Shotgun Taps Amazon Web Services to Accelerate Multiregion Performance

Updates improve the Shotgun experience for customers around the world

April 20, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) - Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based review and production tracking software, announced that it has leveraged Amazon Web Services to bring an improved experience to customers around the world with new, multiregion hosting. 

As production businesses around the world continue to grow, so too does the daily volume and size of media uploaded and downloaded from the cloud. In time-critical business such as post-production, speed is essential – including the need for fast media access and retrieval.

The team at Shotgun recently set out to address the challenge of making Shotgun faster for everyone, regardless of location. Shotgun is now offering storage options to customers outside of North America to bring media closer to home, helping to mitigate potential performance delays when media is hosted in another region. 

Powered by Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration, new multiregion hosting allows users to choose the S3 region closest to them to store their media. The updates also leverage available bandwidth when uploading files to Amazon S3 to accelerate the transfer of media, page loading when thumbnails are present, and cloud transcoding in supported regions, with the ability to auto-scale. 

Available to users today, Shotgun’s latest performance updates include: 
• Cloud transcoding across supported regions
• S3 transfer acceleration for all sites
• Ability to host new and existing media in different regions
• Direct media upload to S3

“We are really looking forward to using Shotgun multiregion hosting, as this will reduce the latency here, in Europe, according to the initial benchmark," said Maxim Doucet, Chief Information Officer at Fix Studio who has been beta testing the new update in France.

“Our customers span the globe, and while Shotgun already enables them to mirror their pipeline regardless of location, multiregion hosting will allow customers to enjoy the same fast speed and performance with hosted files whether they are based in Europe, Asia or North America,” said James Pycock, Shotgun Head of Product, Autodesk. “We’ve been able to leverage S3 Transfer Acceleration to make Shotgun collaboration faster and more efficient for facilities everywhere.” 

About Shotgun 

Shotgun Software, an Autodesk company, builds scalable, cloud-based software for review and production tracking. More than 1,000 creative companies rely on the Shotgun platform, which now includes the RV image/movie player, to provide essential business tools for managers and visual collaboration tools for artists and supervisors, often working globally with distributed teams. Studios of all sizes including DreamWorks, Framestore, Blizzard, Microsoft, Double Negative and Ubisoft have adopted Shotgun’s customizable system and contribute to the ongoing development of its growing ecosystem of applications.  https://shotgunsoftware.com/




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Latest Blog Posts
Alex Carrick, Chief Economist at ConstructConnectThe AEC Lens
by Alex Carrick, Chief Economist at ConstructConnect
Total U.S. Put-in-place Construction to be -4.5% in 2020 versus 2019
Sanjay GangalNemetschek Group
by Sanjay Gangal
How BIM is Changing Bridge Engineering
Jobs
Applications Programmer Analyst II for Southern Nevada Health District at Las Vegas, Nevada
Applications Programmer Analyst I for Southern Nevada Health District at Las Vegas, Nevada
Geographical Information Systems Analyst for Saalex Solutions at Fallon, Nevada
Upcoming Events
AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference (NEW DATE), at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Jul 27 - 29, 2020
ICBEST 2020 at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver Canada - Aug 31 - 2, 2020
Urban Regeneration and Sustainability 2nd Edition conference at University of East London, London, UK University Way London E16 2RD London United Kingdom - Sep 8 - 10, 2020
Digital Construction Week 2020 at Excel London United Kingdom - Oct 21 - 22, 2020
Kenesto: 30 day trial
Bentley: Livestream On Demand
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



© 2020 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise