GoAnywhere MFT

Managed File Transfer to secure and automate data exchanges.

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GoAnywhere MFT Overview

What is GoAnywhere MFT?

GoAnywhere MFT is an all-in-one solution that will secure, automate and manage all of your organization’s file transfers and related processing through a single point of control. Its intuitive interface and extensive workflow features will help eliminate the need for traditional file transfer scripts, single-function tools and manual processes.

Employees, customers and trading partners can efficiently share files and collaborate from any authorized computer or mobile device using intuitive screens and apps. Every edition of GoAnywhere includes 10 FREE GoDrive Users.

GoAnywhere MFT Overview

Pricing

Starting from
$1,995.00

Pricing options

Free Trial
One Time License
Free
Value for money

GoAnywhere MFT comes bundled with everything an enterprise would need to secure, manage and automate mission-critical file transfers. A fully functional Free Trial can be downloaded and easily installed.

Organizations also have the option to customize GoAnywhere, purchasing only those modules that meet their specific file transfer and automation requirements.

A Free Edition is available to automate FTP transfers today while providing a foundation for future growth.


GoAnywhere MFT Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, India and 4 others, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico
Supported Languages
Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Indonesian and 3 others, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Media

GoAnywhere MFT Administrator Dashboard
GoDrive by GoAnywhere File Sharing and Collaboration
Web Client Dashboard
GoAnywhere MFT screenshot: GoAnywhere MFT Administrator Dashboard GoAnywhere MFT screenshot: GoDrive by GoAnywhere File Sharing and Collaboration GoAnywhere MFT screenshot: Web Client Dashboard

GoAnywhere MFT Reviews

GoAnywhere MFT Reviews

Overall rating
4.8
/
5
Excellent
94

Very good
27

Average
1

Poor
0

Terrible
0

Value for Money
4.7
Features
4.7
Ease of Use
4.5
Customer Support
4.8
99% recommended this app
George S.

Our experience with GoAnywhere has been quite positive. It has greatly exceeded our...

It helped us with our PCI compliance and offered us additional flexibility in our data workflows.


Jeremy B.

GoAnywhere helped us replace antiquated processes

We were looking to replace a PC that was running many batch scripts using the task scheduler and human operators to accomplish tasks. In addition to replacing these processes, we were able to now provide the IT department with a centrally managed system with audit logging, security, and backups.


Alana W.

Too complicated for what we need

Some of the support people are GREAT, some are not great. The product is so complex that there are a lot of little points where something imperfect can happen re: interaction w/your system, causing a problem which is too complicated for us basic users to fix ourselves, so you end up with no choice but to pay their support people take care of it. Frustrating. Time-consuming. If I had my way we'd look for something simpler that does what we need and not all the extra stuff that we don't need; maybe it would be easier to manage. There are probably people who have made the investment of time & money to thoroughly learn all the ins and outs of this software and love it. We're not those people.


Parul P.

Goanywhere MFT is great product. Built in FTP Client and Server

It has been great experience. It save me lots of time.


Mark B.

Flexible, stable, easy to use and a great value.

Cost and time savings. Greater stability. Customer satisfaction (far fewer errors).


George S.
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Our experience with GoAnywhere has been quite positive. It has greatly exceeded our expectations.

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 10/12/2017
Review Source: Capterra

It helped us with our PCI compliance and offered us additional flexibility in our data workflows.

Pros

We originally purchased GoAnywhere to give us a more secure FTP server. While our specific need was to offer our business partners and vendors secure data transmission via SFTP, we were very pleased to know that GoAnywhere supports a number of additional secure file transfer protocols, including FTPS, HTTPS, and GoAnywhere Secure Mail (with an optional Outlook plugin).

GoAnywhere not only has "service" support, for services like HTTPS, SFTP, etc., it also supports workflow project creation. After our initial implementation of our services, we began to incorporate a number of very flexible advanced workflow projects. These projects utilize a number of GoAnywhere built-in components, including zip/unzip, PGP encryption/decryption, SFTP (GET, PUT, DELETE, LIST, etc.), SQL, email, job control, process loops, and external program calls. There are additional components (like REST and SOAP Web Services) that we have not even begun to use.

GoAnywhere is just an all-around fantastic product.

Cons

We are really quite pleased with GoAnywhere's capabilities to solve our business problems. I have had only one minor issue where I have not received resolution (yet). GoAnywhere offers the capability to connect to different types of servers and network shares. I have been able to establish a connection from our production server to a specific Windows Server via a Network Share resource, but attempts to transfer files from the production server to Windows Server via a GoAnywhere project are failing. Support has not been able to replicate the issue. It could be operator error on my part, or it could be that I am trying to do something that is better suited for GoAnywhere Agents.

Response from HelpSystems

Thanks for the great review, George. We're happy to hear that GoAnywhere has been such a positive experience for you.

We encourage you to circle back with our support team should your issue transferring to a Windows Server keep reoccurring.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Jeremy B.

GoAnywhere helped us replace antiquated processes

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 12/4/2017
Review Source: Capterra

We were looking to replace a PC that was running many batch scripts using the task scheduler and human operators to accomplish tasks. In addition to replacing these processes, we were able to now provide the IT department with a centrally managed system with audit logging, security, and backups.

Pros

We were looking to replace a PC that was running many batch scripts using the task scheduler and human operators to accomplish tasks. The PC was "ghosted" as a backup and ran old software for ftp transfers and PGP/email transfer jobs to name a few. With GoAnywhere we now have replaced these processes with centrally managed file transfers in a secure and controlled manner. We are able to connect and transfer files between many disparate systems in-house and also out of network, reliably and with accountability. The robust system is set up on a VM host running Microsoft Server OS. We like that we had the ability to start out using the embedded darby database but then were able to migrate to MS SQL once we were confident in how the product would work for us in our environment. Logging, account creation and scripting all can be performed from one application. Coupled with the GateWay product, we have a secure outward facing sFTP solution as well. Audit reporting works well and the automated workflows really help is in creating multiple jobs accomplishing similar tasks quickly. The customizable dashboard gives our engineers and programmers quick info at a glance. Upgrades to the product are pretty straightforward and Linoma support is top notch - whether you are calling in, or using their chat via the support portal.

Cons

Would like to see more "use case" scenarios and sample projects available on the support portal. It would be handy in explaining to more of our IT staff how they could utilize the MFT product to accomplish more tasks that they are performing manually or with cumbersome scripting. More canned projects to build off of would also be helpful in jump starting users with limited programming abilities.

Response from HelpSystems

Thank you for such a detailed review, Jeremy! It's great to hear that GoAnywhere MFT has provided you and your organization with a more manageable way to achieve file transfers. We look forward to sharing more use cases with you in the future.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Alana W.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Too complicated for what we need

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 3/23/2017
Review Source: Capterra

Some of the support people are GREAT, some are not great. The product is so complex that there are a lot of little points where something imperfect can happen re: interaction w/your system, causing a problem which is too complicated for us basic users to fix ourselves, so you end up with no choice but to pay their support people take care of it. Frustrating. Time-consuming. If I had my way we'd look for something simpler that does what we need and not all the extra stuff that we don't need; maybe it would be easier to manage. There are probably people who have made the investment of time & money to thoroughly learn all the ins and outs of this software and love it. We're not those people.

Pros

The job logs.

Cons

Too complicated for basic users like myself to understand & manage when something goes wrong.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 5.0/10

Parul P.
Industry: Hospital & Health Care
Company size: 10,000+ Employees

Goanywhere MFT is great product. Built in FTP Client and Server

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 8/24/2020
Review Source: SoftwareAdvice

It has been great experience. It save me lots of time.

Pros

Lots of automation with date and time, Ability to send logs to business owner and admin. There are lots of features

Cons

It is difficult to learn in beginning. Once you know the features, it will easy to use. Lots of features to learn in short training.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Mark B.
Industry: Financial Services
Company size: 201-500 Employees

Flexible, stable, easy to use and a great value.

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 12/12/2017
Review Source: Capterra

Cost and time savings. Greater stability. Customer satisfaction (far fewer errors).

Pros

The stability and ease of use and setup have been lifesavers for us. We have been able to hand off almost all of our MFT tasks to our operations group, rather than taking programming resources for those functions. We also have seen a drastic improvement in the number of transmission errors or dropped connections. We have a third-party monitoring company that is constantly hitting our GoAnywhere site (24x7) with all of the different file transfer protocols. The weekly report that we get from this company is rarely anything but 100% successful with GoAnywhere. Our previous MFT product was consistently in the 90-95% range. Support has been excellent. Upgrades have been seamless, non-events. The price was significantly lower than almost all of the other MFT products we looked at. We couldn't be happier with this product.

Cons

I am honestly scratching my head to come up with what I like least about GoAnywhere. The only thing I can think of is that it might be nice to have some more advanced pre-defined sample scripts included in the installation. There were some good basic samples, but something more complicated might have helped us in the early going.

Response from HelpSystems

What a compliment, Mark! Thank you for such a detailed review. We appreciate the feedback about including additional sample scripts and will take it into consideration for a future release.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
9.5/10
Based on 122 user ratings
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GoAnywhere MFT Pricing

GoAnywhere MFT Pricing

Starting from
$1,995.00
Free Trial
One Time License
Free
Value for money

GoAnywhere MFT comes bundled with everything an enterprise would need to secure, manage and automate mission-critical file transfers. A fully functional Free Trial can be downloaded and easily installed.

Organizations also have the option to customize GoAnywhere, purchasing only those modules that meet their specific file transfer and automation requirements.

A Free Edition is available to automate FTP transfers today while providing a foundation for future growth.

GoAnywhere MFT comes bundled with everything an enterprise would need to secure, manage and automate mission-critical file transfers. A fully functional Free Trial can be downloaded and easily installed.

Organizations also have the option to customize GoAnywhere, purchasing only those modules that meet their specific file transfer and automation requirements.

A Free Edition is available to automate FTP transfers today while providing a foundation for future growth.

Value for Money
4.7/5
Based on 122 user ratings
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GoAnywhere MFT Features

GoAnywhere MFT Features

API
Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Alerts / Escalation
Audit Trail
Auditing
Authentication
Compliance Management
Monitoring
Password Management
Policy Management
Real Time Monitoring
Reporting & Statistics
Risk Alerts
SSL Security
Secure Data Storage
Third Party Integration
User Management
Vulnerability Scanning
Features
4.7/5
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Additional information for GoAnywhere MFT

Additional information for GoAnywhere MFT

Key features of GoAnywhere MFT

  • 30 different events can trigger advanced workflows
  • AD, LDAP, RADIUS, SAML, KERBEROS, SSH, Certificate, 2Factor
  • Ad-hoc or scheduled reporting module
  • Administrators and users can have individual access rights
  • Agents for remote file transfers and workflows
  • All events are captured to a log
  • All events are recorded to logs
  • Centralized control over all file access
  • Cloud Connectors for direct web service integration
  • Clustering for active-active high availability
  • Collaboration tools to replace cloud-based file sharing
  • Define user permissions for separation of duties.
  • Detailed audit logs are maintained on all file activity
  • Detailed audit trails and advanced reporting
  • Easy integration of RADIUS and RSA SecurID
  • Email or Syslog server notifications
  • Encrypted data at rest and in motion
  • Every administrator has their own dashboard
  • FIPS 140-2 Compliance
  • For security and a smooth user experience
  • IP filters, Automatic IP Blacklists, SSL/TLS, PGP Encryption
  • Integrate with Google Drive, SharePoint, Dropbox and more
  • Interactive charts and graphs
  • Maintain security and compliance transferring patient data
  • Managed File Transfer
  • Meets PCI DSS Compliance and include Security Report
  • Meets Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Monitors for FTP, FTPS, SFTP, Azure, Amazon, and LAN
  • On-premise alternative to cloud-based file sharing services
  • PCI Security Report
  • Receive email notifications on file transfers
  • Reports distribution via the network or via email
  • SOAP, REST, C#, Java, and Command Line Integration
  • SSL/TLS available
  • Support for Open PGP
  • Translate to/from popular file formats and databases

Benefits

• Use a modern browser-based dashboard to configure and monitor file transfers

• Create multi-step workflows to transfer, encrypt and process files

• Connect to a wide variety of servers for exchanging data using standard protocols

• Allow trading partners to securely connect and exchange files with your organization

• Integrate with existing applications and programs using commands and APIs

• Monitor folders for new files and process immediately

• Schedule file transfers to run at future dates and times with custom calendars

• Translate data to/from popular file formats and databases

• Protect data at rest and in motion using popular encryption standards

• Keep sensitive files out of the DMZ while protecting the private network

• Maintain compliance with detailed audit logs and reports

• Cluster installations for scalability and active-active high availability

• Replace cloud-based file sharing with GoDrive, an on-premise alternative that provides Enterprise File Sync and Sharing for employees and partners

GoAnywhere MFT FAQs

GoAnywhere MFT FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for GoAnywhere MFT.

Q. What type of pricing plans does GoAnywhere MFT offer?

GoAnywhere MFT offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: $1,995.00

Pricing model: One Time License, Free

Free Trial: Available

GoAnywhere MFT comes bundled with everything an enterprise would need to secure, manage and automate mission-critical file transfers. A fully functional Free Trial can be downloaded and easily installed. Organizations also have the option to customize GoAnywhere, purchasing only those modules that meet their specific file transfer and automation requirements. A Free Edition is available to automate FTP transfers today while providing a foundation for future growth.

Q. What are the main features of GoAnywhere MFT?

GoAnywhere MFT offers the following features:

  • 30 different events can trigger advanced workflows
  • AD, LDAP, RADIUS, SAML, KERBEROS, SSH, Certificate, 2Factor
  • Ad-hoc or scheduled reporting module
  • Administrators and users can have individual access rights
  • Agents for remote file transfers and workflows
  • All events are captured to a log
  • All events are recorded to logs
  • Centralized control over all file access
  • Cloud Connectors for direct web service integration
  • Clustering for active-active high availability
  • Collaboration tools to replace cloud-based file sharing
  • Define user permissions for separation of duties.
  • Detailed audit logs are maintained on all file activity
  • Detailed audit trails and advanced reporting
  • Easy integration of RADIUS and RSA SecurID
  • Email or Syslog server notifications
  • Encrypted data at rest and in motion
  • Every administrator has their own dashboard
  • FIPS 140-2 Compliance
  • For security and a smooth user experience
  • IP filters, Automatic IP Blacklists, SSL/TLS, PGP Encryption
  • Integrate with Google Drive, SharePoint, Dropbox and more
  • Interactive charts and graphs
  • Maintain security and compliance transferring patient data
  • Managed File Transfer
  • Meets PCI DSS Compliance and include Security Report
  • Meets Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Monitors for FTP, FTPS, SFTP, Azure, Amazon, and LAN
  • On-premise alternative to cloud-based file sharing services
  • PCI Security Report
  • Receive email notifications on file transfers
  • Reports distribution via the network or via email
  • SOAP, REST, C#, Java, and Command Line Integration
  • SSL/TLS available
  • Support for Open PGP
  • Translate to/from popular file formats and databases

Q. Who are the typical users of GoAnywhere MFT?

GoAnywhere MFT has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Public Administrations, Non Profit, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does GoAnywhere MFT support?

GoAnywhere MFT supports the following languages:

Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Q. What type of pricing plans does GoAnywhere MFT offer?

GoAnywhere MFT has the following pricing plans:

One Time License, Free

Q. Does GoAnywhere MFT support mobile devices?

GoAnywhere MFT supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone, iPad

Q. What other apps does GoAnywhere MFT integrate with?

GoAnywhere MFT integrates with the following applications:

Box, Dropbox Business, Google Drive, Jira, Microsoft OneDrive, Salesforce Essentials, SharePoint, Trello, Zendesk

Q. What level of support does GoAnywhere MFT offer?

GoAnywhere MFT offers the following support options:

FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials