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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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MESA | File Format Compliance: The Next Frontier in the Cloud

A new cloud-based approach from Signiant offers the promise of consistent validation of file-based content throughout the content distribution ecosystem. Instead of doing what the majority of content players do now – validating and correcting file compliance AFTER the transfer occurs – this new approach helps ensure that the right media format gets delivered for the right platform BEFORE the transfer occurs – saving everyone time and money.

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Signiant and Sohonet Win “Best of IBC 2012” Award

Signiant and Sohonet today announced that the Sohonet FileRunner Service based on Signiant Media Shuttle file transfer software has been named among this year’s “Best of IBC” award winners by TVB Europe magazine. Selected in the Production and Infrastructure category, the service provides easy-to-use tools for moving high-value media assets between the media organizations that use the high-performance Sohonet Media Network.

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TVBEurope | Aiming to Get Assets to Air

Delegates at this year’s IT Broadcast Workflow conference heard one vendor’s name above all others. Virtually every file-based architecture, it seemed, relied on bringing content from producers into the broadcaster’s infrastructure using UDP acceleration products from Signiant. Over little more than a decade this company has come from nothing to lead a new technology sector.

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Signiant @IBC

In addition to our award-winning Media Exchange and Managers+Agents products we will be demonstrating our newest product, Media Shuttle, a subscription-based file delivery solution that provides a simple way to move large media files. Designed to meet the needs of media operations, creative professionals, engineering and IT, Media Shuttle gives any size workgroup or enterprise the convenience and ease of use of public cloud-based file-sharing services without file size limits or security risks.

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See You in September

Maybe you recall the The Happenings’ 1966 hit song by this title? I know the tune pops into my head when I think about the upcoming IBC Show, September 7-11. In just over a week, we’ll gather at the RAI in Amsterdam for this premier broadcast conference. For all those in the industry that we work with and/or have connected with throughout the year, we certainly hope to ‘See you in September’.

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