Globalscape Join Hands with F5 Networks to Optimize Performance through File Transfer Technology

By CIOReview | Thursday, February 11, 2016

SAN ANTONIO, TX: GlobalSCAPE, a provider of secure and reliable exchange of business information joins F5 Networks’ Technology Alliance Program (TAP) to offer interoperable solution with Enhanced File Transfer (EFT). The solution aims at enabling customers with a horizontal scalability, reduced system downtime and enhanced network reliability.

The high availability of EFT enterprise enhances users to manage and control spikes in network traffic where it prevents the disruption of services. The integration with F5 BIG-IP LTM focuses on easy implementation and usage of solution by deploying across large and complex customer environments.

“Dynamic partnerships with organizations such as Globalscape extend the reach and value of application delivery environments, leading to a superior experience for users and optimized performance when deploying joint solutions.” said Ron Carovano, Manager, and Business Development at F5 Networks.

The managed file transfer also known as EFT, platform secures file transfer between business partners, customers and employees by integrating back-end system through automation. The regulatory compliance, governance and visibility controls helps keep data safe where the outstanding performance and scalability enhances the operational efficiency and maintains business continuity.EFT provides secure file sharing and mobile access solutions to give flexibility to employees, customers and partners by enabling control of data security. It also uses industry standard internet protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SFTP and AS2 to efficiently manage file transfers among worldwide offices, clients and partners.

The key features and benefits found in the solutions include the ability to access and transfer files irrespective of the peak network traffic periods. providing a horizontal scalability to support large workloads. The solution streamlines a smoother implementation of role-based, workload- sharing deployments. The traffic management and distribution for increased efficiency and Client connectivity, even when processing resource- intensive workflows.

"Globalscape customers value our commitment to providing file transfer technology that's easy to manage, available when and where it's needed, and scalable to meet their growing needs. Aligning our technology with F5 means our customers can easily integrate their systems and better address high network traffic situations quickly and efficiently” said Peter Merkulov, Vice President of Product Strategy, Globalscape.