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Manager+Agents – Product White Paper

Manager+Agents is used by most of the world’s top media companies to move petabytes of data every day throughout their global content supply chains. Learn about Manager+Agents, the gold standard for scheduled, lights-out, automated transfer of large files between geographically distributed locations, in our new product white paper.

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Media Shuttle – Product White Paper

The most comprehensive asset on Media Shuttle to date, this product white paper covers how cloud technology has enabled a new generation of large file movement solutions, explaining Signiant’s core technology, Media Shuttle’s system architecture, TCO, pricing model, enterprise features, as well as the Web Transfer API and how to use Shuttle with cloud storage.

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Flight – Product White Paper

For many global companies, moving large files and data sets into and out of cloud services in a fast, reliable and secure manner is an ongoing challenge. Learn how Signiant Flight is helping organizations around the world solve this problem.

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The Serverless Revolution

Does growing cloud adoption finally show a path to achieving the dream of affordable, flexible, scalable, and heavily automated media industry workflows? Download our white paper to find out more about how cloud adoption will continue to effect media workflows, as told by Ian Hamilton, founding member and CTO of Signiant.

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Sending and Sharing Large Files: the Benefits of File Acceleration

Businesses that regularly produce large media files or unstructured data sets often need to share them with colleagues, clients and contractors around the world, and move them to and from public cloud platforms such as AWS and Microsoft Azure. Download this white paper from Signiant and read about how acceleration technology addresses the challenge of large file transfer.

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Signiant’s Manager+Agents Content Security Strategy

Signiant’s Manager+Agents software protects assets from threats posed by individuals, hacker groups and criminal adversaries. This white paper covers both the security services provided by Signiant and the third party validations Signiant employs.

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Hybrid Software as a Service (saas): The Flexible Way to Move and Manage Media

In the field of media production, media and entertainment organizations have yet to fully realize the benefits of software as a service (SaaS) when it comes to a key element of their day-to-day operations: moving the extremely large video and audio files that are the lifeblood of their business. Opportunities remain, however, for media production professionals and teams to seamlessly implement hybrid SaaS solutions into their operations. With Signiant’s hybrid SaaS Media Shuttle, enjoy the benefits of this “best of both worlds” approach: fast, easy, secure file transfers that provide users with command over the process and control of their proprietary data.

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Signiant’s Acceleration Protocol using UDP

Signiant’s acceleration protocol improves on standard IP transfers based in TCP, sending data up to 200 times faster. This white paper discusses the reasons why, including how our acceleration protocol practically eliminates latency and fully utilizes available bandwidth, for efficient and reliable large file transfers even over long distances.

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Media Shuttle’s Security White Paper

Leaders in media and entertainment depend on Signiant to move petabytes of high-value digital content every day. Our customers trust us with their intellectual property, delivery timelines, and ultimately their reputation. But mostly they simply want a solution that allows them to focus on their work, without having to track the security of it. Effective security is complicated, however — it must encompass all aspects of product development and daily operations, and requires thoughtful application of both policy and technology. This white paper provides an overview of the security architecture and service operations of Signiant’s Media Shuttle hybrid SaaS solution.

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Signiant Availability and Reliability

Signiant software is known for it’s always on and highly reliable file transfer services. This short white paper covers the ways Signiant ensures such a high level of availability and reliability, including our monitoring notifications and services.

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Secure Design in a Hyperconnected World

Over the last decade, we have seen an increasing digital interconnection of people and devices globally. The move from mostly isolated to highly interconnected networks has given us the ability to quickly and simply share files and collaborate on projects with remote partners like never before. Unfortunately, the same interconnectedness that enables innovation in the industry also opens the door to cyber crime, making the security design of media software more important than ever. Download our article featured in the M&E Journal 2015 edition to learn about the 4 secure design principles that are essential today, as told by Ian Hamilton, founding member and CTO of Signiant.

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