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Why A Bigger Pipe Alone Doesn’t Lead to Faster File Transfers
More platforms, larger file sizes, tighter deadlines, content globalization and the growing complexity of the media supply chain are causing organizations to modernize their technology stacks and upgrade their networks. On the surface, it may seem that moving large files from one location to another is relatively simple and that a faster pipe is all you need, but it turns out there’s much more to it.
Read this guide to learn:
- The differences between bandwidth and throughput,
- When to use UDP, when to use TCP and how intelligent file transfer makes decisions on the fly,
- How the right software can help with network latency, packet loss and congestion, and
- Why Signiant technology helps you get the most of your network.
7 Must-Haves for Remote Work in M&E
Key Considerations for Accessing Large Media Assets
In 2020, when the pandemic hit, some companies were well prepared to enable a remote workforce, others had to scramble. Remote work is here to stay and a top priority across the industry is shoring up those remote workflows to make sure they are secure and scalable in preparation for whatever comes next.
One lesson that many learned the hard way is that standard tools including Dropbox, Google Drive and WeTransfer, which work well in many industries, lack the technology necessary for most media projects.
Read this guide to learn about seven important considerations you should keep in mind while implementing a permanent, secure and scalable remote working strategy that supports the unique conditions of a distributed workforce in the media industry.
Cloud I/O for Media Assets
10 Key Learnings from Moving Petabytes to AWS, Azure and Google
Most media companies are not moving all their assets to cloud storage but are looking to the cloud to provide elasticity when there is an unexpected surge in storage needs, for backup and disaster recovery, content aggregation, fan-out distribution and a variety of other workflows.
There are many tools available for moving files to, from and between cloud storage endpoints including those offered by the cloud providers themselves. But in an industry that deals with huge files, complex supply chains and growing security challenges, there are several factors to consider when choosing the right tool for the unique challenges of M&E.
So, where do you start? Right here.
Avoid common mistakes and learn about tools that were designed for the media and entertainment industry.
Nine Pitfalls of Relying on FTP to Move Large Media Files
Back in 1971, FTP was a groundbreaking invention. TODAY? Well, things have moved on. A lot.
Read this guide to discover:
- Why FTP is now more likely to hold you back than get you where you need to be.
- 9 key issues that make FTP unfit for the needs of modern media businesses.
- How Signiant’s enterprise SaaS solutions offer simpler, faster, more secure alternatives for companies of every size.
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