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  • Fit for Purpose

    Without an appropriate media transfer solution, creative professionals will find workarounds that work best for them, not everyone. Read more about what to look for to make everyone happy.
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    The Pitfalls of Online File Sharing and Sending Services for the Media & Entertainment Industry

    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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    7 Must-Haves for Remote Work in M&E

    One of the challenges faced in the M&E business is that it’s not that easy to just “take your work home with you.” This guide shares seven important considerations to keep in mind while implementing a remote working strategy that supports a distributed media workforce.
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  • Get More Out of Your Network

    On the surface, it may seem that moving large files from one location to another is relatively simple and that a faster pipe is all you need, but it turns out there’s much more to it. Learn why a bigger pipe doesn’t lead to faster file transfers and how to get the most out of your network.
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    Seven Pitfalls of Relying on rsync to Automate Large File Transfers

    Due to the increase in file sizes, tighter deadlines and the growing complexity of workflows within the media and entertainment industry, legacy tools like rsync are just no longer the best option for automating large file transfers between locations.
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  • Big Files, Big Challenges

    Why WeTransfer, FTP and shipping hard drives are no longer viable for media and what you can do about it.
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    The Signiant Advantage

    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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    Large File Transfer Software: Buyer’s Guide

    If you’re looking to purchase large file transfer software for your business, it’s important to understand the market drivers that have created the need, the available options for moving media files, and some key requirements to look for.
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    Nine Pitfalls of Relying on FTP to Move Large Media Files

    FTP was developed in 1971, and a lot has changed in the decades since it was first created. Though the protocol has seen improvement over the years, there are some fundamental drawbacks to relying on this old technology for transferring today’s large media files.
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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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    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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    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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