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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.

The Future of Cloud Computing Survey

We’ve teamed up with 66 other collaborating organizations to help spread the word about the 4th Annual Future of Cloud Computing survey which is focused on determining the drivers and inhibitors to cloud adoption. It will shed light on industry trends such as what applications are moving to the cloud, the reasons for this migration and the competitive implications for organizations to think strategically about cloud computing.

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Why Managing Content in the Cloud Matters

Last week at NAB I participated in a panel discussion titled “why managing content in the cloud matters.” I joined Moderator Tom Ohanian from Cisco and panelists from Civolution and Gorilla Technology Group to discuss the impact cloud technology is having on the media and entertainment industry, and the factors that organizations should consider when selecting cloud solutions.

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TV Technology | Announces 2014 NAB Best of Show Award Winners

To be a leader in the cloud arena, you need to have a clear definition of what cloud technology means to you, and your approach to cloud computing. I call this the “Cloud Credo.” Mine is built on three key points: content should be free; SaaS is here to stay; and, “design for the cloud” is worth the effort. I’ll provide details on the first two ideas here — and stay tuned for more thoughts on design for the cloud in another post!

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The Register | Signiant to fly files into Amazon and Azure clouds

Signiant, a supplier of large (100GB and up) file transfer services to media companies, has launched a new product it calls Flight to send the files to Amazon or Azure instead. Flight transfers files into and out of Amazon’s S3 and Microsoft’s Azure cloud storage. Because of this, Signiant says: “Workflows that require fast exchange of files to and from cloud storage, including active archiving, media processing and big data analysis, can now be implemented much more easily and cost-effectively.”

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OMNIMAGO GmbH Selects Signiant Media Shuttle™ for Accelerated Delivery of Television Series and Feature Films

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that OMNIMAGO GmbH, a provider of production, post-production, testing and restoration of film services, is using its Media Shuttle™ hybrid SaaS file transfer solution to facilitate the transfer of full television series and feature films to its global customer base. Built for operations that demand fast, reliable delivery of massive files –sometimes several terabytes – Media Shuttle allowed OMNIMAGO to replace solutions that are ineffective for high-speed transfers and have limits on files sizes, and in turn OMNIMAGO saves money and time.

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Signiant Appoints Greg Hoskin as Managing Director of European and Asia-Pacific Markets

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today named Greg Hoskin as Managing Director of its European and Asia-Pacific regions. Based in London, Mr. Hoskin brings more than two decades of experience leading high-growth media technology businesses to this newly created role.

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It’s 2:00 am. Do you know where your files are?

The consumerization of IT has resulted in the proliferation of unmanaged, non-IT issued devices used to access and share corporate digital assets. We are all now 3+ device owning, information hungry, data consumers and sharers. And cloud storage redux (Dropbox et al. is arguably cloud storage 2.0 with companies such Storage Networks having pioneered the first phase in the 90’s) is making it amazingly easy to share files to/from these devices –often, too easy, in fact.

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Signiant Appoints Adam Feinzig as Chief Financial Officer

Feinzig joins Signiant from Sermo, the largest online physician community in the U.S., where as CFO, he helped scale the digital media company across multiple channels and regions. Prior to this, Feinzig was vice president of finance at Gomez – an Internet infrastructure company – during the time when the rapidly growing SaaS company was in the SEC filing process to go public and was sold to Compuware in a highly successful transaction.

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LA-Based Venture 3D Uses 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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Leading Media Content Security Experts to Highlight Signiant Executive Webcast, July 10 at 11 a.m. PDT

Produced by MESA and CDSA, this interactive panel will feature top executives from 20th Century Fox, Deluxe Digital Studios and Adobe discussing innovative approaches to securing the global movement of high-value digital media.

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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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