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Media Shuttle’s Role-Based Access – Matching User Interfaces to Job Functions

Almost every media and entertainment organization has different types of stakeholders, each with different day-to-day priorities. Media Shuttle was built to meet the needs of three specific types of users: IT staff, Operational managers, and End Users. ...


Slow, Stalled and Stuck Media Files? FTP in the Zettabyte Era

The flow of data across the Internet is steadily increasing, with annual global IP traffic predicted to reach 3.3 ZB by 2021. Media file sizes are also exploding with HD, 4K and 8k, and we are moving large files over longer distances — a challenging environment for FTP. ...


All Accelerated File Transfer Solutions Are Not Created Equal – Don’t Just Take Our Word For It

Do you already understand that an accelerated file transfer solution – versus a more standard TCP-based one - is what they really need to efficiently send and share large files? Or have you already invested in such a solution, from a vendor other than Signiant, but are finding that it’s not meeting your needs? ...


LTO Best Practices Part 3: LTO 8 and Beyond

This a multi part blog. Before reading further, we encourage you to begin with You’ve Settled on LTFS/LTO. Now What? and Advanced LTFS Software Can Be the Key to Success. It’s time to get back into the LTO discussions! LTO 8 has been shipping for a few months now, here’s the skinny: So basically, LTO is here to stay and ...


The Need for Speed Series Part 3: Media Shuttle – Signiant’s Answer to Today’s Need for Speed

Signiant software helps the world’s top content creators and distributors ensure fast and secure delivery of large files over public and private IP networks. ...


The Need for Speed Series Part 2: Operational Speed – An Essential Element of Success

Content companies need to have adaptable, operational speed to survive and succeed in this consumer-driven and cloud-enabled media landscape. ...


Speeding is Believing

If you’ve read any number of our extensive educational resources, white papers, or articles… or checked out our product features and technology innovations… or tuned into any of our webinars… then you might have concluded that we spend a whole lot of time talking about how fast our file transfers are. And you wouldn’t be ...


The Need for Speed Series Part 1: In a Changing Media Landscape

In a rapidly changing landscape, there are huge challenges —as well as opportunities—for distributing video in the media and entertainment industry. ...


One Viewer, Doing the Work of Five Without Transcoding - from a Lifeboat

Randy Mills has been a digital imaging technician and editor for over 15 years traveling the world. He’s worked with production companies like TNT’s ”72 Hours” and National Geographic Channel’s ”Ultimate Survival Alaska.” He’s also the editor for Theory Studios, an online animation studio which produces short cartoons and VFX. Not long ago he was working ...


Meet the Patents: Where Signiant Leads, Others Follow

To succeed in today’s competitive world, tech companies must continually innovate. One indicator of a company’s innovation abilities? The patents it holds. ...


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