SFTP Server for Windows

Cerberus FTP Server is the ideal secure file transfer software for Windows environments:

  • On-premise SFTP via Windows Server
  • Support for Azure-Based Environments 
  • Robust Active Directory Integration
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Secure File Transfer Trusted by Thousands of Companies

A few of Cerberus FTP Server's customers

On-Premise Windows SFTP Server

An on-premise SFTP server provides maximum data control. Our native 64-bit software is optimized for Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012, as well as Windows 11 and 10. Cerberus FTP Server’s Windows features include:

  • Low memory utilization and Full IPv6 support
  • Full visibility and control over where all company data sits and who can access it
  • No more bandwidth limitations or email attachment restrictions
  • Set policies to manage how users can share data
  • Support for Microsoft’s Hyper-V and VMWare’s ESX platforms

Fast SFTP on Azure

Cerberus FTP Server transfers terabytes of critical data in the blink of an eye. The typical server will max out its resources long before Cerberus encounters any performance bottlenecks.

Cloud-Tested: View the results of Cerberus FTP Server’s AWS and Azure load testing

Straightforward Set-Up: To learn more about setting up Cerberus FTP Server in Azure (or AWS), visit our cloud file sharing set up guide.

Cerberus FTP Server AWS Azure Load Testing
Cerberus FTP Server Active Directory Integration

SFTP with AD Integration

Cerberus FTP Server’s Active Directory integration  lets administrators manage security groups and directory access with ease.

Customizable Directory Mapping

Support for default, virtual and user-customized directory access.

Easy Group Management

Automatic group population, with easy-to-manage support for multiple groups and straightforward access reporting.

Windows SFTP Server Resources

We pride ourselves on world-class support, starting before you ever purchase a license. You can review some of Cerberus FTP Server's resources for Windows SFTP transfer here.

Full Feature List

Here’s how Cerberus FTP Server delivers better secure file transfer. 

HIPAA Compliant

Provides all of the tools necessary to allow you to operate your own HIPAA compliant file transfer system.

FIPS 140-2 Cryptography

Uses an embedded FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic module for all cryptographic operations.

Public File Sharing

Public or ad-hoc file transfer support allows a user to share unique, time-limited, public links to specific files or folders with any public user.

Auditing and Reporting

The Report Manager generates detailed reports of client activity based on user names, date ranges, and file access.

Active Directory and LDAP

Authenticate users against an Active Directory domain or LDAP database.

File Transfer Automation

The Event Manager allows you to configure email notification, perform file operation or batch file actions, and carry out server operations based off of server events or scheduled tasks.


Cerberus FTP Server is trusted by thousands of customers all over the world. Read what just a few of them have to say below.

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“Our users have found Cerberus to be straightforward.  We have handled many service tickets over the past three years, and Cerberus has had the least number of issues, by far.”

James Fayson

IT Service Owner, PACE, OASIS, Duke Health Technology Solutions

“We’ve been using Cerberus for at least five years, and it’s been awesome. Everything’s been very simple and easy, and we haven’t come across any limitations. It always just seems to work.”

Jake Cloward

Support Manager, Companion Corporation

“It’s not designed to be complicated, and it doesn’t need to be managed. I can hire someone new and they can be up to speed in minutes. Everyone on the team loves it.”

Tim Klein

Systems Administrator, Netalytics/Methasoft

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SSH Host Keys decoupled from TLS Certificate

Summary In previous versions of Cerberus FTP Server, SSH and SSL/TLS keys were managed jointly. This meant that expiration of SSL/TLS certificates would require renewal of SSH keys. In effort to improve usability and security, we are separating the management of SSH...

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