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Thursday, August 10, 2006

GlobalSCAPE Announces the Release of CuteFTP 8 Home and Professional

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GlobalSCAPE's CuteFTP 8 Adds PGP Security, Complete Podcasting Management, and New and Improved Automation to the World's Premiere FTP Client

SAN ANTONIO -- Today GlobalSCAPE® (OTCBB:GSCP), a leading provider of managed file transfer software, announced the availability of CuteFTP 8, the latest version of its award-winning FTP client. CuteFTP 8 is available in both Home and Professional versions. Home offers value and ease-of-use for the casual user, while Professional maintains that ease-of-use and adds strong security and automation of tasks for business users. Additions to CuteFTP 8 include PGP encryption, complete podcasting support, expanded backup options, improved search and enhancements to the interface that make it even easier to use than ever before.

"CuteFTP 8 is the logical evolution of our FTP client," said Ted Marchut, product manager for CuteFTP. "The addition of PGP encryption to existing SSL and SSH security makes CuteFTP 8 the benchmark for file transfer security and compatibility. Also, CuteFTP 8's Task Automation Wizards make configuring automated transfers such as site mirroring, site back-ups and scheduled transfers a breeze."

CuteFTP 8 meets industry demands for FTP clients with these new tools:

  • PGP encryption and decryption ensures compatibility with industry standards and keeps your data secure during transfer and storage.
  • PodCast Manager handles all of your podcast subscriptions and publishing in one application. It creates podcast RSS feeds, uploads new audio files and automatically downloads new episodes.
  • Local Backup quickly and easily backs up your computer to a remote server for added data security.
  • Advanced Search finds files and folders easily, by name, size or creation/modification date, whether they are on your local computer or a remote server.
  • Advanced operations after transfer can be set to automatically exit and shutdown your computer, run a virus scan or any number of other tasks upon completing a transfer.
  • Turbo Transfer speeds up CuteFTP Home file transfer without additional configuration.
  • Color-coded tabs make it easier to navigate with CuteFTP Professional. Now, managing multiple transfers to multiple sites is easier than ever.
  • Improved Mode Z compression speeds the transfer of ASP, BMP, CSS, DAT, DOC, EXE, HTM, JS, LOG, PDF, PHP, PL, PPT, PY, SWF, TXT, VBS, XLS, XML and XSL files.
  • Task Automation Wizards ease configuration of scheduling file transfers, hot drop (folder monitoring), backing up remote servers, mirroring local and remote systems and adding new servers to the Site Manager.
  • UTF-8 support for the ISO 10646 character standard.
  • Usability improvements added to Bookmarks, Log Files, Macros, Time Zone Synchronization, and Quick Connect.

CuteFTP 8 Pricing and Availability
Visit http://www.globalscape.com/products/ftp_clients.asp to download a free 30-day trial. Pricing for the Home version starts at $39.99 and $59.99 for the Professional version. Upgrade pricing is available for existing customers and volume discounts are available for quantities of five or more.

About GlobalSCAPE
GlobalSCAPE provides secure file management software that enables companies to safely send data over the Internet. GlobalSCAPE's products guarantee the privacy of critical information such as the transfer of financial data, medical records, customer files, intellectual property, and other sensitive documents. GlobalSCAPE's file management software ensures compliance with government regulations on protecting information and allows enterprises to reduce IT costs, increase efficiency, track and audit transactions, and automate processes. GlobalSCAPE's products are used by leading technology, banking, healthcare, and public sector organizations and can be customized to fit various customer needs, creating a variety of solutions. In addition, GlobalSCAPE provides content management and website development tools. Founded in 1996, GlobalSCAPE is the developer of CuteFTP, the most popular file transfer protocol application on the market. GlobalSCAPE is headquartered in San Antonio, TX. For more information, please visit http://www.globalscape.com or call GlobalSCAPE toll-free at 800-290-5054 (US) or 210-308-8267 (international).