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> NEW ASPERA CONSOLE
> NEW ASPERA SYNC
> INDUSTRY STANDARDS
> AZURE MEDIA SERVICES

> AWS REPORT
> ASPERA AT BVE
> PARTNER SPOTLIGHT
> CUSTOMER SUCCESS

NOW SHIPPING: ASPERA CONSOLE 1.7

The new version of Aspera Console, now available for download, manages all Aspera transfers across cloud, on-premise and hybrid deployments, provides full support for Aspera Sync sessions and brings dramatic performance improvements when used to manage large sets of Hot Folders. It also adds support for Active Directory user and group authentication, advanced user auditing capability to Console administrators and supports the latest iTunes transporter enabling direct management and monitoring of content uploads to iTunes from within Console. Download the Software

NOW SHIPPING: ASPERA SYNC 1.4

The latest version of Aspera Sync includes full integration with Aspera Console for global visibility and control of sync sessions across the entire network, offers advanced file handling options such as support for hard-links and file preservation of access time, user and group IDS, adds file-level de-duplication eliminating unnecessary transfers and reducing storage use, universal support for Virtual iNode in file systems that do not have constant iNodes and adds support for OSX and Solaris in addition to Windows and Linux. Download the Software

ASPERA EXTENDS SUPPORT FOR BROADCAST INDUSTRY EXISTING AND EMERGING STANDARDS

Our recent webinar on industry standards with our German partner IRT highlighted the work we are doing in support of existing file format standards such as MXF, AS-11, and DPP, and FIMS, an emerging specification for interoperable media components and services. The webinar included a demo of an inline transfer validation with a plugin for MXF through interoperation with iRT's MXF validator, as well as FIMS wrappers for our transfer software and transforms for use in Orchestrator, our workflow automation software.  Watch the webinar

NOW SHIPPING: WINDOWS AZURE MEDIA SERVICES WITH HIGH-SPEED INGEST FROM ASPERA

Windows Azure’s ready-to-use Media Services allow customers to easily create complex media workflows built on the Microsoft Media Platform and third-party technologies, and run them in the cloud for maximum flexibility, scalability and reliability. With integrated high-speed data transfer capabilities based on patented fasp™ technology, Aspera On Demand for Windows Azure provides content providers and media partners with nearly unlimited scale-out transfer and storage capacity, allowing them to cost-effectively process and store huge volumes of digital media and make it available in the format that customers want, when they want it. Read More

ASPERA AT BROADCAST VIDEO EXPO

The Aspera team is participating in Broadcast Video Expo, Booth K09 on February 26-28 at Excel London, UK. Michelle Munson, Aspera Co-founder and CEO, will present the topic: Bridging on-premise and cloud deployments for Broadcast IT in the Broadcast Meets IT Theatre from 12:15 - 12:45, February 27, and the Aspera team will be on hand throughout the show to provide demos and answer any questions. We hope to see you there. Read more

THE AWS REPORT: ASPERA

Jeff Barr, Sr Web Services Evangelist for AWS recently sat down with Michelle Munson, Co-founder and CEO of Aspera, to talk about the challenges of Big Data and how Aspera has uniquely solved the problem for high-speed transport to the cloud. Watch the video

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: CENTRAL DESKTOP INTEGRATES FASP HIGH-SPEED TRANSPORt

Central Desktop's SocialBridge online collaboration platform connects people and information in the cloud, making it possible to share files, combine knowledge, inspire ideas, manage projects and more. The solution now incorporates Aspera's fasp high-speed transfer providing creative marketing teams and agencies the ability to expedite file transfers for their large and growing digital assets to get campaigns up and running with greater speed and efficiency. Read more

EDISCOVERY CUSTOMER SUCCESS: AQUIPT SELECTS ASPERA FOR MATTERPOINT ONLINE CASE MANAGEMENT

AQUIPT's MatterPoint eliminates the need for clients to purchase and maintain expensive infrastructure for the collection, processing and management of legal ESI, instead providing them with a pay-as-you-go solution that is suited to the highly transactional nature of eDiscovery. To enable MatterPoint with the fastest, most secure and reliable means of transferring sensitive legal data to and from client sites globally, Aquipt selected Aspera, deploying the Aspera Connect Server at their data center and adopting the Aspera Console application for real-time monitoring, notifications, logging and reporting. Read more

MEDIA CUSTOMER SUCCESS: ALLIN INTERACTIVE EMBEDS ASPERA FOR RAPID AND SECURE DELIVERY OF CONTENT TO HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Allin Interactive is a leading interactive television (ITV) systems and platform provider for the hospitality industry, specializing in developing applications that deliver encrypted pay-per-view films and other in-room programs. Allin relies on Aspera’s fasp transport technology, embedded into its own applications, to move large movie files (4-19GB) from studios to Allin’s labs and on to its customers at maximum speed. Read more

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  • NAB 2013
    April 8 - 11, 2013
    LV Convention Center
    Las Vegas, NV

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  • FILE-BASED COLLABORATION, DISTRIBUTION, AND INGEST WITH FASPEX 3.5
    February 19, 2013
    Register for 7am or 4pm PT
  • THE NEW FASPEX SDK 3.1
    February 21, 2013
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  • CLOUD-BASED FILE INGEST, SHARING AND DISTRIBUTION
    February 28, 2013
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  • HIGH-SPEED TRANSFERS IN HIGHLY RESTRICTIVE NETWORKS USING FASP PROXY
    March 5, 2013
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  • HIGH-SPEED TRANSFERS FOR MOBILE DEVICES WITH THE MOBILE SDK
    March 14, 2013
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  • EXTENDING HIGH-SPEED FILE TRANSFERS WITH WORKFLOW AUTOMATION USING ASPERA ORCHESTRATOR
    March 19, 2013
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