FileCatalyst and Cambridge Imaging Systems Partner to Combine Accelerated Media File Transfer with Media Asset Management

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Unlimi-Tech Software’s FileCatalyst announces integration partnership agreement with Cambridge Imaging Systems Ltd.

FileCatalyst & Cambridge Imaging Systems

FileCatalyst’s integration into Imagen gives the best of both worlds for our users in terms of media archiving and delivery, while also providing a seamless user experience for additional user efficiency.

Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the world’s leading accelerated file transfer solution, is pleased to announce an embedded partner agreement with Cambridge Imaging Systems Ltd provide ultra-fast, secure and reliable delivery of files across the internet for media publishing.

Based in the United Kingdom, Cambridge Imaging Systems has served both corporate and government clients including the Ministry of Defence, the Police, BFI, the BBC, ITN, IMG, Endemol, the Imperial War Museum and British Pathe. Cambridge’s archive management system Imagen enables users to manage audio, video and image files online from accession and ingest all the way through to publishing online in a secure, branded web interface. Imagen enables users to manage very large collections of media files for libraries and museums, commercial clip libraries, photo, sound and film collections.

As a FileCatalyst integration partner, FileCatalyst's UDP-based file transfer acceleration technology has been integrated into the Imagen platform to speed the transfer of digital assets within the tool. This integration eliminates slow digital media transfers and ensures the reliable and secure delivery of all media files, a feature ideal for organisations such as news agencies wishing to quickly aggregate and publish video content from reporters based in remote locations, and broadcasters with multiple departments and satellite offices wishing to securely upload media to a central media asset management store.

“The efficient transfer and management of media files is a top priority for today’s digital media professionals,” said Tom Blake, CEO. “FileCatalyst’s integration into Imagen gives the best of both worlds for our users in terms of media archiving and delivery, while also providing a seamless user experience for additional user efficiency.”

"We are excited to be partnering with Cambridge Imaging Systems, a well known solutions provider in the media and entertainment space," says Alan Atkinson, Vice President of Business Development at Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc.. "This partnership allows for media professionals to not only manage their digital assets efficiently, but also to send and receive them at blazing speeds with the FileCatalyst protocol.”

FileCatalyst will be exhibiting at BVE 2014 in London from February 25 to 27 at stand M22 and also hosting a FileCatalyst User Forum at the Canadian High Commission MacDonald House in London on February 24.

About Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc.
Located in Ottawa, Canada, Unlimi-Tech Software is the creator of FileCatalyst, the world's leading accelerated file transfer solution. Founded in 2000, the company has more than one thousand customers in media & entertainment, energy & mining, gaming and printing, including many Fortune 500 companies as well as military and government organizations. FileCatalyst is a software platform designed to accelerate and manage file transfers securely and reliably. FileCatalyst is immune to the effects that latency and packet loss have on traditional file transfer methods like FTP, HTTP or CIFS. Global organizations use FileCatalyst to solve issues related to file transfer, including content distribution, file sharing and offsite backups.

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About Cambridge Imaging Systems Ltd.
Cambridge Imaging Systems has been developing software for media archive management systems since 1991. Our technology has been developed working on large-scale projects for corporate and government clients including the Ministry of Defence, The Police, The BBC, ITN, The Imperial War Museum, British Telecom and British Pathe. Our software systems have been developed over the last 20 years to provide a flexible architecture, able to interface with existing software and able to integrate with existing working practices.

Our archive management system, Imagen, contains a number of modules that are designed to work together in a coordinated way to reduce the manual intervention required to manage very large-scale media archives. It is possible to use Imagen as a complete media asset management system, with an associated website for streamed delivery and e-commerce systems.

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