File Transfer – Made Simple and Secure

File Transfer – Made Simple and Secure

Increase the security, reliability and trackability of your critical file transfers - whether internally or externally with key customers, suppliers and other partners.

SEEBURGER MFT – file transfer made simple and secure!
Recent Massive Breaches Means Focus Now Squarely on Data Security

Recent Massive Breaches Means Focus Now Squarely on Data Security

With an increased amount of sensitive data traveling in files, security is a critical concern for all organizations.

BIS MFT helps enterprises of all sizes to collaborate securely.
Technology for Teamwork: Exchange Your Most Sensitive Data Securely

Technology for Teamwork: Exchange Your Most Sensitive Data Securely

Ensure security in file sharing and help your organization to meet compliance requirements. BIS MFT simplifies the challenge of working in distributed project teams: Collaboration and file transfer made simple and secure.

BIS MFT Solution – Advantages and Business Values

Whether automated or ad hoc, the BIS MFT solution creates security, transparency and traceability for your file transfers:

  • Central control
    Controlled, traceable file transfer with any business partner, systems and applications via a central transaction management for all communication protocols.

  • Secure transmission
    of any files without size limitation.

  • Simple handling
    Integration into usual workplace environments, web portals for secure integration of internal and external project participants and mobile apps.

  • Transparency and Compliance
    Controlled data transmission activities (who, when, to whom) while meeting compliance regulations.

  • Workflow controlled
    Individual automated/workflow–controlled scenarios for the pre or post processing of files.

  • Mobile app for access while underway
    Initiate and monitor secure transfer using tablets and smartphones while underway.

Managed File Transfer:
Secure transfer of sensitive data files of any size between companies, partners and employees


Ensure Compliance when handling sensitive, regulated or high-value information

Data security and compliance requirements weigh heavily on any company that has to handle business-critical data. This calls for a secure and agile file transfer infrastructure. Whether file transfers are automated (scheduled) or ad hoc (unscheduled), SEEBURGER’s BIS MFT Solution provides security, transparency and traceability over any data transfer.

Managed File Transfer Use Cases

The SEEBURGER BIS MFT Solution supports any file transfer scenario within your company and with external partners – On-Premise or as a Cloud Service

Ad hoc File Transfer

Ad hoc-data Human2Human exchange – as simple as email, yet secure!

With BIS MFT Solution Employees send sensitive documents securely and comfortably. Using ad hoc file transfer as a secure point-to-point connection instead of unsecure/personal e-mail or rogue services.

BIS MFT Solution integrates seamlessly into the desktop environments such as Outlook and Windows File Explorer. Users can also initiate and manage file transfers on the go via the mobile app (iOS and Android) or web portal.


SEEBURGER Customer Examples:

Delivery of large volume image files to retailers

With the MFT solution, ad-hoc product images can be transmitted from directories or even Outlook to external business partners. This avoids time-consuming postal mailing of marketing materials.

Secure exchange of confidential data between  CPG’s and Marketing agencies

Collaboration with external marketing agencies for the electronic transmission of design drafts prior to publication: During the time-critical design phase, consumer goods manufacturers increasingly use external service providers. For this purpose, they must use a secure and fast data transfer of large-volume images and product videos.

Engineering data exchange

Easy handling of the engineering data exchange with different partners, different protocols and standards, which are required for various industries - directly from your workstation using a scalable MFT solution.


Working together on files using a secure Data Room

Parties have controlled access to virtual data rooms where documents / files of any size can be shared either with a controlled lifespan or indefinitely.

Secure and efficient teamwork via:

  • Protected virtual data rooms for file sharing of sensitive information
  • Share/Subscribe to entire folders. E-mail notifications in the case of updates
  • No technical file size restrictions
  • Synchronization of folders


SEEBURGER Customer examples:

  • Data room for cooperation and file sharing in project teams, e.g. RFP responses, collateral preparation
  • Secure depository (eSafe) for management and supervisory board information
  • HR: Sensitive data containment, e.g. personnel information, CVs etc.

Virtual Project Room

An international Brand of the White Goods Industry has to work extensively with external development partners during the design phase of new products. This requires a secure Data Room accessible anywhere, anytime.

eSafe for Management and Supervisory Board Information

SEEBURGER AG uses BIS MFT Solution as eSafe to securely deposit and exchange sensitive documents between the Management Team and with the Advisory Board.

HR Applicant Platform

A medium-sized, internationally active company uses the BIS MFT Solution for the exchange of application documents and employment contracts. Confidential personal data can be processed from start to finish by multiple HR managers in a protected environment.  


These customer scenarios are only examples of options to mutually work on data in a secure, traceable and protected way.

Scheduled File Transfer

Periodic data transfers are efficiently automated via the BIS MFT Solution – both time or event-driven.

The BIS MFT Solution enables the setup of any file transfer scenarios between systems and/or individuals, such as the automated sending of reports to distribution lists (price lists updates, sales figures, etc.).


SEEBURGER Customer examples:

Feeding to Price Search Engines

A leading producer of office supplies uses several shops as well as search engines to brand their name. The permanent feeding of their price changes to Price Search Engines takes place by continuous updating from several databases from backend systems.

Scheduled File Transfer in the High Tech Industry

A reputable PC manufacturer distributes new images weekly to all contracted manufacturers worldwide.

Omnichannel Support for Retail

Automated distribution of price lists, sales figures, inventory data etc. to all of a textile retailer’s stores.


These customer scenarios are only examples of options to transfer data on a scheduled and controlled basis.

Connecting Systems

Integrated data exchange – connecting systems

The BIS MFT solution is equipped with integrated application adapters for the file export and file import from or into application systems or databases. Applications can be connected simply even if they have a non-native file interface.

Outside the reach of specific adapters a generic MFT agent software is available with SEEBURGER BIS Link. It comes preconfigured and allows connection of even the most remote system to the BIS MFT solution.


SEEBURGER Customer examples:

Automotive: Automated master data transfer between plants and headquarters

Engineering: CAx data transfer with connection to a PDM/PLM system

Retail: Exchange of sales figures and price lists between headquarters and branch offices

Insurance Industry: Document scanning stations without "built-in" communication have to send OCR data.


These customer scenarios are only examples on how to use BIS MFT to connect systems and benefit from reduced operating efforts and enhanced transparency of data exchange.

Functional overview of the SEEBURGER BIS MFT Solution

Implement secure file transfer scenarios with SEEBURGER Business Integration Suite

The coordination of company-wide data streams requires security, control and transparency. SEEBURGER’s MFT solution comprehensively ensures this via two core building blocks: The MFT Gateway ensures the secure transfer of data and the MFT Management ensures efficient administration and control.

The BIS MFT Gateway controls and governs all processes around file transfer. The interactive file transfer functionality is provided by the BIS FileExchange Server.

The BIS MFT Management offers an overview of your own and third-party MFT mount points, users, authorizations and file transfers at any time and supports onboarding via self–service functions.

With tailored role–based functions for users, communication partners, MFT integrators and MFT specialists, the BIS MFT Management minimizes the effort for administration and communication with the users.

5 Ways Secure Managed File Transfer Can Improve Your Business

Automated and managed file transfer of any files using your current protocols (SFTP, FTP etc.).

Download Whitepaper

Maximum protection when exchanging sensitive data!

Are your departments bypassing your compliance guidelines? See how you can solve this!

Watch Webinar

An Introduction to Managed File Transfer

SEEBURGER – 30 years of experience in secure file transfer technology.

Watch video (3 min)

Gain Insights on Latest MFT Topics in Our Blogs

Learn from our MFT experts how easy it can be to solve file transfer issues.

MFT Blogs

Benefit from the SEEBURGER MFT Solution.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact us!

More than 10,000 satisfied customers worldwide rely on SEEBURGER solutions

Here you find the success stories from our customers

SEEBURGER BIS MFT as prerequisite for each digitalization project

By using the entire BIS suite including BIS, BIS FileExchange and BIS Link Alliander has one solution for all their Human-to-Human, Application-to-Application and Business-to-Business MFT scenarios.

Raiffeisen Informatik relies on leading-edge technology

Raiffeisen Informatik chose SEEBURGER BIS FileExchange for its highly configurable technology and comprehensive technical capabilities to add to its customer-friendly service offering.

Innovating Philipsʼ communication by SEEBURGER BIS

One solution for all the Human-to-Human, Philips’ EDI communication and partner Onboarding services with their trading partners

Nordea modernizes their integration and communication platform

By consolidating all communications and integrations in one solution, Nordea will be able to improve its customer offerings, shorten its time-to-market, reduce operational risks and increasing costs.

Integration and Digitalization of FERCAMʼs logistics value chain

The SEEBURGER BIS6 On-Premises solution ensures total cooperation with national and international partners and a perfect synergy between the management of various business divisions.

Flexible data interchange with solutions from one single source

Significant savings by secure engineering data exchange and integration with external development partners in one central PLM System, provided by BIS6 EDI, Managed as well as Adhoc File Transfer.