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Signiant to Showcase Revolutionary New Transport Architecture at the HPA Tech Retreat UK

Signiant has announced the company will showcase a revolutionary new transport architecture that furthers its mission to enable fast, secure global transport of media, in the Innovation Zone at the forthcoming HPA Tech Retreat UK. First showcased at HPA Tech Retreat LA, this new technology is capable of delivering data to cloud object storage at multiple gigabits per second via HTTP.

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A Year of Acceleration – and Collaboration

Signiant and Talon form an alliance to help streamline cloud storage consolidation. Together the companies’ technology allow globally distributed data to be quickly and securely migrated to a central cloud storage and then made available as a single, consistent storage repository to all users across the globe.

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TV Technology on SaaS and the future of the media facility

Kovalick points to the time it takes to transfer large files into the cloud as one of the biggest “shortfalls” to SaaS adoption in media. “For media apps, constrained access bandwidth poses the biggest problem (i.e. 4K editing). Usually the media is first uploaded to the server location, which could take days for some workloads,”

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Will Hollywood’s latest cyber-attack further inhibit cloud adoption?

Within Media & Entertainment, those responsible for the technology future of their companies are facing a dilemma. Cloud solutions provide what might be the only answer to escalating data amounts within an increasingly agile industry. But security fears inhibit many from taking advantage of SaaS and other cloud technologies.

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Next week’s Content Protection Summit in the wake of Sony’s cyber-attack

The far-reaching cyber-attack on Sony Pictures last week has put Hollywood studios on high alert as the company’s financial damage and emotional strain become apparent. Whether the attack was in retaliation for a film negatively portraying North Korean leader Kim Jong-un or some other mal intent, Hollywood has suddenly entered an information security conversation we typically reserve for governments and banks.

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Signiant Unveils Unified Cloud Architecture Based on SDN Concepts

Signiant today announced extensions to the company’s cloud platform and offered insight into the underlying technical innovations that led to its development. At the International Broadcast Conference (IBC) in Amsterdam September 11-16, 2014, the company will be demonstrating two award-winning products based on this platform: Media Shuttle and Signiant Flight.

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TG4 Adopts Signiant Media Shuttle™ as its Standard for Ad Hoc File Transfer and Asset Validation

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that Ireland’s Gaelic broadcaster TG4 has standardized on Media Shuttle for securely moving large files. With its recent move to HD and an associated focus on implementing end-to-end file based workflows, TG4 decided it would not accept HD content deliveries on tape– making adoption of a robust file transfer solution a priority. A thorough evaluation of file delivery products revealed Media Shuttle to be the fastest and most flexible approach for moving content between local post houses and production companies, with the added benefit of automating a key step in the broadcast workflow.

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Broadcast Engineering | Media file sharing via the cloud catching on

After a few years of uncertainty and caution, broadcasters and production companies that serve them are beginning to have a better understanding of what “the cloud” is and how it can help produce and distribute content internally and for consumer use. We’re seeing many success stories.

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Signiant to Power Accelerated News Delivery Workflow Automation System for the European Broadcasting Union

Eurovision News Exchange operated by EBU has selected Signiant’s acclaimed Managers+Agents™ software and Workflow Automation Engine to power an automated file-based delivery workflow system. This will facilitate faster news sharing among the network of up to 200 sites of the News Exchange’s 72 active participants. EUROVISION’s innovative File Exchange Platform (FEP) will use Signiant components as the primary management system to control, optimize, accelerate, secure, prioritize and automate the movement of digital content.

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Qvest Media to Represent Signiant Solutions in the Middle East

Qvest Media focuses on the distribution of high-end broadcasting and media solutions of renowned international and German manufacturers and specializes in on-site systems integration. As one of the leading systems integrators, they are also able provide their customers with the most sophisticated solutions for workflow automation. The company was named as “System Integrator of the Year 2012” by a top-class jury at CABSAT 2012. Qvest Media’s customers in the region include leading broadcast, media and telco organizations, such as Al Jazeera, Dubai Media Incorporated, Al Rayan TV, Etisalat, twofour54 and Eqtisadia TV.

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Signiant and Sohonet Win “Best of IBC 2012” Award

Signiant and Sohonet today announced that the Sohonet FileRunner Service based on Signiant Media Shuttle file transfer software has been named among this year’s “Best of IBC” award winners by TVB Europe magazine. Selected in the Production and Infrastructure category, the service provides easy-to-use tools for moving high-value media assets between the media organizations that use the high-performance Sohonet Media Network.

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Introducing Some Great Media Shuttle Features

We released our new Media Shuttle product in late July and since then we’ve been hard at work adding some great new features. Because Media Shuttle administration and UI is delivered in the cloud, these features are available immediately to every user – no upgrades required!

By Dave North Learn more