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"Good user interface and ability to set up multiple file transfer jobs."

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"The most valuable aspect is that it has good functionality.""It's highly configurable, there is no need for standalone scripting.""This product has been a leader in the field of secure file exchange.""Very high functionality with the ability to plug in your own code."

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"Deployment is complex and it was difficult to get support."

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"Not a ten because it's a bit complex, not so simple. It's one product but there are many screens.""I would like to see auto-deployment without service disruptions.""The API capabilities could be expanded to make integration more versatile.""Too many features; UI is not good."

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"It's reasonably priced at $800,000."

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Top Answer: The most valuable aspect is that it has good functionality.
Top Answer: It's reasonably priced at $800,000. That's the annual maintenance cost. You have to pay to expand your additional platform.
Top Answer: The areas that need improvement are user management, user interface, and the segregation of users. These are the areas that I am battling with at the moment. It's not geared towards your user… more »
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The Aspera transfer platform is the the most advanced software solution for file transfer, synchronization and streaming of digital assets, allowing users and enterprises secure high speed movement of all of their data over any distance, to any environment, with none of the waiting. Covering a wide range of server, desktop and mobile operating systems, Aspera provides the most modern and flexible options as Software as a Service (SaaS), Run-your-own Software in the Cloud (single tenant), and On Premise Deployments.

Securely manage transfer files with authentication, encryption and audit trails while you retain administrative control of data using a library of templates.

Sterling File Gateway can help you increase secure and dependable file transfer with your trading partners. It consolidates disparate centers of file transfer activity and facilitates the security-rich exchange of file-based data over the Internet. It helps companies avoid the risk and operational issues that can result from using loosely controlled file-transfer servers.

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Aspera Managed File Transfer is ranked 10th in Managed File Transfer with 1 review while IBM Sterling File Gateway is ranked 3rd in Managed File Transfer with 4 reviews. Aspera Managed File Transfer is rated 5.0, while IBM Sterling File Gateway is rated 6.6. The top reviewer of Aspera Managed File Transfer writes "Good user interface but implementation was a complex process". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Sterling File Gateway writes "The industry leader in secure file transfer, broadly adopted for its excellent capabilities". Aspera Managed File Transfer is most compared with Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct, Accellion, HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT, Cornerstone MFT and AWS Transfer for SFTP, whereas IBM Sterling File Gateway is most compared with Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct, AWS Transfer for SFTP, MOVEit, Axway AMPLIFY Managed File Transfer and BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer.

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