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Pepper Becomes Europe's First Post Facility to Deploy Signiant's Digital Media Distribution Solution

Apr 12, 2007

Signiant Helps Manage, Secure, Automate and Accelerate the Movement of Pepper’s Digital Media Files within its Client Base

BURLINGTON, MA (April 12, 2007) — Signiant, the leading developer of digital media distribution management solutions for the media and entertainment industry, today announced that Pepper, one of the UK’s leading post-production facilities, is integrating Signiant’s Digital Media Distribution Management Suite into its workflow.

With a reputation for successfully embracing pioneering technologies, Pepper has become Europe’s first facility to implement a robust and integrated solution to simultaneously manage, secure, automate and accelerate the movement of digital assets between its London location and its client base, which includes BBC and HBO.

Shane Warden, joint MD of Pepper comments; “We believe that secure encrypted and receipted delivery of digital assets will become the norm for the broadcast industry in the future. Also our DI projects will benefit from secure, synchronised pipelines that will allow flexibility and guarantees for our clients in a world where protection of intellectual property is king. For this we will partner with Signiant whose knowledge of the media and entertainment market is second to none.”

David Nortier, Managing Director of Signiant Europe adds; “When you think forward-thinking post production, you think Pepper.  Their adoption of Signiant’s technology as a means to further improve  service to their client base is in itself proof that forward thinking post houses can truly benefit from implementing an integrated media distribution strategy.  We are delighted that Pepper will be implementing the Signiant technology and we look forward to working with them and the post-production community in the future.”