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Do You Need to Replace RepliWeb? The Clock is Ticking!

Do You Need to Replace RepliWeb? The Clock is Ticking!

Earlier this year we told you that the clock is running out on a popular file sharing software product and that it's time to replace RepliWeb. It all started when Qlik purchased Attunity back in 2019 and, as is often the case, some popular products end up getting...

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Take a Walk Down Main Street: the Local Bank

Take a Walk Down Main Street: the Local Bank

San Antonio, Texas, is not a small town. Far from it. Boasting nearly a million and a half residents, it is the seventh largest city in the United States and second only to Houston in the great state of Texas (sorry, Dallas). San Antonio is the home of the Alamo, many...

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7 Must Haves for Managed File Transfer

7 Must Haves for Managed File Transfer

Seven Key Attributes of a Managed File Transfer Platform   If you are in the market for a secure, managed file transfer solution (and why wouldn’t you be?), there are seven things you should look for during your evaluation process. If the product you’re looking...

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Coviant Software: An Original Low-Code/No-Code Platform

Coviant Software: An Original Low-Code/No-Code Platform

No- and Low-code platforms are all the rage these days.  And it's obvious why -- they empower non-IT subject matter experts to become "citizen developers" by creating automated business processes. This allows for companies to be more productive and responsive since...

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How to Use PGP Keys

How to Use PGP Keys

PGP Keys Coviant Technology BriefsHow to Use PGP Keys OpenPGP keys, often referred to as “PGP” keys, are used to encrypt and sign outbound files and to decrypt and verify inbound files. PGP encryption protects the contents of a file. PGP signatures verify the...

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What is Secure FTP?

What is Secure FTP?

Secure FTP Coviant Technology BriefsWhat is Secure FTP (File Transfer Protocol)? FTP is a file transfer protocol that does not include any options for encrypting data in transit. It was originally designed for use in private scientific and research networks and is...

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PGP vs. OpenPGP

PGP vs. OpenPGP

PGP vs. OpenPGP Coviant Technology BriefsPGP vs. OpenPGP OpenPGP is a standard that defines formats for encryption keys and messages. PGP is a trademarked term used by Symantec Corporation for their OpenPGP-compliant products, such as Symantec PGP Command Line. Many...

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What Are Cloud Storage APIs

What Are Cloud Storage APIs

Cloud Storage APIs Coviant Technology BriefsWhat Are Cloud Storage APIs? Cloud storage APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) allow users to integrate the movement of files to and from cloud storage sites into larger workflows and business processes. Most popular...

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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...