Fast File Transfers

Knox Media Hub Integrates with Fast File Transfer Services

The need for Fast File Transfers continually increases with the growing need for 4K/UHD files. In addition, with 8K also on the horizon, this issue is going to become more difficult. With feature-length movies of two hours or more, the size of a file might reach 1TB. Therefore the file transfer times are going to be lengthy even with a fast internet connection.

Fast File Transfers

Both the TCP/IP and FTP protocols are inefficient by design. Significant error checking takes place. However, there are now several companies offering Fast File Transfer services that utilize the UDP Protocol which is much more efficient. This along with other technologies will make data transfers fast and with very low latency.

Fast File Transfers Services

KnoxMediaHub supports 3 different services for both the upload and download of files to the Media Hub;

Performance Difference

Also, for a comparison of the Signiant File Transfer service. A 100GB transfer using a 100Mb/s TCP/IP link between the UK and the USA would take 3.3 days. In comparison. Using the Signiant service reduces the transfer time to just 2.4 hours. Time is saved allowing more time for those urgent jobs to be completed. Could you afford not to use it?

KnoxMediaHub also offers Signiant as a default Fast File Transfers service. However, we can add both Aspera or File Catalyst on request.

Performance Calculator

As an example of the Fast Data Transfer speeds, you can achieve with your Internet connection, click here to be taken the Filecatalyst calculator which will provide an indication of the time saved.


As a result, our demonstration account includes the Signiant application for fast file transfers as standard.  Try it out now and experience the greatly enhanced file transfer speeds and indeed the significant time saved with its use.

For more information please contact our sales team via the Contact us page now. Alternatively, please give KMH a call and we will be pleased to assist you and discuss your workflow requirements.

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