FileCatalyst Joins Forces with Glookast to Provide Accelerated File Transfer Technology to their Workflow Solutions

FileCatalyst, an Emmy® award-winning pioneer in managed file transfers and a world-leading accelerated file transfer solution, has announced a new ISV partner integration with Glookast.

03 Apr 2018

FileCatalyst Joins Forces with Glookast to Provide Accelerated File Transfer Technology to their Workflow Solutions

OTTAWA, ON - FileCatalyst, an Emmy® award-winning pioneer in managed file transfers and a world-leading accelerated file transfer solution, has announced a new ISV partner integration with Glookast. This integration will provide file transfer acceleration to users of Glookast’s solution portfolio, ranging from baseband and file ingest to media services that include parking, retrieving, transcoding, and outgesting.

Users will have the capability of deploying the integrated solution on any Glookast product, as the integration itself is done on Glookast’s new media|gateway, a plug-in-based connectivity platform. Generally, Glookast’s solutions are split into 2 product families. The Gloobox family automates, controls and standardizes baseband and IP capture, as well as file-based ingest. Glooport is a family of cluster-based, load balanced services offering local and remote file ingest, media parking and retrieval, transcoding and file outgest functions through watch folders and tight API integrations to a variety of different platforms.

By integrating FileCatalyst Direct, a suite of server and client applications that accelerates point-to-point file transfers at speeds of up to 10 Gbps, Glookast users can leverage the benefits of accelerated file transfer technology to streamline workflows and maximize efficiency.

“As the broadcast landscape evolves to incorporate larger file formats and diverse remote workflows, the need for a fast, secure and reliable file transfer method has never been greater,” said Guilherme Silva, CEO, for Glookast. “FileCatalyst is the ideal solution to empower our users with file transfer acceleration, greatly enhancing collaboration and distribution capabilities.”

“Glookast's product family offers state-of-the-art workflow solutions to broadcasters who need to manage their workflows efficiently,” says Elton Carneiro, FileCatalyst’s Director of Strategic Partnerships & Cloud Services. “We are happy to add file transfer acceleration to the already impressive list of benefits Glookast brings to the broadcasting vertical.”

For those attending NAB 2018 in Las Vegas from April 7-12, you can learn more about FileCatalyst, Glookast and their integration in the FileCatalyst booth (SL11516) and the Glookast booth (SU7510).

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