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Future Reality to Resell Market-Leading Signiant Media File Movement Solutions in Australia

SINGAPORE (18 June, 2012) – Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, announced today at BroadcastAsia2012 that Future Reality, a leading supplier of creative technology and services, will resell Signiant solutions to film, broadcast and post-production customers in Australia.

Under the new partnership agreement, Future Reality will add Signiant’s secure media file transfer solutions to its extensive portfolio of software and service offerings. Experts in production systems for editing, content creation, digital intermediate workflow and film-resolution shared storage solutions, Future Reality also provides a range of system design, installation and integration services; hardware and peripherals; and high-speed international network connectivity.  Future Reality’s customers include Animal Logic, Deluxe, Digital Pictures, Nine Network and XYZ Networks.

“Increasingly digital production environments require more efficient ways for content owners and creators to ingest, move and distribute media,” said David Edgar, Managing Director at Future Reality. “Signiant gives these organizations the level of security, acceleration, automation and enterprise control they need — together with flexibility and ease of use — in a suite of compatible software solutions.  We are delighted to add this powerful file transfer software to our technology offerings.”

Used today by many of the world’s top broadcasters, studios, media service providers, sports networks and game developers, Signiant’s products include Managers+Agents™, optimized for automated batch file transfers, advanced resource management and workflow integration; Media Exchange™, featuring desktop, Web and mobile interfaces for moving file-based media between internal and external users; and Media Shuttle™, offering enterprises of any size the convenience and ease of use of cloud-based file-sharing services without the file size limits or security risks associated with storing media assets in the cloud.

“With years of success serving the needs of broadcast and post-production customers in Australia and New Zealand, Future Reality truly understands the requirements of media enterprises,” said Michael Burnie, Managing Director for Signiant Asia-Pacific and Japan. “The partnership between our companies allows Future Reality to address growing market demand in the region for more cost-efficient and reliable file-based media transfer solutions, and also enables Signiant to further increase its ability to secure media exchanges within and between organizations worldwide.”

Click here for a complete list of Signiant resellers worldwide.

Editor’s Note:
Visit Signiant in stand 4U2-04 at BroadcastAsia2012, June 19-22, Suntec Singapore.  For more information on this event, go to

About Future Reality
Founded in 1993, Future Reality provides technology and services for broadcast television, video post-production and film special effects companies in Australia and New Zealand. The Future Reality brand is well-known and trusted by customers for quality and professionalism. With extensive industry knowledge and nearly two decades of experience selling and supporting software-based systems across a broad range of platform and operating systems, Future Reality has a proven track record of strong technical pre-sales and post-sales support for the products they carry, which include Apple, Assimilate, Avid, Bright Technology, Codex Digital, Da Vinci, EMC Isilon, HDS and Sohonet. .

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