ETL SFTP data with Designer Cloud

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SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) is a secure file protocol that is used to access, manage, and transfer files over an encrypted SSH transport.

ETL SFTP data to your data warehouse to combine it with business-critical application data in seconds. With Designer Cloud, you can transform, automate, and monitor your SFTP pipeline with real-time metrics to understand how data flows between endpoints. No code required.


Join SFTP data with any data source

Combine your SFTP data with any datasets, such as data from Azure, Google BigQuery, or other cloud storage, as well as MySQL, SQL Server, and Oracle. Connect to any data - Trifacta's data integration workflow supports a wide variety of cloud data lakes, data warehouses, applications, open APIs, file systems, and allows for flexible execution, including SQL, dbt, Spark, and Python. Quickly ingest SFTP data into a data warehouse, such as Amazon Redshift or Snowflake, and integrate it with other application data for a combined analysis. No matter the type of data that your SFTP data needs to be transformed with, such as Facebook Ads data, JSON data, CSV data, or Microsoft Excel data, Trifacta's visual workflow lets you interactively access, preview, and standardize joined data with ease.

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SFTP to your data warehouse in minutes

ETL your SFTP data to the destination of your choice.


No-code automation for your SFTP pipeline

Designer Cloud democratizes the ETL process and empowers everyone to easily build data engineering pipelines at scale. With a few simple clicks, you can automate your SFTP data pipeline. No more tedious manual uploads, resource-intensive transformations, and waiting for scheduled tasks. Deploy and manage your self-service SFTP pipeline in minutes, not months.

Ensure quality data every time.

No matter how you need to combine and transform SFTP data, ensure that the end result is high-quality data, every time. Designer Cloud automatically surfaces outliers, missing data, and errors and its predictive transformation approach allows you to make the best possible transformations to your data.

Schedule, automate, repeat.

Automate your SFTP pipelines with job scheduling so that the right data is enriched or structured and in your data warehouse when you need it. When new SFTP data is generated, let your scheduled data pipelines do the work of preparing it for you—no manual intervention required.

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Maximize the value of your SFTP.

Strengthen the insights you get from SFTP by centralizing your SFTP data in a data warehouse, which allows you to enrich it with all sorts of company-wide data. No longer will data generated from SFTP be isolated from the rest of your company’s critical and interconnected activities; instead, you’ll discover new, unforeseen insights and connect the dots across your company like never before.


"Designer Cloud allows us to quickly view and understand new datasets, and its flexibility supports our data transformation needs. The GUI is nicely designed, so the learning curve is minimal. Our initial data preparation work is now completed in minutes, not hours or days."


Use cases for the SFTP connector

  • Finance Operations - Import financial data via an SFTP connector and combine it with sales data from your CRM, such as Salesforce.

  • Customer Marketing - Import sensitive customer information via an SFTP connector and combine it with existing customer information stored in Excel spreadsheets.

  • Customer Service - Combine data via an SFTP connector with Intercom to better understand and improve customer service.

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