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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Marketwire | Avail-TVN Changes the Game for Digital Media Metadata Management

    “Avail-TVN listened to us about the issues we have around metadata preparation and responded with an easy-to-use product that meets our growing needs,” said John Sorensen, VP of Production, Grace Creek Media, Sportskool’s parent company. “The Content Prep solution makes it much easier to manage metadata and focus on getting the right content out to our viewers.”
  • Signiant and On Demand Group Team to Provide Seamless Management and Distribution of Digital Media For On-Demand Television

    “As the means of moving data through every aspect of our operational processes, Signiant is a critical part of our workflow. Unlike other software providers that offer just WAN acceleration, Signiant provides the full central management capability that we need from file delivery software.”
  • Broadcasting & Cable | Broadcaster Streamlines New-Media Approach to Winter Games

    Mazza’s team has worked to reduce some of the complexity in NBCU’s overall technical plan, particularly in providing streaming and on-demand video coverage for its NBCOlympics.com Website. For Beijing, NBCU created a long-distance, file-based workflow to support its Highlights Factory in New York, which produced on-demand coverage for the Web, cable VOD systems and mobile clip services.
  • NFL Network Scores with Signiant’s Digital Media Movement Software

    “We are delighted to be working with Siemens on this exciting initiative, which will transform the way content is created and delivered to multiple platforms,” said David Nortier, managing director, Signiant Europe. “Signiant’s technology will play a key role in the move away from costly, time-consuming and environmentally unsound tape-based workflows to file-based digital production.”