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Signiant Appoints Wellen+Nöthen as German Reseller

Companies Will Work Together to Promote File-based Delivery Solutions for the German Broadcast Market

BURLINGTON, MA (February 2, 2009) – Signiant, the leading developer of content distribution management solutions, today announced that it has appointed Wellen+Nöthen as its reseller for the German market. Wellen+Nöthen is well-established as a specialist in IT and audio-visual solutions within the German broadcast industry. It has a reputation for successfully introducing innovative products to the market, and provides very customer-oriented services.

David Nortier, Managing Director, Signiant Europe, said, “Signiant is very happy to partner with such an experienced and forward-looking company that is open to new technologies and business models. We look forward to working together with Wellen+Nöthen to help the German broadcast market save significant amounts of money and time by switching to file-based delivery management solutions.”

Signiant will offer IT based transport and management platform services that will allow postproduction houses or smaller broadcast-related companies to harness the potential of Signiant’s digital transfer system to send or receive material quickly, cost-effectively and securely from their customers via standard internet lines. Wellen+Nöthen will provide the local German services, support and consulting as well as the important German language support from Signiant-certified employees.

Peter Nöthen, CEO, Wellen+Nöthen, said, “File transfer is more than just high speed digital transfer from A to B; automated digital workflows are key to using the full power offered by new technology. Signiant’s Content Distribution Management software is the first and only complete integrated digital supply chain solution with open interfaces and in-house and wide area transfer workflow options. We are delighted to be working with Signiant.”

About Wellen+Nöthen GmbH
As a specialist in innovative IT and AV solutions, Wellen+Nöthen GmbH is one of the leading German retail firms in the broadcasting and media industry. With the strategic business divisions of Sales, Rental, System Integration and Service, the company offers a complete portfolio for the supply, implementation, integration and commissioning of conventional as well as complex standard and customized solutions. The range of products on offer embraces hardware and software from the world’s leading branded manufacturers of media technologies, including Sony, GV Thomson, Avid and Apple. Wellen+Nöthen has also established a name for itself as Germany’s leading rental company, offering its customers a comprehensive equipment park. The company also sets new standards in the high definition sector: as a partner to its subsidiary HDinside, the company offers a broad and innovative HD rental portfolio. The spectrum of products and services is rounded off with professional services such as training courses, after-sales support and hotlines. With around 70 staff at its sites in Cologne and Berlin, the company looks after more than 1,800 German and international customers.

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