Big businesses and multinational organizations are flourishing on immediate client communication. But, the problem happens when tremendous information has to be delivered to clients at the earliest possible time. Email services do not allow attachments beyond a certain limitation therefore it is not possible to send big files through it. Some email servers will not even accept an attachment of bigger than 2MB although some others are restricted to only 1MB.
Very few e-mail service providers that are business leaders will permit you to send large files up to 10 MB. You can request to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for a website in which you can store or send files while many do offer this service on being asked. However, there will become a limit to how much you can add to the website. But such a service will be inefficient if you need to send large files free. Moreover, many ISPs will request you to make use of FTP. FTP is File Transfer Protocol which is a set of net communication rules that govern and permit the transfer of files between computers. However, to send big files by using FTP, you need a specialized FTP program, for example Cute FTP or WS_FTP. In this way you can transfer files to a computer system which is miles apart.
One important drawback of utilizing FTP for a medium to send huge files is you could lose your information. An unauthorized party may intercept to your confidential information leading to unwanted consequences. Moreover, it may take ages to complete the transfer procedure which is a sheer wastage of time.
The most recent development in the area of information technology intended to promote safe and easy transfer of large files is forwarding sites or file transfer solutions. A number of these sites also offer free trial for a particular size of files. The process involves creation of an account by the transmitter to add as much as 50 files at a time and mention the email address of the recipient. These files stay in the server for a specific number of days that vary from service to service.