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TV Technology | Announces 2014 NAB Best of Show Award Winners »


To be a leader in the cloud arena, you need to have a clear definition of what cloud technology means to you, and your approach to cloud computing. I call this the “Cloud Credo.” Mine is built on three key points: content should be free; SaaS is here to stay; and, “design for the cloud” is worth the effort. I’ll provide details on the first two ideas here — and stay tuned for more thoughts on design for the cloud in another post! Continue reading

The Register | Signiant to SkyDrop files into Amazon and Azure clouds »


Signiant, a supplier of large (100GB and up) file transfer services to media companies, has launched a new product it calls SkyDrop to send the files to Amazon or Azure instead. SkyDrop transfers files into and out of Amazon’s S3 and Microsoft’s Azure cloud storage. Because of this, Signiant says: “Workflows that require fast exchange of files to and from cloud storage, including active archiving, media processing and big data analysis, can now be implemented much more easily and cost-effectively.” Continue reading

Wired Innovation Insights | File Transfer In the Cloud — My ‘Cloud Credo’ »


To be a leader in the cloud arena, you need to have a clear definition of what cloud technology means to you, and your approach to cloud computing. I call this the “Cloud Credo.” Mine is built on three key points: content should be free; SaaS is here to stay; and, “design for the cloud” is worth the effort. I’ll provide details on the first two ideas here — and stay tuned for more thoughts on design for the cloud in another post! Continue reading

RedShark News | Moving files for Metallica »


Never ones for the understated gesture, Metallica’s latest concert film Metallica: Into the Never fuses a slightly surreal plot involving a roadie with more conventional – and arguably more thrilling – concert footage, all wrapped up in a 3D IMAX presentation. Signiant’s Media Shuttle was apparently instrumental in lobbing the resultant huge files around Continue reading

Digital Media World | Envy Post Speeds Large Files with Signiant Media Shuttle »


Broadcast post production facility Envy Post Production has adopted Media Shuttle hybrid SaaS file transfer to move large files securely between business partners and its global customer base. The company serves and produces content for major UK broadcasters and a number of international channels including Discovery Channel and National Geographic in the US. Continue reading