Ipswitch File Transfer listed as a Champion in Info-Tech Research Group's Managed File Transfer Vendor Landscape

Ipswitch's MOVEit is highlighted as a well-rounded solution at a competitive price

Dubai, UAE – September 11th, 2013 – Ipswitch File Transfer has been listed as a Champion in Info–Tech Research Group's Managed File Transfer Vendor Landscape for the second consecutive year. Ipswitch was selected based on its well–rounded product portfolio, competitive pricing and the advanced security and compliance capabilities of its MOVEit product line.

Info–Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognise outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info–Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.

The report evaluated 11 competitors in the managed file transfer (MFT) market. The highest ranking group in the report, Champions, received high scores for most evaluation criteria and offer excellent value compared to others in the MFT space. They have a strong market presence and are typically industry trendsetters.

The report states: "Ipswitch impresses with a well–rounded product portfolio at an affordable price." It continues: "MOVEit provides numerous security certifications and API options for strict compliance and broad interoperability."

"Ipswitch is a longstanding vendor that offers network management, messaging, and file transfer solutions," said Stewart Bond, senior consulting analyst for Info–Tech Research Group. "Its MFT solution is scalable, making it a good choice for companies of all sizes."

"We are honored to be named a Champion by Info–Tech Research Group for the second year in a row," said Rich Kennelly, president of Ipswitch's File Transfer division. "This ranking reflects the trust our thousands of customers have placed on us through the years, to reliably and securely move files between their business partners, while bringing the visibility and control they need to meet their growing compliance demands. We value the trust our customers have put in us and work hard to meet their expectations every day, so it's great to be recognised as a Champion."

MOVEit transfers business files reliably and securely, automates file–based business workflows, and provides employees with an IT–approved solution to send files. MOVEit provides visibility and control over all file transfer activity and enables organisations to confidently meet SLAs and compliance requirements. MOVEit Cloud combines MOVEit's proven managed file transfer capabilities with the benefits of the cloud, enabling organisations to quickly leverage a highly secure and easy–to–use cloud service.

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About Ipswitch File Transfer

Ipswitch File Transfer provides solutions that move, govern and secure business information between employees, business partners and customers. The company's proven solutions lead the industry in terms of ease of use, allowing companies of all sizes to take control of their sensitive and vital information and improve the speed of information flow. Ipswitch lets business and IT managers govern data transfers and file sharing with confidence and enables compliance by balancing the need for end–user simplicity with the visibility and control required by IT. Ipswitch File Transfer solutions are trusted by thousands of organizations worldwide, including more than 90% of the Fortune 1000, government agencies and millions of prosumers.

For more information about Ipswtich File Transfer, please visit www.IpswitchFT.com

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