Managed File Transfer Features You Will Need for Your Integration Projects

Archived Published: 13 March 2012 ID: G00230315

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MFT is more than an FTP replacement technology; it's also a toolset that organizations can leverage for the integration of applications and systems. This research highlights three widely used integration scenarios and features that utilize MFT.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Introduction
    • A2A Integration
    • B2B Integration
    • Cloud-to-On-Premises Integration
    • Common Application Integration Features
      • Security
      • MFT Access
      • Encryption
      • Decryption
      • Access to Directory Information
      • Authentication
      • Authorization
      • File Storage Security and Retention
      • File Transport Security
      • Transformation
      • Orchestration
      • Routing
      • Monitoring and Notification
      • Reporting
      • Transport
      • Transfer Options
      • General Utilities
    • Additional Features Required for B2B and Cloud-to-On-Premises Integration
      • Internal Resource Protection (Proxy Server)
      • B2B/E-Commerce Protocol Support
      • Cloud/SaaS API Support
      • Document Format Support
      • Endpoint Management
  • Recommended Reading
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