Feb 25 2016

Ipswitch MOVEit™ Central 9.0 Simplifies Managed File Transfer Automation

Powerful Web User Interface, Intuitive Task Definition and Configuration Features with Detailed Access Control Deliver Improved Management and Security Across Devices for IT Teams and Authorized Users

LEXINGTON, MA - February 25, 2016 – Ipswitch Inc. today announced the release of MOVEit™ Central 9.0, the task and workflow automation product for the MOVEit Managed File Transfer product suite (MFT). MOVEit™ Central 9.0 features a new secure and visually advanced web user interface to enhance productivity and empower business users.

MOVEit Central enables secure and automatic routing of files to and from any FTP server or shared network drive based on a schedule or triggered by events. It provides the automation required to control access to trusted networks and reduce the manual repetition and risks associated with user-initiated manual file transfer. Uniquely, MOVEit Central improves business agility by enabling authorized business users to define and manage their own file transfer workflows and tasks.

MOVEit Central 9.0 further extends business agility with an industry-leading intuitive user interface that enables business users to easily define, monitor, schedule and modify automated file transfer tasks.

Key features and updates in MOVEit Central 9.0 

  • A new HTML5 user interface that provides access from any platform or device, including Windows, Mac and Linux based systems facilitating seamless remote access and after hours monitoring scenarios
  • An improved, intuitive navigation and configuration experience that enhances task execution and monitoring for business users
  • Additional industry leading platform, database, and library support, including .NET 4.5, Windows Server 2012 R2, SQL Server 2014 and 64-bit API

“The new, simplified MOVEit Central user interface makes creating automated business workflows easier than ever,” said Austin O’Malley, Chief Product Officer at Ipswitch. “It means IT leaders will be able to confidently delegate task management responsibilities to those closest to the business, requiring no programming skills, while ensuring security of critical data.”

“Enterprise-grade managed file transfer (MFT) solutions provide secure and reliable transfer of data-in-motion and can enable integration across business processes allowing enterprises to have end-to-end visibility and control of the file transfer process” said Chandana Gopal, Research Manager at IDC. “Easy, intuitive user interfaces to complex MFT application allow IT to empower business users to perform day-to-day MFT related tasks, while they retain critical control over the application itself thereby improving efficiencies and productivity.

Eliminating the need for IT intervention, business analysts can use the web user interface to easily adapt automated tasks to meet changing business requirements, and get visibility into task events that impact service level agreements.

“We've created and are managing over 4000 automated tasks that support bank operations including our same day electronic mortgage approval process.”, commented Robert Skinner, Team Lead Distributed Services at State Employees’ Credit Union. “The new web UI cuts through the complexity and further streamlines how we create, reuse and group tasks aligned with business processes, enabling us to better manage the large volume of tasks and number of end-points – all of which reduces the workload burden on IT teams.”

MOVEit Central 9.0 is available to new customers and it can be downloaded by subscription customers from the Ipswitch Customer Portal.

About Ipswitch 

Ipswitch helps solve complex IT problems with simple solutions. The company’s software has been installed on more than 150,000 networks spanning 168 countries to monitor networks, applications and servers, and securely transfer files between systems, business partners and customers. Ipswitch was founded in 1991 and is based in Lexington, Massachusetts with offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, visit www.ipswitch.com.