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With the demand for services to be outsourced by Enterprises and the need for the collaboration both internally and externally organizations require a secure content and data sharing mechanism.

Tolly recently spoke with Kevin Conklin, Vice President of Product Marketing and Jim Cashman, Senior Product Manager at Ipswitch regarding MOVEit, which is their managed secure file transfer software.

Ipswitch designs and develops industry-leading software that enables the easy delivery of 24/7 performance and security across cloud, virtual and on-premise environments. IT teams worldwide rely on 25 years of innovation to optimize and secure business transactions, applications and infrastructure with Ipswitch MOVEit® secure file transfer, Ipswitch WhatsUp® Gold network monitoring and Ipswitch WS_FTP®. Further details provided below are based on our conversation with Ipswitch and their documentation.

Ipswitch MOVEit  provides complete visibility and control over data transfer activities between partners, customers, users and systems. MOVEit secures data in transit and at rest and assure compliance with internal policies and regulatory mandates. Advanced security features include FIPS 140-2 validated AES-256 cryptography, users authorization / authentication, delivery confirmation, non-repudiation and hardened platform configurations.

The diagram below provides an additional description of the flexible MOVEit Manager File Transfer architecture:

Some of the key benefits Ipswitch highlighted during our conversation includes:

  • Multi-factor authentication. — Administrator decides which accounts should require this.
    • Tested with MSFT and GOOGLE authenticators
  • Web UI — Folder type look and feel. Can add and delete files
    • Migrating a WIN32 GUI to a Web front end
  • Automation — Tasks and how they get configured. Can assist admins with answering:
    • Have they run recently?
    • What files were moved?

To further understand Managed File Transfer from Ipswitch please see the below video:

For more information on the Ipswitch MOVEit, visit or follow them on Twitter at @Ipswitch.

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