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  • RIP FTP: There’s a better way to share files

    Posted on February 17th, 2020 at 01:15 Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge


    By Amy Babinchak

    Back in June of last year, I wrote about how Microsoft finally got its OneDrive cloud-storage service right.

    Today, I’m happy to report on the death of the classic, if somewhat cumbersome, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) — and how its end came at the hands of OneDrive for Business’s new Request Files feature. Let’s have a moment of silence for the ancient FTP’s passing.

    Fortunately, we might be able to put the last nail in FTP’s coffin — and rely instead on the new Receive files feature in OneDrive for Business (more info).

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 17.7.0 (2020-02-17).