FileCatalyst Teams Up with Magna Systems and Engineering for Accelerated File Delivery in Asia Pacific Broadcast Industry

June 17, 2013—Unlimi-Tech Software, the pioneer in accelerated file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the world’s leading accelerated file transfer solution, today announces a value added reseller agreement with Magna Systems and Engineering. This partnership enables Magna Systems to distribute the FileCatalyst suite of accelerated and managed file transfer solutions to clients in the Asia Pacific region.

With offices in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Indonesia and Singapore, Magna Systems is a leading and knowledgeable system integrator solutions and equipment distributor to organizations in the broadcast industry. Magna Systems company works with leading broadcasters and telecommunications corporations to build complete networks, playout centres, or key turnkey solutions to optimize media workflow processes.

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The new distributor agreement between FileCatalyst and Magna Systems sees that Magna may provide its clients with the FileCatalyst platform of accelerated and managed file transfer solutions. The addition of the FileCatalyst UDP-based protocol allows for fast and simple sharing of digital content among Magna Systems’ clients. FileCatalyst’s UDP-based accelerated file transfer technology eliminates file transfer bottlenecks from occurring when trying to share large media files, a problem commonly experienced by organizations in the broadcast industry.

“The FileCatalyst platform brings a valuable new offering to our client base and further enhances networks we help our clients to build with its unique acceleration technology and leading data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps,” says Barry Pegg, Group Engineering Manager at Magna Systems & Engineering.

“We are excited to bring FileCatalyst to the Asia Pacific region through this partnership with Magna Systems,” says Alan Atkinson, VP of Business Development at Unlimi-Tech. “Magna Systems is an experienced and well known IT distributor in the broadcasting space, offering solutions from leading manufacturers around the world, now including the FileCatalyst suite of products.”

FileCatalyst will be exhibiting the FileCatalyst suite of accelerated and managed file transfer solutions at Broadcast Asia, the continent’s largest representative, integrated show for the pro-audio, film and TV industries, taking place at the Marina Bay Sands, in Singapore from June 18 - 21.

About Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc.

Located in Ottawa, Canada, Unlimi-Tech Software is the creator of FileCatalyst, the world's leading accelerated file transfer solution. Founded in 2000, the company has more than one thousand customers in media & entertainment, energy & mining, gaming and printing, including many Fortune 500 companies as well as military and government organizations. FileCatalyst is a software platform designed to accelerate and manage file transfers securely and reliably. FileCatalyst is immune to the effects that latency and packet loss have on traditional file transfer methods like FTP, HTTP or CIFS. Global organizations use FileCatalyst to solve issues related to file transfer, including content distribution, file sharing and offsite backups.
To learn more visit http://www.filecatalyst.com

About Magna Systems and Engineering

Magna Systems & Engineering was founded in 1968 by a small group of people with solid backgrounds from the Broadcast Industry. With its history set very firmly in the early days of television broadcasting in Australia the company has evolved a culture based on quality, experience and trust – all of which are as true today as they were in the beginning.

Over the past 40+ years Magna Systems has successfully worked with leading broadcasters and telecommunications corporations building complete Networks, Playout Centres or Key Turnkey Solutions. During this period much has changed in the industry and the company’s ability to change ahead of the times as well as with them that has meant Magna Systems has remained a successful independent distributor in this industry.
To learn more visit http://www.magnasys.tv