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DEFINITION: File Transfer Protocol (FTP), a standard Internet protocol, is the simplest way to exchange files between computers on the Internet. Like the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), which transfers displayable Web pages and related files, and the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), which transfers e-mail, FTP is an application protocol that uses the Internet's TCP/IP protocols. FTP is commonly used  … 
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Re-Thinking Your Data Flow Transmission for Security Risk and Compliance
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover why it's best to ditch file transfer protocol-based and personal file sync and share tools that increase risk for a data breach. Access now and discover how a managed file transfer approach offers modern, secure data flow transmission.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015


Info-Tech Research Report: Select and Implement a Managed File Transfer Solution
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Managed File Transfer (MFT) helps your organization secure file transfers and avoid worrying about tomorrow. Read this Info-Tech Research report that evaluates 14 vendors in today's landscape for help in selecting and implementing an MFT solution.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015


Security best practices for file-based data movement— an IT practitioner’s guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the best solution used to execute file transfer activities—in a safe and secure manner.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2012


Managed file transfer: Minimizing risk and strengthening compliance in data exchange
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the right MFT solution for you—one that meets the highest standards of compliance, security, productivity, and profitability.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013


Transferring Data without Secure Protocols?
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a solution that protects your data wherever it may be so that your users can remain productive.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 07 May 2014


EMC Isilon Best Practices for Hadoop Data Storage
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the best practices for setting up and managing the HDFS service on an EMC Isilon cluster to optimize data storage for Hadoop analytics.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

The Shortcut Guide to Eliminating Insecure and Unreliable File Transfer Methods
sponsored by Attachmate Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource details the limits of traditional file transfer solutions and offers advice on how to select and migrate from your legacy system to a reliable, secure enterprise-grade approach.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Attachmate Corporation

Streamline, Speed and Secure the Supply Chain With Managed File Transfer
sponsored by SEEBURGER
WHITE PAPER: Your enterprise has invested heavily in SAP. But data exchange restrictions caused by large data files, FTP spaghetti and unreliable network connections create long waits, limit your ability to send and receive information, and raise costs and risks. Read this paper to find out how Managed File Transfer ensures your data flow is secure and speedy.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011


FTP Replacement: Where MFT Makes Sense and Why You Should Care
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research provides advice on when to replace file transfer protocol (FTP) with managed file transfer (MFT) solutions, and which features to consider. This Gartner report includes MFT software and MFT as a service. Also highlighted is where MFT fits into the technology landscape and some of the key benefits.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011


Realizing the benefits of FTP consolidation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are experiencing a growing demand to move high volumes of data both internally and externally. File transfer protocol (FTP) servers are proliferating among individual departments and raising traffic levels with customers and suppliers. This white paper explains and explores the opportunity and benefits of FTP consolidation.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011


IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief describes how you can lower business risk and increase productivity with trusted and secured file transfers.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 10 Dec 2010


FTP Replacement: Where MFT Makes Sense and Why You Should Care
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research provides advice on when to replace FTP with managed file transfer (MFT) solutions and which features to consider.  MFT solutions can be MFT software and MFT as a service.  The report also highlights where MFT fits into the technology landsacpe, along with some of its key benefits.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011


Sharepoint WAN Optimization And WAFS
sponsored by Peer Software
WHITE PAPER: Design teams across the world collaborate to create and develop prod­ucts. Unfortunately, IT organizations face serious challenges when collaborative teams share large files. This white paper will assess the strengths and weaknesses of the four technologies most commonly used to enhance file sharing for distributed teams.
Posted: 17 Feb 2011 | Published: 17 Feb 2011

Peer Software

Solving Scripting Problems with Technology: The Limitations of Scripting in a Complex Business Environment
sponsored by Network Automation, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains that as automation tools continue to evolve in a quest to deliver the most comprehensive set of automated capabilities, the notion of writing scripts will be rendered anachronistic. Continue reading to learn more about the shift from scriping to dynamic, intelligent process automation.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Network Automation, Inc

The Lucky 7 System i Resources
sponsored by Help/Systems
WHITE PAPER: Robot/CONSOLE©, the System i™ message management and resource monitoring software, can make you and your critical IBM i resources very lucky. With automatic resource monitoring, proactive checking keeps resources running and helps them avoid the unlucky Service Level Agreement (SLA) meeting.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010


10 Cool Things Your Firewall Should Do
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This document explains 10 things the firewall should do and describes the origins of the Application Firewall which can manage and control data and applications that pass through the Firewall.
Posted: 18 Jan 2010 | Published: 18 Nov 2008


7 Things Every System Administrator Should Know about OpenSSH
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper will focus on the OpenSSH implementation, which was initially developed as part of the OpenBSD project and is installed by default on most modern BSD and Linux-based operating systems, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge
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FTP DEFINITION (continued): …  to transfer Web page files from their creator to the computer that acts as their server for everyone on the Internet. It's also commonly used to download programs and other files to your computer from other servers.As a user, you can use FTP with a simple command line interface (for example, from the Windows MS-DOS Prompt window) or with a commercial program that offers a graphical user interface. Your Web browser can also make FTP requests to download programs you select from a Web page. Using FTP, you can also update (delete, rename, move, and copy) files at a server. You need to logon … 
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