Ian Hamilton

What does 2020 have in store for media and entertainment organizations? »

As the new year approaches, there are a number of exciting M&E trends on the horizon. New competition, emerging formats and platforms, and technology advancements promise to make 2020 a dynamic and fertile year for the industry.

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Leverage machine learning to make file transfer faster, by making it smarter »

In order to take full advantage of available bandwidth, Signiant’s machine learning algorithm examines transfer history and optimally configures application and transport-level transfer parameters for both file-based and live media transfers.

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Signiant CTO Ian Hamilton to Demonstrate Latest Advancements in the Company’s SaaS Platform at the HPA Tech Retreat »

“As the media industry continues to leverage cloud technology, this demonstration is a powerful example of how Signiant’s SaaS platform can connect people, systems and cloud services via loosely coupled, event-driven integration. ”

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Signiant to Demonstrate New Technology Enhancements to Accelerate Workflows at HPA Creative Tech UK »

At the 2018 HPA Creative Tech UK, Signiant will demonstrate new, innovative capabilities that expand the value of its products within the media industry.

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IMF (Interoperable Master Format) Reaches the Mainstream »

At this year’s HPA Tech Retreat, two full hours on Wednesday were dedicated to IMF (Interoperable Master Format), the SMPTE standard for the file-based interchange of multi-version, finished audio-visual works. The time dedicated to the topic shows the importance of IMF to the industry.

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Signiant to Demonstrate New Technology Enhancements to Accelerate Workflows at the HPA Tech Retreat »

At the 2018 HPA Tech Retreat®, Signiant Inc, a market leader in intelligent file transfer, will demonstrate new, innovative capabilities that expand the value of its products within the media industry.

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Isn’t it Time to Think of People First and Not Policies and Technology? »

Security and simplicity are often viewed as opposing forces. One widely held belief codified in the IS policies of most organizations is that for a system to be secure, people must use complex passwords that are changed frequently. But this doesn't have to be “just the way it is”!

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Is security enhanced or hindered by additional software layers on top of raw storage? »

Media professionals have many options for storing, organizing and accessing digital media assets, but security implications are a constant consideration. So is security enhanced or hindered by additional software layers?

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Signiant to Showcase Revolutionary New Transport Architecture at the HPA Tech Retreat UK »

Signiant has announced the company will showcase a revolutionary new transport architecture that furthers its mission to enable fast, secure global transport of media, in the Innovation Zone at the forthcoming HPA Tech Retreat UK. First showcased at HPA Tech Retreat LA, this new technology is capable of delivering data to cloud object storage at multiple gigabits per second via HTTP.

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How Safe Is Your Content? »

Yesterday’s big “meta hacking” story that WikiLeaks has apparently released thousands of documents describing C.I.A. software for hacking a variety of devices is a timely reminder of the importance of security in our hyperconnected world. In light of this, we want to draw attention to an article, “Secure Design in a Hyperconnected World”, that appeared in M&E Journal’s Fall 2015 Edition, discussing the core secure design principles that all software developers should adhere to.

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