media file transfer

Signiant is the market leader in file transfer software for the media and entertainment industry. We specialize in moving large media files across the global quickly and securely, and our extreme file sharing solutions are particularly well suited for the demanding pace and needs of the industry. Our newest media file transfer product called Media Shuttle is a hybrid SaaS solution that’s easy to use, fast, and can send any size file.

Signiant is a member of a number of media associations including the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA), the International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers (IABM), National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). We’ve also been recognized as a media technology leader for our work with media file transfer and workflow automation. In 2009, Signiant received a Hollywood Post Alliance Award for Engineering Excellence for our Content Distribution Management (CDM) software. More recently, Signiant was named among the winners of IBC’s coveted Innovation Awards in support of NBC Universal’s MICAH multi-format, digital media production workflow project. We were also the recipient of one of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors, NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award, presented at the 2014 NAB Show by TV Technology magazine.

Some of the world’s largest broadcasters, studios, and media companies use Signiant for their media file transfer, content management, and workflow automation needs. ABC, NBC, ESPN, BBC and Fox Sports are all Signiant clients, and our software has been used extensively in Olympic Game coverage. Look through any of the following articles to learn more about media file delivery, or try sending a file with Media Shuttle.

For M&E organizations, file size limits are a deal breaker »

Make no mistake, we love Dropbox for many business use cases, but we’ve long seen the challenges when these tools are attempted to use for large media files -- most clearly, file size limits.

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The demand for niche, local OTT content that’s driving the ultimate human-interest story »

The popularity of OTT content remains unabated, driving innovation in not only consumer viewing experiences but the way media and entertainment companies create and deliver content.

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Sure signs your media business is outgrowing FTP »

Most users of Signiant's SaaS solutions were once reliant on FTP to transfer large media files. Here's what they have to say about the transition.

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Oscars 2019 Winners: Congratulations to our customers! »

We want to recognize and applaud our 30+ customers who were integral to creating this year's Oscars award-winning films. Here they are...

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How Signiant Media Shuttle enables Janson Media to compete with companies many times their size »

“Media Shuttle immediately helped. It kept our workflow and delivery process smooth and reliable, and enabled us to re-focus on growing our business.” ~ Jesse Janson, EVP Acquisitions & Development at Janson Media

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Media Shuttle’s 'My Transfers' Gets an Overhaul »

Media Shuttle has always had the option for users to view their file transfer history, but you'll really like the new “My Transfers” feature.

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The Detroit Lions extend media coverage while meeting NFL security protocols »

“Media Shuttle allows us to quickly and easily make video files available to news outlets and still be in compliance with NFL security protocols.” ~ Ben Manges, Detroit Lions Senior Director of Corporate Communications and New Media

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Slow, stalled and stuck media files? FTP in the Zettabyte Era »

The flow of data across the Internet is steadily increasing, with annual global IP traffic predicted to reach 3.3 ZB by 2021. Media file sizes are also exploding with HD, 4K and 8k, and we are moving large files over longer distances — a challenging environment for FTP.

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8K, Multi-Device, On-Demand, Everywhere: Margaret Craig on the Changing Media Landscape »

The Record — a Microsoft-supported technology publication — recently invited Signiant CEO Margaret Craig to provide insight on changes and challenges the industry is facing, and what the future will likely hold.

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The Need for Speed Series Part 1: In a Changing Media Landscape »

In a rapidly changing landscape, there are huge challenges —as well as opportunities—for distributing video in the media and entertainment industry.

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