Date Added: Jun 2008
FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is used to perform file transfers over Internet Protocol (IP) networks such as the public Internet and corporate intranets. FTP is widely deployed and is widely accepted as a file transfer solution. However, are there downsides to using FTP for file transfers? This paper compares FTP with file transfer methodologies of Signiant's software applications and identifies the shortcomings of FTP that Signiant was designed to overcome.