Pro2col Ltd, specialists in the secure large file transfer arena today announced the release of a new, Snow Leopard compatible client application for their flagship product, Hermstedt StingRay. Since their acquisition of the cross-platform, multi-protocol large file transfer appliance in 2007, Pro2col have virtually rebuilt the StingRay solution in its entirety.
StingRay development plans were swiftly formulated post acquisition, with the intention of bringing the solution in line with modern day business requirements. The release of StingRay 2.5 in December 2008 provided users with two new file delivery protocols – Email Hyperlink and HTTP Web Browser upload, each designed to simplify the process of large file transfer.
In addition, June 2009 saw the release of Hermstedt StingRay on an improved, more robust 1U hardware platform. A response to the rapid increase in file size over recent years, the new hardware has enabled faster, more efficient processing capabilities whilst still offering the same, diverse range of large file delivery options and value added features.
James Lewis, Managing Director of Pro2col stated, “We recognised StingRay’s potential during the years prior to our acquisition of the product, but the lapse in development left users with a solution that was failing to keep up with present day business operations. The development process has been challenging, however the significant progress that has resulted has been invaluable to both Pro2col and our customers.”
With yet another major firmware release impending, the development of StingRay has by no means come to a halt. Early 2010 will see the release of StingRay 2.6, incorporating a host of new features and functionality designed to further simplify and streamline large file transfer within organisations.