Sep 27 2017

Ipswitch MOVEit Transfer Now Available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

MOVEit on Azure Delivers Deployment Benefits, Flexibility of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Offering

ORLANDO, Fla. – Microsoft Ignite – Sept. 27, 2017Ipswitch®, the leader in easy to deploy, manage and use file transfer and network management software, is now offering its MOVEit® Managed File Transfer (MFT) solution through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. MOVEit on Azure enables customers to utilize Microsoft’s public cloud environment while maintaining complete control over the implementation of MOVEit MFT.

“Microsoft Azure offers Ipswitch customers an easy trial experience, an extensive global presence, strong service level agreements and additional tools and services to help IT Teams address enterprise IT challenges,” said Austin O’Malley, Chief Product Officer at Ipswitch. “The availability of MOVEit in the Azure Marketplace provides ultimate flexibility and choice. Customers can now deploy MOVEit on their own servers, on Azure or take advantage of the fully managed MOVEit Cloud SaaS offering.”

MOVEit on Azure is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering where the user hosts its MOVEit software within the Azure public cloud platform maintaining complete control over how MOVEit is installed, maintained and managed. With Azure, IT teams can control the geography where MOVEit is deployed to meet compliance needs and latency requirements. It also provides improved business IT agility with the ability to scale up or down as needed, paying only for cloud resources consumed as well as shifting the cost of hardware from capital expenses (CAPEX) to operational expenses (OPEX).

We are pleased to welcome Ipswitch to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace,” said Andrea Carl, director, Commercial Communications, Microsoft Corp. “The productivity, intelligence and hybrid capabilities of Azure, combined with Ipswitch’s managed file transfer experience, support our mutual customers with a trusted solution as they migrate workflows to the cloud.”

Ipswitch provides multiple deployment options so that customers can choose what best serves their needs in relation to budget, resource constraints (including hardware, infrastructure and personnel) as well as scalability and geographic location requirements. These options include:

  • On-premise deployment of MOVEit giving complete infrastructure and software control to customers
  • Azure deployment of MOVEit giving customers the flexibility of the public cloud with control over software installation and updates
  • MOVEit Cloud subscription giving customers the flexibility of the cloud, the simplest ownership experience and assurance of PCI and HIPAA compliance

For a trial, MOVEit on Azure is available in the Azure Marketplace as a fully enabled application at no additional cost for 30 days from the first day of installation within your Azure environment. Visit:

This week, Ipswitch also released MOVEit 2017 Plus Service Pack 1 with new user experience features, including a simplified drag and drop interface, upgrade performance improvements for large MOVEit Transfer databases and advanced web admin client functionality for MOVEit Automation. For more information, visit:

This week, Ipswitch is demonstrating its 2017 Plus versions of MOVEit and WhatsUp® Gold network monitoring at Microsoft Ignite, Monday, September 25 – Thursday, September 28, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, booth #1562. For more information, visit:

MOVEit is trusted by thousands of organizations worldwide for the secure and compliant transfer of critical data, protecting data at rest and in transit. IT teams consolidate file transfer activities to one scalable system, reduce SME costs with “set it and forget it” automation and increase agility to deliver new services. For more information, visit:


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About Ipswitch
With over 1 million users from 42,000 companies managing more than 150,000 networks in 116 countries, Ipswitch designs and develops industry-leading software that enables the easy delivery of 24/7 performance and security across cloud, virtual and on-premise environments. IT teams worldwide rely on 25 years of innovation to optimize and secure business transactions, applications and infrastructure with Ipswitch MOVEit® secure file transfer, Ipswitch WhatsUp® Gold network monitoring and Ipswitch WS_FTP®. Available directly or through strategic alliances with leading IT vendors and the company’s fast-growing global partner ecosystem, Ipswitch’s wide portfolio improves application and network performance, monitors diverse IT environments and ensures secure exchange of data that meets PCI, HIPAA, GDPR and other industry and government data security and regulatory requirements. 

The company has offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, visit or connect on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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