In today’s modern enterprise, the files that power business are getting larger, the frequency of updates and patches are higher than ever before, and the number of endpoints and “things” on the network continue to grow exponentially. All of this is driven by an ever increasing appetite and need to share larger, more complex information […]
As the long time CEO of BitTorrent, I was honored to be a small part of our mission to empower users and make the Internet better through distributed technology. And as you look across the products we built in recent years, these lofty aspirations are reflected throughout. But aspirations and technology alone are insufficient when […]
We’ve recently released a preview build of Resilio Connect, our upcoming product designed specifically for moving data in enterprise environments. We wanted to share a deeper dive into the technical improvements we’ve made at the protocol level for Resilio Connect. Resilio Connect will introduce a new protocol that is dedicated to optimizing transfer speeds over […]
Trevor Walters, Vice President at Ross Maritime, shares how his organization uses Resilio Sync (formerly BitTorrent Sync) to keep critical documents synchronized between vessels, ports, and their central office: Ross Maritime is a shipping agency headquartered in Mobile, Alabama that specializes in streamlining the passage of passenger and commercial vessels through the Port of Mobile, […]
We’ve received many requests from the Sync community to be able to install Sync on a Linux family OS in the “Linux way” — using packages and a standard tool (yum or apt-get) to get the package downloaded and installed. We’re thankful for the packages and installation scripts made by our community members (thanks to […]
Adam Thompson, Executive Director and Co Founder at eHealth Africa, shares how his NGO uses Resilio Sync (formerly BitTorrent Sync) for a wide variety of replication and synchronization needs. At eHealth Africa our mission is to deliver better public health services to vulnerable communities through data-driven technological solutions. We have over 800 staff members, with […]
Jurgen Kluft, Senior Technical Director at Virtuos Games, takes us through the process of using Sync to move the huge amount of data generated when porting titles to PlayStation4 and XBox One: Virtuos Games is an outsourcing company that provides co-development services to game companies. We consult on everything from art production and porting of […]
Sync provides a simple and powerful solution: the ability to move large amounts of data directly between devices. This concept has a wide variety of use cases and today we’re announcing the release of Sync 2.3, which provides new features to better support power users seeking to unlock Sync’s full potential.
For Resilio Sync 2.3 we’re releasing a new type of folder: the Encrypted Folder. The Encrypted Folder extends the functionality of the existing standard folder by giving you the ability to have peers that hold data encrypted at rest. An encrypted peer can communicate with both read-only and read-write peers by sending and receiving data […]
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. BitTorrent Sync offers the ability to sync data securely and privately by replicating data directly between […]
Andrew Giltrap, owner of Giltrap AgriZone, explains why Resilio Sync (formerly BitTorrent Sync) uniquely met the needs of his mobile salesforce: Giltrap AgriZone is one of the largest independently owned tractor and farm machinery dealership groups in New Zealand. We’ve supplied machinery, equipment, and service to farmers and agricultural contractors for over 50 years. Our […]
Peter Leppik, CEO of Vocalabs, takes us through the process of switching his organization from Dropbox to Resilio Sync (formerly BitTorrent Sync): Vocalabs specializes in building effective customer feedback programs designed to measurably improve the customer experience. We use immediate customer interviews and data-driven surveys to provide clients with actionable and real-time feedback. Inherent to […]
Matthew Bartle, Director of IT at Lumsden & McCormick, shares how he uses Resilio Sync (formerly BitTorrent Sync) to replicate database files between an onsite backup server and an Amazon EC2 instance: Lumsden McCormick is one of the leading certified public accounting and consulting firms in Upstate New York. We serve corporate and privately held […]
The launch of Sync 2.0 earlier this year brought teams and workgroups the ability to share large amounts of data directly between devices. We’ve been receiving substantial interest from IT managers for a managed version of Sync specifically intended for enterprise environments and IT focused use cases. The good news is that we’ve been steadily […]
Sync is a big idea providing a very simple solution: the ability to move large amounts of data directly and efficiently between devices without the public cloud. We’ve been evolving the initiative from the start, and the launch of Sync 2.0 was a major milestone: the introduction of a commercial version of the product. Today […]
The Raspberry Pi has been one of our favorite gadgets around the BitTorrent office. We’ve even written a few posts about how users can use Sync with their Raspberry Pi. That’s why we were excited when we learned about a new product from WD Labs: the WD PiDrive Kit.
When the very first BitTorrent Sync (now Resilio Sync) mobile apps (on Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Kindle) were introduced, it let users access files directly from a desktop folder, without a roundtrip to the cloud. When we launched Sync 2.0, we took a step forward by allowing users to link their personal devices together, […]
Andy Needham (@imcalledandy) shares how he sets up his workflow with Resilio Sync (formerly BitTorrent Sync), ensuring all his project files are backed up on a NAS box and accessible whenever he needs to work on them:
Drobo strives to make data storage as easy-to-use and automated as possible. These are core values we share with BitTorrent Sync; if you ever need to get files from one device to another (no matter what or where it is), simply share the folder and Sync takes care of the rest.
When we introduced the first version of our API, we wanted to provide developers access to the BitTorrent Sync engine and see what applications they could build to leverage it. It was an effort to build a community that made good use of distributed technology, one that took the reliance off of third-party servers and […]
We built BitTorrent Sync to be a great tool for business workgroups and individual power users. It gives people an easy way to sync files across their devices and share with others, leveraging peer-to-peer technology to work fast and maintain a high standard of privacy.
Steve Cassingham, founder of Metastyle Films, shares how Resilio Sync (aka BitTorrent Sync) helps him and his editor share Adobe Premiere files without having to deal with consistent folder structures:
Danny Davis, the founder of Wonder Giant, shares how his team uses BitTorrent Sync to focus on creating and how they remove technical hurdles like providing everybody access to files and keeping projects secure:
The more you use Sync, the more folders you have in the main list, the more you interact with other users, and the more devices synchronize files. Until now, the more valuable information you have in Sync, the harder it often became to navigate. Recently, we implemented a search feature and some additional columns in […]