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AWS Transfer for SFTP is #8 ranked solution in top Managed File Transfer (MFT) tools. PeerSpot users give AWS Transfer for SFTP an average rating of 10 out of 10. AWS Transfer for SFTP is most commonly compared to IBM Sterling File Gateway: AWS Transfer for SFTP vs IBM Sterling File Gateway. AWS Transfer for SFTP is popular among the large enterprise segment, accounting for 77% of users researching this solution on PeerSpot. The top industry researching this solution are professionals from a financial services firm, accounting for 22% of all views.
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What is AWS Transfer for SFTP?

AWS Transfer for SFTP is a fully managed service that enables the transfer of files directly into and out of Amazon S3 using the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)—also known as Secure Shell (SSH) File Transfer Protocol.

AWS Transfer for SFTP Customers
Myriota, FINRA, Celgene, Kontor New Media, Belong, ThinkCX, BluTV
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Software Engineer Intern - Backend at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
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Provides great data recovery and data persistence

What is our primary use case?

We use SFTP for code changes, and then deploy to AWS. We are customers of SFTP. 

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature for us is data persistence. It basically gives you a snapshot history. The solution also offers good data recovery. 

What needs improvement?

SFTP would be better if it was more automated, particularly for file transfers. It would move things along more quickly and in real time. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable, there are no issues with data transfer. We haven't had any crashes. 
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What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We haven't had problems with scalability. 

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was very straightforward. There is an AWS account you go to through your S3 buckets setup and you ask for your database. What you need to do is SFTP to it, and then transfer files to the bucket.
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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