Signiant Resource Center

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Storage Options Have Become Far More Complex – Can Your Software Handle It?

Storage independence has long been a central tenant in the design of all of Signiant’s intelligent file transfer solutions. Our products allow the flexibility to choose the right storage for each situation, never tying you to any one storage type or vendor, whether on-premises or cloud.

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The Latest Media Shuttle Innovations: 10 New Capabilities

As a cloud-native SaaS solution, we’re able to innovate constantly with Media Shuttle and roll out new capabilities to our customers without any interruption of service. This eGuide provides an overview of ten areas where we’ve recently advanced the Media Shuttle platform.

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The Signiant Advantage: 10 Reasons Why the Media & Entertainment Industry Chooses Signiant

Signiant is the market leader in intelligent file transfer. From its market leading products and cloud leadership to world class customer support, Signiant is the choice solution for the world’s top media companies. Download this eGuide to learn why Signiant wins over other file acceleration solutions.

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More Innovation with Manager + Agents: 4 New Capabilities

Over the past year, we’ve added several significant new capabilities to Manager+Agents, our flagship solution for automated, scheduled transport of large files between geographically dispersed locations. The recent enhancements reflect Signiant’s ongoing commitment to innovation in support of our customers’ evolving needs within a rapidly changing, competitive, and fast-paced media landscape.

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The Pitfalls of Online File Sharing and Sending Services for the Media & Entertainment Industry

Using consumer-oriented services like Dropbox, Box, and WeTransfer, can be a nice, user-friendly replacement to older file transfer methods such as FTP and shipping hard drives. But for a modern M&E company consistently sending and sharing mission-critical files, including massive video files, using these offerings can be both risky and restricting. Learn about the 7 key issues that make online file sharing and sending services unfit for the needs of today’s media and entertainment businesses, and how next-generation solutions offer much faster, more secure and more flexible solutions.

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The Pitfalls of Relying on FTP to Move Large Media Files

FTP turns 45 in 2016. And while this foundational protocol is still used by a large majority of media professionals to move content, it is slow, unreliable and unable to keep up with the industry. This eGuide covers the history of FTP and why it is no longer the best method to move media files and other types of large unstructured data.

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Totally Transformed: How Leading Media Businesses Are Accelerating Their File Transfers And Transforming Their Operations

Today, in media, standing still is simply not an option. To compete effectively, you need to be constantly evolving your business. This means finding new ways to innovate, collaborate, and better serve your customers. Download our new guide to discover how four leading businesses are unlocking new business opportunities by accelerating file transfer.

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The Cloud: Revolutionizing the Media Business From Above

It’s the new normal for broadcasting. Larger file formats, bigger data sizes and higher-resolution images are here to stay. And that has pushed the industry to search for reliable, scalable, flexible and cost-effective ways to efficiently and securely send, process and store those large files — and to do so in a way that enhances workflows, rather than stymies them. Download our new eBook done in partnership with NewBay to learn how major broadcasters and other media companies have begun to move segments of their core operations into the cloud.

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5 Reasons Fast Video File Transfers are Critical to Your Business

In the media production business, demand for high-resolution video content is growing rapidly while the size of those video files is growing exponentially. Moving large files is becoming increasing difficult, but it doesn’t need to be.

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Today’s Reality for Moving Large Content Files: Why Every Media Firm Can (and Should) Use Enterprise-class File Transfer Software

Cloud computing is revolutionizing software for Media & Entertainment, making technology that was once only available with enterprise budgets and multiple data centers accessible to small and mid-sized companies. This recent evolution has had a direct impact on the way companies send and share content around the world. With modern SaaS enabled large file transfer solutions, every media company can afford to participate in the global media marketplace.

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5 Reasons Your Corporate Video Department Needs File Transfer Acceleration

Being responsible for corporate video production within a non-media large enterprise can be hard. The challenges of video are the same as within a media and entertainment company, but the technology infrastructure and business culture are often very different. Download this eGuide to learn how intelligent file acceleration can add security, raise productivity, enhance visibility, reduce chaos and, most importantly, add speed and reliability to standard corporate video production workflows.

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Accelerated Ingest to Cloud Services

Moving large amounts of data into cloud storage can be surprisingly difficult. One way or another, the data needs to travel over an IP network to reach the cloud – and IP transfers are slow and unreliable over long distances. The solution lies in the form of specialized acceleration technology from Signiant, which is now available as a SaaS offering specifically designed for cloud ingest. Read this eBook and learn how Signiant Flight can overcome IP network bottlenecks and accelerate the transfer of data into and out of Amazon S3 or Azure.

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Faster, Safer, Cloudier: 3 Critical Questions in Choosing the Right Accelerated File Transfer Technology

There are two fundamental IT realities in media today: Files are getting bigger. Deadlines are getting tighter. The result is that media businesses need to rethink how they move their most valuable data from place to place—whether from studio to distributor, production house to client, or datacenter to cloud. The answer is file acceleration. Download our new guide to discover the key questions you’ll need to answer to ensure you get the right file acceleration solution for your business.

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What You Need to Know to Handle Successful File Transfer in a New Media World: A buying guide by George Winslow, New Bay Media

OTT , SVOD, AR, 4K, EST, HDR, VR, 8K and a host of other new formats, platforms and business models are transforming today’s media and entertainment industry. Can your file transfer system keep up with the lightning pace of innovation? Download our new guide created in partnership with NewBay Media’s TV Technology and Broadcasting & Cable to find out what you need to know to handle successful file transfer in a new media world.

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Why Cloud-Native Matters: And How it Differs from Cloud-Washed Software

B2B software companies today all have their own way of explaining how their cloud solution is revolutionizing business. But not all companies mean the same thing when they use the term “cloud”. As cloud-adoption increases, it is necessary to make some clear distinctions between “cloud-native” and “cloud-washed” software. Download this eBook to better understand the important differences and why they matter. Learn about Signiant’s award-winning cloud-native SaaS products for accelerated file transfers, and how these can help your business.

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6 Ways File Acceleration Will Save Your Project

Production teams are all too familiar with managing the complexities of video workflows on tight timelines. Any obstacles to transferring large video files quickly throughout the production, post-production and delivery process can lead to disaster for a project. Need a better way to send large video files in your enterprise? Download this free eGuide on 6 ways file acceleration will save your project and learn how you can control the chaos of handing off large media files.

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