Acronis MassTransit


Whether you work in advertising, healthcare, education, or software technology, the need to access and share all forms of digital content has never been greater.

Medical teams use X-Rays or MRIs to diagnose patients. Engineers share design files as they develop new products. Ad agency design teams collaborate on creative layouts for marketing campaigns. Banks share sensitive information between business units or with other financial institutions.

Digital content and collaboration together drive the need for a fast, secure, and reliable solution to share information between users or systems.

MassTransit is the perfect solution to address your most challenging digital content collaboration requirements – whether you are looking for a solution to securely share digital content or whether you need an enterprise-level managed file transfer (MFT) solution that leads the industry in performance, reliability, security, and ease of use.

User Scenarios

Tens of thousands of users today are already benefiting from MassTransit:

  • Enables business users to easily share mission-critical files of all sizes – from 5MB to 100GB – securely, reliably and easily.
  • Eliminates wasted time resending information because of unreliable transfer technologies.
  • Eliminates wasted time resending information because of unreliable transfer technologies.
  • Lets users share information at speeds they never thought possible – up to 20X faster than traditional FTP tools.
  • Minimizes the risks of sending unsecured digital content between users or servers – meeting even the most demanding HIPAA, SOX, and GLBA compliance requirements.
  • With more than a decade in the market, MassTransit was created from the ground up to handle file transfers as part of larger business processes.
  • Automates the countless hours of valuable employee time not having to manually send files using FTP.
  • Saves thousands of dollars a year in file shipping costs.
  • Improves overall email performance and reduces email storage demands.

Why MassTransit

  • MassTransit is today's fastest, most reliable and easy to use managed file transfer solution.
  • With MassTransit's UDP performance option, you can send files up to 10X faster than traditional FTP protocols.
  • MassTransit's end-to-end performance is superior because we eliminate the need to ZIP or UNZIP files before and after they are sent.
  • MassTransit has the flexibility to quickly and easily send and receive files using virtually any of today's transfer protocols including: FTP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, or our own industry-proven MTAP (MassTransit Advanced Protocol).
  • MassTransit does not suffer from the same security or reliability issues that are inherent in traditional FTP-based products.
  • MassTransit's user interface is intuitive and web-based – so usability is never an issue.

Features and Benefits

  • Ease of use, accelerated user adoption, reliability, service provisioning.
  • Rock solid architecture. Support for thousands of large files, users and sites.
  • Extensive client platform support: Macintosh, Windows, Linux.
  • Integration with corporate infrastructure like Active Directory.
  • Mission critical performance and automation.
  • Advanced transfer protocols for every need.
Powerful Client Options

MassTransit provides state of the art end-user experience. Simple, clean and natural user interfaces designed to get the job done. No need to learn how to use complex functions. The tools you need are in front of you. You already use them.

  • Web browser support for file transfers. Firefox, IE, Chrome and Safari web browsersUse the web mail-like interface to select the files and folders they want to send, choose the recipient and click “send”. Transferring files couldn’t be easier!
  • Ad hoc file transfersJust as easy as sending an email. Use email addresses, a subject and message, select the files to send and click Send. No need to ask IT to create and maintain accounts.
  • Supports FTP and SFTPMassTransit supports your company’s existing FTP and SFTP clients and FTP servers, ensuring compatibility with vendor and customer systems. No need to manage several file transfer systems. Use MassTransit for all your transfer needs.
  • Branded file transfer web portalCustomize your file transfer web portal with your organization’s logos and color schemes to increase customer awareness and satisfaction.
  • Web Browser plug-in for power usersDo you need to transfer 100+ GB files, or hundreds of files at once? No problem. The MassTransit Web Client Plug-in supports Internet Explorer, Safari, and Firefox on Mac and Windows computers and lets you do that and more. It also enables advanced features and protocols, including UDP acceleration and MTAP protocol with compression, encryption and support for Mac file integrity. Plus many features for enhanced user experience.
  • Sends email notifications and alertswith every file transfer, including hot links for file retrieval.
Multiple Transfer Protocols

MassTransit supports file delivery protocols suited to satisfy different requirements and uses. The currently included protocols are HTTP, HTTPS, MTAP, MTAPS, FTP, SFTP and UDP.

  • Lossless inline data compression
  • Digital certificates
  • Seamless support for complex folder structures and Macintosh files
  • Checkpoint – restore
  • Scales to multi Gigabyte file transfersMassTransit has been designed to handle even the largest, most complex file transfers, over 100GB made up of thousands of files.
  • Built-in encryption
Transfer Scenarios

MassTransit elegantly supports both simple and complex file transfer scenarios, ranging from email-like user-to-user deliveries, to fully automated site-to-site use cases, including powerful workflow tools and APIs to support integration and scripting to handle more complex or custom situations.

  • Client-to-client transfersMassTransit makes it very easy for users to send each other files through a web portal or with the plug-in for Outlook. Senders can upload files directly from their desktop. Recipients receive an email with a link to download the file through the browser.
  • Mixed client and server file transfersUsers can send files to remote file servers or receive files that have been copied into folders on remote file servers. This means that companies have tremendous flexibility in how and when files are transferred.
  • Automated digital supply chainsMassTransit can automate even the most complex business processes that connect multiple users and systems.
  • Site-to-site transfersPush and pull files without user intervention. Companies can setup “hot folders” on file servers at multiple sites or companies.
Tracking, Logging and Compliance

MassTransit’s logging and reporting capabilities are critical to ensuring both visibility and control.

  • Comprehensive, auditable, user-friendly logAll aspects of the file transfer process are tracked. MassTransit tracks users, “send” progress and updates the log as to where files sit in the queue.
  • Reporting toolsMassTransit provides rich, web-based reporting that significantly increases visibility and control into system usage, what information is being sent, system health and performance.
Management and Provisioning

FTP server administration is typically an IT administrator’s nightmare. MassTransit streamlines all of this, requiring a fraction of the cost and time that would have otherwise been required to support hundreds of users.

  • Active Directory automated client provisioningMassTransit can be bound to Microsoft’s Active Directory groups to completely automate user provisioning, authentication and delivery permissions.
  • Rich monitoring interfacesMassTransit provides monitoring interfaces to Microsoft Perfmon or other compatible system monitoring tools.
  • Active Directory user authenticationMassTransit can be tightly integrated with Microsoft’s Active Directory to enforce user access rights and compliance with corporate credential policies.
  • APIs for integration/automationMassTransit provides an extensive set of SOAP and COM based APIs to allow customers to tightly integrate MassTransit with content management and workflow management.
  • Automated system cleanup and optimizationMassTransit automatically deletes older files and unused accounts according to rules set by the administrator.