Combined software and hardware solutions improve ingest, management and distribution of content across increasingly global networks
BURLINGTON, MA –October 15, 2008 —Signiant Inc., and SmartJog, two of the most trusted companies providing digital media distribution technology to the media and entertainment industry, today announced the completion and availability of an integrated technology solution for the movement of digital media. Using the integrated platform, Signiant and SmartJog customers are now able to seamlessly move and manage their digital media files between the companies’ products.
Signiant has integrated its Digital Media Distribution Management suite (DMDMS) with SmartJog’s Webservice API in order to facilitate transfers to and from the SmartJog platform for both companies’ existing clients. Users are then able to initiate, track, secure and manage the movement of files over the SmartJog network. Clients are able to gain access to each company’s established global network and value-added solutions.
“At Signiant we’re always looking to add value for our customers and this partnership allows them to seamlessly connect to SmartJog’s proprietary network to more easily manage the movement of their digital media files,” said Robert Browne, founder and vice president of business development at Signiant. “This combined platform is the result of customer demand for tighter integration between our solutions to help them move their digital media files quickly and easily.”
“We’re pleased to offer Signiant customers access to our robust and end-to-end managed network,” said Thomas Bremond, COO at SmartJog. “Clients are able to benefit from the key strengths of both companies, providing a truly valuable solution.”
SmartJog (www.smartjog.com), the global leader in digital delivery with presence in 65 countries, offers a fully managed distribution and file transfer platform for the secure, fast, and reliable digital delivery of content. SmartJog is the trusted partner for the global exchange of all the Hollywood Studios’ most critical content. With SmartJog, clients can digitally deliver any media, any size, to anywhere across SmartJog’s secure network. SmartJog was created in 2002 and is a subsidiary of TDF, a leading operator and provider of audiovisual, new media and broadband services to Radio, TV and telecom operators based in Paris.
Founded in 2000, Signiant (www.signiant.com) is the digital media supply chain company that telco, media and entertainment executives rely on to manage the movement of media to the right place at the right time. With its open software platform that unites best-in-class management, acceleration, automation and security technologies, Signiant ensures that some of the world’s most recognized brands are able to deliver their digital assets and drive new revenue models. Signiant is headquartered in Burlington, MA with development facilities in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and offices in New York, Los Angeles and Manchester, UK. Read the Signiant blog at http://www.digitalmediagalaxy.com.