Yesterday, September 15, 2016 we held a webinar to introduce our new file sharing feature called InfiniShare. This will allow users to create download links to some of their files -- links that can then be shared with third parties that will not require login accounts in order to download the files.
File sharing has become popular in recent years due to services such as Dropbox, Box and Citrix ShareFile, among others. While these "file sharing services" do not offer FTP, FTPS and SFTP as options to move files between users as FTP Today does, that doesn't mean that we don't appreciate some of the capabilities of their software. One such feature is the ability of a user to create public links to certain files so they can be shared with other parties without requiring a login. With FTP Today, you now have this capability!
We call it InfiniShare because this effectively means that you can have unlimited guest download access to certain files or folders. Security controls do exist, however, so that these InfiniShare Links can not be used if they fall into the wrong hands.
InfiniShare was deployed Monday, September 19, 2016 on the following subscription plans:
Customers on other plans should contact FTP Today to discuss upgrading to a current plan.
About Martin Horan
Founder of FTP Today and an expert in secure file transfer and Internet protocols. A software and IT geek since a young age, Martin has successfully led his companies through the digital age by spotting market niches and filling them with quality IT services.
What is an API (Application Programmable Interface)? The Basics & Benefits
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Recently, FTP Today launched a new feature as part of our platform called an Application Programming Interface, otherwise known as an API. Don’t be intimidated by the name! An API is useful for many things, and if your organization has access, it’s something you should take advantage of. This blog is meant to give an overview of what an API is and how it works.
The WebApp now supports uploading folders full of files (or full of other folders and files), just like an FTP client such as FIlezilla. The only catch is that all browsers do not support the necessary Windows file system access to do this.
Prior versions of FTP Today's WebApp had a restriction on upload file size of 50 MB in order to preserve server-side memory resources. I am please to announce that we have developed and released a new upload handler that no longer requires a limitation on file size. The size of any uploaded file can now be unlimited.