Pro2col (, specialists in the secure large file transfer arena, has released StingRay 2.6, an update of the file transfer server.

The latest firmware release for this multi-protocol file transfer server provides users with an entirely new file sending named, Quicksend. Intended for one-off transmissions, the Quicksend feature enables users to send large files instantaneously via the StingRay Client application (Mac version 2.0.2) by simply entering an email address,.

StingRay 2.6 also sees the inclusion of HTTPS with 128-bit SSL encryption. It ensures that the security of sensitive data is maintained during transit over unsecured networks, according to the folks at Pro2col.

Similarly, there have been improvements to the existing features and functionality offered by StingRay. One such improvement is the ability to personalize email content when using the Email Hyperlink feature to send to external customers. What’s more, files uploaded via the external web browser interface can be automatically copied to an internal server volume on a network.

The latest 2.6 release is free to all existing StingRay 2.5 users with a valid Silver or Gold maintenance contract, and can be downloaded from the StingRay web site. StingRay is a dedicated file transfer server built with the creative industries in mind. It provides a range of delivery options and features to simplify file transfers for business. Contact Pro2col for pricing. There’s a Mac OS X 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”) compatible client application.