Beyond the Live Game: File-based content is increasingly central to covering major sports events

When we think about media production for global sporting events we generally think about the “live” action. However, a surprising volume of file-based content is generated by broadcasters before, during and after the live event, including highlights, segments, studio components and more.

The Unique Benefits of Cloud-Native SaaS for Media Companies

Media technology must deal with highly variable demand for time-sensitive work that involves geographically distributed locations, while operating on extremely large professional media files. These inflexible and harsh demands make the agility and cost effectiveness of cloud-native SaaS particularly relevant.

File Size Growth & The Bandwidth Conundrum

Media file sizes continue to grow, increasing the need for bandwidth and file acceleration technology. While the technical aspects are well understood, the financial implications can be surprisingly convoluted.

Scale Out Architecture for the Fastest Data Transfers To and From the Cloud

Scale out architecture uses commodity computing, scaling a single large file transfer across multiple cloud compute instances. Flight’s patented architecture for data transfer is the only solution to date that scales out large file transfers to cloud services.   

The Secret to Signiant Customer Support’s 97% Net Promoter Score

The transition to SaaS elevated the role of customer support, triggering a positive feedback loop in our products and throughout Signiant.

Slow, stalled and stuck media files? FTP in the Zettabyte Era

The flow of data across the Internet is steadily increasing, with annual global IP traffic predicted to reach 3.3 ZB by 2021. Media file sizes are also exploding with HD, 4K and 8k, and we are moving large files over longer distances — a challenging environment for FTP.

The Need for Speed Series Part 1: In a Changing Media Landscape

In a rapidly changing landscape, there are huge challenges —as well as opportunities—for distributing video in the media and entertainment industry.

The Need for Speed Series Part 2: Operational Speed – An Essential Element of Success

Content companies need to have adaptable, operational speed to survive and succeed in this consumer-driven and cloud-enabled media landscape.