Signiant Adds Ascent Media as a Premier Systems Integrator

Signiant Inc.,
the developer of digital media distribution management solutions for the media
and entertainment industry, announced that it has added Ascent Media Systems
& Technology Services to its expanding list of premier systems integrators.
The two companies will work together to design and implement solutions that
will manage, secure, automate and accelerate workflows for media and
entertainment companies.

“Three powerful social forces are converging
to fuel the demand for solutions to service digital media supply chains. The
adoption of file-based workflows, the demand for content on a worldwide basis
and on an increasing number of devices, and the growth of user-generated
content are creating more digital assets, different production processes, and
an entirely new range of distribution channels,” said Tom Ohanian, chief
strategy officer, Signiant, Inc. “The team at Ascent Media Systems &
Technology Services has in-depth experience and a proven track record in
helping media and entertainment companies to identify and implement solutions
to service these supply chains.”

migration of content management to file-based architectures now enables us to
economically enable global distribution. We at Ascent Media Systems &
Technology Services are excited about offering our customers such an impressive
solution for moving content between their facilities worldwide,” said Tom
Canavan, executive vice president, systems and technology services for Ascent

relationship was announced on Thursday, November 8, at a reception at the Soho
Grand Hotel in

New York City,
where a who’s who of executives from broadcast networks, cable channels
and film and production companies gathered to discuss digital trends in
the media and entertainment industry.

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