Axway, a market leader in governing the flow of data, today announced that its managed file transfer (MFT) solution, part of the Axway 5 Suite, has once again earned the distinction of “Champion” in Info-Tech Research Group’s “Select and Implement a Managed File Transfer Solution” vendor landscape analysis. The report evaluated various managed file transfer solutions and examined vendors that offer broad capabilities across multiple platforms and have a strong market and reputational presence among medium and large-sized enterprises. The report examined specific core areas including market share, mindshare and platform coverage.
Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offerings and their strategies for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category, and this report evaluated 13 competitors in the MFT market. The highest-ranking group in the report,“Champions,” received high scores for most evaluation criteria and offer excellent value compared to their peers in the MFT space.
Info-Tech Research Group named Axway the “Champion” in the Server-to-Server Enterprise and Server-to-Server Mid-Market categories and a “Leader” in the Ad-Hoc Enterprise category. Axway is also the only vendor in the report designated as having all differentiating features in the MFT space present. Additionally, Axway received a “Best In Class” for “Role Based Security” due to its data flow governance capabilities, specifically around delegated administration, to empower and provide self-service to lines of business in a shared services context.
The report also stated:
• “Axway has a proven track record in the MFT market, offering solutions that are highly scalable in environments that require redundancy and high availability.”
• “Axway’s broad range of MFT capabilities and deployment options provide a great deal of flexibility.”
• “Their multiple product portfolio offers customers the option to start small and implement additional functionality as required.”
• “Data Flow and configuration management across all MFT nodes is centralized, reducing the complexity of managing a large network of MFT servers.”
“Axway is a prominent MFT vendor that offers a comprehensive suite of MFT products for numerous use cases,” said Randy Hearn, executive advisor at Info-Tech Research Group. “Axway should be shortlisted for large enterprises with complex file transfers and integration needs. The multi-product MFT portfolio will allow organizations to expand their integration capabilities."
Axway MFT solutions provide end-to-end visibility, policy-based governance, and robust community management for secure, auditable, and easy-to-manage Business-to-Business (B2B), Application-to-Application (A2A), and ad hoc file exchange within existing infrastructures.
“We are honored to be named a Champion in Info-Tech Research Group’s report on MFT and to be recognized for the strength, usability and advanced functionality of Axway’s secure file transfer solutions,” said Dean Hidalgo, executive vice president global marketing, Axway. “This ranking further validates our commitment to delivering tangible business value to our customers, while providing them with the visibility and control they need to meet compliance demands.”
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Axway (axway.com), a market leader in governing the flow of data, is a global software company with more than 11,000 public- and private-sector customers in 100 countries. For more than a decade, Axway has empowered leading organizations around the world with proven solutions that help manage business-critical interactions through the exchange of data flowing across the enterprise, among B2B communities, cloud and mobile devices. Our award-winning solutions span business-to-business integration, managed file transfer, operational intelligence, API and identity management, and email security offered on premise and in the Cloud with professional and managed services. Axway is registered in France with headquarters in the United States and offices in 19 countries.
About Axway 5 Suite
Axway 5 Suite offers control and optimization of the flow of data through integration, visibility, policy, security and reliability to govern business-to-business interactions, communities, systems and data types within and beyond the enterprise edge.
 Info-Tech Research Group, Select and Implement a Managed File Transfer Solution, 2015.