Michael Darer

Security Risk, Efficiency, and Optimizing Production »

“Risk is in the eye of the beholder,” says Ryan Salazer, editor-in-chief at Broadcast Beat and the cohost of Broadcast Beat and Signiant’s most recent webinar discussing how security and efficiency interact. “Disney's risk is perhaps different than a local advertising agency. And, not all risk is financial.”

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Why M&E businesses are moving away from online file sharing tools for their valuable media assets »

Many of our customers employ both Media Shuttle along with online file sharing tools, using the latter for small in-house files. Still, at the end of the day, the bulk of content that drives the M&E industry is simply not suited for online file sharing tools, and using them can jeopardize security, productivity, and overall success.

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Blackwater Digital Services uses accelerated file transfer to achieve post-production success »

To make sure that they receive the content they need—and that they can deliver it to their customers under tight deadlines—post-production houses like Blackwater Digital Services need file transfer solutions that are fast, secure, and easy to use.

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Social media is raising the stakes for live production »

Social media is a vital aspect of live production, almost by design. Live events — be they sporting events, gaming competitions, or holiday spectacles — create a vibrant sense of community for audiences.

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The game is changing in live production »

Live production is one of the best examples of how dynamic M&E can be. By their very nature, live events are unpredictable and fluid, both qualities that are central to their thrill. Of course, with that thrill come unique challenges.

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Media industry veteran Brian Chavez joins Signiant as VP, Business Development »

Meet Brian Chavez! With wide-ranging sales and consulting experience, he’s helping Signiant better serve our customers, our industry, and the many businesses that our solutions impact.

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What does 2020 have in store for media and entertainment organizations? »

As the new year approaches, there are a number of exciting M&E trends on the horizon. New competition, emerging formats and platforms, and technology advancements promise to make 2020 a dynamic and fertile year for the industry.

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It's a hybrid cloud/multi-cloud world! »

By utilizing a combination of cloud and on-premises storage, media enterprises are able to more closely monitor valuable data, and more easily access lifeblood content.

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The OTT production wars are on and one thing is clear: content remains king »

There are a great number of considerations that go into providing content that viewers want to watch, come back to, obsess over, and being able to work alongside the creative partners who can help make the best shows and films available is absolutely essential.

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Global video game development makes accelerated file transfer a necessity »

The creation of a game like Assassin’s Creed would be complex even if everyone working on the project was in the same room. In this case, however, not only are essential team members often not in the same room — they’re not on the same continent!

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