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Flight’s end-to-end encryption protects assets in Amazon S3 and Microsoft Azure »

As the only SaaS solution for accelerating large files and unstructured data sets into and out of cloud storage, Signiant Flight has been a unique product on the market since it was released about a year ago. However, the SaaS model of software development allows for more than just uniqueness, its Agile release cycles result in rapid innovation and the ability to respond to customer feedback. While our developers regularly make improvements to Flight, two recent features deserve particular attention: end-to-end storage encryption and the first rollout of Flight’s storage independence options. Continue reading

How to move big data into Amazon S3 using Signiant Flight »

In this SlideShare, Matt Yanchyshyn, AWS Solutions Architect and Nelson Hsu, Signiant VP of Business Development & Alliances explain why companies are moving large data volumes to cloud storage, and how to use Signiant Flight to easily accelerate content into and out of Amazon S3. Continue reading

Local Hero Post on closing the digital gap in end-to-end feature film production »

Local Hero was established during the dawn of professional digital filmmaking nearly a decade ago, during what Wahlquist called “the RED camera revolution.” The RED was the first all-digital camera appropriate for Hollywood sets, and was responsible for ushering in a new generation of filmmakers. They were smaller, tighter teams with all the skills and technology needed to craft cinema ready feature films, without all the heavy infrastructure of their predecessors. Continue reading

A surge in sports teams using SaaS for large file transfers »

We’re always curious to see patterns of large file movement among different industries, so a recent surge in sports teams and leagues using our SaaS large file transfer solution, Media Shuttle, definitely caught our attention. Over the past year, teams from the NHL, NFL, NBA and the IRB (International Rugby Board) have purchased Media Shuttle, mainly to send game footage to news stations, but also for internal transfers, documentary filmmaking, and training and scouting purposes. Continue reading

The importance of usability for secure software »

Software security and User Experience Design are both popular subjects in tech media, but they usually draw different audiences and the important space where they overlap gets far less attention. After all, except for high-profile cyber breaches, software security is not nearly as trendy as “UX”. And thank goodness for the trend. Though we’ve come a long way, this 2007 Dilbert comic still holds some hilarious yet painful truth about how much we still need to improve user experience in regard to security measures. Continue reading