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Axway positioned in the ‘Leaders’ Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer evaluation

  • 30 September, 2009 07:07

<p>SYDNEY, September 30 – Axway, a leading provider of multi-enterprise solutions and infrastructure, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Leaders" quadrant of its "Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer."1</p>
<p>In September 2008, Axway acquired Tumbleweed Communications, a Silicon Valley provider of managed file transfer, email security and identity validation solutions, merging two market leaders in managed file transfer (MFT). Given Axway's long-standing position in the MFT market, the merger cemented Axway's reputation as the undisputed leader in this market, with deep domain expertise and an extensive global customer base. As a combined company, Axway is the only provider in the market today to manage, run, secure, and monitor all of a company's multi-enterprise interactions — emails, files, messages, services, events and processes.</p>
<p>With its comprehensive ability to secure files as they are transported externally and internally, Axway's managed file transfer solutions allow companies to easily track, monitor and protect sensitive data and communications. As a result, customers can comply with regulatory mandates and protect their brands by reducing the risk of a data breach or other security issues. Axway MFT helps companies consolidate and optimize disparate data exchanges between trading partners, while providing data loss prevention, content filtering, encryption, compression and high-speed transmission. The solutions are available in a variety of delivery models, including on-premise software and on-demand services.</p>
<p>The "Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer," authored by L. Frank Kenney, states, "Companies' needs for MFT have evolved into more-holistic requirements that include the ability to provide a set of services that enable various governance processes and policies related to the management, coordination and trust of the file transfer."</p>
<p>"As the 'digital generation' reaches the business world, the demand for ad hoc processes and sharing of files is growing exponentially," said Dave Bennett, chief technology officer, Axway. "We believe our position in Gartner's MFT Magic Quadrant clearly demonstrates that organizations can depend on Axway as their MFT partner. Our solutions give organizations the agility to manage the immense growth in file services, the security to prevent damaging data breaches, and the visibility into critical information exchanges."</p>
<p>To learn more about Axway's managed file transfer solutions, please visit: www.axway.com/MFTleader.</p>
<p>Follow Axway on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Axway</p>
<p>The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2009 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.</p>
<p>1 Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer" by L. Frank Kenney, 18 September 2009.</p>
<p>About Axway
Axway recently merged with Tumbleweed Communications to become the leading global provider of multi-enterprise solutions and infrastructure, serving over 11,000 organizations in more than 100 countries. Axway speeds and secures business interactions — both inside and outside the enterprise — by optimizing the way information is moved, managed and protected. Powered by Synchrony™, a multi-enterprise service-oriented framework, Axway's customers can "start anywhere, use anything" to complement their existing infrastructures. Axway's comprehensive offering includes: business-to-business integration, managed file transfer, secure email, business activity monitoring, enterprise application integration, service-oriented architecture, business process management, track &amp; trace and identity validation solutions. Axway provides professional and managed services, as well as cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Axway's global presence spans 20 countries.</p>
<p>For more information:
John Lee
Regional Manager, Pacific, Axway
Tel: +65.2.9956 4558
Mobile: +65 (0) 401 338 212
Email: jlee@axway.com</p>

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