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Ipswitch File Transfer sees Saudi Arabian demand for Secure Managed File Transfer technology

Managed file transfer solutions provider and distributor StarLink build momentum as financial institutions recognise need and comply with security regulations

Dubai, UAE June 30th, 2013 – Ipswitch File Transfer, the trusted choice for managed file transfer (MFT) solutions, has seen increased demand for its secure file transfer technology in Saudi Arabia.

The demand is being driven by two factors: business awareness of the need to securely manage and govern data transfers and protect valuable company data; and local regulatory and compliance requirements, including new guidelines around the secure transfer of personal financial user data.

Ipswitch File Transfer’s solutions are specially designed to support enterprise application integration, streamlined data workflows and managed file transfers. MOVEit is a managed file transfer system that 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 their SLAs and compliance requirements.

Ipswitch File Transfer's local partner, StarLink – headquartered in Dubai with an office in Riyadh is responsible for distributing Ipswitch File Transfer's portfolio of secure solutions in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.

Loic Triger, VP International Sales of Ipswitch File Transfer said: "We're seeing a solid demand in the Middle East as more businesses strive to meet local regulation requirements, ensure compliance and adopt best working practices. Through StarLink's distribution of Ipswitch File Transfer's MOVEit, businesses can confidently and securely transfer financial user data without risking the reputational, financial and business risk of unsecure information sharing practises."

Nidal Othman, Managing Director at StarLink, said: "Whether it is driven by regulations and the need to comply, or by good governance and business sense, we are seeing a solid demand for solutions such as Ipswitch File Transfer that give visibility, management and control of data transfer. In the market, Ipswitch File Transfer has a strong standing. The company has a long and solid background; it has a range of products that span from simple person-to-person secure data transfer to enterprise-level data workflow proven with a broad international customer base. The products are easy for businesses to implement and use."

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.

About StarLink

StarLink, headquartered in Dubai, is the leading IT compliance driven solutions provider and was founded in 2005. StarLink is recognized as a "Trusted Security Advisor" and market leader in automating the entire IT compliance auditing process to help customers in the Middle East region reduce IT Risk, with a focus on enterprises in the Financial, Telco and Government sectors. StarLink works with organizations to achieve and sustain compliance and optimally manage risks through full policy, procedure and controls lifecycle management. StarLink's solution offerings are now installed in more than 200 data centers in the Middle East, including 100 of the top regional banks and 15 of the regional's top Telcos. The company's customers trust StarLink to secure their critical enterprise data and safeguard access to sensitive data in the most demanding datacenter environments in the region by monitoring, security and auditing privileged user access to provide 100% visibility on all activities.