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Signiant Launches Flight: A Hybrid SaaS Solution to Accelerate Movement of Large Data Sets Into and Out of Cloud Storage »

Signiant today announced a significant extension of the company’s cloud portfolio with the introduction of Signiant SkyDrop – the first and only commercially available hybrid SaaS solution that accelerates the movement of big data and professional media files into and out of cloud storage. Unlike other acceleration offerings, Signiant SkyDrop is a genuine cloud-formed solution that leverages managed cloud infrastructure, in contrast to software that customers must deploy and manage.

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The Register | Signiant to fly files into Amazon and Azure clouds »

Signiant, a supplier of large (100GB and up) file transfer services to media companies, has launched a new product it calls Flight to send the files to Amazon or Azure instead. Flight transfers files into and out of Amazon’s S3 and Microsoft’s Azure cloud storage. Because of this, Signiant says: “Workflows that require fast exchange of files to and from cloud storage, including active archiving, media processing and big data analysis, can now be implemented much more easily and cost-effectively.”

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Signiant Strengthens Board with Two Industry Leaders »

Signiant today announced that two of the media industry’s most prominent technology executives have joined its Board of Directors. The appointments come at a time when the company’s leadership position in cloud technology and innovative next-generation offerings are driving unprecedented growth in Signiant’s business. Joining the board are Lawrence R. Kaplan and John McCoskey, each bringing unique industry experience to the Signiant Board.

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Signiant’s Cloud Solutions drive 65 percent increase in customer base in 2013, position company for future growth with 46 percent increase in worldwide employment »

Signiant today disclosed key growth metrics for 2013 and offered further insight into the Company’s recent market momentum. Executives report a 65 percent increase in customer count and a 46 percent increase in worldwide employment, attributable to rapid adoption of Signiant’s next-generation hybrid SaaS solution and clear recognition of the Company’s leadership position in bringing the benefits of cloud technology to the media industry.

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Wired Innovation Insights | File Transfer In the Cloud -- My 'Cloud Credo' »

To be a leader in the cloud arena, you need to have a clear definition of what cloud technology means to you, and your approach to cloud computing. I call this the “Cloud Credo.” Mine is built on three key points: content should be free; SaaS is here to stay; and, “design for the cloud” is worth the effort. I’ll provide details on the first two ideas here -- and stay tuned for more thoughts on design for the cloud in another post!

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MTI Film Selects Signiant Media Shuttle for Swift File Delivery of TNT Hit TV Show ‘Dallas’ and More »

MTI Film, a Hollywood-based full service post-production and film restoration facility, is using Signiant’s Media Shuttle™ to automate the daily exchange of some of TV’s most popular episodics with its global production partners.

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Signiant Further Expands Global Footprint to Support Continued Growth »

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, has increased its sales and support staff to meet rapidly growing global demand for its products. The developments follow on from the recent appointment of industry leader Greg Hoskin as Managing Director with responsibility for Europe, Middle East and Africa as well as the Asia-Pacific markets.

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Cisneros Media Overcomes Regional Bandwidth Challenges with Signiant’s Media Shuttle »

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that its customer Cisneros Media, the corporate division that encompasses the Cisneros’ global media and entertainment businesses, achieved dramatic time savings and productivity improvements by implementing Media Shuttle™ as its corporate-wide file transfer solution.

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RedShark News | Moving files for Metallica »

Never ones for the understated gesture, Metallica’s latest concert film Metallica: Into the Never fuses a slightly surreal plot involving a roadie with more conventional – and arguably more thrilling – concert footage, all wrapped up in a 3D IMAX presentation. Signiant’s Media Shuttle was apparently instrumental in lobbing the resultant huge files around

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Venture 3D Used Signiant’s Media Shuttle to Meet Tight Deadlines with Ease for New “Metallica: Through the Never” 3D Movie Project »

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that Venture 3D, a stereoscopic 3D conversion production company based in Los Angeles, used Media Shuttle™ as its primary file transfer solution during production of Metallica’s latest cinematic venture, “Metallica: Through the Never” which premiered in Imax 3D on September 27, 2013 and will premier in theaters everywhere on October 4, 2013. Under tight deadlines to deliver large files – 20 GBs numerous times a day – Venture3D relied on Media Shuttle to provide this high profile client with reliable and efficient service.

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