GDC- Delivering Content

At its heart, GDC is a technology show. Yes, gaming is the main focus, but that focus is not on the consumer end like an E3 or a PAX. Looking around, you’ll see exhibitors displaying technologies that help game developers with the creation and delivery of their virtual experiences. Last year's GDC seemed to center […]

March 31, 2009  |   Posted in FileCatalyst,Managed File Transfer by   |   Comments Off»

GDC Day 1-2 and why FileCatalyst is here

In my 9 years as co-founder and president of FileCatalyst, nothing is more exciting than going to an industry-specific trade show and talking to the visitors in our booth about file transfer. At first glance most visitors dismiss the need for a file transfer solution. Most people don’t realize that problems with FTP, large email […]

March 26, 2009  |   Posted in FileCatalyst by   |   Comments Off»

Acceleration pt3 – Multiple Streams

Accelerating File Transfer: Quicklinks Overview | Part 1: Compression | Part 2: Minimizing Data Sets | Part 3: Multiple Streams | Part 4: Alternatives (like FileCatalyst!) to FTP/TCP As part of our ongoing discussion on fast file transfers, or "acceleration," (which we began with the article "Accelerating File transfer"), we have already talked about how […]

March 18, 2009  |   Posted in Acceleration,Fast File Transfer,FileCatalyst by   |   Comments Off»

FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow 4.2 released

Those who subscribe to our news from our support site (support.filecatalyst.com) will already be aware; for those keeping tabs on us via this blog, we're happy to announce that FileCatalyst Webmail and FileCatalyst Workflow have each been updated to version 4.2. Here's the notice as it appeared in our news: FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow have […]

March 17, 2009  |   Posted in FileCatalyst Web and Workflow,News,Support by   |   Comments Off»

WAN optimization: How a file transfer software solution can complement your WAN appliance

When we launched the new blog using WordPress, one of the long-term goals was to eventually migrate some of our articles from the old blog to this new home. One subject that comes up from time to time is the decision between a WAN appliance and a file transfer solution. Many organizations approach this as […]

March 11, 2009  |   Posted in Acceleration,Fast File Transfer,FileCatalyst by   |   1 Comment»

FileCatalyst Direct/Express 2.7.1 released

FileCatalyst Direct and Express have been updated to version 2.7.1. As an incremental release, 2.7.1 is primarily a maintenance release, tightening up a few features and adding a few small improvements. 2.7 introduced progressive transfers on file deltas (see our recent article on minimizing data sets) but for uploads only. This release adds the functionality […]

March 09, 2009  |   Posted in FileCatalyst Direct by   |   Comments Off»

Gaming – Yeah…getting bigger

I admit it. I'm the resident gamer here at Unlimi-Tech. I play mostly Massively Multiplayer Online games right now, like Eve Online and Lord of the Rings Online. I also dabble in many other types of games as well like shooters (..rarely these days...) and strategy games. It's a great hobby that both myself and […]

March 06, 2009  |   Posted in FileCatalyst by   |   Comments Off»

Acceleration pt 2 – Minimizing Data Sets

Accelerating File Transfer: Quicklinks Overview | Part 1: Compression | Part 2: Minimizing Data Sets | Part 3: Multiple Streams | Part 4: Alternatives (like FileCatalyst!) to FTP/TCP We began discussing the various ways that acceleration solutions can shorten transfer time. The first of these was the use of compression. The main point of the […]

March 05, 2009  |   Posted in FileCatalyst by   |   Comments Off»

The product you don’t even know you need.

Yes, it is a cliché but seriously, you need FileCatalyst and you probably don’t even know it. I am obviously biased since I wrote a lot of the back end to FileCatalyst and have been "drinking my own kool-aid" for a while now. But haven’t you ever bought something and then a few months later […]

March 04, 2009  |   Posted in FileCatalyst by   |   Comments Off»

Top 10 – security breaches related to file transfer in the recent months

Two of the problems we address with our accelerated file transfer solutions are security (offering SSL and AES encryption, as well as safe authentication methods such as LDAPs) and of course speed. By addressing speed of delivery, we also allow companies that would formerly record data to media such as DVD to instead use digital […]

March 03, 2009  |   Posted in FTP,Managed File Transfer by   |   Comments Off»
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