Cydex

Simple, Secure, Fast

File Transfers with No Limitations.

Overview

Cydex is an enterprise-class file transmission platform based the Caton Engine. , With transmission speeds of up to 400 times as fast than traditional solutions, Cydex breaks through bottlenecks for sending large files anywhere they need to go.


Featuring advanced user management, security and workflow automation, Cydex provides a secure and fast way for your organization to share files, all with the ease of sending an email. 


Cydex transfers files without limitation on size and type, from a simple text file to massive 4K video files.  Cydex optimized CPU and bandwidth performance to provide the fastest and most secure file transfer possible.

Features

New UI. New Workflow.


Cydex supports unlimited file size, quantity and destinations during transfer. Send files point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, or through automated distribution with the new Portals feature. Simultaneous download during upload further accelerates transfers, while advanced security features, including dual-layer SSL and 256-bit file-level encryption, guarantee file security during transmission.

Fast. File. Transfers.


Cydex is a suite of server and client applications that accelerate file transfer speeds hundreds of times faster than FTP. Utilizing Caton’s property Caton Engine for file transfer technology, Cydex overcomes the bottleneck caused by network high latency and packet loss.

Cross-Platform. Cross-Device.


Cydex client is available on both Windows and Mac. Android and iOS clients are available on Apps Store.


The Cydex mobile application allows for fast transfer of full quality 4K video and high resolution photos – no re-compression.

High Security


Industry standard 256-AES encryption throughout the transmission process.  Files are only transmitted within authorized accounts.  Files are saved as encrypted segments on server and all control messages and account information are transmitted via HTTPS.

Automated Workflow


Automated transfers are achieved with Cydex's new Portal feature which creates watch folders as a quick route to preset transmissions.  Simply save or drag-and-drop to the folder to start an upload.


Cydex file transfer status is clearly shown with intuitive badges on file icons.

Workflow

Technical Specifications




Cydex

Server

File transfer management

Delete or modify files and receivers for all accounts

File transfer monitoring

Monitor file transfer status and speed for all accounts

Transfer nodes management

Manage transfer nodes by group

Dynamic increase transfer nodes

Dynamically increase transfer nodes and storage

Support matrix deployment

Matrix cloud deployment

Segment transfer settings

Upload and download at the same time

Segment storage

Segmented storage on multiple locations for higher security

Bandwidth usage

Speed optimization based on available bandwidth

Scheduled files removal

Server scheduling to manage rules-based  file deletion

Email Server

Direct email server support

Logging

Full logging for all accounts and server activity

Account management

Create and remove accounts, change passwords, arrange accounts by groups.

Account rights managment

Manage upload,  download rights and bandwidth throttling

Email Notifications

Support email notifications to senders and receivers


System

Requirement

Example for typical 200mbps bandwidth internet connections and 5 concurrent clients


Dual core processors, each core 2GHz

2GB Ram

CentOS 7.3 64-bit

7200rpm HDD with 40GB available space

Suitable router and firewall setup

Fix IP open internet address












Cydex

Client

(Windows / Mac)

Send by file or folder

Send file or folder to designated receiver

Download by file or Folder

Support auto or manual download

Automactic sending (Portal)

Files or folder can auto send out after Portal is setup

Automactic sending (Portal) monitoring

Support monitoring of the files and folders being transfer through Portals

Automactic download

Support auto download files or folders

Scheduled transfer

Support setup for scheduled file transfer at specific date and time

Transfer monitoring

Support monitoring of download status from other end

Simultaneous upload and download

Support download while still uploading at the same time

Continue at break point

Auto or manual continue of download or upload when interrupted

Encryption while transfer

The entired transfer is integrated with AES-256 encryption

Optimized for small files

Optimized for small file less than 500KB

Transfer limitation

There is no limitation on file size or file numbers

Modify receiver after transfer

Recevier can be change even after transfer, or adding files or removing items

Upload to server without designated receiver

Receivers can be re-assigned on server

Bandwidth assign

Bandwidth and transfer speed can be assign to account

Auto start up

Client can automatically startup when reboot

Background usage

Client UI can be minimized and transfer in background

Multi-language UI

Client UI can be defined in setting, English and Simplified Chinese is supported.

Auto update

Support Auto of manual client update

Search

Search engine is available for files or transfer searching

Transfer listed by pages

Transfers showing by pages in list view

Sorting

Support sorting by columns 

Multiple accounts management

Can switch bettern different accounts and servers

Grouping receivers

Support user define grouping of receivers

Changing password

Client can change password after login


System

Requirement

Dual core processors, each core 2GHz

2GB Ram

Windows 7 or higher, Mac OSX 10.8 or higher (10.10 or higher is recommended)

7200rpm HDD with 40GB available space

Suitable router and firewall setup

Fix IP open internet address







Cydex

Client

(iOS / Android)

Send by file or folder

Sending photo or video files from mobile device

Download file and folder

Receiving any kind of file, depends on storage on device

Transfer using Wifi

User can setup transfer only using Wifi

Transfer monitoring

Support monitoring on transfer status

Simultaneous upload and download

Support download while still uploading at the same time

Continue at break point

Auto or manual continue of download or upload when interrupted

Encryption while transfer

The entired transfer is integrated with AES-256 encryption

Modify receiver after transfer

Recevier can be change even after transfer, or adding files or removing items

Upload to server without designated receiver

Receivers can be re-assigned on server

Bandwidth assign

Bandwidth and transfer speed can be assign to account

Taking photo or video

Support access to built-in camera on device

Using Cydex with other APP

Integrated with iOS and Andriod, other APP can use Cydex for file transfer

Auto update

Support Auto of manual client update

Multiple accounts management

Can switch bettern different accounts and servers

Grouping receivers

Support user define grouping of receivers

Changing password

Client can change password after login

System

Requirement

Android 4.4 or higher , iOS 8.0 or higher

Frequently asked questions


If I upgrade my internet connection to a higher bandwidth, does Cydex charge more for using more higher bandwidth?

No, if you own your Cydex Server, there is no extra charge if you increase your internet bandwidth, it will just fully utilities it.


Do I need a dedicated internet line for Cydex?

No, just normal open internet connection will do.  If you want a standalone line for Cydex, it is also possible.


Cydex client always automatically download packages when I launch the application, can I change that to manual download?

Yes, this options is available in preferences, you can turn off auto download.  Auto download as default will just make the workflow even faster even you are away from you computer.


I am increasing the storage capacity for Cydex Server, does Cydex charge more for using more storage?

No, we don't charge extra storage if you own your Cydex Server and storage.


Can I setup a folder that Cydex can auto send files to specific persons?

Yes, a new features in Cydex 2.x, you can setup "Portal", and it will appears as a watch folder with designated receiver(s),  When new files added into the folder, Cydex will automatically send the files.