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Signiant takes full advantage of cloud technology to provide businesses with the best large file transfer software available on the market today.

With Signiant’s simple interfaces delivered from the cloud, you have less installation time and fewer maintenance fees. Our cloud-based products integrate easily into your existing environment, so file transfers can start immediately.

Flight, for example, is the only SaaS solution on the market that accelerates the movement of large files and data sets into and out of cloud storage. Automatically maintained and updated for you, SkyDrop is easy to deploy, scales as needed, and works with Amazon S3 and other leading cloud platforms.

Take a few minutes to read the articles below and learn more about Signiant’s cloud storage and cloud-delivered interfaces.

Signiant Product Innovations Support Customer Demand for Storage Independence, Operational Efficiencies, and Cloud Workflows

Signiant will be demonstrating a broad array of product enhancements at NAB Show 2016 that support the top priorities of Media & Entertainment customers. As media companies embrace cloud technology Signiant – the only independent provider of accelerated cloud upload functionality – is helping enable the transition. Signiant solutions are also helping customers meet the on-going challenge of squeezing efficiency out of existing resources and infrastructure with with innovative product and workflow solutions.

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Signiant Sees Increase in Global Adoption of Industry-Leading SaaS Solutions for Third Straight Year

As the popularity of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions grows apace, Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software, will present the company’s industry-leading SaaS solutions on Booth SL6605 at NAB 2016. The Signiant team will be on hand to demonstrate the latest enhancements to both Media Shuttle, the de facto standard for hands-on file movement, and Flight, the industry’s first and only SaaS utility for automated transfer to and from cloud object storage.

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Signiant Media Shuttle Customers Increasingly Turn to Cloud Object Storage

Signiant has announced escalating demand for the cloud storage deployment option of Media Shuttle, the de facto standard for hands-on movement of large files. As the use of cloud storage becomes increasingly widespread, Shuttle’s unique architecture makes it easy for customers to use Amazon or Microsoft Azure for the storage component of their accelerated file transfer system.

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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…”

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The year’s best SaaS: Signiant made the Cloud Awards short list

Last week, the International Cloud Computing Program Announced a shortlist for the 2015-2016 Cloud Awards, and we are excited be on it in the Best SaaS category.

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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.

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Margaret Craig on the media business and cloud adoption in 2015 (CloudWedge)

In 2014, cloud computing finally became commonplace within Media & Entertainment technology, a much needed leap many experts say was held back by security concerns. And the broader cloud computing community is taking note. Last week, CloudWedge published a comprehensive article on the trend of cloud adoption in the media industry by Signiant CEO Margaret Craig called Cloud Adoption: A Media & Entertainment Perspective.

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Content Protection Summit 2014 Recap: Protecting content in the cloud

Last week, Signiant CTO Ian Hamilton joined a panel discussion at the 5th annual Content Protection Summit in Hollywood, looking at security practices for cloud solutions within the media industry.

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IBC Takeaways: Cloud resistance is disappearing, SDN awareness is growing, and 8K is here

The office has returned to its usual buzz at our headquarters in Burlington, MA now that everyone is back from Amsterdam and IBC2014. This year’s International Broadcasting Convention attracted over 55,000 people from around the world, all interested in the future of electronic media and entertainment technology. I had a chance to catch up with three of our jet lagged Signiant crew about the most interesting thing they encountered. Here’s what Margaret Craig, Rick Clarkson, and Nelson Hsu had to say about this year’s IBC.

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What is “cloud washed” software?

Almost every B2B software company on the market today has its own version of the “cloud mantra,” explaining how the cloud is transforming business, how it’s creating new opportunities for global reach and collaboration, and how their software is cutting edge. But marketing is one thing, and the actual technology is another. Not all companies mean the same thing when they use the term “cloud.”

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IT Broadcast Workflow and the Art of Digital Asset Management

For the past five years, IT Broadcast Workflow (ITBW) has offered a daylong case study program highlighting innovations in file-based operations by European broadcasting companies. With the rate of cloud-based software adoption in media ever increasing, tomorrow’s sixth annual summit promises to be the most intriguing yet. Throughout the day, organizations will share their complex technical and business challenges, the solutions they’ve found, and how they’ve worked with their technology partners to achieve success. Of course, wine will be served in the evening — we’d expect nothing less from an event at the esteemed British Academy of Film and Television Arts in London.

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Mary Meeker’s 2014 Trends: What it means for media and entertainment

Every year around this time, Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins pulls together a mind-blowing array of data and insight about the state of the internet. Here are a few thoughts on what this means for Media and Entertainment organizations.

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