Creative Post Selects FileCatalyst to Provide Accelerated File Transfer Capabilities

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Ottawa, ON, — FileCatalyst, an Emmy® award-winning pioneer in managed file transfers and world leading provider of accelerated file transfers, announced that Creative Post, one of Canada’s premier post-production facilities, has selected FileCatalyst for their accelerated file transfer requirements.

Since opening their doors in downtown Toronto in 1985, Creative Post has established itself as one of Canada’s premier post-production facilities. They offer full-service post-production, interactive development, duplication and media distribution with unrivaled customer service. Their portfolio of clients includes some of the industry’s largest film and broadcast companies, Fortune 500 corporations, and international advertisers.

Creative Post employs FileCatalyst to transfer materials directly to and from external production, dubbing studios, and other external locations. Users using FileCatalyst Direct can see the progress of their accelerated transfers, allowing for more controlled and reliable transfers.

“Our clients trust us with their projects because of our outstanding service. With the addition of FileCatalyst, our service level has increased multifold” said Ken MacNeil, President of Creative Post.

FileCatalyst Direct is a suite of server and client applications that accelerates point-to-point file transfers at speeds of up to 10Gbps. FileCatalyst utilizes a patented UDP-based file transfer technology that overcomes the issues of slow file transfers caused by network impairments such as latency and packet loss.

“We are very happy to be part of Creative Post’s production and distribution system,” said Dave McKeen, VP of Enterprise Sales of FileCatalyst.  “Creative Post can rely on FileCatalyst for secure, reliable and accelerated file transfer capabilities. This, in turn, provides their clients with a seamless and exceptional workflow experience.”

FileCatalyst and Creative Post look forward to this partnership and to continue to provide their clients with accelerated transfer speeds and unparalleled service.

About FileCatalyst Software Inc.

Located in Ottawa, Canada, FileCatalyst is the Emmy® award-winning creator of FileCatalyst, a world leading accelerated file transfer solution. Founded in 2000, the company has more than one thousand customers in Media & Entertainment, Energy & Mining, Gaming, and Printing, including many Fortune 500 companies as well as military and government organizations. FileCatalyst is a software platform designed to accelerate and manage file transfers securely and reliably. FileCatalyst is immune to the effects that latency and packet loss have on traditional file transfer methods like FTP, HTTP, or CIFS. Global organizations use FileCatalyst to solve issues related to file transfer, including content distribution, file sharing, and offsite backups. To learn more visit http://filecatalyst.com or on Twitter @FileCatalyst.

About Creative Post

Since opening in downtown Toronto in 1985, Creative Post has established itself as one of Canada’s premier post-production facilities. They offer full- service post, interactive development, duplication and media distribution with unrivaled customer service. Their clients include some of the industry’s largest film and broadcast companies, as well as Fortune 500 corporations and international advertisers.