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The latest release improves the user experience with cleaner screen styles and organization, user preferences, and other usability enhancements. 

Linoma Software has announced the release of GoAnywhere Services V2.5, a secure file server application that allows trading partners to connect and exchange data using standard and secure protocols. 

The latest release adds a new Applicability Statement 2 (AS2) service module for receiving EDI documents and other files from trading partners. The AS2 module is fully RFC-compliant with support for message disposition notification (MDN) receipts, encryption, data compression, certificate authentication and detailed audit logs. Documents can also be sent to partners over AS2 using the GoAnywhere Directorcompanion product. Unlike many of its competitors, Linoma is charging a flat price for the AS2 module with no per-partner fees and is also offering a competitive discount to those who upgrade from another qualifying AS2 product. 

Several other new features for GoAnywhere Services 2.5 include:

  • Web Client–Trading partners can utilize the Web client to securely upload and download files through their browser over the HTTPS protocol. With the new release, customers can tailor the Web Client with their own help text and disclaimers. Users can reset their forgotten passwords, resume failed transfers, and exchange files in ASCII mode.  All popular browsers are supported including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.
  • Triggers–Files can be automatically processed when they are uploaded, downloaded, or when other triggered events take place. In the new release, triggers can now be defined to rename files or call native commands, programs, or scripts with parameters.
  • Monitoring–Administrators can now “watch” users who are logged into GoAnywhere Services and monitor activity such as the commands issued and the amount of data being transferred.  Rogue sessions can be terminated by the administrator at any time with a click of the mouse.
  • Banners–Custom welcome messages can be shown to trading partners when they log into FTP, FTPS, and SFTP services.
  • Security–Administrators can control when idle sessions will time out, as well as if browsers are allowed to save login credentials. Minimum and maximum ages (in days) can be specified for passwords. Previously-used passwords can also be disallowed.
  • Proxy–For protecting server identities, the FTP and FTPS services can route data connections back to the trading partners through the forward proxy service in GoAnywhere Gateway.
  • High Availability (HA)–The configurations and logs for GoAnywhere Services can now be stored in customer database systems including SQL Server, MySQL and DB2 for IBM i. This allows customers to manage and replicate this data using in-house database and HA tools.

GoAnywhere Services supports remote administration from any device with a web browser, including tablets and smart phones. The latest release improves the user’s experience with cleaner screen styles and organization, user preferences, and other usability enhancements. 

“Feedback from customers so far has been excellent,” said Bob Luebbe, chief architect at Linoma. “They love the enhanced flexibility, improved customization options, and additional administrator tools, and appreciate that they can accommodate more trading partners using FTP, SFTP, FTPS, HTTPS and now AS2 protocols.”

GoAnywhere Services can be installed on most platforms including Windows, Linux, IBM i (iSeries), UNIX, AIX  and Solaris. Pricing starts at $1,495. Visit www.GoAnywhereMFT.com for more information and to download a free trial. For questions, contact Brian Pick, 402-944-4242 ext 712, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Justin Phipps

Founded in 1994, Linoma Software provides innovative technologies for protecting sensitive data and automating data movement. Linoma Software has a diverse install base of over 3,000 customers around the world including Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations and government entities. Linoma’s success has been built on being very responsive to its customers' requirements. Suggestions on how the company can improve its products to better serve your organization are always welcome. Readers are encouraged to review the many positive testimonials on the company's web site. Customer references can also be supplied upon request. Linoma Software is dedicated to its install base of enterprise platforms and maintains professional partnerships with user groups, data security policy groups, and operating system companies.




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