FileCatalyst and Ooyala accelerate production workflows with new integration partnership

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Ooyala - TwitterOttawa, ONFileCatalyst, an Emmy® award winning pioneer in managed file transfers and a world leading accelerated file transfer solution, announced today an integration partnership with a Telstra subsidiary and a leading global innovator in premium video publishing, production workflow, analytics and monetization.

Ooyala, offers the world’s largest publishers, broadcasters and content providers a comprehensive set of video solutions for the biggest video challenges today. Ooyala provides solutions for everything from video production, to video management and publishing, personalization, OTT apps, robust analytics and advertising. The integration partnership with FileCatalyst is specifically with Ooyala Flex, its media logistics solution, making video production workflows more efficient, saving costs, minimizing risk and delivering insight across entire production operations.

“As a media logistics platform, it’s critical that Ooyala Flex integrates with the leading technology providers in the video supply chain,” said Barry Hartman, director of Media Logistics products, in announcing the partnership. “A partnership with FileCatalyst allows our customers to ingest assets faster, accelerate file delivery within their various workflows and, ultimately, get content to market faster, more efficiently.”

“The integration of FileCatalyst’s accelerated file transfer solutions with Ooyala Flex platform means that users can now ingest, transfer and distribute content faster than ever before,” said Alan Atkinson, VP of Marketing and Business Development. “Video files are increasing in size exponentially and moving files at accelerated speeds is necessary to optimize workflow and ensure productivity.”

FileCatalyst’s integration with Ooyala Flex provides accelerated file transfer capabilities within a proven video production and distribution workflow orchestration solution, giving users quicker access to valuable digital assets for video publishing.

Ooyala Flex is a media logistics solution that helps broadcasters, studios and brands modernize video production workflows. The modular and highly flexible solution connects historically siloed production teams and technologies used in day-to-day video production, resulting in a more collaborative, unified and efficient environment that expedites content production and distribution times while lowering costs.

Ooyala (14.D20) and FileCatalyst will both exhibit at IBC in Amsterdam from September 8-12, where FileCatalyst will showcase FileCatalyst Central version 3.7 – the technology used by NBC Olympics in their production of the Games in Rio. Visit FileCatalyst at booth 7.H37 to learn more about accelerated file transfer solutions and to learn more about the integration of FileCatalyst and Ooyala.

About FileCatalyst

Located in Ottawa, Canada, FileCatalyst is a pioneer in managed file transfers and a world-leading accelerated file transfer solution. Founded in 2000, FileCatalyst 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 www.filecatalyst.com or follow FileCatalyst on Twitter.

About Ooyala

Ooyala helps deliver content that connects. A US-based subsidiary of global telecommunications and IT services company Telstra,

Ooyala’s comprehensive suite of offerings includes one of the world’s largest premium video platforms, a leading ad serving and programmatic platform and media logistics solutions to improve video production workflows. Built with superior analytics capabilities for advanced business intelligence and a strong commitment to customers’ success, Ooyala’s industry-leading end-to-end solutions help large-scale broadcasters, operators, media companies, enterprises and brands build more engaged and more profitable audiences, and monetize video and TV with personalized, interactive experiences across any screen.

To learn more visit http://www.ooyala.com/ or follow Ooyala on Twitter.

For more information, contact Jessica St-James or book a meeting with FileCatalyst at IBC.