Remember Sochi

Gigabits per second (Gbps). That is a unit you hear thrown around when talking about our file transfer technology. We brought 2Gbps transfers to NBC this year for the Winter Olympics. Uploads and downloads. Watching the data flow through our system while in Stamford, it got me thinking about the scope of it all. Now, […]

March 27, 2014  |   Posted in Acceleration,Blog by   |   Comments Off»

Growth of “at home” for live event production

With all the hardware and software solutions available on the market today, broadcasters are facing an explosion of equipment required to be shipped to a live venue. In the planning and testing phase, many broadcasters will build a studio at home, then pack up a duplicate of the same equipment into a shipping container for […]

March 04, 2014  |   Posted in Featured by   |   Comments Off»

Recent Article published on sportsvideo.org about 2014 Sochi Games

The following article appeared on Feb. 7th, 2014 about the Winter Games in Sochi: NBC Olympics breaks new ground in workflow for Sochi Games This article is reproduced in full here as an archived copy: Beginning tonight, NBC Olympics' coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will give new meaning to the phrase […]

March 04, 2014  |   Posted in Acceleration,News by   |   Comments Off»

How Can Acceleration Benefit My Media Asset Management Tool?

Organizations in media and broadcast use media asset management solutions (MAMs) to manage their terabytes, or even petabytes, of data. While each company has its own unique requirements to help decide which media asset management solution to choose, the aspect of file transfer is often overlooked as a feature. As we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, […]

February 03, 2014  |   Posted in Acceleration,Fast File Transfer,Solutions by   |   Comments Off»

The Do’s and Don’ts of Cleaning Coding, Clean Code Series (Part 2)

Contributed by Jack Scuncio In my last post on clean coding I talked about why clean code was important, how it saves money in the long run and increases productivity. Now I want to talk a little bit about some of the do's and don'ts of clean coding. Proper clean code without side effects takes […]

January 16, 2014  |   Posted in Blog,Fast File Transfer,Featured,Solutions by   |   Comments Off»

Archives – A Perfect Fit for File Transfer Acceleration

A recent article at tvtechnology.com, discusses the ambiguity of the term "archive," and uses the Library of Congress archives as an example of how digital media is changing the way films are preserved for future access and use. It was not within the scope of the article to discuss how files are shuttled between locations, […]

January 07, 2014  |   Posted in Acceleration,Blog,Fast File Transfer by   |   Comments Off»

Protecting Your Data in 2014: The Importance of Managed File Transfer (MFT) Solutions

Having wrote about data breach prevention back in March 2009, (Top 10 Security Breaches Related to File Transfer in Recent Months) it has now been almost 5 years since I last looked into the connection between file transfers and data leaks. Despite the time lapse it is still a relevant topic for today’s enterprise in […]

January 02, 2014  |   Posted in Featured,FTP,Managed File Transfer,News by   |   1 Comment»

Driving Efficient Video Game Production: 5 Invaluable File Transfer Features

Video game development requires vast amounts of communication and collaboration at every step of the process. As development occurs, teams must share and exchange files within the office, across the country or even around the world. With tight deadlines and many moving parts, file delivery during game production must be efficient to ensure milestones are […]

November 25, 2013  |   Posted in Acceleration,Fast File Transfer,Featured,Managed File Transfer by   |   Comments Off»

Dev’s Corner: Clean Coding (Part One)

Contributed by Jack Scuncio I am a software developer, but do not let the title mislead you. I rarely develop software, it happens, but for the most part, (and the most part of every software developer's day to day), I am a software mechanic. When I first started working in the industry, I thought I […]

November 19, 2013  |   Posted in Acceleration,Blog by   |   Comments Off»

NASA’s 622 Mbps Link to the Moon: How to Increase Transfer Speeds

In a recent press release (http://www.nasa.gov/press/2013/october/nasa-laser-communication-system-sets-record-with-data-transmissions-to-and-from/#.UmkyxPlwrng) NASA announced that now they have a 622 Mbps Laser link to the moon. The press release also mentions that NASA was also able to transfer data at 20Mbps from earth to the space craft via this link. I'm wondering what effective rate was NASA getting when transferring data […]

October 28, 2013  |   Posted in Featured by   |   Comments Off»
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