A growing problem with rich multimedia electronic presentations is their increasing file size. Data files, in general, are larger, making it challenging to send them over the Internet. Most e-mail clients have limitations on attachment sizes, thus securely sending a one hundred megabyte PowerPoint presentation with embedded video over e-mail is nearly impossible. YouSendIt, however, offers solutions consisting of a free web service and the YouSendIt Enterprise Server. Both solutions offer comprehensive security options. The YouSendIt Enterprise Server is an enterprise level, complete large file transfer consisting of a dedicated server that can integrate with existing network security infrastructure.
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setting up your own FTP server. If security isn''t your biggest concern, setting up the FTP server is generally a manageable option. All you have to do is get permission to open up the appropriate ports on your network, set up the FTP service, send the file over, close the connection, and then shut down the server. It''s a lot of work, creates a lot of potential security holes, and if you have to send large files on a regular basis, it can become a very cumbersome process. If you''ve faced the challenge of