The Future of Sync

When we launched Sync in 2013, we wanted to make a statement.  To offer a glimpse of a future unlike anything else in the market.  A future where the cloud was NOT the final resting place for all your data, locked away, beyond your control.

Introducing Resilio

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 […]

Why I Started Resilio

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 […]

μTP2: Resilio Connect and The Evolution of An Enterprise-Grade Protocol

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 […]

Ross Maritime Uses Resilio Sync to Keep Critical Documents Synchronized

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, […]

Official Linux Packages for Sync Now Available

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 […]

eHealth Systems Africa Uses Sync To Deliver Better Public Health Services

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 […]

Virtuos Games Uses Sync To Move Huge Datasets When Porting Titles

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 2.3 Brings More Features For Power Users

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.

Understanding the Sync Encrypted Folder

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 […]

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. BitTorrent Sync offers the ability to sync data securely and privately by replicating data directly between […]

Giltrap AgriZone Uses Resilio Sync to Push Data to Mobile Sales Team

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 […]

How Vocalabs Switched from Dropbox to Resilio Sync for Sensitive Data

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 […]

Resilio Connect (formerly Sync IT) Alpha Program Launches

BitTorrent Sync 2.0 Preview

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 2.2 Now Available

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 […]

Sync + WD + Raspberry Pi

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.

Resilio Sync Mobile: Create, Edit and Share

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, […]

BitTorrent Sync now an Official App on Drobo

BitTorrent Sync Drobo

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.