FTP vs MFT: Why It’s Time to Make the Change

File Transfer Protocol is a risky and costly method of file-transfer processes for businesses to use. Yet while most know they need to switch to Managed File Transfer, many companies are unsure how exactly they can benefit, which holds them back.

Download this IBM whitepaper, “FTP vs MFT: Why It’s Time to Make the Change,” to get in position to make the switch by learning how:

  • Security is improved in MTF through encryption and multifactor authentication, compared to simple clear-text passwords in FTP
  • Costs are reduced by using MTF solutions to consolidate time and capital
  • Reliability and recovery time of MTF grant you greater backup measures than FTP, which actually has none
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