A Robocopy Alternative: Resilio Connect

What is Robocopy for Microsoft Windows? Introduced with the Windows NT 4.0 Resource Kit in the mid 90’s, Robocopy has become the de facto file copy tool for Windows environments. Robocopy (Robust File Copy) is a command-line tool for copying files, folders, and drives to and from Microsoft Windows systems. Robocopy is an improved version […]

A GoodSync Alternative: Resilio Connect

Introduce P2P speed and flexibility into your file backup and synchronization jobs What is GoodSync? GoodSync is a well-known backup and folder synchronization tool that is built on a standard client-server architecture. It does a solid job of transferring data and synchronizing files between two computers. GoodSync, and programs similar to GoodSync, handles two major […]

Key Factors for Successful NAS Data Migration

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A NAS migration can be quite challenging for large-scale efforts. Major concerns include minimizing any downtime to users and maximizing data transfer rates without adversely affecting network performance. It’s also vitally important to verify the accuracy of all the data after the migration. There are also many other tedious tasks, and some of those are […]

How to use Resilio Connect to improve SCCM distribution

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is commonly used to centrally manage large number of devices. You’re probably using it for security compliance, patching, and auditing of Windows machines. Frequently, updates need to be distributed to remote offices and remote devices, and that’s where Connects powerful distribution and synchronization capabilities can augment or replace SCCM’s […]

Software on the edge

The fastest data on your network is the data you already have

In our latest installment of “Industries on the Edge,” we’ll explore a scene of massive innovation and transformation in an industry that’s become a catalyst for change in all others.  An industry that signals its unprecedented agility with terms of art like “continuous improvement”, “continuous integration” and “continuous deployment”. It’s also an industry being driven […]

What’s old is new again: Industries on the edge

Have you ever noticed the technology industry has a peculiar habit of repackaging things we’ve always done as something totally new and revolutionary? For example, putting computers in dedicated rooms where they can be cared for by operational experts is a practice as old as computing itself. But refer to this as “the Cloud” and […]

On the edge: The only real problem is scaling

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“The only real problem is scaling.  All others inherit from that one.” — Mike O’Dell, Chief Scientist, UUNet Building and running applications at the edge of the network is a complex exercise in distributed systems engineering.   And the challenge is often one of operations and scale. When we think of scaling challenges at the edge, […]

Real-Time File Synchronization

How to implement a scalable real-time synchronization solution for any file, folder or app size, over any network infrastructure, if you can’t or won’t use the cloud. Introduction As the world becomes more distributed, the workflow between teams is increasingly complex. A common scenario is of several teams working from different locations, that all need […]

Sync v2.6 is here!

Sync 2.6.0 is here! With real-time performance charts, one-time file sharing and many more improvements. The greatest thing about Sync v 2.6 is the new performance charts. You can see how the system behaves in real time.   Performance Charts Charts are divided into two sections showing network activity and disk load. Network activity shows transfer […]

What’s the difference between peer-to-peer (P2P) networks and client-server?

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In this post, we compare the client-server architecture to peer-to-peer (P2P) networks and determine when the client-server architecture is better than P2P. For those of you unwilling to spend a few minutes reading through the article, I’ll let you in on a spoiler – peer-to-peer is always better than client-server.   To understand why, let’s first […]

Reaching ExaByte Data Scale

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Early in my career, when I was still running BitTorrent, I would frequently give talks highlighting the incredible scaling challenges that exist at the edge of the network. To make the point, I liked to riff on a popular report published by Cisco that was called the ExaByte Era. It documented the exponential growth in […]

How to Make a Virtual Data Center with your Existing Infrastructure

Before starting Resilio, one of the coolest applications of BitTorrent technology I ever saw was when some of the world’s largest technology companies started using the protocol to upgrade operating systems at massive scale in minimal time. I believe Twitter was the first, with a system written by Larry Gaeda (now the founder/CEO of Envoy, […]

Things That Obey Moore’s Law. And Things That Don’t

And why the Edge Computing revolution is delayed Moore’s Law, which states that computer power doubles every two years at the same cost, is arguably the single driving force behind the technology revolution of the last 40 years. It is a modern miracle enjoyed by everyone on the Internet, whether they realize it or not.   […]

Celebrate System Admin Day in 3 Easy Ways 

Here at Resilio, we want to show appreciation to all of the System Admins and IT professionals around the world because we truly understand the value IT brings to every office environment – especially with managing and transferring data. We would like to wish a Happy System Admin Day to everyone, especially to the IT professionals […]

P2P is Always Faster

Introduction Resilio’s technology offers the fastest delivery time across a broad array of network speeds  common to the modern Enterprise.  Our products combine peer to peer, rsync-like delta encoding, and WAN Optimization, three of the most powerful data transmission technologies, into one single solution. The Early Internet The early Internet was predominantly a peer to […]

Announcing Sync 2.5

We are excited to announce the release of Sync 2.5. Our team has been cooking up some awesome new features that we know you’ll love. Sync is the leading peer-to-peer file sharing tool empowering start-ups, organizations, and individuals with high speed secure file transfers. Sync continues to outperform traditional cloud-based and other file transfer solutions […]

Understanding Why Peer to Peer Sync is a Secure Option

How Secure is P2P Syncing? When it comes to transferring data, security is everything. Most people were previously willing to tolerate a little more wait time, or even a slightly more complicated process, as long as they knew their private information won’t be compromised. The landscape for digital data transfers has changed however more and […]

Resilio Sync Now Has an Official Docker Recipe

It doesn’t take reading through lengthy technical documents to understand why Docker’s flexible technology is creating buzz throughout the developer community. With Docker and an understanding of the word “container”, you can get a clear picture of how quickly applications can be built and deployed across several architectures with minimal effort. It only made sense […]

Resilio Sync 2.4

Three years after the launch of BitTorrent Sync, we are pleased to announce Resilio Sync 2.4. The new version improves on the best sync software that skips the slow and unreliable cloud to find the shortest path between computers and move huge amounts of data, no matter how big the file size or how slow the […]

Sync Security and Privacy Brief Now Available

Security and privacy are two of the leading issues for users when transferring important data. Keeping data on-premises makes business and IT leaders feel more secure, but comes with technical challenges when there’s a need to share data externally. Resilio Sync offers the ability to sync data securely and privately by replicating data directly between […]

A New Version of Resilio Connect

Resilio Connect is for the IT administrator who is looking to get data reliably to or from any number of endpoints over any kind of network (even one that goes away sometimes). Today we are pleased to announce the latest version of Resilio Connect (1.3.5). This latest version delivers our fastest speeds yet, adds selective […]