Gartner Research

What to Ask When You Need to Share Files Internally and Externally

Published: 26 June 2017

ID: G00324845

Analyst(s): Monica Basso , Bindi Bhullar , Karen Hobert


Application leaders are faced with two leading technology choices when it comes to moving files within or outside the organization, managed file transfer or content collaboration platforms (formerly EFSS). Asking the right questions will help you choose the best tool to fit your file-sharing needs.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Using the Optimal Number of Tools to Satisfy Your Digital Business Needs
  • Select MFT Technologies When File Transfers Are Between Systems; Select CCP Technologies When File Sharing Is Between Users.
  • Engage All Buying Constituents to Ensure Their Specific Business Needs Are Met by the Selected Products

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