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The need for greater agility at a lower cost of ownership is driving a shift toward cloud-enabled MFT solutions.


  • Non-compliance to data security and privacy regulations and a lack of end-to-end visibility and monitoring remain the main concerns with regard to the features and capabilities of existing file transfer solutions. IBM continues to innovate and has introduced several new features and capabilities catering to a range of requirements for a modern and comprehensive MFT solution.
  • Data security and regulatory compliance requirements and the need for agility are driving the adoption of modern MFT solutions.
  • Cloud enablement, simplified integration via APIs, and UX improvement are key themes for IBM Connect:Direct development.

Features and Benefits

  • Gain insights into key product development areas for IBM's MFT portfolio.
  • Understand key features and differentiators for IBM's MFT portfolio.

Key questions answered

  • Why put IBM's MFT software portfolio on your radar?
  • What are the benefits of using IBM MFT solutions?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Data security and regulatory compliance requirements are driving adoption of modern MFT solutions

  • Enterprises now have a greater inclination for strategic investment in new MFT solutions

Cloud enablement, simplified integration, and UX improvement are key for IBM Connect:Direct development

  • New UX, REST APIs, and cloud enablement capabilities

IBM is focused on expanding visibility, monitoring, and management with IBM Control Center and beyond

  • IBM's focus is on offering centralized end-to-end management at scale


  • Methodology
  • Author

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