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NAB Highlights: Margaret Craig’s insight into procuring SaaS »

As we enter the last day of NAB tomorrow at the Las Vegas Convention Center, it’s interesting to look back on the very first session of the show. This year’s IABM State of the Industry Breakfast, held at 8am on Monday morning, set the stage for the rest of the week with industry trends and predictions, many very positive, like that 60.8% of companies were in profit over the past 24 months. However, not all was congratulatory roses.

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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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100 Years of Moving Images: A first look at SMPTE’s documentary film »

Founded in 1916 and having developed over 800 standards and engineering guidelines, SMPTE is perhaps the ideal organization to create a documentary on the evolution of video technology over the past 100 years. They are currently in the early phases of shooting, mostly in the U.S., Canada and Europe, with months of sorting through historical footage, filming and editing ahead. “This documentary will shine the spotlight on the unsung heroes who are the inventors and perfecters of what is arguably the most important communication tool in the history of the industrial age,” said Producer Randall Dark.

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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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Must See NAB: Signiant, Google, Adobe and Box discuss cloud security at NAB Show »

Are you planning to implement new cloud storage or services this year? If you’re attending NAB, don’t miss an in-depth discussion on cloud security by experts from Google, Adobe, Box and our own CTO, Ian Hamilton. Find out how safe Media and Entertainment assets are in the cloud vs. traditional on-premise software and storage, and ask any questions you have about your own cloud strategy.

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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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Signiant to Share Insights into Media and Entertainment Industry Trends at 2015 NAB Show »

Signiant executives will be participating in prestigious panel sessions at the 2015 NAB Show, the world's largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. Signiant CEO Margaret Craig and CTO Ian Hamilton will join industry visionaries to discuss the business and technology trends that will shape the industry in the coming year.

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Signiant Flight Wins NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award, Presented by TV Technology Magazine »

Flight, developed by Signiant, is 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 in Las Vegas by TV Technology magazine.

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Signiant Launches Flight: A Hybrid SaaS Solution to Accelerate Movement of Large Data Sets Into and Out of Cloud Storage »

Signiant today announced a significant extension of the company’s cloud portfolio with the introduction of Signiant SkyDrop – the first and only commercially available hybrid SaaS solution that accelerates the movement of big data and professional media files into and out of cloud storage. Unlike other acceleration offerings, Signiant SkyDrop is a genuine cloud-formed solution that leverages managed cloud infrastructure, in contrast to software that customers must deploy and manage.

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Hearst Television Makes Signiant the Centerpiece of Innovative New Solution to Speed Delivery of Local and National Ad Spots to U.S. Station Group »

Hearst Television has selected Signiant's Managers+Agents™ technology platform as the file transfer backbone for a new, ultra-efficient TV advertising spot delivery system. Already deployed at three of Hearst’s 29 U.S. stations for testing, the innovative solution paves the way for same-day ad delivery by centralizing, automating and accelerating the digital ingest, processing, management and distribution of local and national TV spots –demonstrating the promise of software-oriented architectures for streamlined ad delivery and faster time to revenue.

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