SOURCE: Aberdeen Group

October 09, 2008 16:00 ET

Demand for Secure / Managed File Transfer Ubiquitous

Convergence of Market Pressures Necessitates New Solutions

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 9, 2008) - New research from Aberdeen, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), shows that the pressures are mounting surrounding new demands for secure file transfer from new types of users. For decades secure file transfer has been in the domain of IT which oversaw regularly scheduled transfers of large amounts of data. New research shows that the need to move large files has become an everyday occurrence in the normal course of doing business. To obtain a complimentary copy of the report, visit: http://www.aberdeen.com/link/sponsor.asp?cid=5468.

"The danger lies in the ad hoc sharing of files without regard to data protection," says Carol Baroudi, senior research analyst at Aberdeen. "There's widespread legitimate demand -- organizations need to put in appropriate controls."

Ease of use and dramatic cost savings are spurring long time users of secure file transfer to evaluate new offerings. In many cases, organizations can get out from onerous fees and even experience better service. New accelerating solutions can dramatically cut the time needed for lengthy file transfers.

A complimentary copy of this report is made available due in part by the following underwriters: Biscom, MessageWay, nuBridges, and RepliWeb. To obtain a complimentary copy of the report, visit: http://www.aberdeen.com/link/sponsor.asp?cid=5468.

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About Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company

Aberdeen is a leading provider of fact-based research and market intelligence that delivers demonstrable results. Having benchmarked more than 30,000 companies in the past two years, Aberdeen is uniquely positioned to educate users to action: driving market awareness, creating demand, enabling sales, and delivering meaningful return-on-investment analysis. As the trusted advisor to the global technology markets, corporations turn to Aberdeen™ for insights that drive decisions.

As a Harte-Hanks Company, Aberdeen plays a key role of putting content in context for the global direct and targeted marketing company. Aberdeen's analytical and independent view of the "customer optimization" process of Harte-Hanks (Information - Opportunity - Insight - Engagement - Interaction) extends the client value and accentuates the strategic role Harte-Hanks brings to the market. For additional information, visit Aberdeen http://www.aberdeen.com or call (617) 723-7890, or to learn more about Harte-Hanks, call (800) 456-9748 or go to http://www.harte-hanks.com.

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