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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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Escape Storage Lock-In For Your Accelerated File Transfers

Over the past year, a new trend has been booming in the entertainment world. And though it’s gained a foothold in Amsterdam, I doubt we’ll see it anywhere in the exhibit halls at IBC.

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IP at IBC: How Signiant solves the IP problem

There’s been a lot of discussion around IP (internet protocol) technology at this year’s IBC conference. Here’s a little more detail on how Signiant solves the IP problem for large file video transfers.

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Case Study: Signiant Provides Game-changing File Transfer Technology to _wige GROUP

Signiant announced that German production company _wige GROUP has expanded its use of Signiant’s technology to quickly move sports content to customers and partners worldwide. By using Media Shuttle, _wige GROUP was able to improve their customers’ experience and allow them to receive content much faster. As a result, _wige GROUP can incorporate that content into broadcast schedules during the same week, and quickly compile highlights of recent sporting events.

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Signiant Extends SaaS Leadership Position With Cloud Deployment Option for Media Shuttle

Signiant announced a new cloud deployment option for Media Shuttle, the industry’s first SaaS solution for accelerated file transfer. Media Shuttle allows end users to easily send and share large files while providing the customer’s IT organization with control over where the data is stored. The new cloud deployment option continues Signiant’s commitment to storage independence, allowing Media Shuttle customers to utilize on-premises storage for some asset classes and cloud storage for others.

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Signiant Flight is Now Microsoft Azure Certified and Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Signiant announced that Signiant Flight has been validated for compatibility with Microsoft Azure as an Azure Certified solution and can now be purchased via the Azure Marketplace. As one of the first SaaS offerings in the Developer Services category, Flight gives Azure customers easy access to a scalable solution for fast uploads into Azure blob storage.

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Congratulations to Groupe Média TFO on your IBC innovation award!

We want to congratulate our customer and partner, Groupe Média TFO (the largest producer and distributor of French-language educational and cultural media content in Canada), for winning this year’s second place award for the most innovative use of technology in content management, and for all the hard work they put into getting there.

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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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Signiant Unveils Unified Cloud Architecture Based on SDN Concepts

Signiant today announced extensions to the company’s cloud platform and offered insight into the underlying technical innovations that led to its development. At the International Broadcast Conference (IBC) in Amsterdam September 11-16, 2014, the company will be demonstrating two award-winning products based on this platform: Media Shuttle and Signiant Flight.

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TG4 Adopts Signiant Media Shuttle™ as its Standard for Ad Hoc File Transfer and Asset Validation

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that Ireland’s Gaelic broadcaster TG4 has standardized on Media Shuttle for securely moving large files. With its recent move to HD and an associated focus on implementing end-to-end file based workflows, TG4 decided it would not accept HD content deliveries on tape– making adoption of a robust file transfer solution a priority. A thorough evaluation of file delivery products revealed Media Shuttle to be the fastest and most flexible approach for moving content between local post houses and production companies, with the added benefit of automating a key step in the broadcast workflow.

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Signiant Announces Rapid Adoption of Media Shuttle; Gaining Momentum by Expanding Capabilities

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that Ireland’s Gaelic broadcaster TG4 has standardized on Media Shuttle for securely moving large files. With its recent move to HD and an associated focus on implementing end-to-end file based workflows, TG4 decided it would not accept HD content deliveries on tape– making adoption of a robust file transfer solution a priority. A thorough evaluation of file delivery products revealed Media Shuttle to be the fastest and most flexible approach for moving content between local post houses and production companies, with the added benefit of automating a key step in the broadcast workflow.

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Encompass Makes Signiant its Preferred Choice for Extreme File Sharing of Massive Digital Media Files

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today said that premier digital media services provider Encompass Digital Media has expanded its deployment of Signiant’s award-winning extreme file sharing and workflow automation technology worldwide, making Signiant its preferred file transport technology. Six of Encompass’ global broadcast facilities, serving over 800 television network channels worldwide, can now leverage Signiant’s superior workflow management, secure, accelerated transfer and centralized management and reporting tools for file-based content movement, to and from clients as well as transfers within its global network.

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