. https://www.clearswift.com/blog/2018/11/15/managing-critical-file-transfers
blog article
While methods for digital collaboration are increasing, such as Instant Messaging, Social Media and a multitude of cloud applications, email remains a universal business communication tool for businesses. For those wanting to collaborate on a sensitive document, there are a variety of cloud-based solutions that enable this - for sharing a file or simultaneously editing a document.  Use of cloud solutions is also required if large files need to be shared. Email has limits on the size of files which can be sent and received, and the size of the files we work on today often break those limits. But, what if you are security conscious and don’t want to, or can’t use, a cloud service to securely transfer large files? This is where Managed File Transfer (MFT) is the answer. MFT is a method of automating the transfer of files with maximum security, ensuring the sender remains in complete control of both the file and the system the transfer is shared from/to. It offers increased security and, most importantly, content inspection compared to other ad-hoc means, such as direct FTP or HTTP(S). READ MORE