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Congratulations to Groupe Média TFO on your IBC innovation award! »

We want to congratulate our customer and partner, Groupe Média TFO (the largest producer and distributor of French-language educational and cultural media content in Canada), for winning this year’s second place award for the most innovative use of technology in content management, and for all the hard work they put into getting there. Continue reading

The benefits and risk of true cloud-born software »

What makes true cloud-born software different from software that is simply rebranded with the buzzword “cloud” and wrapped in a virtual machine? This blog covers the major benefits of true cloud software and the growing concern about file security. Continue reading

IBC Takeaways: Cloud resistance is disappearing, SDN awareness is growing, and 8K is here »

The office has returned to its usual buzz at our headquarters in Burlington, MA now that everyone is back from Amsterdam and IBC2014. This year’s International Broadcasting Convention attracted over 55,000 people from around the world, all interested in the future of electronic media and entertainment technology. I had a chance to catch up with three of our jet lagged Signiant crew about the most interesting thing they encountered. Here’s what Margaret Craig, Rick Clarkson, and Nelson Hsu had to say about this year’s IBC. Continue reading

Will the “Software-Defined” trend improve the pace of innovation? »

The “Software-Defined” movement may represent a major innovation in the way we provision, manage, and automate IT infrastructure resources. IDC has even predicted that Software-Defined Networks (SDN) will grow to a $3.7 billion market by 2016. The idea of cleanly separating what’s done really well in hardware (like fast packet switching in the case of networking) from what’s better done in software (like routing updates and quality of service management) is at the heart of the movement. Continue reading

What is “cloud washed” software? Signiant’s new eBook »

Almost every B2B software company on the market today has its own version of the “cloud mantra,” explaining how the cloud is transforming business, how it’s creating new opportunities for global reach and collaboration, and how their software is cutting edge. But marketing is one thing, and the actual technology is another. Not all companies mean the same thing when they use the term “cloud.” Continue reading