SkyDrop is now called Signiant Flight.

Signiant’s SaaS solution for the transfer of large data sets into and out of cloud storage is now called Signiant Flight. The product hasn’t changed, just the name. It is still the best solution for moving large files into the cloud quickly. And it works equally well for downloading large files from the cloud.

If you haven’t tried it out, sign up for a free trial of Signiant Flight. Our command line clients and JavaScript API integrate into your application(s) quickly, allowing you to easily add accelerated uploads and downloads to and from cloud storage to any application in seconds.

FAST UPLOAD AND DOWNLOAD TO AND FROM CLOUD STORAGE: For all kinds of time-sensitive projects and archiving needs, our patented acceleration technology uploads and downloads large files up to 200x faster than a standard transfer.  And with latency out of the picture, you can enjoy the benefits of cloud storage in a much broader range of applications.

EASY TO DEPLOY AND USE: Start moving data to the cloud within minutes. Signiant Flight, as a unique SaaS solution, removes the operational burden of deploying and maintaining software.

AUTOMATIC SCALABILITY: Flight provides automatic scaling and load balancing, even for huge bulk uploads anywhere in the world.

INTEGRATION FLEXIBILITY: Install Signiant Flight client software in your on-premises infrastructure. Flight offers a wide range of client options makes it easy to including a lightweight Mac and Windows applications.

MULTIPLE CLOUD PLATFORMS: With Signiant Flight, you have a choice of public cloud provider. Signiant provides the complete SaaS solution for Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.

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    SkyDrop is now called Signiant Flight

    We are excited to announce a new name for SkyDrop. Signiant’s SaaS solution for the transfer of large data sets into and out of cloud storage is now called Flight. For unforeseen reasons, we had to change the name, but we are happy to have the opportunity to talk more about this up and coming product.
  • Coughlin Associates Report predicts grande future for M&E

    Peering into the future for five years, the new Coughlin Associates report on Digital Storage for Media & Entertainment includes survey data taken between 2009 and 2014 to make its projections. The report covers minute details about file size growth, storage capacities and revenue. In this blog, we’ll take a look at a subset of the Coughlin predictions written about in Forbes a few days ago that are most relevant to digital media file transfer.
  • IBC Takeaways: Cloud resistance is disappearing, SDN awareness is growing, and 8K is here

    The office has returned to its usual buzz at our headquarters in Burlington, MA now that everyone is back from Amsterdam and IBC2014. This year’s International Broadcasting Convention attracted over 55,000 people from around the world, all interested in the future of electronic media and entertainment technology. I had a chance to catch up with three of our jet lagged Signiant crew about the most interesting thing they encountered. Here’s what Margaret Craig, Rick Clarkson, and Nelson Hsu had to say about this year’s IBC.
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    Signiant Named as a Finalist in 2014 American Business Awards

    Signiant today announced it was named a Finalist in the New Product or Service of the Year – Media & Entertainment category in The 2014 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the program. Signiant is nominated for Signiant Flight, 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.
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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.
  • Why Managing Content in the Cloud Matters

    Last week at NAB I participated in a panel discussion titled “why managing content in the cloud matters.” I joined Moderator Tom Ohanian from Cisco and panelists from Civolution and Gorilla Technology Group to discuss the impact cloud technology is having on the media and entertainment industry, and the factors that organizations should consider when selecting cloud solutions.