What is FileCatalyst Direct?

FileCatalyst Direct is a suite of server and client applications that enable point-to-point accelerated file transfers to anywhere, from anywhere at speeds of up to 10Gbps. By utilizing a patented UDP-based file transfer technology, FileCatalyst overcomes the issue of slow file transfers caused by network impairments such as latency and packet loss. FileCatalyst Direct will change your file transfer times from hours to minutes and minutes to seconds.

Data Mirroring

Leverage our file transfer acceleration technology for disaster recovery by using it to mirror your data. By having a redundant data set that is synced to the interval of your choosing, you are ready for anything that life throws at your organization.

Data Distribution

Deliver your content and assets to anywhere in the world at accelerated speeds. Whether you are distributing content to your team members and co-workers, sending large files to a partner, or distributing products and updates to end users, you can do it hundreds of times faster than the competition with FileCatalyst in your toolbox.

Cloud storage integration

Cloud Storage Transfer

FileCatalyst Direct Server can integrate into any and all of your cloud storage providers at once. User home directories can be located on cloud storage, or can contain virtual folders or files that are mapped to any combination of the supported cloud storage providers. 

High performance

FileCatalyst is tightly integrated with cloud storage vendor-specific SDKs to create the fastest and most comprehensive way to migrate data to and from cloud storage.

Flexible Deployment Options


The FileCatalyst Direct suite of applications are designed to meet needs that are dependent on your specific file transfer workflow. Each application is purpose-built for a specific job, and is a culmination of our 20 years of experience helping organizations solve their file transfer issues.
FileCatalyst Server is a required component, and you can choose the client applications that fit your file transfer needs. Not sure where to begin? We dive a little deeper in our Master Fast File Transfer Applications where we explain things further.

Key Features of FileCatalyst Direct

Keeps files secure

Your files are secured in transit, and at rest, with the latest encryption standards. Intrusion detection and IP Filters provide additional layers of security.

Guaranteed File Delivery

Guarantee file delivery with checkpoint restart, and MD5 checksum verification.


Further reduce transfer time with lossless compression techniques that leverage GZIP and/or LZMA algorithms.

Manage File Revisions Quickly

Our incremental transfer feature allows users to send only portions of a file that has changed thereby reducing transfer sizes by up to 90%.

Transfer Growing Files

Transfer files while they are still growing, being encoded or have long pauses in their growth.

Transfer Data into Cloud Storage

Integrate with major public clouds storage including Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, Dropbox, Backblaze B2, Swiftstack and Wasabi.

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