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Telemedia (PTY) LTD chooses FileCatalyst for their internal operations
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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:18

FileCatalyst, an Emmy award-winning pioneer in managed file transfers and a world leading accelerated file transfer solution, has announced that Telemedia (PTY) LTD is now using FileCatalyst as a solution for their internal operations.

Telemedia (PTY) LTD is a leading provider of dynamic media broadcasting services, and they have a strong proven track record for supplying tailor made quality solutions. Telemedia (PTY) LTD is located in South Africa with their head office being in Rivonia, Johannesburg. They have also expand beyond the African marketplace to serve clients in markets worldwide.

Telemedia (PTY) LTD provides the following services to their customers:
• Satellite Telecommunications
• Satellite Teleport Services
• SNG and Flyaway Services
• Provisioning of Broadcast Studios and Facilities
• Broadcast Equipment Hire, and Sales with excellent after sales support

The FileCatalyst product they have chosen to use internally is FileCatalyst Direct, which is a suite of server and client applications that accelerates point-to-point file transfers at speeds of up to 10Gbps. FileCatalyst utilises a patented UDP-based file transfer technology that overcomes the issues of slow file transfers caused by network impairments such as latency and packet loss. They have also implemented the client applications HotFolder and TransferAgent to their internal infrastructure. TransferAgent allows users to send large files via a web browser to any email address and HotFolder is used for scheduling and automating file transfers.

“FileCatalyst is incorporated with company proprietary information on our corporate infrastructure and operates as expected and we’re very happy with it’s performance” says Charles Bates, network administrator at Telemedia (PTY) LTD. “We are very impressed with how FileCatalyst Direct, and the clients HotFolder and TransferAgent, greatly improve our file transfer times, while at the same time simplifying our workflows.”

“We are happy to announce that Telemedia (PTY) LTD is onboard with FileCatalyst Direct, and we are happy to have another client added to our portfolio of African companies,” says Alan Atkinson, vice president of Business Development & Marketing for FileCatalyst.

For other interested South African companies, Inala Broadcast will be attending the Mediatech Africa trade show and representing FileCatalyst. Inala Broadcast is a privately owned company registered in South Africa, with operations across all of Africa. As a broadcast system integrator, Inala Broadcast represents a number of leading international manufacturers to the Broadcast markets. Inala has partnered with FileCatalyst to provide the latest in broadcast technology to their clients who are looking to increase the speed of their file transfers without compromising reliability or security.

Mediatech Africa runs from 19 to 21 July at the Ticketpro Dome in in Johannesburg, and Inala Broadcast will representing FileCatalyst in booth C23.





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