RepliWeb Co-Sponsors Aberdeen Group Study on Managed File Transfer: -- Secure / Managed File Transfer: Why Best-in-Class Companies Are Saying It's a "Must Have"

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A new study released by Aberdeen Group and co-sponsored by RepliWeb Inc. details the reasons why Secure, Managed File Transfer is recognized as an essential function in “best-in-class” organizations.

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So many different pressures are all pointing in one direction. New functionality for both traditionally scheduled file transfers and ad hoc file transfers is changing business processes and saving organizations money.

According to the study, security and usability concerns surrounding FTP and email-based file transport have driven leading, "best in class" organizations to adopt managed file transfer solutions in order to secure confidential and proprietary data. Secure, managed file transfer is a ubiquitous need – failure to adopt can result in data loss, lost productivity, and administrative headaches.

"The demand for secure, managed file transfer is exploding", says Carol Baroudi, senior research analyst at Aberdeen. "So many different pressures are all pointing in one direction. New functionality for both traditionally scheduled file transfers and ad hoc file transfers is changing business processes and saving organizations money."

The study found that:

83% of "best-in-class" organizations use a secure file transfer solution 76% of "best-in-class" organizations use managed file services, versus 23% of "industry laggards" 45% of "best-in-class" organizations decreased the total number of data loss incidents versus 0% of Laggard organizations. Beyond the need for data protection, file transfer is integral to business processes. Research found that improving these processes can lead to cost savings and increased customer satisfaction / retention.

For a complimentary copy of the report, visit the Aberdeen site here.

About RepliWeb, Inc.

RepliWeb is a leader in the development of application infrastructure software for Web and application deployment, managed file transfer and SharePoint synchronization. Over 1000 global organizations rely on RepliWeb solutions to accelerate, automate and streamline the delivery and deployment of business-critical information. For more information, visit RepliWeb at http://www.repliweb.com.

About Aberdeen Group

Aberdeen is a leading provider of fact-based research and market intelligence that delivers demonstrable results. Having benchmarked more than 30,000 companies in the past two years, Aberdeen is uniquely positioned to educate users to action: driving market awareness, creating demand, enabling sales, and delivering meaningful return-on-investment analysis. As the trusted advisor to the global technology markets, corporations turn to Aberdeen(TM) for insights that drive decisions. For additional information, visit Aberdeen http://www.aberdeen.com or call (617) 723-7890.

RepliWeb is a trademark of RepliWeb, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other company and product names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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