FTA/Accellion Platform Comparison


  FTA Accellion Platform
Visibility for Governance and Compliance
Complete Audit trail Yes Yes
Activity, storage and user reports Yes Yes
CISO Dashboard of all incoming/outgoing traffic   Yes
HIPAA Audit Report   Yes
GDPR Audit Report   Yes
Plugins: safe file sharing wherever users work
Microsoft Outlook Desktop Yes Yes
Policy automation for Microsoft Outlook Desktop Plugin   Yes
Microsoft SharePoint Yes Yes
Microsoft Outlook O365 Online   Yes
Microsoft Office Desktop and O365 Online   Yes
G Suite: Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides   Yes
Salesforce.com   Yes
iManage   Yes
Protection from External Threats
AV scan incoming emails and Accellion uploads Yes Yes
AV scan enterprise content source up/downloads   Yes
ATP scan on all incoming files   Yes
Mime-type (e.g., .exe) exclusion controls   Yes
Intrusion detection system (IDS) Yes Yes
TLS 1.2 encryption in transit Yes Yes
AES-256 Encryption at rest   Yes
Hardware Security Module (HSM) integration   Yes
Protection from Internal Threats
DLP scan outgoing emails & Accellion downloads Yes Yes
DLP scan enterprise content up/downloads   Yes
Content internal archiving for eDiscovery   Yes
Content archive export for eDiscovery Yes API
Admin-controlled watermarks   Yes
Authentication and User Management
Integrates with LDAP, AD, SSO, Radius MFA Yes Yes
Role-based user profiles with LDAP mapping Yes Yes
Native 2FA for external users   Yes
SMS Text-based auth for infrequent users   Yes
Secure File Sharing
Secure shared folders and collaboration Yes Yes
Secure email attachments Yes Yes
Secure email message bodies   Yes
Seamless Microsoft Office desktop & web editing   Yes
Search full text, SharePoint, CIFS   Yes
Video streaming   Yes
Seamless enterprise content sources, favorites   Yes
Enterprise Integration and Automation
Automation Agents Yes Yes
SMTP Satellite (now called Secure Mail Gateway) Yes Yes
"Envelopes" (now called Secure Web and Email Forms) Yes Yes
SFTP server Yes Yes
SFTP self-service for business users   Yes
SFTP client   Yes
Comprehensive REST API   Yes
Deployment Options
Accellion-hosted option Yes Yes
Customer on-prem VMware / Hyper-V Yes Yes
Customer-deployed AWS Yes Yes
Customer-deployed Azure   Yes
All services on any cluster node   Yes
Multi-tier, distributed servers, scale-out, hybrid   Yes
US Federal Standards
Section 508 Yes Yes
FIPS 140-2 Yes Yes
FedRAMP   Yes
Enterprise Content Source Connectors
Microsoft SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016 Yes Yes
Microsoft CIFS Shares Yes Yes
OpenText Documentum, eDocs, Content Server Yes Yes
SFTP Connector   Yes
Microsoft SharePoint Online   Yes
Microsoft OneDrive for Business   Yes
Box   Yes
Dropbox   Yes
Google Drive   Yes
Secure iOS/Android Mobile Apps
Access enterprise content without VPN Deprecated Yes
Offline access, encrypted secure container Deprecated Yes
File sharing via email and shared folders Deprecated Yes
Admin app whitelisting controls and remote wipe Deprecated Yes
PDF and MS Office Viewer Deprecated Yes
Basic MS Office Editor Deprecated Deprecated
Seamless MS Office App editing   Yes
Mobile file push and sync   Yes
Touch ID, Face ID, Fingerprints   Yes
Secure photo   Yes
Jailbreak Detection   Yes

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