workflow automation

Manager+Agents’ new workflow looping feature = easy iterations + visibility

If you’re currently building complex workflows in Manager+Agents, your job just got easier with our latest release. M+A 11.2. has a new workflow looping feature that allows for automated iterations and greater visibility. Here’s how it works.

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Signiant Announces Rapid Adoption of Media Shuttle; Gaining Momentum by Expanding Capabilities

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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Encompass Makes Signiant its Preferred Choice for Extreme File Sharing of Massive Digital Media Files

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today said that premier digital media services provider Encompass Digital Media has expanded its deployment of Signiant’s award-winning extreme file sharing and workflow automation technology worldwide, making Signiant its preferred file transport technology. Six of Encompass’ global broadcast facilities, serving over 800 television network channels worldwide, can now leverage Signiant’s superior workflow management, secure, accelerated transfer and centralized management and reporting tools for file-based content movement, to and from clients as well as transfers within its global network.

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Envy Post Production Selects Signiant Media Shuttle for Rapid Delivery of High Res Long and Short Form Programming

Leading post production house Envy Post Production has become yet another major UK broadcast content company to adopt Media Shuttle™ hybrid SaaS file transfer solution to move large files securely among its business partners and global customer base. Responding to its client needs, Envy Post has standardized on Media Shuttle because of its ease-of-use, the ability to be seamlessly branded and because it is today’s smartest way to move and share large files.

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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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Going to NAB?

Boxer Systems will also be a critical part of our EMEA success story in 2012 as we launch new products, but you won’t read about them here today. Just like the rest of the M&E world, we will be announcing these exciting new solutions at NAB.

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AllDigital Selects Signiant for Digital Content Exchange

“We’re committed to integrating best-of-breed technologies into our operation, and Signiant makes it easy. Their file movement solution is the ‘glue’ between our clients’ networks and our own, providing a means to receive content from often large and complex file systems and bring it into our source platform.”

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Signiant and Dalet Digital Media Systems Announce Technology Partnership

“The Dalet/Signiant technology partnership is a definite win-win for our customers, making multi-site collaboration and access to content seamless, whether it is through a centralized content catalog or multiple independent databases that are communicating together.”

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Signiant Expands Media Technology Partnerships

Driven by ubiquitous connectivity and other developments such as digital capture, content owners and distributors are seeking more tightly integrated workflows for media aggregation, creation and distribution as a way to meet faster delivery time frames and reduce operating costs.

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2G Digital Stays on Cutting Edge of Media Fulfillment and Post-Production with Signiant

“Signiant is critical to the automation and workflows we’ve put into place not only to remain relevant in our industry, but also to stay steps ahead of our competition. In fact, Signiant has been integral to our relationships with electronic sell-thru providers, and the ability to attract new global clients.”

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Loft London Chooses Signiant to Accelerate Digital File Exchanges With High-Profile Media Clients

“All of our clients have transmission service level agreements that make it imperative for them to receive their content on time. With Signiant, we have complete visibility into the entire transaction, and the system generates a delivery confirmation receipt that ensures that the media has arrived at its destination in good working condition.”

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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.”

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