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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 SaaS Platform Underpins Advanced Metadata Functionality »

Signiant has announced that some of the media industry’s most innovative emerging technology providers will be showcased with the company’s SaaS platform at IBC 2017. One such partner, GrayMeta, brings the power of cloud intelligence tools to metadata extraction and asset management.

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At Discovery, over 600 production partners are delivering to the cloud, turning what took days… into just hours. »

At Discovery Communications, a file delivery process that once involved the shipment of thousands of data tapes from around the world into the U.S. media giant’s Quality Control center has been reimagined for the cloud.

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Harbor Picture Company Upgrades to Signiant Media Shuttle to Support Expanding Global Production Business »

Signiant announced that premiere New York-based production and post production firm Harbor Picture Company has adopted Media Shuttle to move large media files quickly, easily and securely between its worldwide customers and partners. Harbor, whose credits include acclaimed television shows and films such as “Game of Thrones,” “St. Vincent,” “Into the Woods,” “Pawn Sacrifice,” “Marco Polo,” and “A Most Violent Year,” uses Signiant for many of its critical file transfers.

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Signiant Technology Enables Global Post Production at Modern VideoFilm »

Signiant and Modern VideoFilm, one of L.A.’s top independent post production facilities, today provided new insight into the worldwide file-based workflows that underpin the creation of award-winning feature films and hit television shows. Post production companies of all sizes rely on Signiant’s file transfer software to move their large digital assets quickly and securely between teams distributed around the world, and Modern’s latest work takes the scale and reach of distributed finishing to new levels.

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Signiant Sees Increased Large-Scale Adoption of Media Shuttle, Announces New Enterprise Features »

Since its release in 2012, Media Shuttle has been adopted by companies of all sizes and has become the de facto standard across the global media supply chain. Signiant reports that the number of customers has more than doubled for the third consecutive year. New features of Media Shuttle include Auto Delivery, Metadata and Single Sign-On.

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SVG | Broadcasters, Production Teams Test Out New Tech, Workflows at Australian Open »

For the past 10 days, the Australian Open in Melbourne has helped tennis fans and others with the winter blues get a taste of summer: the sun always seems to shine on this opening Grand Slam event. And the production teams at ESPN, Tennis Channel, and Channel Seven Australia, and production-services team at Gearhouse Broadcast have been at the center of creating that taste of summer.

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Tech Spotlight with Gavin Tweedie »

Hey, it's Shark Week on Discovery Channel (a Signiant customer) so what better way to celebrate than to shine this month’s Tech Spotlight on our very own Gavin Tweedie who recently found himself diving with great white sharks off Seal Island just outside Capetown. Based in Scotland, Gavin leads technical operations for Signiant in EMEA. He has been with the company since we opened the doors in Europe six years ago.

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Signiant Joins NetApp Alliance Partner Program »

Media organizations have a business-critical need to move and store digital media as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, while applying enterprise-level security and maintaining complete control over the exchanges. By extending the Signiant file movement workflow to NetApp storage systems, our joint solution helps media companies meet these stringent requirements. NetApp’s customers include several of the world’s largest and most recognizable broadcast and media organizations.

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M&E Daily | Service Provider 2G Digital Accelerates Media Fulfillment with Signiant »

2G owner Chuck Filliettaz tells M&E Daily that the recent installation of Signiant’s accelerated file transfer software — combined with the facility’s high-speed, fiber-optic infrastructure — has enabled the company to operate at greater capacity.

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