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construction ftp, ftps, sftp solution in the cloudUse secure FTPS and SFTP protocols to upload, download, and share proposal documents and updates to proposals to contractors, subcontractors, trades, and professionals. Avoid physical hardware and place entire data infrastructure into the Cloud, managing each users restrictions based on what they need to access. Create restricted directories only available to users with permissions. Organize different users based on employees, clients, business partners, etc. customizing their permissions in the SFTP server.

The Challenge

Construction company project management requires a system in place to effectively distribute proposal documents and updates to proposals to contractors subcontractors, trades, and professionals. Documents include blueprints, plans, drawing and specific instructions for responding to bids. There are also requirements for submitted responses to bids and updates from the field.

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Benefits of FTPS and SFTP with Hosted FTP

Secure Access from any Device

Hosted FTP allows the ease of access to your SFTP server through any device from anywhere in the world. In the office or at the remote site, you can access proposal updates, plans, drawing and submittals from any device with a web browser or an FTP client. With Hosted FTP’s security features, you can always login securely such as IP whitelisting, PKI keys, password complexity, multi-factor authentication (MFA), and more. Learn more about how to upload files from the web browser. >

Effectively Distribute and Track Proposals

Send files from your PC or from existing FTP folders to securely distribute project and bid information.  Keep track of who has accessed your files and when for fair bidding processes. With Hosted FTP’s audit log feature, you can track all login and transfer activity of every user in your SFTP server.
Learn more about distributing and tracking proposals. >

Secure Bid Response via Browser

Contractors, trades, and professionals can respond to bids using our plugin that allows them to upload responses to bid proposal documents. This can include multiple fields that collect information identifying the organization; i.e company name, proposal, reference, email contact, etc. Learn more about secure file upload via a public link.>

Real-time Notifications

To facilitate optimum workflow, notifications are necessary to keep all internal and external contacts up to date on any new information to be able to organize the appropriate resources and team members for the best possible outcome. Learn more about how to add email notifications to a folder. >


Hosted FTP takes a step further and adds layers of security and encryption to your data storage and file transfers. Over FTPS and SFTP, files are encrypted with 256 bit AES encryption in transit, on arrival and at rest. Keep your PII from clients, and confidential data secure in your SFTP server. Take advantage of Hosted FTP’s AWS (Amazon Web Services) integration and put your data infrastructure in the Cloud. Learn more about our “Best of Breed” security model. >

Are you Ready?

Join thousands of enterprises today who have integrated into the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Cloud seamlessly with Hosted FTP. Book a webinar and one of our consultants can help you set-up a trial SFTP account based on your use case(s).

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