accelerated file delivery

Time is money in modern business, and that is especially true for Internet-related businesses where downtime and not delivering what you promised can devastate your business.

That’s why forward-looking businesses are turning to accelerated file delivery. The consequences of important files not getting where they need to be securely and on time are simply too great to rely on FTP or other legacy file sharing systems.

Signiant offers a suite of enterprise file transfer software solutions designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes.

Media Shuttle is cloud file-sharing FTP replacement that gives enterprises complete control over their digital assets. This cutting-edge hybrid SaaS solution can be customized to meet the needs of small businesses or large enterprises, and enables you to transfer almost any size file quickly and securely via the Web.

Managers+Agents is a system-to-system file movement solution that enables a high degree of workflow automation, including automated batch file transfer and processing specific workflow (Virus, QC, Transcode and so forth).

Check out the blog below to learn more about how Signiant helped 3-D video conversion firm Creative Cow set up an accelerated file delivery system to transfer massive video files, many up 200-300 GB, to distributors in multiple locations throughout Asia.

All Accelerated File Transfer Solutions Are Not Created Equal – Don’t Just Take Our Word For It »

We spend a lot of time at Signiant explaining why our person-initiated accelerated file transfer solution - Media Shuttle - is so much better than using TCP-based solutions, such as FTP or online file sending and sharing platforms. But what about all those people who already understand that an accelerated file transfer solution is what they really need or those who have already invested in such a solution, from a vendor other than Signiant, but are finding that it’s not meeting their needs?

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Media Links and Signiant to Conduct Joint Technology Demonstration at NAB 2017 »

Media Links, the market leader in media over IP transport solutions and Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software, together announce a joint demonstration in the Media Links booth, SU5021 at NAB 2017, to transport mission-critical media files.

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Signiant Flight Helps Discovery Communications Accelerate Producers' Workflow »

Signiant Inc today announced that Discovery Communications is using Signiant’s Flight solution for accelerated delivery of program content to the cloud via Discovery’s global media asset submission platform, the Producer’s Portal.

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At Discovery, over 600 production partners are delivering to the cloud, turning what took days… into just hours. »

At Discovery Communications, a file delivery process that once involved the shipment of thousands of data tapes from around the world into the U.S. media giant’s Quality Control center has been reimagined for the cloud.

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Product Testing vs. Reality: How SaaS prevents misconceptions of real-world performance »

With accelerated file transfer, there are a huge number of independent factors that impact throughput. SaaS solutions provide a unique opportunity to test out software in your real world scenario with limited risk to the purchaser.

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Ian Hamilton on Broadcast Bridge: What is UDP acceleration? »

An article on advances in file transfer protocols might not be typical reading for most production and broadcast professionals. However, the Broadcast Bridge website made good on their promise of "Connecting IT to Broadcast" with last week’s post by Signiant CTO Ian Hamilton.

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Creative Cow | LA-Based Venture 3D Selects Signiant Media Shuttle for Accelerated Delivery of Massive 3D Movie Files »

Known for its conversion work on “Titanic 3D” and “The Chronicle’s of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” Venture 3D is using Media Shuttle to deliver the film “Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons” directed by Stephen Chow of “Shaolin Soccer” and “Kung Fu Hustle” fame. Venture 3D’s business success on the project requires the ability to move massive files – sometimes 200-300 GB in a single transfer ­– to multiple entities across Asia. As such the company required a solution that would give their global partners access to large files without the administrative constraints of FTP.

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Signiant Appoints Doug Cahill as Vice President of Business Development »

Cahill brings more than two decades of business development experience in the storage, networking and security industries to Signiant’s senior leadership team. Based in Boston, he will drive strategic partnerships with IT technology partners and service providers worldwide. Today Signiant’s accelerated file movement software is used to replace FTP and other file sharing technologies to facilitate the daily file transfer needs of tens of thousands of users in some of the world’s largest media companies.

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Signiant Adds Media Shuttle™ Resellers in Europe and South America »

Signiant’s newest solution providers include AD Digital of Brazil, Altered Images in the UK, Fofic Media Solutions in The Netherlands, Mediatrade in Finland, Promovisa in Spain, SAV in France and Visual Unity in the Czech Republic. These partners will offer various Signiant products, including subscription-based Media Shuttle file transfer software delivered from the cloud.

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Signiant Expands Media Exchange for Digital Content Sharing Between Media and Entertainment Organizations of All Sizes »

“With the new direct-to-the-desktop delivery, we are able to automate the receipt of content updates arriving from multiple content partners, all in one application. This is combined with the reliable, fast and secure delivery we have come to count on as a Signiant user."

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