Jon Finegold

Content supply chain security is more vital and challenging than ever in a global and complex media landscape »

Not every company has a technology stack that provides consistent content security and high performance. For example, we often see companies, large and small, still relying on FTP, despite its well-known content security and performance issues. When companies finally replace FTP with modern SaaS solutions, they quickly realize they should have taken the step long ago.

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IMF - An update on the fast-growing SMPTE standard »

The demand for content across platforms, devices and regions continues to grow, adding complexity - and opportunity - across the global media supply chain. It is this that led to the development of the IMF standard and its growing adoption by major studios and broadcasters worldwide.

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Top three hot topics of NAB 2019 »

Common across the industry: hybrid cloud/multi-cloud architectures, transitioning from custom hardware/software to multi-tenant SaaS, and managing increasingly complex global supply chains.

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Signiant & Pixit Media Integration Rapidly Locates Media Assets and Accelerates File Transfers »

Signiant and Pixit Media have collaborated to create an integration of Pixit’s PixStor rapid search with intelligent and accelerated file transfer using Signiant’s Media Shuttle.

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Old meets new: From legacy FTP to 8K »

Reflecting on the NAB show this year, I was struck by two extremes: emerging technology that’s still fringe like 8K video, and dying technology that’s still in use such as FTP. The media industry has long pushed technology forward, yet it’s surprising how much old technology still lingers in the industry's infrastructure.

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