FileCatalyst Shows Updates And Pricing Models

Managed file transfers specialist FileCatalyst will be showcase new features and product updates at IBC2018. The company will also announce new ISV partnerships.

“2018 marks a very exciting time for FileCatalyst,” said Chris Bailey, Co-Founder and CEO of FileCatalyst. “Not only have we updated the look and feel of our solutions with new HTML5 interfaces, our ongoing communication and feedback from customers have led us to incorporate some highly requested and valuable features.”

New integrations include those with LiveU, Wasabi, Cinnafilm, Backblaze, Clippn, Dejero, and Glookast. It is also announcing integration partnerships that have led to the creation of two new external file system drivers (Dell EMC ECS and Cloudian).

There are a number of new channel partners including A&A Systems (Pakistan), Onset Systems Engineering Ltd. (Israel), ViaCloud (Netherlands), Ríos y Compañía S.p.A. (Chile), Bilgipark (Turkey), and Silicon Computers (Hungary).

A 5.0 release of FileCatalyst Workflow includes:

o Improved end user and administrator interfaces utilizing HTML5.

o A templating engine with deeper customization options, templates, grouping and assigning options.

o Administration dashboard showing important information at a glance including data usage, jobs per day, last ten jobs submitted, and last ten users.

New features introduced to FileCatalyst Direct (v3.7.3) include:

o Official EFS (External File System) support for Google Cloud Storage and Backblaze B2.

o A Simple HTTP Uploader that allows users to upload files to FileCatalyst Server without the use of client software or a browser plugin.

o A Reverse Proxy feature that allows users to keep their instance of FileCatalyst Server isolated from the public internet.

o A “Priority Bump” feature that allows users to change the priority of a file transfer list on-the-fly.

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