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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

FileZilla

I use FileZilla to securely upload files that are not permitted to be sent via insecure methods like email or web forms. FileZilla is great to test the ability to "reach" the remote SFTP server and to verify my files arrived. Once I have tested that, then our internal IT group automates the uploads to these third parties, however I can always manually log into FIleZilla to verify the uploads.
David Ferrier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Globalscape Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)

Globalscape EFT is well suited for file transmissions. It is very intuitive and easy to create file transmission rules. We transmit many files back and forth between vendors and software applications. File transmissions are fast and reliable. Globalscape allows us to specify certain file naming conventions, contain only certain data, format the data to be a specific way, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

FileZilla

  • Strips away unwanted underlying code from products that produce documents using any Microsoft product that is not needed in our products.
  • The nice part is that it strips away hidden code such as ctrl and another digit that is not necessary or can be replaced with the correct coding to produce standard processes such as graphics using ANSI or another protocol as well as line feeds and header masks.
  • We are in the process of determining if their pro product will function in the way we want it to across networks rather than going to each workstation to make changes decreasing our productivity.
  • We are also evaluating whether their technical support is responsive.
Robert Worth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Globalscape Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)

  • Efficient file transmissions
  • Ability to configure files to adhere to third-party application requirements
  • Ability to call PowerShell scripts or Advanced Workflows to format the data in the files
  • Reliability of file transmission
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

FileZilla

  • Server version for Linux: The FileZilla Server version is only available for Windows and not available for the Linux Operating System. As we have a huge Linux fan base and most of the servers being deployed on Linux across the world, there is a need for the server version of this software to be available on Linux.
  • Proper tutorials for all the available features: I sometimes feel that this tool offers so many advanced features, but most of them remain hidden behind some nested options. This happens because of a lack of official tutorials of this tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Globalscape Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)

  • Would like to see the ability for a rule in EFT to link the the Advanced Workflow that it is called (rather than having to manually locate the Advanced Workflow)
  • Would like the ability to disable just a part of an Event Rule
  • Would like to see more template creation functionality
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

FileZilla

FileZilla 9.4
Based on 4 answers
FileZilla is really easy to understand and makes it easy to log into servers to upload files. Moving files around is a breeze (even if it's a little tedious to wait for large quantities to move one by one) and editing html and css files directly is a feature it would be difficult for us to live without
Nicholas De Salvo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Globalscape Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)

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Support Rating

FileZilla

FileZilla 9.2
Based on 24 answers
I've never contacted FileZilla support directly, but they are so popular that there are countless tutorials online showing how to connect to any number of web servers, how to configure SSH/SFTP and so on. I feel that because of the popularity of FileZilla, the support from the general user community is sufficient.
Jonah Dempcy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Globalscape Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)

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Alternatives Considered

FileZilla

We've used mostly either command-line FTP programs built-in to the operating systems, or we've used web-based file transfer sites. Some of these web-based sites might require Java or other specific browser addons, which sometimes are not safe and/or can be hacked, so it's much safer and more convenient to use FileZilla instead for all file transfer purposes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Globalscape Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)

Globalscape EFT is more intuitive and easier to create file transmission rules and troubleshoot than the other software applications we have used in the past or evaluated. Globalscape EFT has the ability to easily locate the status of file transmissions along with the ability to locate what any file transmission issue may be and easily resolve.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

FileZilla

  • The positive impact is easy file management. Since we have multiple clients some of them have different host providers which offer their own FTP interface. Using FileZilla allows us to use one interface to interact with all of our client files.
  • The return on investment is quick turnaround for updating files.
Keisha Chavers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Globalscape Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)

  • Globalscape EFT is very reliable
  • Allows us to easily transmit files with customers
  • Allows us to easily meet file requirements of vendors/other software applications
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

FileZilla

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Globalscape Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

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