NFL Films

The Super Bowl and File Acceleration, Seriously? »

Ok, so I’m an opportunist but I have to give a shout out to our New England Patriots, the XLIX Super Bowl Champions. BOOM go the Pats! Just for fun, I wanted to share an analogy between the Super Bowl victory and Accelerated File Transfer. Why? Because I’m a huge fan of both the Patriots (being a New England native) and handling the challenges of big data movement over the Internet, and hope that there are few others out there.

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How NFL Films Moves Big Data »

For over fifty years, NFL Flims has taught Americans how to watch football. As Steve Sabol, artist and longtime President of NFL films, used to say, “Good storytelling never goes out of style.” Yet the way NFL Films tells their story and how it travels from game day to television broadcast has changed dramatically over the years. A recent behind-the-scenes video reveals just how much large file transfer technology has improved the process.

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Sports Video Group | New Digital Workflow, Same Grueling Workout for NFL Films’ Hard Knocks »

For the first time in Hard Knocks history, no footage was shot on tape. Rodgers’ crew shot more than 250 hours of footage per week, feeding it to Mount Laurel through a secure, 24-hour 1 GB data line using Signiant file-accelerated transfer software.

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NFL Network Moves Gameday Footage Coast-to-Coast With Signiant »

Using Signiant, NFL Films footage from each game can be uploaded to a secure, shared, digital storage folder to be reviewed and edited by NFL Network employees. These clips are then securely sent across a high-speed, Wide Area Network (WAN) spanning almost 3,000 miles.

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Sports Video Group | NFL World Feed Finds Global Success With Help of NEP, Level 3 »

Super Bowl XLV on Sunday closed out a massive week of global awareness for the NFL as the league’s broadcast and operations team pumped out a steady diet of Super Bowl-related content to 190 nations around the world. And the compound shared by the NFL Network and the team behind the NFL’s world feed continues to evolve.

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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."

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