SOURCE: Signiant

Signiant

October 10, 2012 09:48 ET

Signiant Adds Media Shuttle™ Resellers in Europe and South America

New Channel Partners to Address Growing Demand in Media & Entertainment Markets for Smarter, Faster, More Reliable File-Based Content Movement

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2012) -  Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, today named seven leading providers of integrated media technology solutions as new resellers within the company's growing Channel Partner Program. With the recent addition of Media Shuttle™ software to Signiant's family of secure, accelerated file transfer solutions, these resellers will be instrumental in assisting content creators and distributors across the globe to achieve smarter, faster and more reliable digital media movement.

Signiant's newest solution providers include AD Digital of Brazil, Altered Images in the UK, Fofic Media Solutions in The Netherlands, Mediatrade in Finland, Promovisa in Spain, SAV in France and Visual Unity in the Czech Republic. These partners will offer various Signiant products, including subscription-based Media Shuttle file transfer software delivered from the cloud; Media Exchange™, featuring desktop, Web and mobile interfaces for moving file-based media between internal and external users; and Managers+Agents™, optimized for automated batch file transfers, advanced resource management and workflow integration.

"By offering the same level of security, speed and control that Signiant is known for in its flagship products in an affordable subscription model, Media Shuttle is driving new business opportunities for our channel partners worldwide," said Rick Cramer, Senior Vice President of Global Operations, Signiant. "As traditional content distribution methods give way to more efficient file-based media environments, Media Shuttle provides a powerful solution to address the unmet file transfer needs of a broader base of users and use cases. No other product or service, including free file sharing sites, FTP and other point-to-point solutions, can deliver the same ease of use, simplicity of deployment and performance."

New Signiant resellers include:

AD Digital (Brazil)
AD Digital is an integrator of hardware, software and services for the production and broadcast of multimedia content. Its equipment and services portfolio includes system consultation, design, implementation, customization, training and 24×7 technical support. Some of AD Digital's customers include Globosat, Polishop, BOX Brasil, Esporte Interativo and Record News Santa Catarina.

Altered Images (UK)
Altered Images is one of the UK's leading resellers of technology in broadcast, television production, corporate communications and educational markets. They provide complete turnkey solutions from consultative workflow design to the supply and installation of equipment based on their client's needs with full maintenance support. Altered Images prides themselves on technical expertise and a passion for client success.

Fofic Media Solutions (The Netherlands)
Fofic specializes in total solutions for the broadcast market. In addition to providing video cameras, tripods and other AV hardware, they deliver turnkey solutions through a dedicated staff of technical experts. As the digitization of audio and video drives demand for more secure movement and storage of material, Fofic is poised to offer the best solutions. Their customers include major broadcasters, corporations and government organizations.

Mediatrade Oy (Finland)
Based in Helsinki, Mediatrade is a reseller and systems integrator for digital media production, delivery and management equipment. Serving the production, post-production and broadcast industries, Mediatrade sells and supports hardware and software for non-linear editing, DVD authoring, virtual studios, IPTV w/NPVR, tapeless acquisition and file-based playout. Customers include leading TV broadcasters, production houses, telcos, cable and IPTV operators, as well as public sector facilities. 

Promovisa (Spain)
With more than 33 years of market experience, Promovisa is a leading broadcast systems integrator, offering professional production, post-production, encoding and transmission solutions from prestigious broadcast manufacturers. Specializing in the most demanding media and broadcast environments, Promovisa's turnkey solutions are supported by strong technical teams in pre- and post-sales, engineering, installation, technical support and maintenance, with on-staff technicians located across Spain.

SAV (France)
Established in 1977, Systèmes Audiofréquence Vidéonique specializes in designing, engineering and supplying video equipment for the broadcast market. From film to broadcast, SAV's team is involved at every stage of the production process with consulting services and a full line to equipment and rentals. Customers include Canal +, Euronews, Eurosport, France Télévisions, M6, TF1, AMP/Visual, Euromedia/SFP, La Française d'images, France Galop, Eclair, Transatlantic, Technicolor, Globecast, TDF and Towercast.

Visual Unity (Czech Republic)
Visual Unity is an international Systems Integrator bridging the gap between broadcast, IT and IPTV to help clients reach and engage audiences -- wherever they are. Since 1991, the team has been designing and delivering turnkey broadcast systems and multiscreen solutions worldwide -- from HD outside broadcast vehicles and major playout facilities to automated Direct-to-Web platforms.

Visual Unity will host an Open House Day in Prague, October 18, 2012, showcasing a range of solutions, including Signiant. For details and to register, please visit http://bit.ly/VM28uN.

Become a Signiant Partner
Signiant's channel partners help customers to generate new revenue streams and ensure greater efficiency across their media operations using Signiant file transfer solutions. For more information on Signiant's Channel Program, or to become a partner, please contact Signiant at partners@signiant.com.

About Signiant
Used by the world's top content creators and distributors, Signiant is the market leader in intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry. The company's powerful software suite optimizes existing enterprise network infrastructure and media technologies to ensure secure digital media exchanges, workflow efficiency and superior user experiences. Headquartered in Burlington, MA, with offices around the world, today Signiant connects tens of thousands of media professionals in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit www.signiant.com.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Lisa Clark
    VP of Marketing
    Signiant
    +1 781 221 4021
    Email Contact

    Mary Kae Marinac
    MKM Corporate Communications
    +1 978 685 3136
    Email Contact