FileCatalyst NAB 2012 Wrap-up

The 2012 NAB Show took place last week from the 16th to the 19th. The show had a good atmosphere, energy levels were high, and it turned out to be a great success for the company. Here are a few of the things I found notable about this year: 10 Gbps transfers We knew going […]

April 24, 2012  |   Posted in Events,FileCatalyst,FileCatalyst Central by   |   Comments Off»

NAB 2012 – From the show floor

Starting up day three at the NAB show... The demo instances are humming, the booth staff has high energy, and the show floor is just starting to fill up with traffic. As happens every year, there is a great blend of visitors who want to learn more about our technology along with existing clients who […]

April 18, 2012  |   Posted in Blog,FileCatalyst by   |   Comments Off»

Connecting to the FileCatalyst Central Database

Introduction With the release of File Catalyst Direct 3.0.1, Central will provide the ability to enable external access to its database of transfer information. First, a little basic information: Central uses a Derby database to store its data. This means that whatever tool you are planning on using to access the database will need to […]

April 12, 2012  |   Posted in FileCatalyst Central by   |   Comments Off»

Congestion Control in FileCatalyst

Our customers often ask about our “congestion control” feature: what exactly is congestion control, why is it needed and how does it work in the context of FileCatalyst? Not easy questions to answer without getting overly technical, but this article will attempt to give high-level answers. Congestion Control: General Overview On an IP network such […]

February 28, 2012  |   Posted in Acceleration,Managed File Transfer by   |   Comments Off»

Making File Transfer Easier, Compliant, and More Secure

We just added a new whitepaper into our Datasheets and Collaterals page, entitled Making File Transfer Easier, Compliant, and More Secure. Though we are sponsors, the paper is written by Osterman Research. What this means is simply that the contents are the product of Osterman. Being that we are in the business of file transfer, […]

February 14, 2012  |   Posted in Acceleration,Fast File Transfer,Managed File Transfer,Solutions by   |   Comments Off»

FileCatalyst JavaScript API: In-Browser File Transfer

Introduction The FileCatalyst JavaScript API offers the ability to implement an accelerated file transfer application from within a web browser. Using the API, you are able to customize the end-user's file transfer experience, integrating the file transfer into your site (in terms of both functionality and UI) in a way not necessarily possible with the […]

January 31, 2012  |   Posted in Acceleration,Applets by   |   Comments Off»

Analysis On Improving Throughput Part 1: Disk IO

This post is the first of a series and continues in Part 2: Memory In light of the release of FileCatalyst Direct v3.0, I thought I'd write a few articles about the road to achieving 10Gbps speeds. It seems to me the best place to start is with the endpoint of the transfer: the storage […]

January 17, 2012  |   Posted in Acceleration,FileCatalyst Direct by   |   Comments Off»

What Problems are we solving?

This blog post is in response to a Google+ topic presented here by Jay Cuthrell (@qthrul) The question was: I'm catching up on Aspera, Digital Rapids, FileCatalyst, Kencast, RepliWeb, RocketStream (TIBCO), Signiant, SmartJog, etc... What problems are each of these companies solving today? Tomorrow? Any other suggestions? My response was an impromptu stream... written on […]

December 23, 2011  |   Posted in Acceleration,FileCatalyst by   |   1 Comment»

The World is Getting Faster – FTP is not

Just finished reading a post at GigaOm regarding gigabit fibre in the UK. Of course, being in the business that we're in, I immediately thought: if businesses of all sizes, and even homes end up with 300Mbps connections (or faster), what are all these people going to be doing to transfer their large files? Home […]

November 03, 2011  |   Posted in Acceleration by   |   Comments Off»

FileCatalyst at GTEC 2011

GTEC is Canada's government technology event. Thousands of visitors from both the public and private sectors will be at GTEC to learn about the technologies at play within the government, as well as emerging technologies which may soon become a part of the government's technology landscape. FileCatalyst has been deployed in a number of government […]

October 11, 2011  |   Posted in Events by   |   Comments Off»
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