Recent Press Releases and Media Coverage

Signiant Named as a Finalist in 2014 American Business Awards »

Signiant today announced it was named a Finalist in the New Product or Service of the Year – Media & Entertainment category in The 2014 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the program. Signiant is nominated for Signiant Flight, 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.

Signiant Flight Wins NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award, Presented by TV Technology Magazine »

Flight, developed by Signiant, is the recipient of one of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors, NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award, presented at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas by TV Technology magazine.

TV Technology | Announces 2014 NAB Best of Show Award Winners »

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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.

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.”