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"Good user interface and ability to set up multiple file transfer jobs."

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"The solution offers good data recovery."

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"Deployment is complex and it was difficult to get support."

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"Could be more automated, particularly for file transfers."

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The solution offers good data recovery.
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SFTP would be better if it was more automated, particularly for file transfers. It would move things along more quickly and in real time.
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We use SFTP for code changes, and then deploy to AWS. We are customers of SFTP.
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The Aspera transfer platform is the the most advanced software solution for file transfer, synchronization and streaming of digital assets, allowing users and enterprises secure high speed movement of all of their data over any distance, to any environment, with none of the waiting. Covering a wide range of server, desktop and mobile operating systems, Aspera provides the most modern and flexible options as Software as a Service (SaaS), Run-your-own Software in the Cloud (single tenant), and On Premise Deployments.

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.

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Aspera Managed File Transfer is ranked 12th in Managed File Transfer (MFT) with 1 review while AWS Transfer for SFTP is ranked 10th in Managed File Transfer (MFT) with 1 review. Aspera Managed File Transfer is rated 5.0, while AWS Transfer for SFTP is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Aspera Managed File Transfer writes "Good user interface but implementation was a complex process". On the other hand, the top reviewer of AWS Transfer for SFTP writes "Provides great data recovery and data persistence". Aspera Managed File Transfer is most compared with IBM Sterling File Gateway, Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct, Kiteworks, MOVEit and HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT, whereas AWS Transfer for SFTP is most compared with IBM Sterling File Gateway, Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct, Aspera On Demand, BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer and Axway AMPLIFY Managed File Transfer.

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