FILECATALYST BLOG

FileCatalyst is Headed to NAB 2019!

February 27th, 2019|Comments Off on FileCatalyst is Headed to NAB 2019!

We’re Headed to Vegas! It’s getting close to the time of year we pack our bag and get ready to attend the NAB Show. The event will be held April 6-11 at the Las [...]

Introducing FileCatalyst Spaces: The Game-Changing New Service From FileCatalyst!

February 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Introducing FileCatalyst Spaces: The Game-Changing New Service From FileCatalyst!

FileCatalyst is pleased to announce that we’re ringing in the new year with the launch of an entirely new service - FileCatalyst Spaces. The launch of FileCatalyst Spaces marks a new era for FileCatalyst. FileCatalyst [...]

Things to Consider When Choosing a Cloud Based Media & Entertainment Platform

January 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Things to Consider When Choosing a Cloud Based Media & Entertainment Platform

I just finished reading a great article, “Evaluating Professional Online M&E Platforms” by Ken Yas, and it really got me thinking about online Media & Entertainment (M&E) platforms. In his article, Yas highlights some of [...]

High-Performance Computing (HPC) in Oil & Gas

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on High-Performance Computing (HPC) in Oil & Gas

When it comes to the digital oilfield, High-Performance Computing (HPC) is an asset to be relied upon. From upstream discovery and the mapping of ocean floors to production, optimization and design; powerful HPC systems are [...]

AI Across Industries – Where We Are, Where We’re Going

October 18th, 2018|Comments Off on AI Across Industries – Where We Are, Where We’re Going

HAL 9000 might be closer, more useful and friendlier than we think. Artificial Intelligence (AI) might not be here in a fully realized form yet, but it’s already disrupting a lot of industries that we [...]

IP-Based Workflows – The Paradigm is Shifting, are You on Board?

October 16th, 2018|Comments Off on IP-Based Workflows – The Paradigm is Shifting, are You on Board?

Since returning from IBC 2018, I have been thinking about IP-based workflows and the great discussions we had about this emerging trend at our booth. While IP-based workflows are seeing increased adoption and bringing new [...]

Looking Back at IBC 2018

October 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Looking Back at IBC 2018

Yet again, IBC2018 was a successful event for FileCatalyst. We gave plenty of engaging demos of our latest product releases to attendees, caught up many of our existing customers as well as our valued channel [...]

How Big Data is Disrupting Oil & Gas – And How Fast File Transfers Can Help

October 10th, 2018|Comments Off on How Big Data is Disrupting Oil & Gas – And How Fast File Transfers Can Help

There’s been a lot of disruption in the oil & gas sector as a result of advancements in the computing space: cloud computing, cloud analytics, and big data itself are continuously changing the landscape. I [...]

Chris Speaks at IABM: How Far Can We Go With The Cloud?

September 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Chris Speaks at IABM: How Far Can We Go With The Cloud?

This year was another successful IBC for FileCatalyst, and we thank everyone who visited us. Our booth was bustling with activity; from people asking questions about how our fast file transfer solutions can fit in [...]

Making Sense of the Numbers: Breaking Down Our Speed Chart

September 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Making Sense of the Numbers: Breaking Down Our Speed Chart

FileCatalyst World Speed Chart When we attend trade shows, like the IBC Show on the horizon, our FileCatalyst World Speed Chart always garners attention and starts conversations at our booth. The question people [...]

There are Threats to FTP Servers, are You Mitigating Them?

August 10th, 2018|Comments Off on There are Threats to FTP Servers, are You Mitigating Them?

  I just finished reading an article by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee about the threats facing healthcare companies when it comes to FTP servers. I thought it would be a good idea to outline these threats, [...]

Mapping the Human Genome: an Influx of Data That Needs to be Managed

August 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Mapping the Human Genome: an Influx of Data That Needs to be Managed

Over the last 30 years, the human genome is the lock that scientists have been trying to pick in order to understand why certain demographics are more prone to diseases, and others aren’t. In this [...]

Using FileCatalyst to Remedy Healthcare IT Issues

July 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Using FileCatalyst to Remedy Healthcare IT Issues

When it comes to healthcare, file transfers aren’t something to be left to Dropbox or FTP email attachments. The requirements are many; files must remain confidential, visible, and secure - every time. Achieving this is [...]

Globus Toolkit to End Support after 20 Years

July 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Globus Toolkit to End Support after 20 Years

The Globus Toolkit has been an open source project since its inception, allowing the community to provide enhancements that have made it what it is today. But after a nearly 20-year run as what many [...]

From the Magnetic Drum to the Cloud – A Brief History of Data Storage

June 19th, 2018|Comments Off on From the Magnetic Drum to the Cloud – A Brief History of Data Storage

In my earlier blog post, “A Day In Data: How Much Data We Generate and Consume in a Day” I examined the common data-related tasks and the amounts of data these tasks generate and consume [...]

How to Achieve Fast Uploads to Cloud Storage

June 11th, 2018|Comments Off on How to Achieve Fast Uploads to Cloud Storage

We see a lot of confusion among IT professionals about the pros/cons of cloud-based object storage like Amazon S3 and Microsoft Azure Blob. There tends to be a general lack of awareness regarding the smaller [...]

A Day In Data: How Much Data We Generate and Consume in a Day

June 1st, 2018|Comments Off on A Day In Data: How Much Data We Generate and Consume in a Day

I‘ve been thinking about the amount of data created and consumed in a single day, and it got me curious to look into the figures. I found the results very interesting - so I thought [...]

The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) & The Mind Blowing Big Data It Will Produce

May 9th, 2018|Comments Off on The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) & The Mind Blowing Big Data It Will Produce

I’ve been looking into projects that are generating large amounts of data or big data in other words, and one project I came across that really peaked my interest was the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) [...]

The GDPR is Coming… What’s it Mean to You?

January 25th, 2018|Comments Off on The GDPR is Coming… What’s it Mean to You?

There is a new wave of regulation coming in the form of the European Union Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). These provisions and regulations have been in development over the last four years, and starting [...]

Uploading Files Into Azure Blob Storage at Multi-Gigabit Speeds

November 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Uploading Files Into Azure Blob Storage at Multi-Gigabit Speeds

Moving data into cloud storage can present a number of challenges for organizations across all industries. Some of these challenges include finding a tool that can simplify the process and a solution that can move [...]