DUBAI, UAE and BURLINGTON, MA (March 11, 2013) – Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media, today announced that Qvest Media, the Dubai-based distribution and system integration company, has been appointed to represent Signiant products in the Middle East. In a region where bandwidth can be extremely costly, Signiant’s accelerated solutions can help organizations move large files securely and without the need to increase bandwidth, a critical factor in improving workflow efficiency.
Qvest Media focuses on the distribution of high-end broadcasting and media solutions of renowned international and German manufacturers and specializes in on-site systems integration. As one of the leading systems integrators, they are also able provide their customers with the most sophisticated solutions for workflow automation. The company was named as “System Integrator of the Year 2012” by a top-class jury at CABSAT 2012. Qvest Media’s customers in the region include leading broadcast, media and telco organizations, such as Al Jazeera, Dubai Media Incorporated, Al Rayan TV, Etisalat, twofour54 and Eqtisadia TV.
“The Middle East is a burgeoning market for content creation, so there is strong demand for solutions such as those from Signiant,” said Thomas Müeller, General Manager at Qvest Media. “We are committed to providing our customers with the industry’s top solutions, and then going beyond that task by helping them to implement file-based workflows that expand their business opportunities. Signiant’s solutions complement our world-class product offerings, and we are pleased to have secured the company as a partner.”
Qvest Media will offer the full line of Signiant’s media file transfer solutions, including the new Media Shuttle™ file transfer solution that provides an effective alternative to FTP or consumer-oriented file sharing approaches – without the administrative burden, file size constraints or security risks. Media Shuttle’s hybrid SaaS architecture lets users access fast file transfer capabilities through a simple interface delivered from the cloud, while maintaining the file cache within the secure control of their own network. A flexible subscription-based pricing model makes Media Shuttle the ideal solution for project-based initiatives or enterprises looking to scale on demand.
Qvest will also offer Managers+Agents™, Signiant’s powerful workflow automation solution, and Media Exchange™, a private cloud solution optimized for moving file-based media between internal and external users and systems.
“We could not feel more privileged to enter into this partnership with Qvest Media,” said Joachim Bause, Signiant’s Managing Director of Central Europe and the Middle East. “Award winning and known for offering the world’s best IT and AV solutions for media applications and system integration, Qvest Media is a trusted reseller that will be instrumental in expanding Signiant’s presence in this key market.”
Signiant’s solutions will be showcased in the Qvest Media booth E8-10 in hall 8 at CABSAT, March 12-14, 2013.
Dubai-located Qvest Media FZ LLC is focused on the distribution of high-end broadcasting and media solutions in the entire Middle East Region. The company distributes professional broadcasting products of renowned international and German manufacturers e.g. Annova Systems, arvato Systems S4M, Code One, DEV Systemtechnik, Draka, Juenger Audio, LSB, LYNX, MediaGeniX, Riedel, RTW, Signiant and Teracue. Moreover, Qvest Media is one of the most powerful system integrators on-site. The planning and realization of projects according to high German quality standards can be achieved in co-operation with Qvest Media’s German partner company Wellen+Nöthen. Concerning the implementation of SD and HD technology, ingest, editing and playout solutions, studio installation, outside broadcasting and mobile production solutions, customers benefit from excellent engineering know-how. For more information, visit www.qvestmedia.ae