IBM Sterling File Gateway
Capabilities and Benefits

IBM Premier Business Partner - Smarter CommerceSterling File Gateway (SFG): An Intelligent, Centralized Gateway for Managing Edge-Based File Transfers

The IBM Sterling File Gateway solution provides an intelligent, centralized gateway for managing edge-based file transfers. It enables you to manage large file volumes of any protocol or format type, and provides numerous management capabilities, visibility and transparency. Its key capabilities include:

Trading partner onboarding tools

Includes an onboarding Wizard and reusable templates help you onboard trading partners quickly.

Pre-defined event-driven business processes

Minimize setup and administration of process flows, while rules-based processing elevates file transfers to a business level activity.

Real-time monitoring

Allows you to instantly acquire up-to-date transfer information.

Support for multiple protocols and communication channels

IBM Sterling File Gateway supports numerous industry protocols including: AS1, AS2 & AS3, FTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, ODETTE, SOAP, SSH/SCP, SSH/SFTP, Connect:Direct, Connect:Direct Secure+, and custom protocols.It also allows for the utilization of Zip and GZIP software to compress files to maximize disk space.

File processing and routing

An additional capability is file processing through the use of mapping capabilities, automation of processes associated with failed file transfers, and intelligent routing of files based on file name, type, contents and sender.Additionally, routing utilizes reusable templates which reduce the time required to develop and maintain file transfers.

File visibility

MyFileGateway enables partners to upload and download in a secure environment, and with real-time monitoring and self-service capabilities, provides them greater visibility.This will lead to quicker response times, improved decision making and significantly more satisfied customers.

Auditing and reporting

Provides details you need to verify regulatory compliance and adherence to service level agreements.

Extensive security

MyFileGateway enables partners to upload and download in a secure environment, and with real-time monitoring and self-service capabilities, provides them greater visibility. This will lead to quicker response times, improved decision making and significantly more satisfied customers.

Scalability

The software easily transfers large volume data without file or format limits, and enables you to scale up or down based on your business needs. The solution is built using the IBM B2B Integrator platform which coordinates data movement outside your company’s borders and supports a variety of protocols.In addition, the platform utilizes the capabilities of the Sterling Connect suite of products to efficiently, securely and reliably transport data across private and public networks.

With Sterling File Gateway, you can improve time to revenue, lower operating costs and drive internal and external growth through numerous capabilities.

Your Partner for IBM SFG

If you’re considering Sterling File Gateway, turn to Lightwell for expert guidance and assistance before, during and after your solution implementation. Learn more about our IBM Sterling File Gateway consulting services.

And regardless of the size of your operation, we can help you procure, deploy, manage and support the solution that is right for you.  Contact Lightwell to learn more.