What's New in MOVEit 2021.1

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MOVEit 2021.1 Offers Intelligent Security Enhancements, Improved User Experience, and Powerful New Integration Options for Enterprise-Grade Managed File Transfer.

Progress MOVEit 2021.1 makes it easy for your users to safely transfer data, collaborate, and scale to support your business needs – all while minimizing the burden on IT.  With security enhancements like Multi-Factor Authentication for the desktop MOVEit Client, Data Encryption Key Rotation, and IP Lockout Mechanism, Managed File Transfer is now more secure than ever. Branded Emails, improved HTML Email formatting, and API enhancements create a superior user experience.


Data Encryption Key Rotation

This version of MOVEit makes it easy for security administrators to automatically rotate data encryption keys, as well as schedule, pause, restart, and report upon data encryption key status. Rotating keys on a regular basis is an important means of implementing cryptographic best practices. See a Demo

S3 Compatible Host Support

MOVEit Automation administrators can now create hosts for third-party storage solutions that use Amazon’s S3 protocol. This S3 Compatible Endpoint Hosts Support expands the variety of storage locations available for hybrid cloud workflows.

IP/Username Lockout Mechanism

MOVEit Automation administrators can now set automatic lockouts for users or IP addresses that fail login attempts too many times. This MOVEit Automation IP/Username Lockout Mechanism provides an additional layer of security often required by larger organizations and enterprises.

REST API Enhancements

A wide variety of REST API Enhancements have been added to MOVEit in this release. This allows for more automation options and supports more workflows.

HTML Email Notifications

MOVEit Automation’s automatically generated emails can now be formatted in HTML as well as plain text. These Enhanced HTML MOVEit Automation Email Notifications include support for links, fonts, bullets, tables, macros and more. The result is email notifications that are easier for users to customize and validate as useful notifications.

Branded Emails

Email notifications generated by MOVEit Transfer can now include the branding or logo associated with a user interface. This highly requested Branding for MOVEit Transfer Notifications feature helps recipients recognize email notifications as being trustworthy.

MFA Support for the desktop MOVEit Client

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is one of the most effective security tools administrators can implement. MFA Support for the desktop MOVEit Client means better security at every access point to your network.

Updated User Interface for Advanced Task Configuration

UI improvements to the Advanced Task Configuration Interface make the web-based tool easier to use and improves productivity when creating workflows – all without needing to download and install a client application.

Enhanced Accessibility

Conforms with WCAG AA accessibility standards.

New MySQL Database

A more robust MySQL database engine for MOVEit Transfer and MOVEit Automation that reduces the chance for database corruption.

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