IBM Aspera

Aspera’s unwavering mission is to create the next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions. With the unstoppable explosion of Big Data in a world where IT and networking infrastructures are more diverse and flexible than ever, Aspera focuses on supplying innovative data transfer solutions that help organizations operate and collaborate more effectively on a global scale.

At the root of Aspera’s success lies our innovative, patented, highly efficient bulk data transport technology: FASP™ (fast, adaptive, secure protocol). This technology is unique and core to all Aspera high-performance file transfer software. Consistently ranked first in every WAN transfer throughput benchmark it was ever evaluated in, FASP outperforms software and hardware WAN acceleration solutions alike.

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WHY ASPERA

Aspera’s patented FASP™ transport technology is a proven standard for the high-speed movement of large files or large collections of files over wide area networks (WANs). Organizations across a variety of industries on six continents rely on Aspera software for the business-critical transport of their digital assets.

INDUSTRIES

Aspera software solutions bring breakthrough cost savings and efficiency gains to organizations that need to move large volumes of data over public and private IP networks. Easy-to-deploy, fully cross-platform, file type and network type agnostic, Aspera solutions deliver unprecedented levels of transfer performance to file-based workflows – including maximum speed, security, and bandwidth efficiency – and are widely used across a variety of industries all over the globe, transporting petabytes of data each day.

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

The performance limitations of ubiquitous transfer applications such as FTP or HTTP are a direct result of the inherent bottlenecks of TCP, the traditional protocol used to reliably transfer data over IP networks. Aspera’s patented technology brings true meaning to high-performance digital transport by simply eliminating the bottlenecks of TCP and delivering maximum transfer speed regardless of network conditions and transfer distance. With bulletproof security and reliability built-in, Aspera software provides users with unprecedented bandwidth management allowing for sophisticated transfer prioritization and automatic protection of other IP traffic.

 

 

PARTNERS

Leading companies across multiple industries are bringing high-performance transport capabilities to their products, systems and services by building upon Aspera’s open architecture SDK. Aspera’s innovative FASP™ protocol is providing superior file transfer capabilities to a variety of solutions, including specialized digital asset and media management systems, high-performance storage, cloud services, integrated media platforms, workflow and automation engines, high-speed file delivery tools, leading media production and transformation software, video management and publishing platforms and more.

AWARDS

FUTURE 2018 PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD

Future awarded IBM Aspera a Product Innovation Award in the Video Edge category for Streaming for Video, a service that delivers any size data and virtually unlimited bit-rate video with near-zero latency over the internet. Future’s Product Innovation Award recognizes excellence in manufacturing of products to serve the TV/pro video and radio/online audio industries. Winners are selected by a panel of professional users and evaluation criteria include innovation of concept and design, creative use of technology, price value, and suitability for use in a broadcast TV/pro video or broadcast/online radio environment.

IBC 2018 BEST OF SHOW

TVBEurope awarded IBM Aspera a Best of Show Award at IBC 2018: Delivery for Streaming for Video, a service that delivers any size data and virtually unlimited bit-rate video with near-zero latency over the internet. In 2018, the TVBEurope awards were broken down into three distinct categories: Production & Post; Content Management; and Delivery & Distribution.

IABM 2018 AWARDS

IABM awarded IBM Aspera and Telestream a BaM award in the Project, collaboration or event category for enabling new and revolutionary workflows for real time remote production of live events. A quote from an interview conducted by IABM:

“The dream of remote production has been bedevilled by latency issues around file handling. This cooperative effort by Telestream removes this roadblock by enabling near-realtime editing on growing files remotely – a real breakthrough.”

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HPA 2018 ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) announced IBM Aspera Streaming for Video among the recipients of the organization's prized 2018 HPA Engineering Excellence Awards. The award was presented to IBM Aspera & Telestream for  Telestream Vantage with Lightspeed Live Capture powered by Aspera.

VIDEO EDGE 2018 NAB BEST OF SHOW AWARD

Video Edge awarded Aspera Best of Show for IBM Aspera on Cloud, a hosted SaaS offering to quickly, securely and reliably move your files and data sets of any size and type across a hybrid cloud environment. It unifies Aspera’s cloud solutions into a single offering with integrated reporting, advanced administration, and a new easy-to-use interface.

TVB EUROPE 2017 IBC BEST OF SHOW AWARD

TVB Europe awarded Aspera Best of Show for its game-changing joint solution combining Telestream Vantage and Telestream Lightspeed Live Capture with Aspera FASPStream technology that offers an innovative approach to delivering broadcast-quality video streams from venue to remote production facility live, enabling remote, real time production editing and media processing workflows over unmanaged long-haul commodity Internet never before possible.

GOVERNMENT VIDEO 2017 NAB BEST OF SHOW AWARD

Government Video awarded Aspera Best of Show for its Aspera Transfer Service (ATS), a hosted multi-tenant software service running in the cloud that enables high-speed upload and download of large files and large data sets directly into your cloud object storage. Natively integrated into all leading cloud platforms, the service uses the patented Aspera FASP® high-speed transfer protocol, which allows customers to quickly move data of any size over any distance at line speed. Winners were selected based on their innovation, feature set, cost efficiency and performance in serving the industry.

VIDEO EDGE 2017 NAB BEST OF SHOW AWARD

Video Edge and Digital Video Magazine awarded Aspera Best of Show for the Aspera SaaS Files solution. Aspera Files™ is a groundbreaking SaaS offering for sharing large files and data sets directly from cloud-hosted and on-premises storage to anywhere and with anyone. It unifies Aspera’s most advanced core technologies, features, and capabilities into a simple-to-use cloud solution that helps businesses of any size – from the small organization to the global enterprise. Winners were selected based on their innovation, feature set, cost efficiency and performance for content owners.

STUDIODAILY PRIME AWARDS 2017

StudioDaily award Aspera the Prime Award for Aspera Transfer Service (ATS). According to a judge, ATS is “valuable for any big company looking to move a lot of content securely and efficiently, especially if integrating via API into existing or evolving workflows. Its pricing allows companies to adopt an OPEX vs. CAPEX payment cycle, and the Aspera toolset is robust, scalable, and effective in its capability to get content around the world….every single time.” ATS is a hosted multi-tenant software service running in the cloud that enables high-speed upload and download of large files and large data sets directly into your cloud object storage. Natively integrated into all leading cloud platforms, the service uses the patented Aspera FASP® high-speed transfer protocol, which allows customers to quickly move data of any size over any distance at line speed. 

HPA 2016 ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) announced Aspera FASPStream is among the recipients of the organization's prized 2016 HPA Engineering Excellence Awards. FASPStream is a turnkey application software enabling live streaming of broadcast-quality video globally over commodity Internet networks with glitch-free playout and negligible start-up time, reducing the need for expensive satellite-based backhaul, transport and distribution.  

 Charles S. Swartz Award 2016   HPA Charles Swartz Awards  

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