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GlobalSCAPE, Inc. Unveils WAFS version 5 at Autodesk University 2015

Upgraded Wide Area File Services Collaboration Platform Available for Immediate Purchase

GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSB), the secure information exchange company, announced the immediate availability of its upgraded Wide Area File Services™ (WAFS™) collaborative software platform, WAFS 5, at Autodesk University 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. At the event, which brings together around 10,000 design, engineering, and manufacturing professionals, the software will be available for review and demonstration at Booth #354.

WAFS 5 simplifies enterprise collaboration, eliminates errors, and decreases bandwidth usage, providing secure, near real-time data access to both on-premises and cloud-based files located anywhere in the world. The software uses intelligent byte-level differencing technology to instantly update changes to files by multiple remote users with minimal impact on network bandwidth while also ensuring that files are never overwritten, even if opened by other remote users.

The latest version of WAFS includes significant enhancements to stability, performance, and security. Some highlights include:

  • Upload performance up to eight times faster, download performance up to 10 times faster, copy speed performance up to 90 times faster
  • Increased transparency of file replication activities between servers and desktops to check for errors and ensure delivery success
  • Increased system reliability, especially during periods of network instability
  • Reduced bandwidth utilization to ensure data transfers do not prevent mission-critical traffic from flowing in and out of the network
  • Enhanced synchronization engine to ensure easy, secure file collaboration

Globalscape is a member of the Autodesk Developer Network (ADN). WAFS used with Autodesk Revit® provides Autodesk users around the globe with quick and reliable file access and sharing capabilities.

Supporting Quote:

Greg Hoffer, Vice President of Engineering at Globalscape

“As work environments become increasingly distributed, real-time collaboration on large, critical files such as spreadsheets, CAD drawings, engineering blueprints, or MRI images is an ever-more vital business imperative. Working with colleagues and partners distributed across the globe—without frustrating slowness, costly delays, consistency errors, or versioning problems—is a huge advantage to employee efficiency and productivity. With WAFS 5, distance and file size is not an issue. Complex files can be sent over a WAN at LAN speeds and are accessible to end users across multiple offices around the world.”

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About Globalscape

San Antonio, Texas-based GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSB) ensures the reliability of mission-critical operations by securing sensitive data and intellectual property. Globalscape’s suite of solutions features EFT, the industry-leading enterprise file transfer solution that delivers military-grade security and a customizable platform for achieving best in class control and visibility of data in motion or at rest, across multiple locations. Founded in 1996, Globalscape is a leading enterprise solution provider of secure information exchange software and services to thousands of customers, including global enterprises, governments and small businesses. For more information, visit Globalscape, or subscribe to our Blog or Twitter updates.

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