Case Studies

NBC Sports Group: Seamlessly enabling global transfer of live sporting events

NBC Seamlessly Enabling Global Transfer of Live Sporting Events Profile NBC has owned the American rights to broadcast the Winter Olympics since 2002, delivering coverage of sporting events and medal ceremonies across the United States via cable television and online. From February 7 to 23, NBC Sports Group, renowned for its unsurpassed award-winning Olympic production, […]
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PGS: Speeding the Delivery to of Big Data in Oil and Gas to 10 Gbps

PGS Speeding the Delivery to of Big Data in Oil and Gas to 10 Gbps Profile Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) is a marine focused geophysical organization helping oil companies to find offshore oil and gas reserves worldwide. Founded in 1991, PGS now has a presence in 25 countries and ranks among the world’s 3 largest marine […]
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United Nations: Accelerating and Securing Field & Mission Updates

United Nations Accelerating and Securing Field & Mission Updates Profile Founded in 1945, the United Nations is an international organization committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights. The UN provides a forum for its 193 Member States to discuss and […]
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Travel Channel: Accelerating Content Delivery Across the Globe

Travel Channel Accelerating Content Delivery Across the Globe Profile Launched in 1987, Travel Channel is the world's leading travel media brand, delivering stories of human journeys and travel destinations to nearly 130 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. As part of the Scripps Networks Interactive family, Travel Channel shares a vast […]
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NICE Software: Accelerated and managed file transfer in the oil and gas industry

Partner Spotlight: NICE Software Accelerated and managed file transfer in the oil and gas industry Profile NICE Software delivers comprehensive grid & cloud solutions for companies and institutions aimed at increasing user productivity to access applications and computing resources. Since 1996, NICE Software has provided solutions built on its flexible EnginFrame Grid Portal technology, delivering […]
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BBC: FileCatalyst and Quicklink Partner to Accelerate BBC’s Digital Content

Accelerating BBC’s Digital Content FileCatalyst and Quicklink partner in video distribution solutions Profile The BBC, the world's leading public service broadcaster, makes its mission to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. From television and radio to breaking news, this broadcasting giant constantly delivers world-class content around the globe. Challenges In 2012, […]
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Evirx: Accelerating excellence in professional trainings

Since 2008 Evirx has delivered web-based software solutions to individuals and companies seeking professional excellence. Through web based video analysis tools Evirx helps professionals advance in their careers by capturing demonstrations of workplace skills, knowledge and competencies made available for supervisor assessment. Evirx provides solutions used in healthcare, medicine, education, military, and corporate training with its VideoWurks tool. VideoWurks allows users in remote locations to upload video demonstrating workplace competencies from anywhere with an Internet connection, which supervisors and instructors then assess to provide feedback.
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Aberdeen Broadcast Services: Accelerating Digital Workflows in Broadcast

Since 2001, Aberdeen Broadcast Services has delivered programming content services to broadcast networks and stations globally, specializing in digital file delivery, captioning and language translation, subtitling and voice overs. Operating in an industry where the quick exchange of large media files is crucial, Aberdeen routinely receives full resolution video files from producers around the world for post-production. After processing and transcoding video files to the required station formats, Aberdeen digitally delivers the completed files to receiving stations, completing the workflow.
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CDMN: The Road to Banff leads through the Cloud

FileCatalyst was deployed to a cloud server provided by Canadian Cloud Computing. The solution was used to exchange large media assets over the internet as part of Canada 3.0's "Road to Banff" pitch-off event. The challenge was how to quickly and easily deliver the large video files to the appropriate individuals after the conference had concluded. Because the presentations included confidential financial and strategic information, the process had to be as secure as possible.
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VPRO: Unpredictable Network on the High Seas

VPRO of the Netherlands produced a television show requiring data transfer from a sailing ship on the high seas back to the mainland, using a pair of VSAT domes installed on the ship and connecting via an unpredictable satellite link. Their original system was slow and unreliable. It's no wonder—TCP (the layer FTP is built upon) is hit incredibly hard by packet loss and latency, which satellite connections have in abundance. VPRO's first priority was increasing reliability of file transfer; the next was maximizing available link speed; budget was only a tertiary concern, but FileCatalyst also cost a tenth of the hardware alternative.
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