Mar 05 2013

Ipswitch File Transfer Announces WS_FTP® Server 7.6

Adds Enhanced Security, Database Support and Customization Capabilities to Industry Leading File Transfer Server

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 – Ipswitch, the trusted File Transfer choice for businesses for more than 15 years, announces the immediate availability of WS_FTP Server® 7.6. The WS_FTP Server 7.6 release includes enhanced security, expanded database support, and simplifies secure person-to-person file transfers with new customization tools.


"Across every industry we are seeing increased demand for sharing sensitive mission-critical information between people, businesses, and applications," said Rich Kennelly, President of Ipswitch File Transfer Division. "IT professionals continue to choose our WS_FTP server products to ensure they have a secure, easy to use, and easy to administer solution for sharing their sensitive information. This latest release, WS_FTP Server 7.6, provides even greater security and usability to match their evolving business needs."

New features of WS_FTP 7.6 

  • Enhanced Security: WS_FTP Server 7.6 builds upon its extensive security capabilities with the ability to encrypt file transfers using the OpenSSL 1.0.1c protocol. Additionally, the release adds FIPS 140-2 validated encryption to support worldwide security standards requirements.
  • Expanded Database Support: WS_FTP Server 7.6 provides support for the latest databases for flexibility and compatibility, including: local or remote versions of Microsoft Windows SQL Server 2012®, Express, Standard or Enterprise versions of Windows SQL Server 2012®, and Version 8.3.20 of PostgreSQL.
  • Customization of Microsoft Outlook Plug-in: For better usability and adoption, WS_FTP Server 7.6 users can customize their interface by easily adding their own brand or organization information (logos, icons, labels) and customized help topics.


Companies from all industries, including highly regulated industries such as Healthcare, Financial Services, and Public Sector, rely on WS_FTP Server products to transfer their most sensitive information. Today WS_FTP servers are used to transfer patient records, financial statements, loan information, intellectual property, videos and more.


"With the implementation of Ipswitch WS_FTP Server technology, the Denver Broncos have been able to easily and quickly distribute large files securely," noted Nick Young, Denver Broncos Creative Services Manager. "Since we work primarily with large video files, protected by strict distribution rules, speed and security are critical components for a successful solution."


The WS_FTP Server release 7.6 is available today. For more information about WS_FTP Server or to locate a reseller, please visit the Ipswitch File Transfer website.

About Ipswitch File Transfer

Ipswitch File Transfer provides solutions that move, govern and secure business information between employees, business partners and customers. Our proven solutions lead the industry in terms of ease of use, allowing companies of all sizes to take control of their sensitive and vital information and improve the speed of information flow. Ipswitch lets you govern data transfers and file sharing with confidence and enable compliance by balancing the need for end user simplicity with the visibility and control required by IT. Ipswitch File Transfer solutions deliver for thousands of organizations worldwide, including more than 90% of the Fortune 1000, as well as government agencies and millions of prosumers. Learn more at