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Besco SI to Represent Signiant Solutions in South Korea

Oct 30, 2012

Region’s Leading Broadcast Technology Supplier to Offer Company’s Intelligent File Transfer Solutions – from Media Shuttle™ Desktop File Transfer Software to Advanced File-Based Workflow Automation

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA and BURLINGTON, MA (October 30, 2012) – Signiant, the U.S.-based market leader in intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, today announced that Besco SI has been appointed to represent Signiant products in South Korea.  With the recent addition of Media Shuttle™ software to the company’s family of secure, accelerated file transfer solutions, Besco will be instrumental in expanding the footprint for Signiant solutions in this key Asia-Pacific market.

As a leading equipment and services provider in the Korean film and broadcast market for more than 15 years, Besco has earned a strong reputation among its customers and partners. The company was the first to consult to leading broadcasters and post-production facilities on end-to-end file based workflows from content acquisition to delivery. Today their customers include terrestrial broadcasters such as KBS, MBC, SBS and EBS; CJ PowerCast, Korea’s largest CATV; The Korean Film Council; and CTP, the country’s largest post-production facility.

“We are committed to providing the world’s best technologies to our customers, and take pride in the strategic relationships we build with our suppliers,” said Mr. Kim Young Bae, President and CEO, Besco. “Signiant’s world-class products fit perfectly into our portfolio of leading brands, and we look forward to working together with Signiant to create and address demand in our region for secure, accelerated file movement solutions.”

Besco will offer the full line of Signiant’s compatible family of media file transfer solutions, which includes subscription-based Media Shuttle desktop file transfer software delivered from the cloud; Media Exchange™, featuring desktop, Web and mobile interfaces for moving file-based media between internal and external users and systems; and Managers+Agents™, optimized for automated batch file transfers, advanced resource management and workflow integration.

“With more than a decade of achievements in market, Besco is an outstanding partner to distribute our products in South Korea. We are honored that they have chosen to make our products part of their overall solution portfolio,” said Michael Burnie Managing Director Asia Pacific and Japan. “As Besco leads this industry forward in the transition to all-digital media environments, Korea will be a key market for Signiant within the region.”

About Besco

As a leading equipment sales and services provider in the Korean film and broadcast market for more than 15 years, Besco offers a wide range of broadcast technology options from leading manufacturers such as Sony, Adobe, AJA, Avid and Quantum. Based in Seoul, South Korea, Besco offers a wide range of solutions for HD, 3D, DI and digital cinema, including non-linear editing, network storage and archiving, workflow consulting, and studio system design and construction. For more information, visit www.nbesco.co.kr.