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Welcome to the SFTP Party, Microsoft

Welcome to the SFTP Party, Microsoft

Microsoft recently announced that SFTP support for its Azure Blob Storage service is in public preview. It has taken a while for Microsoft to catch up to the rest of us on SFTP support. Coviant Software has long advocated for SFTP as the best protocol for automated...

Free can be Mighty Expensive

Free can be Mighty Expensive

I was chatting with a friend the other day. He’s a freelance propeller head who has spent the last twenty years or so as a kind of technology handyman. Over the years most of his clients have been of the sort who have been muddling along with older technology and then...

Don’t Be the Victim in Your Own DIY Horror Story

I recently read a horror story that could have been written by Stephen King… if the King of Horror were an IT nerd. The story’s protagonist was a systems engineer who worked for a small managed services provider with clients in government. He was the kind of person...

Take a Walk Down Main Street: The Local Gas Station-Convenience Store

Can Energy & Retail Companies benefit from MFT Software Solutions? When you think about the energy industry, the big global brands come to mind. Multi-billion-dollar organizations like ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, and Total are known worldwide and dominate the...

Another Object Lesson in Poor Data Management

Technology lifecycle management is a security imperative. In what is yet another example of a large organization overlooking this responsibility, financial services firm Morgan Stanley was hit with a $60 million class action judgment after failing to properly manage...

Managed File Transfer Resolutions for 2022

It’s a new year and time for new beginnings. Maybe you’ve taken the time to look back over 2021 and assess your choices and have resolved to do better. And maybe one of those areas of improvement is to let go of the need to handle your file transfers manually, and...