10 Reasons to Choose Enterprise FTP for Your Business

Published on 13 Sep 2018 - Updated on 07 Apr 2020

Does your business have an enterprise account for FTP and file sharing? Are you considering an upgrade for your existing account? What makes Enterprise FTP a better solution?

Enterprise FTP – The Right Solution for Your Business

Let’s start with the word “enterprise”.

A unit of economic organization or activity, especially a business organization.

, Merriam-Webster

If enterprise and organization are associated, then Enterprise FTP would be an FTP solution for organizations, in particular, business organizations.

1. Enterprise FTP Is Built for Business

With Enterprise FTP you get all the standard features offered for a business FTP and file sharing account. This is important as FTP can be a mission-critical component of your organization’s daily workflow.

Enterprise-level accounts are designed with business in mind. From security to documentation and powerful web interfaces. Enterprise plans provide additional top-tier features, support agreements, account management services, and custom options.

Many companies offer fully hosted Enterprise FTP solutions including:

Enterprise FTP means more than just direct connections via FTP, SFTP or FTP-SSL. Now may be the time to review your file transfer service and upgrade to enterprise. ExaVault hosted FTP is built to scale for your business. We make it easy to upgrade to enterprise and get the features you want.

2. Dedicated Support for Enterprise Accounts

Dedicated support means an account manager dedicated to making sure your files transfer smoothly from upload to download.

Your business shouldn’t have to handle the tough FTP technical issues. Enterprise FTP accounts offer first-class support for technical issues. Whether it’s on-call support available 24/7, or direct access to the product engineers, you’ll be covered.

Enterprise FTP dedicated account support manager.

Account management services are essential for businesses. Having a support agreement with your file sharing provider means you know how to get support if the need arises. Direct access to engineering and integration specialists for dev questions can save you time and headache if you don’t have the I.T. staff for troubleshooting.

Specific support needs are no problem. At ExaVault, your enterprise account comes with a “Dedicated Enterprise Account Success Manager.” Your dedicated account manager is your single point of contact for all your support needs. They can also provide one-on-one webinar training to get you up to speed on connecting via FTP and SFTP, using the web interface to manage your account, and more.  

3. Service Level Agreement

To comply with additional terms and regulations your organization may need to select enterprise-level services and software. Make sure your business is getting the quality file sharing solution you need with a service-level agreement (SLA).

Get a commitment from your FTP provider with an SLA. A service-level agreement should come standard with an Enterprise FTP account. These agreements are a way to define and agree on the services your business will receive. With file sharing, SLAs include aspects of the availability and quality of the service, as well as specific responsibilities of the provider. Guaranteed uptime, storage space, and transfer speed are all outlined in the agreement for high-level Enterprise FTP contracts with ExaVault.

4. High Capacity Storage

Large and even medium-sized businesses benefit from high capacity storage. Enterprise FTP is where you get the most online storage plus all the benefits. There are plans for Enterprise FTP storage with ExaVault starting at 1TB.

Need more storage? No problem

Your company can get a custom plan with up to 4TB+ of online storage depending on the FTP service provider. Customize a plan scaled for your business.

High capacity storage up 4TB plus for enterprise accounts.

5. Unlimited File Transfers

Securely transfer as much data as your business needs to. No limits, no extra fees. Business documents, contracts, photos, blueprints and more. This important feature allows your business to keep the workflow on track. Upload one file to your Enterprise FTP account and let 100 clients or employees download it without having to worry about the traffic from those downloads causing any interruptions.

6. Minimum Transfer Speed

Data transfer speed is another area where going enterprise provides the best for business.

Get the most of out file transfers with your Enterprise FTP account when you are guaranteed a minimum speed. For example, ExaVault offers 200KB/sec+ minimum speed for file transfers with an enterprise account.

FTP is fast file transfer.

7. Unlimited Bandwidth

Bandwidth refers to the amount of data that can be transferred over a period of time. This time period is usually measured in units per second since you want fast file transfers. With unlimited bandwidth, you won’t have to worry about large file transfers slowing you down.

8. Custom Branding

Being able to customize your file sharing service is a must for many businesses to be competitive in the online market. Custom logo and colors. You can get these basic custom branding options with many business file sharing accounts.

These brands have customized their ExaVault file sharing accounts. Clients will see their logo, colors, and URL when uploading files to their ExaVault account.

Sample of custom branding with company logos.

Enterprise FTP accounts often offer additional branded file sharing options like a custom domain. Show your clients your brand only. Change the URL of your file transfer site and integrate the service directly onto your website. This is branded file sharing designed for businesses.

9. Unlimited Users

Why stop at unlimited file transfers and bandwidth? Access to unlimited users for your account is another key benefit. Enterprise and business file transfer accounts are constantly sharing folders and uploading new files and documents.

Sample of unlimited users with different permissions.

From employees and contractors to clients and other associates, it’s however many users you need. Don’t stop there, set permissions for each of your users. You decide who can upload, download, delete, and access which files and folders. And with ExaVault, you’ll get no additional cost per user which is budget-friendly for your business.

10. Enterprise-Grade Security

Though enterprise-grade security is becoming more the norm in the file transfer world, it is an expectation for businesses when looking for hosted FTP. Enterprise-grade security protects your data and your company. Network and FTP server infrastructure should be fully redundant. Immutable logs for every account transaction improve control.

A file sharing service that offers enterprise-grade security understands that data protection should be a priority. Look for enterprise-grade security to include specific security features you can enable to help limit access to only the parties or individuals you authorize.

Enterprise-grade security options.

Additionally, a strong terms of service and data privacy policy with customization available for enterprise customers can be essential for many organizations.

Built for Your Business

We’ve laid out the top benefits of going with Enterprise FTP for your business file sharing and storage solution. Being business-oriented from the beginning to top-level support — your business will benefit from the high capacity storage and fast transfers.

Already have hosted FTP or a file sharing solution? If you’re interested in upgrading to Enterprise FTP for your business, contact ExaVault today.

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