FTP replacement may be the only way to secure content supply chains »

Last year’s HBO, Netflix and Disney security breaches can likely be traced to hackers exploiting FTP used by third-party post-production companies.

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Moving large data volumes to cloud services? Dedicated connection vs. upload utilities »

Cloud services providers like as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure offer several options to for data I/O. Learn about the pros and cons of using a dedicated connection vs. upload utilities.

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Investing in more bandwidth? Don’t get charged extra to use it »

We expect to pay Internet providers for bandwidth. However, deploying UDP-based acceleration software is necessary to ensure full utilization of bandwidth, and some acceleration software providers charge based on bandwidth usage.

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2018 Boston Marathon: Cold, rain and wind are the “best conditions” for some runners like Signiant’s Kevin Haggerty »

By Megan Cater | May 3, 2018

Signiant is headquartered just outside of Boston, with DevOps, Development and Support located in Ottawa. Like many local companies, Signiant treats “Marathon Monday” as a near-sacred holiday. Many of us head to the Boston Marathon course to watch and cheer, and one of us even runs it.

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Old meets new: From legacy FTP to 8K »

By Jon Finegold | Apr 27, 2018

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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