Nov 17th, 2004

Enhanced File Transfer Solution Provides Increased Security,
Reliability and Automation for Improved Enterprise Information

- News), a leading
provider of enhanced file management and content management solutions, today
announced the release of its new Enhanced File Transfer (EFT) solution.
GlobalSCAPE's EFT solution is an enterprise software application that manages
critical online data exchange processes in order to protect company information
assets from loss, theft or misuse.

Traditional approaches to protect company information range from paper-based,
overnight mail delivery and fax, to closed-network electronic data interchange
(EDI) systems, to virtual private networks (VPNs) and virtual wide area
networks (VANs). Common limitations of traditional systems include
implementation difficulties, slow transaction times, lack of on-demand
availability, lack of standards and scalability, limitations on security, and
high implementation cost. These shortcomings have led to the emergence of
transactional delivery mechanisms and new Internet-based technologies,
including Web Services.

GlobalSCAPE's Enhanced File Transfer solution provides the security,
provisioning and management capabilities required by most organizations. It
ensures that encrypted transactions occur only between designated entities and
that data integrity and confidentiality are preserved from transport to storage
on disk. GlobalSCAPE's EFT solution is cost effective and integrates quickly
into existing infrastructure and business processes.

Solution benefits include:

  • Increased speed of data delivery
  • Significant cost savings over legacy
    transmittal systems
  • Increased efficiency of business processes and worker
  • Reduced complexity of setup and deployment
  • Industry standard
    transport and data encryption services
  • Highly scalable

"New standards and new strategies have repositioned File Transfer Protocol
(FTP) into a critical piece of an enterprise's B2B strategy and overall
application integration initiatives," said L. Frank Kenney, Gartner Research

"Even leading organizations compromise information security, often without
anyone's knowledge," said Randy Poole, GlobalSCAPE President and Chief
Operating Officer. "GlobalSCAPE's EFT solution helps businesses better manage
risk, meet stringent regulatory compliance, increase performance with business
partners and ultimately improve their competitive position through secure,
effective data management processes," continued Poole.

About Gartner

Gartner Inc. is the leading provider of research and analysis on the global
information technology industry. Gartner serves more than 10,000 clients,
including chief information officers and other senior IT executives in
corporations and government agencies, as well as technology companies and the
investment community. The Company focuses on delivering objective, in-depth
analysis and actionable advice to enable clients to make more informed business
and technology decisions. The Company's businesses consist of Gartner
Intelligence, research and events for IT professionals; Gartner Executive
Programs, membership programs and peer networking services; and Gartner
Consulting, customized engagements with a specific emphasis on outsourcing and
IT management. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford,
Connecticut, and has 3,700 associates, including more than 1,000 research
analysts and consultants, in more than 75 locations worldwide. For more
information, visit

About GlobalSCAPE

GlobalSCAPE, founded in 1996, is a leading provider of enhanced file management
and content management solutions. GlobalSCAPE's award-winning software
applications and services enable organizations to easily create, move and
manage information over the Internet in a secure, collaborative environment.
For more information, please visit
or call GlobalSCAPE toll free at 800-290-5054 (US) or 210-308-8267