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  • "The cost is basically $100 a job, give or take."
  • "This is an area where it is a little difficult to work with BMC. They want to do licenses by job, which is what we have. For example, the simplest is to license by job, but they can also license by nodes. While the licensing is simple to use, it might not be the correct licensing model for the customer. It is okay because we want to license by job, which is something measurable. At the end of the day, licensing by job is the most important."
  • "The cost of the hardware is high. Because you need to license each job, it is costly."
  • "You're going to spend a lot of money upfront, but the benefits you're going to get out of it are going to quickly pay for it."
  • "Initially, our licensing model was based on the number of jobs per day. That caused some issues because we were restricted to a number. So at our renewal time we said, 'We want to convert from number of jobs to number of endpoints.' That cost us extra money but it gave us additional capabilities, without worrying about the number of jobs."
  • "BMC's price is based on the number of jobs."
  • "You must accept that BMC licensing can be very confusing. No one can easily understand how they calculate things, whether it is user-based, job-based, or server-based. The calculation is quite tough. How BMC calculates licensing is not easily available anywhere."
  • "There are human costs in addition to the standard pricing and licensing of this solution."
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    Overview

    Control-M simplifies application and data workflow orchestration on premises or as a service. It makes it easy to build, define, schedule, manage, and monitor production workflows, ensuring visibility, reliability, and improving SLAs.

    • Accelerate new business applications into production—by embedding workflow orchestration into your CI/CD pipeline
    • Scale Dev and Ops collaboration, with a Jobs-as-Code approach
    • Simplify workflows across hybrid and multi-cloud environments with AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform integrations
    • Deliver data-driven outcomes faster, managing big data workflows in a scalable way
    • Take control of your file transfer operations with integrated, intelligent file movement and visibility

    Cornerstone MFT closes the security gaps in your current file transfer processes while improving efficiency and visibility. Secure file transfer is critical, but encrypting data while it’s stored on your servers is equally important. 

    Cornerstone is the only MFT solution with real-time PGP encryption of files, encrypting and writing data in a single step, rather than writing an unsecure version of the file and encrypting it in a separate step. Cornerstone also supports a wide variety of file transfer protocols. 

    Whether it’s internal security policies to protect your business, or government privacy regulations such as HIPAA, SOX or PCI, Cornerstone helps you to execute on your security initiatives. Cornerstone also offers the easiest way to securely share and collaborate on documents. With easy setup that can have users collaborating withing hours rather than weeks, Cornerstone is a cost-effective and secure collaboration solution. 

    Cornerstone enables sharing and collaboration without locally syncing files. Secure protocols protect transmission of shared files, and controls assure that unauthorized users are never able to gain access to files. Streaming encryption protects data at rest without leaving gaps in security.

    Cornerstone’s strong security doesn’t inhibit your users’ ability to be productive. Cumbersome additional steps can drive users to work around security measures by using commercial services for file sharing. Enabling users to work efficiently and in a familiar environment keeps processes under the control and management of your collaboration solution.

    The solution is used by international banks, healthcare services and government agencies where compliance and staying ahead of the latest security standards is critical. Cornerstone MFT is available on-premise, in the cloud or as a hybrid solution. For added protection, Cornerstone can be paired with the optional DMZedge server for perimeter security that doesn’t require copying files into an unsecure DMZ. 

    Cornerstone MFT was named Product of the Week by Network World in 2015, was named one of the best secure file transfer servers by ITT Systems in 2016 and was named a "Top Managed File Transfer Pick" by PC Magazine in 2018. Cornerstone also won a silver medal in the Secure File Transfer Category of the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in 2018 and 2019.

    Kiteworks empowers organizations to effectively manage risk in every send, share, receive, and save of sensitive content over numerous communications channels: email, file sharing, managed file transfer, APIs, and web forms. The Kiteworks platform unifies, tracks, controls, and secures sensitive content moving within, into, and out of an organization, significantly improving risk management and ensuring regulatory compliance.

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    Sample Customers
    CARFAX, Tampa General Hospital, Navistar, Amadeus, Raymond James, Railinc
    US Postal Service, Bancolombia, Bank of Montreal, Ohio Department of Public Safety, Mercury Marine, Children's National Medical Center, Pearson, Standard Bank, Medbeyond, Pathways Home Health, University of Florida, Council of the European Union, Teleflora, Metlife Stadium, NHK Japan
    United States Securities and Exchange Commission, National Health Service, Husch Blackwell LLP, NYC Health + Hospitals, Mylan, The MITRE Corporation, Chubb, Kraft Heinz, KPMG, Kohler, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Purdue Pharma, AVL
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm34%
    Computer Software Company12%
    Retailer9%
    Healthcare Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company32%
    Financial Services Firm17%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Insurance Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Financial Services Firm17%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Government8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company17%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Government11%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise77%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise77%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise68%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise66%
    Buyer's Guide
    Managed File Transfer (MFT)
    June 2022
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    Cornerstone MFT is ranked 19th in Managed File Transfer (MFT) while Kiteworks is ranked 14th in Managed File Transfer (MFT). Cornerstone MFT is rated 0.0, while Kiteworks is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Cornerstone MFT is most compared with BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer, HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT, HelpSystems AutoMate, AWS Transfer for SFTP and CA XCOM Data Transport, whereas Kiteworks is most compared with HelpSystems GoAnywhere MFT, AWS Transfer for SFTP, MOVEit, Axway AMPLIFY Managed File Transfer and Globalscape Managed File Transfer.

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