Archive for the ‘Managed File Transfer’ Category

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

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
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 […]

Driving Efficient Video Game Production: 5 Invaluable File Transfer Features

Monday, November 25th, 2013
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 […]

Accelerated File Transfer in Live Sports Production – Game Footage Transfer Tactics that Win Championships

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
Producing a live sporting event is, at the best of times, a challenging proposition for broadcasters. With multiple cameras producing massive high resolution video files, moving the uncompressed files for in-studio editing is a daunting task. Even with high bandwidth and an accelerated and managed file transfer solution there are sometimes obstacles. To address this […]

Dev’s Corner: Fighting Complexity with Smart Design

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Contributed by Jack Scuncio You might be hearing about our new Multi-Client feature in FileCatalyst Hotfolder soon, with 3.3 coming out soon. While the description of this wonderfully powerful new product is better left in more capable hands. I speak briefly about what's under the hood. That's what really excites me in the end and […]

Dev’s Corner – Keeping our code base healthy with TDD!

Monday, August 12th, 2013
Contributed by Jack Scuncio Our software is always in a constant state of improving and growing. For the dev team this means that there are now more people working on more code than ever before and that our development process has to become more refined. When adding a new feature, we have to ensure the […]

Moving large volumes of smaller files – Webinar follow-up

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
In our June webinar last month we discussed how FileCatalyst is able to transfer large volumes of small files. This is accomplished by creating larger archives comprising of the smaller files, rather than sending the files individually. This blog is intended to further elaborate on some features I didn't discuss in the webinar and as […]

Accelerating transfers from a .NET environment

Monday, June 3rd, 2013
Among our many APIs, FileCatalyst offers a way to integrate into a .NET platform using the FileCatalyst .NET DLL. The DLL can be used in C# applications as well as VB and C++. The DLL is a wrapper around our command line interface (CLI) tool. We wrote code to generate command line arguments as well […]

Moving Big Data Fast: 5 Reasons Why Accelerated and Managed File Transfer Should be Part of Every Big Data Strategy

Thursday, April 25th, 2013
Big data is growing - in every sense of the word. As we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, the amount of data produced every day is growing exponentially. Presently, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day. And 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years.(1) Furthermore, […]

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 […]

FileCatalyst Suite: Compliant with DPP Broadcast Industry Standards

Friday, March 22nd, 2013
The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an industry-funded non-profit partnership that advocates and promotes the many benefits associated with digital production for broadcast television in the UK. The partnership also leads the standardization of technical and metadata requirements within the UK broadcast industry aiming to simplify and optimize all stages of digital production distributed via […]