Gartner Research

Cloud MFT Services Offer Opportunities to Enhance Applications for Ease of Access to Business Information

Published: 17 April 2013

ID: G00247445

Analyst(s): Ben Huang


Cloud MFT services allow organizations to create customized applications, including mobile solutions, with ease of access to business information. Application and infrastructure managers will gain insight into cloud MFT services that can be utilized for application development.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Because of increased demand for mobile access to business information such as work orders, schematics and manuals, application and infrastructure managers must address the challenge of providing reliable, easy access from mobile devices
  • When extending self-servicing portal applications with reliable, secure access to business information, application and integration managers will need to include file-transfer-related functions as part of the application
  • Because of the volatile, fast-growing market for cloud MFT services, application managers must systematically select the appropriate cloud MFT service to integrate or embed into their applications

Recommended Reading

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.