National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honors Signiant for secure accelerated file movement technology
BURLINGTON, MA – August 4, 2014 –Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software, today announced it was named a winner of the 2014 Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering. Signiant’s innovations in secure accelerated file movements over IP (including the internet) earned the company this prestigious award, which honors excellence in engineering creativity.
Signiant is one of a select few companies to be honored with an Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering, and was chosen by dozens of industry experts and peers. Emmy® Awards for Technology and Engineering are presented to companies for engineering developments so significant or innovative in nature that they materially affect the transmission, recording or reception of television.
“An Emmy® Award is the ultimate recognition of technical leadership in the media and entertainment industry,” said Ian Hamilton, CTO, Signiant. “We are thrilled to be honored with this award for our technology innovations. This recognition further validates our pioneering work in developing solutions for the fast, secure movement of large files.”
Signiant’s proven technology is deployed on a truly global scale moving petabytes of content daily. The world’s top networks, broadcasters, and local stations leverage Signiant’s technology to reliably move high-value digital assets. Signiant was the first file transfer technology company to include central management and workflow orchestration, allowing large numbers of distributed endpoints to be efficiently managed and elegantly linked to broadcast workflows. Most recently Signiant expanded their portfolio to include the industry’s first SaaS offerings for accelerated file transfer that now enable their customers to leverage the benefits of the cloud for their production and distribution workflows.
Emmy® Award winners in Technology & Engineering will be honored during the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of over 13,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public. For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv