Yearly Archives: 2015

What’s the Difference? FTP, SFTP, and FTP/S

FTP, FTP/S, and SFTP are fairly common acronyms in the world of technology, but did you know that there are some major differences among them? Generally speaking, FTP in its basic form is not secure, FTP/S takes the security up a step in that it allows you to secure all or part of a session … Read More

Here’s A Mac File Transfer App You Already Know How To Use

File transfers beyond a browser upload or an email attachment can be scary. That’s why not everyone uses or knows how to use an FTP/SFTP app. They’re complicated and fraught with issues and errors and ventures into the unknown. Yet, here we are in the 21st century with more options than ever to upload and … Read More

What is PCI Compliant File Transfer and Storage?

Accepting credit card payments is standard practice in most businesses. In order to protect cardholder data, any business that accepts, processes, transfers or stores credit card data must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Often referred to simply as “PCI,” this standard was developed by a consortium of credit card issuers … Read More

Do you need Managed File Transfer, or Just an FTP Server?

There are a remarkable number of file server products on the market, offering a wide range of configuration options. FTP Servers have earned a reputation for being outdated and unsecure.  This isn’t entirely undeserved. But it’s still a highly used technology, as is the more modern and secure SFTP protocol So what do you really … Read More

What is Managed File Transfer?

Managed File Transfer (MFT) is server software that performs secure data transfers, with added features that provide automation, validation, and reporting. MFT servers ensure that file exchanges with other systems and servers, as well as with end users, are accomplished with minimum manual effort and maximum accountability. MFT servers include advanced visibility to monitor data … Read More

Communicating the Data Security Risks of File Sharing & Cloud Storage

Michael Ryan brings over 20 years of software development and business experience to his role as CEO at South River Technologies(SRT). In 1992, he was a member of the initial start-up team of Maryland-based OTG Software (OTG was acquired by Legato and subsequently EMC). In 1996, he started KnoWare, Inc., where he developed Internet drive-mapping … Read More

South River Technologies Increases UK Presence Through Partnership With File Transfer Specialist Pro2col

Trusted Value-Added Distributor With Extensive Product Knowledge and Technical Expertise to Sell SRT Products Through Reseller Network ANNAPOLIS, MD–(Marketwired – Jul 14, 2015) –  South River Technologies Inc. (SRT), salve an innovator in secure file transfer, has partnered with UK file transfer consultancy and value-added distributor Pro2col as part of its continued worldwide expansion. Pro2col … Read More

WebDAV vs. FTP

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between WebDAV and FTP?  If so, you are not alone. There seems to be some confusion about the differences between the two protocols. Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV),  by definition, is a set of extensions to the HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol), medical which allows users to … Read More