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Titan SFTP Server in Azure

Titan SFTP Server is now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace so customers can enjoy the benefits of the most robust SFTP Server in Azure. The Azure cloud offers many benefits, including: Unmatched flexibility– Choose the server that best suits your business needs with the ability to spin up additional storage when needed. Advanced security–…

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How Can We Enable Users to Access Files from Home?

Your company has made the decision to have employees work from home. Files on your LAN need to be accessible and setting up VPN software for each employee would be time consuming and impractical. How can you quickly and easily enable your users to access all of the files that they need from home? Titan…

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10 Best SFTP Servers for Windows?

It may seem like finding a reliable article to list the top SFTP Servers would be easy, right?  Just search for Best SFTP Server or SFTP Server Reviews and you’ll find your first page of search results full of articles listing the 10, 15, or 18 best SFTP Servers. If you look closely, and review…

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4 Popular FTP Servers Reviewed

Based on an article by techwench.com Backup, archiving, and simple file transfer requirements are common reasons for using an FTP Server. This often-maligned technology continues to be frequently used in business – with the more secure SFTP capability a common implementation for companies with security concerns. This list reviews some of the perennial favorites, looking…

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5 FTP Server Security Fails: FTP Issues and How to Avoid Them

This article was published by Computing Security Magazine. When Patrick Clark, a network analyst from Greenville, NC, asked fellow analysts and engineers for their thoughts on how FTP servers could be more secure, the prevalent response was: “Don’t use them.” Here follows his own take on this. The pervasiveness of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) means…

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What is SFTP?

SFTP is a protocol for transferring files securely—or, more simply put, a way to transfer files between machines over a secure connection. SFTP, which stands for SSH (or Secure) File Transfer Protocol, was developed in the 1990s, and is natively secure so that if you send confidential data, it can’t be intercepted.   What is…

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What is an FTP Server?

In the simplest of definitions, an FTP Server (which stands for File Transfer Protocol Server) is a software application which enables the transfer of files from one computer to another. FTP is a way to transfer files to any computer in the world that is connected to the internet. But what does all of this…

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What is the Difference Between Active and Passive FTP?

Active and passive modes can be a difficult idea to understand. In some ways it seems counterintuitive. The simplest explanation is that active and passive are the two modes that FTP can run in. An FTP server can be placed in two different default modes by an administrator: Active or Passive. Active mode was originally…

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