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Pros
"It has a nice dashboard for loading up the file transfers, so it's easy to follow the success or failure rates of the operations.""The product works very well with the modules. If you have MFT, Managed File Transfer, or the old AFT, you can link that to processing jobs."

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"The use of this product has helped improve our organization and its ability to send or receive. It has done this by allowing us to remove any homegrown process and centralize needed actions.""The most valuable feature is the Advanced Workflows.""This is a very good product for managing file transfers."

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Cons
"Scalability is something that needs to be improved.""The structure between the Control-M/Server and Control-M/Agent could possibly be improved."

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"Improvement in support or product relies on being ingenious, supportive, and listening to its customer base.""If the hostname has a dash in it then it does not work.""The product could be improved by being modular. There are more features in the core product than any client needs."

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"Licensing can be expensive and it depends upon which features you want to buy.""Pricing is based on a one-time license.""It would be good for the company to explore a modular approach to selling the product so it could be cheaper and more attractive to users."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It has a nice dashboard for loading up the file transfers, so it's easy to follow the success or failure rates of the operations.
Top Answer: Sign up for BMC Software's AMIGO program (help for new installs and migrations) and go for the license where based on number of total tasks.
Top Answer: At this time, you can receive file transfers but it is not possible to send them. Ideally, we also want to be able to send files using this solution. Scalability is something that needs to be… more »
Top Answer: The use of this product has helped improve our organization and its ability to send or receive. It has done this by allowing us to remove any homegrown process and centralize needed actions.
Top Answer: In using this product, I have not found many areas of the product or service that need to be completely improved. However, with any product, improvement of a service or product can always be reviewed… more »
Top Answer: This is used in a virtual environment where a number of customers establish a requirement to send or receive files. The files are sent using SFTP and Zip with projects providing details to customers… more »
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Also Known As
GoAnywhere MFT, GoAnywhere Managed File Transfer
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Overview

Control-M Managed File Transfer enables you to intuitively build, schedule, and manage file transfers, just like any other batch job. Combining batch jobs and file transfers in a single system prevents data errors and job failures while improving visibility and control.

GoAnywhere MFT is an award-winning managed file transfer software which streamlines, secures, and automates critical file transfers through a centralized enterprise-level solution. The software allows organizations to connect to internal and external systems and exchange encrypted data using industry-standard protocols (e.g. OpenPGP, AES, FTPS, SFTP, HTTPS, AS2, and GPG).

This solution can save you time & money, improve security, and help meet compliance requirements.

Key Features: 

 - Browser-to-browser or sever-to-server file transfer and encryption 

 - Security features to help meet HIPAA, PCI DSS, SOX, GDPR, and other compliance requirements

- Cloud integration and hosted deployments

 - EDI X12 and EDIFACT file translation 

- Secure file sharing, email, and collaboration 

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British Sky BroadcastingMcKesson City of Modesto, California Kwik Trip Northwestern University Charter Communications
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm8%
Insurance Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company50%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company6%
Media Company5%
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Small Business63%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise25%
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BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer is ranked 7th in Managed File Transfer with 2 reviews while HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT is ranked 5th in Managed File Transfer with 3 reviews. BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer is rated 8.6, while HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer writes "Good alerting features send out immediate alerts when there is a problem ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT writes "Easy to use, saves us time, has built-in compression and encryption, and the technical support is good". BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer is most compared with MOVEit, IBM Sterling File Gateway, Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct, Axway AMPLIFY Managed File Transfer and Globalscape GlobalSCAPE Managed File Transfer, whereas HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT is most compared with Globalscape GlobalSCAPE Managed File Transfer, MOVEit, IBM Sterling File Gateway, Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct and Accellion. See our BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer vs. HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT report.

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