cloud storage

A watershed moment for the cloud under COVID-19

As the outbreak threw our industry into chaos, it became increasingly clear that organizations would have to take major steps to evolve their production and distribution models. Rigid strategies that once felt like sure things became untenable, and the growing importance of adaptability came crashing to the fore.

By Jon Finegold Learn more

Signiant solutions add Google Cloud and on-prem object storage support, furthering our commitment to storage independence

The Signiant platform (including Manager+Agents versions 14.1 and higher) now supports on-prem file storage, S3 Compatible on-prem object storage, and cloud object storage from AWS, Azure and now Google Cloud Platform.

By Victoria Burt Learn more

Media Shuttle’s Storage Independence – Customers Embrace the Choices

When talking about the cloud it is always easy to confuse hype with reality. Cloud-adoption within the M&E industry remains uneven, particularly when it comes to content storage and processing. That’s why Media Shuttle allows customers to have either cloud storage, on-premises storage, or a mix of both.

By Mike Nash Learn more

Reflections on the Cloud in 2016

Having been in the thick of the cloud transition for several years now, I am sometimes reminded of the ‘Stages of Grief’ model espoused by psychiatrists. Relative to other technology transitions this one seems to have a strong emotional component – perhaps because the move to cloud technology has happened so fast and is potentially so disruptive.

By Margaret Craig Learn more

Signiant Executives Explain – Part 2: The Signiant Product Portfolio

Get all the answers and learn the ins and outs of Signiant’s complete accelerated file transfer portfolio in part two of our Signiant Executives Explain video series.

By Jim Ball Learn more

Larger files sizes, the move to the cloud and Signiant product updates were the news at IBC 2016

Take a look at this IBC Daily video by TVBEurope, featuring Greg Hoskin, managing director of Signiant’s sales in EMEA and Asia-Pacific, with new ways to store assets and our other product line news.

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A Year of Acceleration – and Collaboration

Signiant and Talon form an alliance to help streamline cloud storage consolidation. Together the companies’ technology allow globally distributed data to be quickly and securely migrated to a central cloud storage and then made available as a single, consistent storage repository to all users across the globe.

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Is the world is catching on to “cloud washing?”

Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal published an in-depth article on cloud washing. “Trying to stand out in a hot market…some providers use ‘cloud’ in their marketing materials, sales pitches and earnings reports…”

By Meg Cater Learn more

Accelerating Scientific Discovery with Azure and Flight

Signiant Flight is one of the first (if not the first) SaaS solution certified for Azure Marketplace Developer Services, and can move any size file or data set. Flight also brings additional permissioning and security not available with Azure alone. Combined with the Azure for Research project, Flight can enable the seemingly impossible movement of very largest scientific data sets to the cloud. And, once all that data is in the cloud, the real discovery of cloud enabled research begins.

By Meg Cater Learn more

Cloud Based Disaster Recovery: Moving large amounts of data before and after a disaster

Cloud based disaster recovery plans are common at organizations of all sizes today, allowing smaller companies the same DR that was once only available with enterprise infrastructures and big budgets. Yet, there are several challenges that need to be understood before companies implement a cloud disaster recovery plan, including transporting data to and from cloud storage quickly and securely.

By Mike Potter Learn more

What Devoncroft’s latest Big Broadcast Survey means for cloud storage strategies (blog and webinar)

Devoncroft recently conducted their 2014 Big Broadcast Survey of more than 10,000 participants at more than 100 companies. It revealed that storage is far and away the most common use for the cloud. Learn more about the survey results and how media companies are currently and are planning to use the cloud in 2015.

By Jonathan Wall Learn more

The Sky is the limit: Signiant Flight’s high-speed bridge offers new opportunities for files in the cloud

The question of how best to utilize the advantages of the cloud was the catalyst for our newest software product, Signiant Flight. Just released yesterday, Flight offers the ability to quickly and securely transfer large files and unstructured data sets to and from multiple cloud storage platforms.

By Meg Cater Learn more