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Ipswitch WS_FTP Professional

The World's Most Popular FTP Client

 

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Ipswitch File TransferOverview:

Exchanging files over the Internet shouldn’t be complicated. That’s why more than 40 million users from around the world rely on WS_FTP Professional from Ipswitch File Transfer to simplify file transfer tasks, save time, and improve communications.

With the highest levels of encryption and a range of customization options, WS FTP Professional is the safest and easiest way to exchange sensitive information.

Key FTP client features and benefits include:

  • Industry-Leading Security: Protect sensitive files before, during, and after transfer with guaranteed delivery. WS FTP Professional Client includes 256-bit AES encryption, built-in local file encryption, FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography, OpenPGP file encryption and other best-in-class security features.
  • Ease-of-Use: With a customizable display, drag-and-drop functionality, and numerous time-saving features, WS FTP Professional Client is incredibly easy to operate. The software can be integrated into your browser, so that FTP URLs entered into the address bar will be automatically transferred from our FTP client.
  • Automation: Automatically schedule a post-transfer action, such as deleting, moving, or renaming the source file. The product also makes it easy to safely archive your most important folders and files, schedule recurring transfers, and synch to virtually any location, device, drive, or server.
  • Flexibility: WS FTP Professional Client gives you the option to transfer files over SSL/FTPS and SSH/SFTP protocols. Simplify tasks and enhance productivity with built-in capabilities such as email notification, backup, synchronization, compression, post-transfer events, and scheduling of transfers.
  • Compliance: WS FTP Professional Client enables compliance with a wide range of regulations and corporate governance requirements.

Key FTP client features and benefits

Bullet-Proof Security Protects Files Before, During, & After Transfer

WS_FTP Professional 12.4 delivers the strongest levels of encryption of any file transfer client on the market. Industry-leading 256-bit AES encryption and FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography secures files during transfers over SSL/FTPS and SSH/SFTP protocols. File integrity checking by SHA256 and SHA512 file verification uses built-in file verification mechanisms to guarantee delivery and validate that transferred files have not been compromised in any way and ensure that the source and destination are exact matches.

WS_FTP Professional delivers integrated OpenPGP file encryption to further enable the safe transfer and storage of your private and confidential files. WS_FTP Professional includes two built-in OpenPGP modes, enabling the encryption of individual files on your computer to protect them when stored locally, to secure files used as email and IM attachments or stored on laptops, networks or removable media, as well as to automatically encrypt a file before transferring it to a remote server.

Automation Features Enhance Productivity

WS_FTP Professional 12.4 includes an industry-leading set of easily programmed automation features that simplify file transfer tasks, save time and improve communications.

Schedule Schedule
Program your most critical transfers by scheduling one-time or more elaborate recurring scheduling frequencies.

Backup Backup
Safely archive folders and files to protect against data loss. Schedule and compress backups to any location such as USB or DVD drives, network directories,server connections, FTP sites or your ISP.

Synchronization Synchronization
Have one folder mirror the contents of another. Easily define which files get transferred and how new or updated files are handled. Great tool for updating a website or sharing files on a server.

Email Notifications Email Notifications
Automatically send email notifications when file transfers occur to immediately inform people that new file has been transferred. Many users also send email confirmations to themselves to verify that a file transfer has been completed.

Compression Compression
Increase transfer speeds and security by automatically compressing and password protecting files into .ZIP format before uploading
Scripting Scripting
Automate recurring transfer tasks with the programmable scripting.

Post Transfer File Automation Post Transfer File Automation
Schedule a post transfer file action such as deleting, moving or renaming the source file after it has been transferred.

Windows 8 Compatible

In addition to supporting 32-bit and 64-bit English and German editions of Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 7 , Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows XP Professional, WS_FTP Professional 12.4 is also Windows 8 compatible. This means that WS_FTP Professional 12.4 has passed the tests for reliability and compatibility with Windows 8, including adherence to Windows Security Best Practices and support for x64 versions of Windows. This release also includes support for both 32-bit and 64-bit German and English editions of Windows 8.

World Class Support

User can take advantage of leading technical support, embedded help files and help documents in French and German.

Features:

Best-In-Class Security

  • Built-In Local File Encryption: OpenPGP encryption secures files and folders locally; protects sensitive data from misuse resulting from a lost or stolen computer. Secures files used as email and IM attachments, or stored on laptops, networks, or removable media.
  • OpenPGP Encryption: Encrypt a file before transferring it to a remote server. OpenPGP mode automatically encrypts and signs (or decrypts) files prior to up/download. Double-layer protection when used in addition to transfer encryption over SSL/SSH.
  • Strongest Transport Encryption: 256-bit AES encryption protects files from being compromised during transfer over SSL / FTPS, SSH / SFTP, and HTTPS protocol connections. The highest level of encryption found in any commercially available file transfer client.
  • FIPS 140-2 Validated Cryptography: Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) approved and validated cryptography up to and including 256-bit AES encryption over SSL, SSH, and SCP2 protocols and OpenPGP file encryption.
  • Guaranteed Delivery: Built-in file integrity algorithms, including CRC32, MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, and SHA-512, ensure that files have not been compromised during transport, and that the source and destination files are exact matches.
  • Integrated File Encryption: OpenPGP encrypt files for secure file management before and after transfer. Fully integrated public-key/private-key file encryption supports AES and 3DES ciphers, offers signature (key) strengths from 1,024 to 4,096 bits, and supports RSA and Diffie-Hellman key types.
  • Non-Repudiation & Compression with MOVEit File Transfer(DMZ) and MOVEit Cloud Servers: Automatic end-to-end file non-repudiation and compression between WS_FTP Professional, MOVEit File Transfer(DMZ) and MOVEit Cloud servers.
  • Keyboard-Interactive Authentication: Client support for dynamic client-server authentication. Users can authenticate and connect to SSH servers that require connecting clients to respond to server-defined prompts for authentication, in addition to username.
  • Configure Email Notifications for SMTP Server Authentication: Users can easily set-up email notifications to be automatically sent when a file transfer occurs. Email notifications can now be configured for SMTP server authentication.

Automation

  • Post Transfer File Automation: New file workflow capabilities enable users to schedule a post transfer action, such as deleting, moving, or renaming the source file after it has been transferred. Ten built-in macros for dynamically changing file names including MM, YY, YYYY, HH, MM, SS and more.
  • Backup: Safely archive your most important folders and files. Schedule and compress backups to any location or device, such as USB or DVD drives, network directories, server connections, FTP sites, or Internet hosting services.
  • Schedule: One-time or recurring file transfers can be scheduled to occur automatically.
  • Synchronization: Synch to any location, virtually any device, drive, or server. Easily define which files get transferred and how new or updated files are handled.
  • Script: Use of our programming scripting tool to automate recurring transfer tasks.
  • Compress: Files can be automatically compressed into .zip format before uploading.
  • Record: Keep records of your WS FTP usage with Transfer Manager, Transfer History, and Connection Log.
  • Email Notifications: Enable automatic email notifications to alert others that a transfer has occurred, and to verify that your transfer has been successful.

Ease Of Use

  • Improved User Interface: Usability improvements include a new, modern toolbar icons; customizable display options that apply evenly to all visible controls; and availability of the licensing application in the German language.
  • Support for Microsoft IIS and Apache Web Servers: Connect and transfer files over HTTP/S connections with Microsoft IIS and Apache web servers with full file/folder listings and navigation.
  • Support for Networked UNC Paths: Access UNC shared drives in your local folder by either IP address or machine name.
  • Guidance: Getting Started Guide, tutorials, and Connection Wizard make it easy to connect to an FTP or SSH server and transfer files—even transfer multiple files at once.
  • Choice of Protocols: Transfer protocols include FTP, SSL, FTPS, SSH, SFTP, HTTP and HTTPS.
  • Search: Easily locate and transfer files using integrated Google™, Copernic™ or Windows® desktop search engines. Search by parameters such as file type, size, and date.
  • Thumbnails: View, create, and resize thumbnails of images stored on your computer or any remote server.
  • Workspaces: Save and instantly connect to multiple local and server connections.
  • Linked Folders: Simultaneously navigate any two connections with the same tree structure.
  • Simple Transfers: Drag-and-drop and one-click technology lets you move any size and type of files between your computer and a remote FTP or SSH server, or from one server to another.
  • Proxy Server: Ability for all file transfers over SSH to run through the proxy server over HTTP.
  • HotDrop Transfers: Drag files to a designated HotDrop folder for instant uploads.
  • Storage Utilization Displayed when Connecting to WS FTP Server
  • Copy Fully-Qualified URL to Clipboard
  • Enhanced Workspaces
  • Enhanced Logging

Rapid Deployment

  • Easy Citrix & Microsoft Administration: Centrally manage and rapidly deploy multiple computer installations with Citrix and Microsoft terminal services for virtualized software management.
  • Silent Install: Customize installation configuration and quickly get large deployments up and running remotely, quickly, and easily.

Flexible and Scalable Licensing

  • Licensing Options: Whether you need two, 200, or 200,000 licenses, we have a licensing plan for you. Licenses are typically sold in packs of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 licenses.
  • Custom Quotes: For larger deployments or for more information about our license purchase options, call us at: 781-676-5800

What's New:

Here’s a quick run-down of the latest features:

  • Windows 8 Compatibility: WS_FTP Professional 12.4 is now fully compatible with the Windows 8 operating system (32-bit and 64-bit), for both the English and German versions.
  • Enhanced PGP: Several performance improvements for PGP signing, encryption, and decryption.
  • Increased SSL certificate strength: Certificate length increased from 1024-bit to 2048-bit.
  • Updated Open SSL library: WS_FTP Pro uses the latest version of the OpenSSL DLLs.
  • New Cipher Algorithms: AES [128/192/256]-CTR cipher support is now available in addition to the block aes256-cbc cipher algorithm.
  • Enhanced Security: To protect files before, during, and after transfer, WS FTP Pro provides security through 256-bit AES encryption, FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography, and OpenPGP file encryption. WS FTP Pro checks file integrity using SHA-256 and SHA-512 to guarantee delivery and validate that transferred files have not been compromised.

System Requirements:

Supported Operating Systems

WS_FTP supports the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit English and German editions)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit English and German editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit English and German editions); Service Pack 2 (SP2) recommended
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit English and German editions); Service Pack 3 (SP3) recommended
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 Server Standard (32-bit English edition); Service Pack (SP2) recommended

Hardware Requirements

Minimum requirements based on Windows XP Professional, SP3:

  • 233 megahertz (MHz) processor
  • 64 megabytes (MB) of memory
  • 2 gigabytes (GB) hard drive and 50 MB free disk space during installation

Documentation:

Download the Ipswitch WS_FTP Professional Datasheet (PDF)

Pricing Notes:

WS_FTP Professional, 1 License Only
#WS-1000-1240
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WS_FTP Professional, 1 License with 1 Year Support
#WS-6600-1240
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WS_FTP Professional, 2-5 License with 1 Year Support
*Price per license. Quantity must be 2 or greater
#WS-6020-1240
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WS_FTP Professional, 6-10 License with 1 Year Support
*Price per license. Quantity must be 6 or greater
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WS_FTP Professional, 11-20 License with 1 Year Support
*Price per license. Quantity must be 11 or greater
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WS_FTP Professional, 21-50 License with 1 Year Support
*Price per license. Quantity must be 21 or greater
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WS_FTP Professional, 51-200 License with 1 Year Support
*Price per license. Quantity must be 51 or greater
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WS_FTP Professional, 201-500 License with 1 Year Support
*Price per license. Quantity must be 201 or greater
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WS_FTP Professional, 501-1000 License with 1 Year Support
*Price per license. Quantity must be 501 or greater
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WS_FTP Professional, 1001-2500 License with 1 Year Support
*Price per license. Quantity must be 1001 or greater
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Support for WS_FTP Professional Single User
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Support for WS_FTP Professional 2-5 license
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Support for WS_FTP Professional 6-10 license
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Support for WS_FTP Professional 11-20 license
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Support for WS_FTP Professional 21-50 license
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Support for WS_FTP Professional 51-200 license
*Price per license. Quantity must be 51 or greater
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Support for WS_FTP Professional 201-500 license
*Price per license. Quantity must be 201 or greater
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Support for WS_FTP Professional 501-1000 license
*Price per license. Quantity must be 501 or greater
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Support for WS_FTP Professional 1001-2500 license
*Price per license. Quantity must be 1001 or greater
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