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AWS Transfer for SFTP

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AWS Transfer for SFTP is a fully managed service that enables the transfer of files directly into and out of Amazon S3 using the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)—also known as Secure Shell (SSH) File Transfer Protocol.

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"easy to use for file transfer Tool"

What do you like best?

It supports web, API and CLI .Different users can write or use different storage buckets and makes it much more easy to handle tool. It supports almost all types of files including win.exe.

What do you dislike?

it doesn't provide user/password authentication and it doesn't even facilitate to whitelist the IP Address in AWS service.

Recommendations to others considering the product

i will recommend the user to use this tool.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It helps in end to end uploading and downloading of large volume of data from and to servers much easily compare to other file transfers tools. S3 buckets helped in managing large and confidential data to be transferred with adequate security it has helped us to transfer the data within minimal amount of time.

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"Flexibility, Best-in-class, User friendly Tool and Industry-leading security Tool"

What do you like best?

AWS has build world class, highly secure infrastructure. Procuring a new server might take time between several hours to 8-10 days depending upon your infrastructure, AWS enables to set up new servers within few minutes with no need to buy separate licenses for many operating systems & software's

What do you dislike?

There are some issues with root domain hosting, Access logs is a bit difficult , but can handle

Recommendations to others considering the product

I see that the marketplace has an offering but $399 and I'd rather just set it up for "free" being that it will be performing some pretty basic functionality. Reach to everybody

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Infinite space for our backup & archival needs, ability to launch new servers, transcoding media files

What Managed File Transfer (MFT) solution do you use?

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"Fully managed File transfer service"

What do you like best?

It provides security by allowing us to set /customize per user role to lock out or limit the permissions to our S3 buckets

What do you dislike?

Its littile costly compared to the other File Transfer Tools and doesnt accomodate the use of FTP or FTP

Recommendations to others considering the product

I will strongly recommend this tool in case of bulk data uploads

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Aws provides redundancy across multiple servers and helps in bulk data upload .

What I felt as its positive side is that it supports web,API and CLI interfaces that can be configured in the client access.

It has made our bulk data transfer from one server to the other much easier . S3 buckets are really useful in uploading and downloading of bulk data easily and process the same immediately once they are uploaded.

AWS Transfer for SFTP review by Sammy M.
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"Managed SFTP made easy"

What do you like best?

AWS SFTP is a great tool so you don't have to manage SFTP and servers for manual data transfer.

What do you dislike?

I think I dislike that AWS SFTP is part of the expensive Amazon suite. It's not cheap at all.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great product to try if you're on the AWS platform.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

AWS SFTP allows us to seamlessly transfer files back and forth as necessary without worrying about the technical issues. It takes less time and resources.

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"Aws transfer for sftp made transfering data more secure and simple"

What do you like best?

AWS transfer for sftp helps to exchange data with partners and clients easily and securely. No need to have your own sftp server and storage for exchanging the data and also it manages the Infrastructure and end-point. Also, you can migrate without changing your authentication systems.

What do you dislike?

It does not offer automation, auditing, and monitoring during the data exchange and file transfer. Also, it does not have any additional security feature. Also, don't have any integrated Key or folder-level permission.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Inexpensive software

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It helping to exchange the data files and documents with our Vendors and client.

AWS Transfer for SFTP review by Ravi D.
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"Best for narrow use cases "

What do you like best?

Easy to manage users, connect with any identity managers( active directory )

Can scale to large users, no set up required.

What do you dislike?

Not being able to set up directory schemes for users.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I was able to transfer the sftp server management to cloud with less effort.

AWS Transfer for SFTP review by User in Medical Practice
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"Best for small transfers"

What do you like best?

It allows you to upload quite a few files and exchange data with other organizations.

What do you dislike?

It often locks up and freezes quite a bit

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It’s able to hold large amounts of files to transfer making it easier and freeing up space

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