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    The Latest Trend in Cloud Ingest Portals

    While there are plenty of tools for getting data into the cloud, professional media requirements are particular and early cloud adopters spent millions building highly customized ingest applications. Today, that trend is shifting in favor of off-the-shelf SaaS solutions.
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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.
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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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    It’s a Hybrid Cloud/Multi-Cloud World

    Cloud adoption is rapidly increasing among media companies, but most are continuing to use on-premises storage and software alongside cloud investments.
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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    M&E Industry Adoption of SaaS, Cloud Grows As Solutions Evolve

    Concerns over security and the cost and time associated with moving large media files are no longer issues when M&E thinks about cloud or SaaS implementations. This informative ebook, produced in partnership with TV Technology, explores the evolution of cloud and SaaS technologies for media applications.
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    At Your Service: Realizing the Full Value of Cloud-Native SaaS

    As data-intensive industries like M&E continue to adopt cloud solutions, the simplicity and scalability of well-designed, cloud-native SaaS has proven to be a major driver. SaaS connects vendors and customers in a long-term relationship that begins with on-boarding, thrives through superb customer support and DevOps, and grows with product improvements based on feedback from customers.
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