Archive for the ‘FileCatalyst Direct’ Category

Dev’s Corner: Java 8 and the FileCatalyst API

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
The following article is a bit on the technical side. It is exploring an example of how our current client API meshes with Java 8. It is meant for our customers who integrate our API within their software. I am expecting the reader to be familiar with the Java language. So after much anticipation, Java […]

NAB Show 2013 Wrap Up: Exciting Announcements and New Releases for the Digital Media Industry!

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
Last week, the FileCatalyst Team attended NAB Show in Las Vegas. This was a great show with many new, exciting technologies announced (including our own new FileCatalyst Central and FileCatalyst Direct releases) breathing new life into the constantly evolving digital media industry. Along with showcasing our latest FileCatalyst Central and FileCatalyst Direct releases offering extended […]

FileCatalyst at NAB – Unveiling our Latest Product Releases and Showcasing the Fastest Media File Transfers

Friday, April 5th, 2013
Next week the FileCatalyst Team will be heading to Las Vegas for the always entertaining and informative NAB Show. Bringing together approximately 100,000 digital media professionals the NAB Show is the essential industry event for creative inspiration and next-generation technologies to help breathe new life into content. The FileCatalyst Team will be at Booth SL13013 […]

Pride in our work. Confidence in our performance.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
Last year, the FileCatalyst team was approached with an interesting proposition. A PhD researcher from the Anhalt University, Dmitry Kachan, wanted to test multiple transfer solutions from competing vendors as part of his work. He would take a copy of our software, run some tests to see how it performed under various network conditions, and […]

Analysis On Improving Throughput Part 1: Disk IO

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
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 […]

FileCatalyst Direct 2.9 in Beta

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
The next version of our FileCatalyst Direct product is ramping up for imminent release. For several days now, existing clients and interested parties have been testing beta versions of 2.9 and providing final feedback before launch. If you are interested in checking out 2.9 before it goes into production, be sure to talk to your […]

Real-time FileSystem Monitoring

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
HotFolder is the most feature rich client application in the FileCatalyst suite. In a nutshell, it lets you watch folders on your local computer and/or FileCatalyst Server, and automatically transfer new or changed files. Until the release of version 2.8.1, FileCatalyst HotFolder had one major drawback: It couldn't identify changes to the source folder unless […]

Log Viewing Improvements in FileCatalyst Direct 2.8.1

Monday, December 13th, 2010
With the release of FileCatalyst Direct 2.8.1, there have been a number of improvments. Most of these are "under the hood," but some are quite visible to the end user. As many of you have no doubt experienced; the log viewing capabilities of FileCatalyst Server/Admin were pretty rudimentary. I say “were” because they received a […]

Management Improvements: FileCatalyst Direct 2.8

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010
The MonitoringAgent is an indispensable tool for organizations who need to be aware of statuses (for example, problems) in their FileCatalyst deployments. As of version 2.8, we have made some significant changes that result in a more efficient, easier to manage, and scalable monitoring tool.