In conversation with Margaret Craig – Leading a company in these extraordinary times.
This IABM TV Panel session looks at the effects the Coronavirus Outbreak is having on CGI, Clear-Com, Signiant and Zixi.
- Alexandra Maya (Marketing Director for Media Solutions, CGI)
- Bob Boster (President, Clear-Com)
- Jon Finegold (Chief Marketing Officer, Signiant)
- Eunice Parks (Vice President of Global Sales & Revenue, Zixi)
Margaret Craig (CEO, Signiant) discusses the demand for SaaS.
Yusari Filem was established in 1976 as the first subtitling company in Malaysia. We started our business with 35mm subtitles using hot stamping and eventually migrated to a digital workflow to support Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs). After optimizing our backbone infrastructure and bandwidth as much as possible, the move to incorporate file acceleration was a natural progression and we eventually landed on Signiant’s newest product called Jet.
By Megan Cater, Senior Manager of Digital Content at Signiant As data-intensive industries like Media & Entertainment continue to adopt cloud solutions, the simplicity and scalability of well-designed, cloud-native SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) has proven to be a major driver. However, in order to provide the full benefits of SaaS, vendors must be fully committed to the services, not just the software. SaaS connects vendors and customers in a long-term relationship that begins with onboarding, thrives through superb customer support and DevOps, and grows with ongoing product improvements rooted in feedback from customers. Entering into a partnership with a SaaS vendor that has a high-level commitment to services can provide enormous advantages to customers. Since the software vendor is responsible for operation of the cloud environment, it removes the burden of procuring, managing and maintaining on-premises infrastructure, while automatically providing the latest product releases without impacting customizations. Well-executed services also improve the usability of products over time, because they allow vendors the opportunity to get invaluable feedback from customers on an ongoing basis. That feedback comes directly from customers as well as from visibility into product usage that is often missing in traditional on-premises software. A powerful network effect is created where...
IABM TV interview with Jon Finegold (Chief Marketing Officer, Signiant) on Signiant products such as IMF Aware and Media Shuttle
We are in an era of data inundation. According to a report by IDC, by 2020 there will be as many digital bits in existence on the Internet and in storage devices as there are known stars in the universe.
This article discusses the technical reasons behind this challenge, explores the pros and cons of data transfer options provided by cloud vendors, and introduces Signiant Flight, the fastest and most flexible way to move data to and from cloud services.