The applications for MFT are as varied as the businesses that use the solutions. Because managed file transfer is important to such a wide range of businesses, it stands to reason that there are many ways that businesses might want or need to deploy MFT. MFT solutions are typically delivered as some combination of software and services. This paper looks at some of the different deployment models, and offers guidelines for choosing the right model for your business. This whitepaper includes criteria for evaluating business requirements and the benefits and drawbacks of each deployment option.