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Cloud Based Disaster Recovery: Moving large amounts of data before and after a disaster »

Cloud based disaster recovery plans are common at organizations of all sizes today, allowing smaller companies the same DR that was once only available with enterprise infrastructures and big budgets. Yet, there are several challenges that need to be understood before companies implement a cloud disaster recovery plan, including transporting data to and from cloud storage quickly and securely. Continue reading

SkyDrop is now called Signiant Flight »

We are excited to announce a new name for SkyDrop. Signiant’s SaaS solution for the transfer of large data sets into and out of cloud storage is now called Flight. For unforeseen reasons, we had to change the name, but we are happy to have the opportunity to talk more about this up and coming product. Continue reading

Canadian in Vegas: Emmy Awards, Storage Visions, and Consumer Electronic Sprawl »

I spent last week in Las Vegas, and not just for the bustling electronic sprawl of CES. Two parallel technology events also drew me to The Gambling Capital of the World: the Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards Ceremony and a panel discussion at the Storage Visions conference. Vegas is famous for bright lights and celebrity appearances. Last week, it kept up with its reputation from Alex Trebek hosting the Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards to telepresence robots walking CES exhibit floors. Continue reading

Kids These Days Have It Easy: One solution for important and large file transfers »

One of the reasons Apple succeeded with its iPod/iTunes franchise is that it finally provided a single solution to easily manage, share and listen to all your music, anywhere. No longer did you need to record an album to cassette for long car rides or for exercising with your Walkman. No longer did you have to keep up with piles of CDs or boxes of tapes. Continue reading

Margaret Craig on the media business and cloud adoption in 2015 (CloudWedge) »

In 2014, cloud computing finally became commonplace within Media & Entertainment technology, a much needed leap many experts say was held back by security concerns. And the broader cloud computing community is taking note. Last week, CloudWedge published a comprehensive article on the trend of cloud adoption in the media industry by Signiant CEO Margaret Craig called Cloud Adoption: A Media & Entertainment Perspective. Continue reading