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.

Signiant’s Chief Technologist Ian Hamilton to Present at BroadcastAsia2012

Signiant will demonstrate its full line of enterprise file movement solutions in stand 4U2-04 at BroadcastAsia2012. Ian Hamilton’s session, “Moving Global Content Exchanges to the Cloud” will take place on Wednesday, June 20 at 2:00 p.m. at Suntec Singapore.

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Signiant Names Michael Burnie Managing Director of Asia Pacific

During his 25-year career, Burnie has been widely credited with launching storage giants EMC Corporation, Network Appliance (NetApp) and Isilon Systems (acquired by EMC in 2010) into Australia and Asian enterprise markets, taking each from relatively obscure single-person operations to industry leadership.

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Signiant and 5th Kind Team Up to Streamline Asset Management for the World’s Largest Entertainment Companies

“It’s our goal to deliver the broadest asset management solution – from script to screen – tailored for the entertainment industry. Our collaboration with Signiant gives our studio, production and enterprise media customers the levels of centralized control, security, collaboration and ease of use that they require, and is already in use by our largest customer, Marvel Studios, to move time-sensitive VFX, audio and 3D conversions across the supply chain.”

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Signiant Introduces Media Shuttle™ at the 2012 NAB Show; Industry’s First Secure, Subscription-Based Enterprise File Sharing Solution

Unlike services that store content in the public cloud, Signiant Media Shuttle provides an easy-to-use interface in the cloud but maintains content within the secure control of the enterprise network. Equally powerful in large enterprise deployments and small work groups, Media Shuttle can be configured within minutes by media professionals. Simple tools allow work group leaders to brand their own file-sharing site with custom graphics and logos, configure notifications and language settings, and invite users to become instantly productive.

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AllDigital Selects Signiant for Digital Content Exchange

“We’re committed to integrating best-of-breed technologies into our operation, and Signiant makes it easy. Their file movement solution is the ‘glue’ between our clients’ networks and our own, providing a means to receive content from often large and complex file systems and bring it into our source platform.”

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Signiant Expands Media Technology Partnerships

Driven by ubiquitous connectivity and other developments such as digital capture, content owners and distributors are seeking more tightly integrated workflows for media aggregation, creation and distribution as a way to meet faster delivery time frames and reduce operating costs.

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2G Digital Stays on Cutting Edge of Media Fulfillment and Post-Production with Signiant

“Signiant is critical to the automation and workflows we’ve put into place not only to remain relevant in our industry, but also to stay steps ahead of our competition. In fact, Signiant has been integral to our relationships with electronic sell-thru providers, and the ability to attract new global clients.”

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Signiant Adds Media Industry Veterans to Senior Management Team

Accomplished media technology executives join management team to lead strategic development and marketing initiatives, further positioning innovative software firm for worldwide growth and product line expansion.

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Signiant and Xytech Unveil Integrated Solution for Improved Schedule-to-Air Workflow Efficiency at 2012 Hollywood Post Alliance Tech Retreat

Through the integration, Xytech customers will be able to automatically trigger the exchange of digital content using Signiant from within the scheduling component of the MediaPulse system to enhance workflow efficiency and reduce the possibility of error.

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Signiant and Boxer Systems Partner to Deliver Secure File-based Media Transfer Solutions to UK Broadcast and Post-Production Markets

Experts in broadcast and post-production equipment and systems integration, UK-based Boxer Systems provides a range of file-based workflow solutions for ingest and transcoding, asset management, media storage, editing, graphics, audio/video conversion and playout.

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Swiss Production Company tpc Leverages Signiant File Transfer Solution to Accelerate Production Workflows

“Based on Signiant, we’re able to offer a service that gives our clients the peace of mind that their valuable content will arrive safely when and where it is supposed to. That’s a cut above many other production companies who still rely on manual processes to exchange video content.”

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Signiant Introduces Mobile File Sharing Apps for Media Exchange

Users authorized on MX servers running V9.4.1 or higher can search the Apple App Store for “Signiant” or “Media Exchange” and follow the customary download steps. Once downloaded, an MX user logs in with the same credentials as they would use with their browser or desktop client.

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