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Enjoy greater flexibility with a secure file transfer solution for your business.

The Crucial Role of a File Transfer Solution

In our increasingly interconnected and digitalised world, the need to share data seamlessly has never been greater. This is true on a personal level but perhaps even more so in business, where the efficiency of digital tools can make the difference between being fiercely competitive and falling behind the pack. Having the ability to transfer files immediately, at the click of a button, allows you to streamline your workflow and concentrate on what really matters – productivity.

This is especially practical for when you want to ensure you have the right tools to work from home. File transfer solutions take the hassle out of preparing for home office: no more sifting through endless emails to yourself to find the documents you need.

Practical Use Cases for File Transfer: Machine-to-Machine & File Sharing

Since the huge rise in popularity of working from home or other remote locations, there has been a strong need for practical ways to ensure the process is as efficient as possible. One of the biggest obstacles when it comes to working remotely is making sure you have access to all the files and documents you may require in order to be at your most productive.

With a proper file transfer solution, however, you can easily transfer these files from your office PC to any remote device you may be working on, such as your home PC, laptop, or even mobile device. With TeamViewer, this machine-to-machine data transfer can even be facilitated during a remote desktop session, giving you uninhibited access to your work resources at all times.

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Quick and easy file transfer from within the office

Whether working remotely or in the office, efficient file sharing within your organisation is a vital aspect of strengthening online collaboration with your colleagues. In order to do this smoothly, all participants need to be on the same page and have access to the most up-to-date documents.

While using email to transfer files to colleagues is cumbersome and restrictive, particularly in terms of file size limits, specialised software like TeamViewer makes the process quick and convenient. Using this form of file sharing solution allows you to send data to others as easily as if you were dragging and dropping files on your PC. This speed and simplicity makes the collaboration process fluid and is easily scalable – from ad hoc file transfers to an individual to sharing working documents with entire teams.

Data Security for File Transfers: What to Look out For

When digitally sharing information of any kind, security is a major concern, particularly in a business context. The data you transmit over the internet, or even simply over your office network, will often be sensitive in nature and would be damaging if it were to be corrupted or fall into the wrong hands. For this reason, a professional method for transferring files must conform to certain security standards and protect your data from being intercepted by unauthorised individuals and modified in any way.

Among a multitude of possible security measures for file transfer, there are three you should look out for in particular – these three factors form the foundation of proper end-to-end security. First, end-to-end encryption encodes all the data you send, meaning no third party can access or edit the contents of the files you share. Second, multi-factor authentication requires at least a two-stage login process designed to protect your user account from being hacked, putting your devices and data at risk. Finally, a white/black list to define which devices can access the files you share gives you fine-grained control over privacy – you determine precisely who is authorised to read or edit your data.

Top Benefits of Transferring Files with Specialised Software

High speed and convenience

No more putting up with lengthy transfer times or having to waste time by following download links. Transfer your files practically instantaneously and access them on a remote device directly, as if you were sitting in front of your office PC.

Size doesn’t matter

Unlike email, or even flash storage drives, a good file sharing solution will not impose restrictive file size limits. This way, regardless of whether you want to transfer a simple spreadsheet to your laptop or send a lengthy video to a colleague, you can do so freely.

Reliable

Compared to other methods of transferring files, using specialised software is far more reliable. For instance, should your internet or network connection drop, your transfer will pause until the connection is regained. This ensures that files will remain uncorrupted.

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