Archive for the ‘Solutions’ Category

The effect of digital technology adoption in the oil and gas industry

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
A recent article by CIO UK points out how digital technology is rising exponentially in the oil and gas sector. From seismic imaging to e-learning, 80% of senior executives in the industry believe digital advancements have revolutionized how they work. The remaining 20% believe digital technology has had a tangible impact. No matter who you […]

Making the transition easy

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
When considering a replacement for your FTP Solution, there are a lot of questions you or your team may have. Some answers to those questions are easy, some may take some digging, and some you won't know the answer to until later on. Recently I came about a blog that encouraged people who are considering […]

A Corporate Cloud-Based Large File Attachment Solution

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
Looking for a corporate cloud-based large file attachment solution? With file sizes growing and email servers still having file size restrictions, companies are in desperate need of a solution. The options most companies have are: free or paid online service hosted by a third party, in-house file transfer mechanism, or self-hosted solution on the cloud. […]

How Can Acceleration Benefit My Media Asset Management Tool?

Monday, February 3rd, 2014
Organizations in media and broadcast use media asset management solutions (MAMs) to manage their terabytes, or even petabytes, of data. While each company has its own unique requirements to help decide which media asset management solution to choose, the aspect of file transfer is often overlooked as a feature. As we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Cleaning Coding, Clean Code Series (Part 2)

Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Contributed by Jack Scuncio In my last post on clean coding I talked about why clean code was important, how it saves money in the long run and increases productivity. Now I want to talk a little bit about some of the do's and don'ts of clean coding. Proper clean code without side effects takes […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]