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> ASPERA WINS EMMY
> IP EXPO 2013
> SMPTE 2013

> INDUSTRY BUZZ
> CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHTS

ASPERA WINS PRIMETIME EMMY ENGINEERING AWARD

Aspera has been awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its Aspera fasp core transport technology – an innovative high-speed data transfer software that has transformed the way media content is ingested, produced, managed, distributed and delivered today.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development Emmy is awarded for developments in engineering that are either so extensive an improvement on existing methods or so innovative in nature that they materially affect the transmission, recording or reception of television. 

The 65th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards ceremony will be held on October 23rd at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Learn more

IP EXPO 2013

IP Expo is the UK’s number one Enterprise IT event. Stop by Stand G29 to experience a demonstration of Aspera’s high-speed file transport, sharing, and collaboration solutions. Also, catch one of the presentations by Aspera CEO and Co-Founder Michelle Munson: On Wednesday 16th October, 15:50-16:20, Michelle will present Transforming Cloud Infrastructure to Support Big Data in the Cloud Infrastructure Theater.

On Thursday 17th October, 12:30-13:00, Michelle will present Beyond Optimisation: Achieving Ultra High-Speed Wide Area Data Transport in the Network Optimisation Theater. Register here

ASPERA AT SMPTE 2013

SMPTE 2013 is the premier annual technical conference and exhibition presented by the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers, October 22–24 in Hollywood. Aspera will showcase the latest features of its high-speed data transfer and automation solutions, which enable media enterprises to deploy the on-premise, cloud-based or hybrid infrastructure of their choosing to enable global content supply chains. Visit us at Booth 302 to learn more. See you in Hollywood! Register here

INDUSTRY BUZZ: THEIBCDAILY INTERVIEWS ASPERA CEO

Featured in theibcdaily, an exclusive interview with Aspera CEO and co-founder Michelle Munson explores media companies’ move to the cloud and reveals the misconceptions over cloud storage and the security of cloud-held data. Read more

CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: WEATHER CHANNEL

The Weather Channel has deployed solutions from Aspera to build and manage a new world-class media distribution platform. High-speed Aspera fasp transfers reduce production times from hours to minutes, effectively doubling inbound and outbound velocity and achieving faster content turnaround.

Transfer automation with Aspera Orchestrator streamlines content ingest and automatically directs files to the appropriate location, freeing up human resources so they may be refocused on editing, production, and other areas that add value to the organization, and in turn reducing turnaround times. Read more

CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: ROVIO

Rovio Entertainment, media entertainment company and creator of the global phenomenon Angry Birds, has deployed Aspera’s high-speed file transfer software faspex on Demand to deliver content reliably and quickly to more than 20 broadcast partners worldwide.

Angry Birds became an international phenomenon within a few months of its release and is now the number one paid app of all time. Following its success in mobile gaming, Angry Birds has expanded rapidly in entertainment, publishing and licensing to become a huge international brand. To support this rapid growth and enable the business to run effectively, Rovio required reliable and scalable file-transfer technology to accelerate its content delivery to their broadcast partners and to streamline the related operational processes. Read more

SEE US AT AN EVENT

  • SMPTE 2013
    October 22-24, 2013
    Loews Hollywood Hotel, Ray Dolby Ballroom
    Hollywood, California

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