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Signiant and Sohonet Win “Best of IBC 2012” Award

TVB Europe Honors Innovative Sohonet FileRunner Service/Signiant Media Shuttle™ Combination 

BURLINGTON, MA and LONDON (October 3, 2012) – Signiant and Sohonet today announced that the Sohonet FileRunner Service based on Signiant Media Shuttle file transfer software has been named among this year’s “Best of IBC” award winners by TVB Europe magazine. Selected in the Production and Infrastructure category, the service provides easy-to-use tools for moving high-value media assets between the media organizations that use the high-performance Sohonet Media Network.

“Each year we ask our editorial teams to pick out the most innovative new product introductions at the IBC show,” said Fergal Ringrose, editorial director, TVB Europe. “We look for new products that clearly show the potential to help end users make money or save money. From the wealth of nominations collated by our editors, we narrow the list down to the very best to name our annual winners, which this year includes Sohonet’s integration of Signiant Media Shuttle.”

Based in London, Sohonet is the world’s largest private media and entertainment network whose members include many of biggest names in TV, film and advertising. The powerful new Sohonet Hub service enables global members of the Sohonet Media Network community to find, communicate and share information and digital content with other members quickly and effectively. As an embedded feature of Sohonet Hub, FileRunner provides Sohonet Media Network users with easy-to-use tools for secure, accelerated transfer of high-value media assets.

Signiant’s Media Shuttle features a patent-pending cloud connector technology that gives media workgroups the convenience and ease of use of subscription-based file transfer services, but without file size limits or the security risks associated with storing high-value assets in the cloud. An effective alternative to FTP or unmanaged file transfer products for moving large media files, Media Shuttle offers the same industry-leading security and acceleration protocols for high-speed file transfers as Signiant’s award-winning enterprise infrastructure products.

About Sohonet 

Sohonet is the only global expert in connectivity and data management services for the media and entertainment industry. With more than 15 years’ experience, Sohonet offers an extensive range of solutions backed up by unrivaled technical support to enable clients to manage and transfer valuable and critical content quickly, securely and effectively. The Sohonet Media Network is the largest and most established private, high-performance network for the media industry connecting the leading studios, production and post-production facilities across the globe. Sohonet provides site-wide connectivity for the world’s leading film and television studios, such as Pinewood Studios, Leavesden Studios, Shepperton Studios, 3 Mills Studios, Lantana Studios Complex (Los Angeles), Fox Studios, NBCUniversal and Warner Roadshow Studios (Brisbane). For more information, visit

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