Archive for the ‘Products’ Category

Introducing FileCatalyst TransferAgent

Friday, September 26th, 2014
If you have been keeping up with FileCatalyst, you may have already heard of our latest product, FileCatalyst TransferAgent. Officially released yesterday, TransferAgent introduces a new way to harness the power of FileCatalyst. That last phrase should be read with a booming echoing voice, by the way. Our formal introduction of the product was during […]

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 […]

Evaluating Technology: How to Choose the “Right” Solution

Friday, August 30th, 2013
Let me ask you a few questions: Java vs. C++ vs C# vs Objective C… which one is better? Windows vs. Linux vs Apple - which one rules? Android vs iPhone vs Blackberry - which one rocks? JSP vs. ASP vs. PHP - which one is the clear winner? There are countless articles on the […]

Why the Newly Launched Satellite Alphasat is a Perfect Match for FileCatalyst

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
On Aug 15, 2014 BBC published the following article: Alphasat: 'Space A380' switches on 'brain' “Alphasat will be used by broadcasters such as the BBC, shipping operators, the oil industry, the military, and anyone else working away from traditional terrestrial communications networks.” We already have a number of clients that use FileCatalyst on the Inmarsat […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feature highlight: Controlling access to content in FileCatalyst Workflow & Webmail

Monday, January 28th, 2013
In FileCatalyst Workflow and Webmail, admins have the option to create group folders, allowing users to share files and transactions with each other. However, admins may not want all users in the group to have the same level of access to those files. Based on organizational roles and responsibilities, certain users may only be permitted […]

AberFast Video File Delivery: Aberdeen Captioning Integrates FileCatalyst Technology for Accelerated Transfers

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
Aberdeen's AberFast solution enables the quick sharing of files across the globe with their cloud-based file delivery and transcoding solution. Helping to give the digital delivery system its extra oomph in file transfer speed is an integration with FileCatalyst UDP-based technology. The partnership provides clients operating in the broadcast industry a one-stop solution to upload, […]

More aggressive transfer settings in v3.1

Thursday, November 29th, 2012
When FileCatalyst first introduced congestion control in 2006 (or v1.5 of the software), we decided to have the protocol “play nice” on networks. To a network administrator, this meant that we never oversaturated their network when they ran their first UDP transfer. It also meant that with HotFolder's default settings, transfers would begin at 384 […]

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.