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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 – acceleration, reliability, security and scale-out management;Media Shuttle’s system architecture;IT considerations, and operation mangers and end user benefits;Shuttle’s TOC and pricing model;Enterprise features and the Web Transfer API;Using Shuttle with cloud storage.

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The Serverless Revolution

Workflow simplification and optimization has long been a major goal in the Media and Entertainment industry. Efforts to make workflows efficient, cost-effective, and adaptable to fluctuating business needs and constraints have driven successive waves of technological innovation and investment across the industry. Does growing cloud adoption finally show a path to achieving this dream of affordable, flexible, scalable, and heavily automated media industry workflows? Download our article featured in the M&E Journal Spring 2017 edition 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 unstructured data sets, such as video assets or high-resolution images, often need to share them with colleagues, clients and contractors around the world. Sending these huge files over IP networks can be very slow and unreliable, a problem that is becoming more widespread with the adoption of 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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Flight – Product White Paper

Today, most enterprises are connected to the cloud, or they are looking at ways to harness the cloud’s advanced compute and storage offerings. However, for many of them, moving big data into and out of cloud storage in a fast, reliable and secure manner is an ongoing challenge. Download this white paper and learn how Signiant Flight is helping organizations around the globe solve this problem. Some of the key takeaways include: What acceleration means for file transfer and how it works; Benefits of easy global access to cloud storage; How a cloud-native SaaS solution can help you minimize operational overhead; Real-world applications of how customers are using Flight

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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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