Lorraine Lawson put together some insights on old reliable file transfer protocol (FTP), noting that it continues to play a key role in SOA and cloud-based infrastructures. FTP was first designed back in the year of 1971¬†before TCP and IP even existed. The current specification was created in 1985. She quotes Frank Kenney, formerly one of Gartner’s go-to gurus in the SOA space, and now vice president of global strategy for Ip switch File Transfer.

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