Unlimi-Tech Software’s FileCatalyst Accelerates Media Asset Ingestion and Delivery in ComputeNext’s MediaPaaS Cloud Platform

April 4, 2013—Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the world's leading accelerated file transfer solution, is pleased to announce an integration along with leading media service software vendors Harmonic, Venera Technologies, and Empress Media Asset Management into MediaPaaS, ComputeNext’s cloud-based, integrated digital media asset management, quality control, transcoding, and workflow solution. This end-to-end media services solution will be launched and demonstrated as part of the Start-Up Loft (booth C-ST13) at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, from April 8 to 11.

MediaPaaS offers a packaged digital media cloud services solution ideal for media industry professionals looking to enhance digital media workflow and content delivery with on-demand software to facilitate their production and post-production workflows in the cloud. Eliminating slow file ingestion and distribution to and from the MediaPaaS cloud platform is the FileCatalyst Direct solution, allowing files of any size or format to be sent at blazing speeds of up to 10 Gbps with its unique acceleration technology. Also included in MediaPaaS is the FileCatalyst Workflow managed file transfer solution, enabling simplified and automated media file submission and distribution workflows from one central location. Other media services in MediaPaaS include quality control, transcoding, and media asset management.

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The vision for MediaPaaS is to unite digital media services with cloud service brokerage, redefining how broadcasters, content creators, distributors, and digital media agencies optimize their workflows. Built as a full-service procurement solution organizations, MediaPaaS was designed based on feedback from customers in broadcast and media markets requiring the ability to provision media solutions that leverage the on-demand, scalable, and pay-per-use cloud model.

“Combining these services into MediaPaaS offers a unique valuable service to professionals in the media and entertainment industry,” says Alan Atkinson, Vice President of Business Development at Unlimi-Tech. “We’re pleased to offer FileCatalyst accelerated file transfer technology in this packaged solution, offering media professionals secure and reliable file transfers in the cloud.”

Unlimi-Tech will also exhibit at the upcoming NAB Show, at booth SL13013, showcasing the fastest file transfers in media with demonstrations of FileCatalyst, their accelerated and managed file transfer software platform.

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 www.filecatalyst.com

About ComputeNext


ComputeNext, a Bellevue, WA based technology company, offers CIOs, developers, ISVs and SMEs choice in cloud service providers to eliminate lock-in. With the belief that a handful of large IaaS providers cannot satisfy the world’s computing demands, ComputeNext has built a marketplace for cloud providers around the world to list and offer their cloud computing services to the public. As a cloud marketplace, MediaPaaS delivers a transparent and transactional user experience with patented search and discovery technology to promote efficient computing.
To learn more visit www.computenext.com