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"It's reasonably priced at $800,000.""There are two types of customer licenses, an annual preview license, and an ELA-based license. I have found the solution is priced well. However, they need to review the pricing model because if you look at any other competitors, such as GlobalSCAPE, they do pricing based on the components and what you select. With this solution you have a monolithic application which you need to buy, there is no component level price discount."

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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.

WS_FTP Server is a proven, effective, easy-to-use file transfer solution. Secure data in transit while integrating programmable methodologies that simplify file transfer tasks and improve efficiency. Improve control, visibility and security over file transfer activities by implementing safeguards against information leaks and data breaches.

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IBM Sterling File Gateway is ranked 5th in Managed File Transfer (MFT) with 5 reviews while WS_FTP Server is ranked 24th in Managed File Transfer (MFT). IBM Sterling File Gateway is rated 7.0, while WS_FTP Server is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Sterling File Gateway writes "The industry leader in secure file transfer, broadly adopted for its excellent capabilities". On the other hand, IBM Sterling File Gateway is most compared with Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct, AWS Transfer for SFTP, HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT, Aspera Managed File Transfer and MOVEit, whereas WS_FTP Server is most compared with MOVEit.

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