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. January 23, 2024

Resilio Alternative: Finding the Right Managed File Transfer Solution

Choosing the right Managed File Transfer (MFT) solution for your business is critical. Two popular options are Resilio Connect and Software Pursuits' SureSync MFT. Let's compare the two solutions comprehensively, examining their features, benefits, and potential drawbacks.

Resilio Connect vs. Software Pursuits’ SureSync MFT

Resilio Connect is a scalable Peer-to-peer (P2P) solution for moving and syncing large data across distributed networks. It's built on BitTorrent technology, which allows it to handle large files and folders efficiently.

Software Pursuits' SureSync MFT is a robust file synchronization and replication software that ensures data consistency across various systems. It provides real-time, scheduled, or manual syncing options.


Resilio Connect

Resilio Connect offers:

  1. Fast Data Transfer Speed: Built on BitTorrent protocol, it offers high-speed data transfers, especially useful for large files.
  2. Real-Time Tracking: It provides real-time tracking and reporting of data transfer.
  3. Flexible Deployment: Resilio can be deployed in various environments, including on-premises, cloud, or hybrid setups.
  4. File Synchronization: It supports file sync across multiple devices, ensuring data consistency.

Software Pursuits SureSync MFT

SureSync MFT comes with a range of features, including:

  1. Multi-Way Synchronization: Allowing you to keep data consistent across multiple systems.
  2. File Locking:  Prevents multiple users from modifying the same file, in different offices, at the same time. Easily enable multi-directional file replicas.
  3. Flexible Automation: Includes scheduled syncing and real-time monitoring so you always know what’s happening and you decide when it happens..
  4. Robust Security: Measures include encryption and secure file transfer protocols.
  5. Advanced Status Monitoring: See current work, pending work, and history of changes.


Resilio Connect can handle large data transfers.

SureSync MFT's can do the same and more. Its key advantages include its multi-way synchronization feature, file locking, and scheduling capabilities. These features provide a high level of control over data transfers. Its emphasis on security is also a major plus for businesses concerned about data protection.

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Resilio Connect's reliance on the BitTorrent protocol may raise security concerns for some businesses. Also, it might be overkill for businesses that don't require such high-speed data transfers.

SureSync MFT has a comprehensive set of features to solve file synchronization challenges in many different environments. With flexibility comes complexity. It is recommended to utilize support to deploy a solution optimized for your specific needs.

The decision power is yours

Both Resilio Connect and Software Pursuits' SureSync MFT are powerful MFT solutions, each with its own strengths and potential drawbacks. Your choice will depend on your specific business needs, budget, and technical capabilities.

Software Pursuits experts want to hear your challenges and help come up with real solutions to address your challenges. We recommend trying SureSync MFT free for 30 days and connecting with us to discuss your best options.