Bandwidth vs. Throughput, and how to get the most out of your network

Signiant’s accelerated file transfer solutions are designed to optimize transfers based on file and storage type, distance, and network conditions, to make sure you get the most out of all available bandwidth. And, the bigger the pipe, the more we can help!

By Christine Croskery Read post

Congratulations to Oscar-winning Signiant customers

We offer our sincere congratulations to everyone whose work the Oscars honored, and we want to extend some very special applause to some of those winners with whom we’ve had the opportunity to work over the years.

By Alexandra Rioux Read post

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.”

By Michael Darer Read post

Media Shuttle: fast, secure access to any storage type, anywhere

Our unique hybrid approach allows for great flexibility so you can choose the storage that makes the most sense for each operation and you can mix and match as needed. Assets always remain 100% under your control.

By Jon Finegold Read post

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.

By Michael Darer Read post

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.

By Michael Darer Read post

FORECAST: Partly cloudy with a high chance of egress fees

From James Hattin, Founder and Creative Director of VFX Legion: The cheap and painless entry to the cloud hides many of the downsides. While moving your data into a public cloud generally has no incremental cost, transferring it out is where you can get sticker shock from egress fees.

By Guest Blogger Read post

In the current media landscape, Esports is changing the game

As both a social sensation and business, the rise of Esports offers a great deal to enterprises that are wise enough to engage. While previously considered a niche hobby, competitive gaming is swiftly becoming just as popular as traditional sports and pushing industry innovation in ways that no one might have previously predicted.

By Jens Fischer Read post

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.

By Michael Darer Read post

2019’s SVG Summit presents a thrilling look into a new decade of sports production

There’s so much going on in sports production. The technological innovations around graphics and AR, the advancement of resolutions, the distribution via OTT platforms, and the integration of social media all combine to make sports production a hot and dynamic place to be right now.

By Jon Finegold Read post