[January 29, 2014]
Ipswitch MOVEit™ Central 8.0 Increases Security for Managed File Transfer
LEXINGTON, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
File Transfer has enhanced performance, extended security
functionality and added platform support with MOVEit™
Central 8.0, the automation engine for MOVEit, the industry's
File Transfer (MFT) system. MOVEit Central delivers automation and
intelligence to drive business processes that rely on file transfer
between partners, systems and people.
MOVEit Central 8.0 powers IT organizations that rely on secure, reliable
file transfer for their most important business-to-business partner
exchanges. With these upgrades, MOVEit Central 8.0 takes MFT beyond the
basic sharing of Electronic File Sync and Share solutions by adding
automation to FTP-based solutions. This ensures files are not just
secured but managed and routed to other enterprise applications as
needed, freeing up valuable IT resources.
"Organizations cannot afford to deal with the cost and uncertainty of
unpredictable and unsecure business proceses," said Steve Hess, vice
president of product management at Ipswitch (News - Alert). "MOVEit Central 8.0
addresses the file transfer pain points many IT organizations face by
providing an intelligent, automated solution that eliminates the risk
and inefficiency associated with recurring file transfers and file-based
Upgrades in MOVEit Central 8.0 include:
Enhanced security designed to help IT create and control
customized security policies with the ability to support larger keys
and better control of SSH algorithm management.
Improved performance with more effective management of
connections, larger transfer support with configurable timeouts for
all major protocols and updates to key components to improve
performance and system resources.
Additional platform support for industry platforms, including
Windows Server 2012 R1, SQL Server 2012 and MySQL 5.5.
"MOVEit Central's intuitive user interface and centralized console makes
it easy to define file-based processes and get instant visibility into
the movement of a large volume of files," said Kevin Lessard, executive
vice president and director of engineering, Video Express. "Having the
ability to automate the transfer of such a large number of recurring
items, day after day, gives us the peace of mind that the transfers will
get done on time without us having to tap an extensive amount of
About Ipswitch File Transfer
Ipswitch File Transfer provides solutions that move, govern and secure
business information between employees, business partners and customers.
The company's proven solutions lead the industry in terms of ease of
use, allowing companies of all sizes to take control of their sensitive
and vital information and improve the speed of information flow.
Ipswitch lets business and IT managers govern data transfers and file
sharing with confidence and enable compliance by balancing the need for
end user simplicity with the visibility and control required by
IT.�Ipswitch File Transfer solutions are trusted by thousands of
organizations worldwide, including more than 90% of the Fortune 1000,
government agencies, and millions of prosumers. Ipswitch
File Transfer was recently recognized as a Champion in Info-Tech
Research Group's Managed File Transfer Vendor Landscape. For more
information on Ipswitch File Transfer and its products, go to www.IpswitchFT.com,
and to engage, follow Ipswitch File Transfer on Twitter (News - Alert) at @IpswitchFT,
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