FILECATALYST BLOG

A look back at IBC 2015

September 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on A look back at IBC 2015

The FileCatalyst team has just returned from a successful show at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam. The following is a recap from our President and co-founder, John Tkaczewski: With over 55,000 attendees (an all time record) [...]

5 reasons to visit FileCatalyst at IBC 2015

September 4th, 2015|Comments Off on 5 reasons to visit FileCatalyst at IBC 2015

Next week at this time, members of our FileCatalyst team will be across the globe in Amsterdam to exhibit at IBC 2015, from September 11-15. IBC is the premier event for professionals engaged in the [...]

Teleportation, time travel and covered wagons

August 6th, 2015|Comments Off on Teleportation, time travel and covered wagons

After the death of Leanord Nimoy this year, I found myself cruising the internet reading about him, about Star Trek, about sci-fi in general. I came across an article about teleportation that really caught my [...]

FileCatalyst Direct 3.5 is here!

July 30th, 2015|Comments Off on FileCatalyst Direct 3.5 is here!

FileCatalyst is excited to announce our latest product release in our Emmy® award winning product line - FileCatalyst Direct 3.5. FileCatalyst Direct - the company’s flagship product - is a suite of client and server [...]

An introduction to data gravity

July 14th, 2015|Comments Off on An introduction to data gravity

A couple of months ago, our President and Co-Founder John Tkaczewski had the honour of presenting an introduction to data gravity at the NAB virtual conference. While the concept of data gravity has been around [...]

Dev’s Corner: Game Pads streamlining your IDE

January 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Dev’s Corner: Game Pads streamlining your IDE

Remember APL (A Programming Language)? It had it's very own special keyboard that allowed the developer to code complex mathematical constructs with ease. While the language never really caught on, I was always fascinated by [...]

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Summarizing the “tops” of 2014

January 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Summarizing the “tops” of 2014

One of the best, and worst, parts of the December break is time with family. It's great to get everyone together, celebrate the season, and share stories; however, if your family is anything like mine, [...]

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Continuous integration testing: What is it and how can you use it?

January 8th, 2015|Comments Off on Continuous integration testing: What is it and how can you use it?

Software testing… It's a fundamental part of the software development cycle that most keen developers adapt in an attempt to keep their code stable throughout the development of their project. It is an extremely helpful [...]

FileCatalyst: What does it do (part 3)

November 21st, 2014|Comments Off on FileCatalyst: What does it do (part 3)

Think of the internet as garden hose. Now let’s say that this hose has a kink and the amount of water flowing through the hose is constricted. By bringing in acceleration technology, the kink is [...]

FileCatalyst: What does it do (part 2)

November 7th, 2014|Comments Off on FileCatalyst: What does it do (part 2)

Unlimi-Tech’s FileCatalyst technology addresses the primary roadblock to large scale, smooth, and efficient transfer of data through the medium of the internet: network latency. Network latency can be likened to a kink or bottleneck in [...]

FileCatalyst: What does it do (part 1)

October 23rd, 2014|Comments Off on FileCatalyst: What does it do (part 1)

I am often asked to frame or succinctly explain the purpose and function of Unlimi-Tech software. Over the years, I have amassed a number of go-to analogies that I have found to effectively convey these [...]

Introducing FileCatalyst TransferAgent

September 26th, 2014|Comments Off on Introducing FileCatalyst TransferAgent

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 [...]

Dev’s Corner: Java 8 and the FileCatalyst API

September 23rd, 2014|Comments Off on Dev’s Corner: Java 8 and the FileCatalyst API

The following article is a bit on the technical side. It is exploring an example of how our current client API meshes with Java 8. It is meant for our customers who integrate our API [...]

File sharing services continue to cause security headaches

July 28th, 2014|Comments Off on File sharing services continue to cause security headaches

A recent article from SC Magazine titled “File sharing programs cause data leaks, security headaches” continues to underline the ongoing struggle that businesses have with daily file sharing. The interesting statistic in this article is [...]

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

July 15th, 2014|Comments Off on The effect of digital technology adoption in the oil and gas industry

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 [...]

Flexibility in your Front-End API

June 23rd, 2014|Comments Off on Flexibility in your Front-End API

When working on a new project and making API design and architecture decisions, the guiding principle for all decisions should really be: How will customers use it? As a developer working primarily on the front [...]

A Corporate Cloud-Based Large File Attachment Solution

May 20th, 2014|Comments Off on A Corporate Cloud-Based Large File Attachment Solution

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: [...]

What Not to Share

May 1st, 2014|Comments Off on What Not to Share

As a software company in the file transfer space, our team often provides demos to potential clients. In order to do this, we use demo sites, including some private instances as well as files2u.com, a [...]

Remember Sochi

March 27th, 2014|Comments Off on Remember Sochi

Gigabits per second (Gbps). That is a unit you hear thrown around when talking about our file transfer technology. We brought 2Gbps transfers to NBC this year for the Winter Olympics. Uploads and downloads. Watching [...]

Growth of “at home” for live event production

March 4th, 2014|Comments Off on Growth of “at home” for live event production

With all the hardware and software solutions available on the market today, broadcasters are facing an explosion of equipment required to be shipped to a live venue. In the planning and testing phase, many broadcasters [...]