accelerated file transfer

As technology advances, we’ll find ways to make file types that offer comparatively the same quality in smaller file sizes. However, we’ll also find ways to make file types that offer more but are larger, ensuring that software for accelerated file transfer will also need to keep up since we’ll need to send larger files and bigger data sets in less time.

Signiant has optimized accelerated file transfer and bandwidth management over more than a decade of technological innovation. We focus specifically on the needs of the media and entertainment industry, who traditionally handle larger files than any other industry. In order to move giant media files multiple times a day, our software handles the principles of latency and loss compensation reliably. We optimize performance by detecting available network capacity and congestion, and our network usage won’t affect other network activity.

With accelerated file transfer, Signiant can help you:

  • Transfer to and from geographically-diverse locations
  • Resolve problems associated to packet loss
  • Maximize line speed
  • Save time and money

If you switch to accelerated file transfer, all associated business can speed up. You can get content into all of the right hands quicker and focus on production and revenue. With Signiant, you never have to sacrifice quality in order to move more quantity. We can handle extreme file sizes with top notch security.

Media Shuttle and Managers+Agents offer different options for file management and accelerated file transfer. The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival have standardized using Media Shuttle for their digital film submission and distribution. We’ve helped them meet their acceleration needs, letting filmmakers from across the globe submit complex and quality content easily and quickly. Check out how Banff and other companies use Signiant for accelerated file transfer in the following articles.

It’s three in the morning. Do you know where your files are? »

The importance and power of robust visibility and control functionalities cannot be overstated, especially in media where files move constantly and security is top-of-mind. The solutions a business relies on to move their content will often dictate their agility, and their ability to complete complex projects.

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Signiant’s Media Shuttle Helps MEDIAPRO Span The Globe »

"Media Shuttle’s accessible and intuitive portals allow us to send files of all kinds to technicians, marketing personnel, production assistants, etc., and there is never a problem in understanding how the system works."

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Inside the Media Operations Hurricane »

The modern M&E landscape is a hurricane of collaboration—across internal teams, contractors, partners and distributors. It’s this collaboration that not only defines how most media organizations approach content creation and distribution, but it is also largely what has contributed to the development and success of evolving technologies and artistic visions.

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Why many studios and broadcasters are banning FTP from their supply chain »

For decades, FTP (File Transfer Protocol) has been used in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry to move files between servers and for distributing them around the world. And for just as long, cybersecurity experts have been warning of its potential threat to network security, intellectual property and privacy. Nevertheless, FTP has persisted.

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Today’s Media Reality? Bigger Files. Greater Distances. »

The media and entertainment industry is rapidly evolving. From the rise of online streaming to the demand for higher and higher quality files—can you imagine thinking 8K was on the horizon even 5 years ago—the realities of the business are changing, and organizations need to be sure to adapt.

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Yusari Filem: Delivering DCPs Across Malaysia with Signiant Jet »

"Jet provides a tightly-curated set of the same enterprise capabilities, but scaled to the needs and budgets of smaller companies."

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The underlying value of storage independent, multi-tenant SaaS »

What is multi-tenant SaaS? What is storage independence? Why have they been game changing for the Media industry?

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Cloudfirst.io and Signiant team up to Offer Accelerated Next-Generation Cloud Migration Solutions »

At NAB Show 2019, Cloudfirst.io, an innovator in next-generation digital archive transformation, and Signiant are announcing a new partnership that integrates Cloudfirst.io’s Rapid Migrate legacy archive migration solution with Signiant’s patented acceleration technology and SaaS platform.

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Trouble with SharePoint file size limits? How to share large files over 2GB fast »

Even though the maximum file size limit for SharePoint 2016 is 10GB and 15GB for SharePoint Online, here's why you might be having trouble sharing large files over 2GB.

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Beyond the Live Game: File-based content is increasingly central to covering major sports events »

This production model rests on the ability to transfer huge amounts of data, whether large files or many small clips, in a fast, secure and reliable manner.

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