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Partner Webinar: how to map your journey to successful cloud adoption

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9 am PT 

What’s holding you back from transforming your business with cloud?

For many organizations, just trying to decide how to get started can seem like a daunting task.   

Join us online on Thursday, October 25th to learn how you can jumpstart your cloud transformation.

Invest 60 minutes and quickly learn how to:

  • Energize your teams with the business and technology advantages of cloud
  • Get the benefit of serverless technology, managed services and total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Transform from on-prem to cloud
  • Quickly, securely and reliably move your files and data sets of any size and type across a hybrid cloud environment with Aspera on Cloud

We will also share an informative Case Study from a recent client cloud transformation.

Register now to start your journey to cloud and business transformation!

Presenters: 
Arthur Meloy, Director of Engineering, Aspera, an IBM Company
Swamy Sriperumbudur, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales and Corporate Strategy - Infomerica, IBM Business Partner

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POST-IBC 2018 VIRTUAL ROADSHOW: PRODUCT UPDATE WEBINAR

Recorded on September 27, 2018

If you could not make it to IBC 2018, or just want to catch up on what's new with Aspera, you will want to watch this "virtual roadshow" webinar. We will describe and demonstrate the exciting new enhancements and offerings featured at the IBM booth at IBC, including:

  • Recent enhancements to Aspera Streaming for Video that include a preview of the new Connection Manager.
  • New Aspera on Cloud monitoring functionality and a preview of automation capabilities being added to the hosted service.
  • Performance and efficiency enhancements to our application suite and core technology platform.

Presenters:
Richard Heitmann, Vice President, Aspera, an IBM Company
James Wilson, Director of Engineering, Aspera Platform
Jonathan Solomon, Strategic Initiative Engineer - Streaming

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HOW HIGH-SPEED FILE TRANSFER IS REINVENTING THE MODERN FINANCIAL INSTITUTION 

Recorded on September 26, 2018

In this webinar, learn how financial institutions are adopting secure, high-speed file transfer technology to replace outdated solutions, such as FTP and shipping disks, to meet demanding SLA's, and overcome the challenges associated with large batch processing, compliance reporting, big data analytics and financial systems recovery.

Presenters: 
Satheesh Kumar, Architect, IBM Hybrid Cloud Professional Services
Steve Pollini, Vice President of Technology Solutions, Aspera, an IBM Company

 

HOW FOX SPORTS REVOLUTIONIZED SPORTS CONTENT DELIVERY AT THE 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP WITH IBM ASPERA AND TELESTREAM 

Recorded on August 7, 2018

In this webinar, learn how FOX Sports teams up with IBM Aspera and Telestream to make remote live sports production of all edited content possible. In order to deliver 320 hours of original content and 1,100 hours of captured video from over 6,000 miles away, FOX Sports is using IBM Aspera® FASPStreamTM technology, integrated into Telestream’s Lightspeed Live and Vantage products.

Join the webinar to hear how this solution enhances tournament coverage while avoiding reliance on expensive, dedicated fiber or satellite connections.

Presenters:
Mike Flathers, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Aspera
Ken Haren, Marketing Director, Telestream


Overcoming the Challenges of Sharing & Migrating Large Data Sets in Healthcare & Life Sciences       

Recorded on June 26, 2018 

Healthcare & research are experiencing unprecedented growth in data. Legacy file sharing & cloud migration tools rely on technology that can’t handle such size and volume. Learn through real-world use cases how IBM Aspera accelerates R&D cycles, speeds data workflows, and impacts clinical and research outcomes by leveraging multi-cloud and on premises solutions.

Presenter:
David Mostardi, Digital Technical Engagement, Aspera, an IBM Company

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POST-NAB 2018 VIRTUAL ROADSHOW: PRODUCT UPDATE WEBINAR

Recorded on May 16, 2018 

If you could not make it to NAB 2018, or just want to catch up on what's new with Aspera, you will want to watch this "virtual roadshow" webinar. We describe and demonstrate the exciting new enhancements and offerings that we featured at our booth at NAB, including:

  • Recent enhancements to Aspera Streaming for Video that include a preview of the new Stream Manager.
  • Aspera On Cloud, a new SaaS solution for the transfer of large files and data sets of any size and type across hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
  • Enhancements to our application suite and core technology platform.

Presenters:
James Wilson, Director of Engineering, Aspera, an IBM Company
Jonathan Solomon, Strategic Initiative Engineer, Aspera, an IBM Company

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HOW HIGH-SPEED FILE TRANSFER IMPACTS YOUR ENTERPRISE DATA ARCHITECTURE

Recorded on March 21, 2018

How should you leverage your current network and storage design to take advantage of Aspera's transformative data movement capabilities? What additional benefits could be realized by tuning / tweaking / adjusting your data architecture?

In this webinar, Bill Jones, Advanced Technical Support Engineer at IBM Aspera, discusses design considerations and the impact of high-speed file transfer on network and storage architecture. 

Presenter: Bill Jones, Advanced Technical Support Engineer, IBM Aspera

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ASPERA MOBILE APPs AND SDKS: ACCESS AND SHARE CRITICAL LARGE FILES FROM THE FIELD

Recorded on February 14, 2018

Built on our patented FASP® transfer technology, Aspera’s mobile apps for iOS and Android allow users to upload and download large files more quickly and reliably over WiFi and cellular networks.

In this webinar, we provide an overview of the Aspera mobile apps and SDKs while demonstrating recently introduced features. We also discuss ways customers use the suite to access and transmit videos, files and images from anywhere and even within other apps using their mobile devices.

Presenter: Chris Markle, Director of Engineering, Mobile Products

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HOW TO STREAM MEDIA FROM THE EDGE WITHOUT EXPENSIVE SATELLITE INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEDICATED FIBER

Recorded January 24, 2018

In this webinar, learn how T-21 hardware devices, equipped with Aspera’s industry-leading high-speed transport, enable broadcasters and production companies to securely encode, decode, transcode, and then stream glitch-free broadcast-quality media from the edge, over commodity internet connections. 

Presenters: 
Kevin Ancelin, Founder and CEO, T-21 Technologies
Mike Flathers, CTO, Aspera, an IBM Company

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ASPERA FILES: WINTER 2018 PRODUCT UPDATE WEBINAR

Recorded January 10, 2018

Aspera Files is a groundbreaking SaaS platform that enables organizations to quickly, easily and securely exchange and deliver files and data sets of any size between individuals and teams located across the globe.

In this webinar, we provide an update on Aspera Files capabilities and demonstrate all the new features recently introduced.

Presenter: James Wilson, Director of Engineering - Aspera, an IBM Company

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FASTER DISCOVERY, BETTER RESULTS: BENEFITS OF GENOMICS IN THE CLOUD AND HOW TO MOVE YOUR LARGE DATA

Recorded on November 16, 2017

Join us for a discussion that increasingly impacts all Biosciences organizations and cloud-based analytics solutions - how to overcome challenges of transferring large data to and from the Cloud and globally dispersed locations, while achieving maximum data transfer efficiency, reliability, and security.

We will discuss real-world case studies from EMBL, Bluebee, BGI, and others as examples of how Aspera enables the secure movement of hundreds of gigabytes in minutes or even a hundred terabytes in a single day.

You will gain a perspective on best practices for scaling large data transfers for research or clinically-relevant workflows, with the aim of preparing your organization for the next phase of competitive discovery and growth.

Presenters: 
Jay Migliaccio, Offering Manager Cloud -  Aspera, an IBM Company 

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ON-THE-FLY WATERMARKING WITH NEXGUARD AND ASPERA

Recorded on November 8, 2017

In this webinar, learn how the integration of NexGuard's File Delivery solution with Aspera high-speed file transfer enables on-the-fly watermarking as part of the delivery process. We will demonstrate the two-step watermarking process that allows for watermarking during one-to-many, high-speed file delivery.

Presenters: 
Gabriel Cantin, Product Manager, NexGuard, Kudelski Group
Tobo Atchou, Senior Customer Solutions Engineer, Aspera, an IBM Company 

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REAL-TIME, REMOTE PRODUCTION OVER COMMODITY INTERNET

Recorded on October 26, 2017

Capturing and producing content for live events such as sports, news, training or education programs poses unique challenges, and true real-time, remote production has long been an unattainable goal until now. Telestream and IBM Aspera have developed a game-changing, joint solution for high-speed capture and production of live, broadcast quality video from remote locations for faster production turnaround.

During this webinar, we’ll be discussing:

  • The significant challenges of real-time, remote production
  • How the joint solution works and what it takes to implement
  • The robustness of the solution even though it uses commodity Internet WANs

Presenters: 
John Fleenor, Product Manager, Telestream
Mike Flathers, CTO, Aspera, an IBM Company

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HOW MEDIACORP AUTOMATES ITS ENTIRE BROADCAST OPERATIONS WITH ASPERA WORKFLOWS

Recorded on October 11, 2017 

Learn how Singapore’s leading media company employs Aspera technology to automate ingest, asset management, transcoding and QC with distribution to multiple linear and OTT systems. Aspera Orchestrator manages the workflow sequencing, queuing and load balancing, while providing a comprehensive view and control point for the myriad of processes, users and subsystems.

Presenters
Satheesh Kumar, Architect, Aspera an IBM Company
Steve Pollini, Vice President of Technology Solutions, Aspera and IBM 


ASPERA SDK AND ASPERA DEVELOPER NETWORK UPDATE WEBINAR – SUMMER 2017

Recorded on August 16, 2017

The Aspera SDK enables integration of Aspera’s FASP® transport technology into virtually any web, desktop or mobile application through a complete set of Application Program Interfaces (APIs). Developers can find supporting documentation, guides, reference information and sample code in the Aspera Developer Network (ADN) online portal.

In this webinar, we will provide an overview of the Aspera SDK and ADN and introduce recent updates to our developer toolset that include new APIs and features that combine updated authorization, access control, transfer management, and reporting capabilities.

Presenter: Mike Flathers, Chief Technologist, Aspera Developer Platform


ASPERA FOR SHAREPOINT - SUMMER 2017 PRODUCT UPDATE WEBINAR

Recorded on June 27, 2017

Aspera for Microsoft® SharePoint® enables customers to overcome the limits and boundaries of transferring and storing large files and data sets with Microsoft SharePoint 2013.  With Aspera for Microsoft SharePoint, customers can quickly, predictably, and securely store and access high volumes of large files in SharePoint. 

In this webinar we provide an overview of Aspera for SharePoint, as well as discuss exciting new product features that have been released in the past year.

Presenter: Gene Getsin, Director of Engineering, Aspera


FASPSTREAM - NEW ADVANCES IN LIVE VIDEO AND DATA STREAMING

Recorded on June 21, 2017

Aspera FASPStream technology is revolutionizing how video and data is streamed over commodity Internet. In this webinar, we demonstrate exciting updates to the Aspera Streaming Platform for broadcast quality live video streaming and live data streaming to cloud storage and analytics pipelines.

Presenter: Mike Flathers, Chief Technologist, Aspera Developer Platform


ASPERA: BIG DATA MOVEMENT AT MAXIMUM SPEED

Recorded on May 3, 2017

If you could move your big data anywhere in the world in minutes, rather than hours, how would that transform your business?

With IBM Aspera, customers can transfer send, share and stream an unlimited number of files and data of any size, anywhere in the worlds, at speeds up to hundreds of times faster than TCP.

Using industry use cases, this webinar show you how to:

  • Transfer files of any size between on-premises, cloud, or hybrid storage architectures
  • Enable high-speed transfer capability from mobile devices, desktop clients, SaaS solutions and embedded third party applications
  • Take advantage of Aspera's robust security, fine-grained access control, and precise bandwidth control

 Presenter: Michelle Munson, CEO & Co-founder, Aspera                                

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AUTOMATING CLOUD COLLABORATION WORKFLOWS WITH ASPERA ORCHESTRATOR AND ASPERA FILES

Recorded on March 15, 2017 

In this webinar, we showcase all of the new enhancements to Aspera Orchestrator including two new plugins that enable the automation of file and digital package upload and download to Aspera Files within a simple Orchestrator workflow. The plugins interface with Files via the Files APIs and use the state-of-the-art authentication mechanism to keep the communication encrypted and the data safe. 

We also cover the new Aspera ATS service integration with Orchestrator 2.7, as well as key updates in Aspera Orchestrator 2.7, which was released in February.

Presenter: Pavan Mukthi, Solution Architect, Aspera                                        


EVS AND ASPERA: NEXT GENERATION SPORTS BROADCAST WORKFLOWS THAT EXPAND THE VALUE OF LIVE PRODUCTION

Recorded on December 7, 2016

Sports fans are demanding better stories faster. Production teams struggle with how to quickly transfer and distribute live production media content to meet growing viewer expectations.

In this webinar, learn how EVS has teamed up with Aspera at major international sporting events to build Cloud-based production workflows that connect live content with production teams, accredited teams and final viewers. We will also discuss how next generation sports broadcasting workflows are transforming the digital media supply chain.

Presenters: James Stellpflug, VP Product Marketing, EVS Broadcast Equipment 
  Andrea di Muzio, Director of Professional Services, Aspera

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ASPERA FILES SAAS FOR LARGE FILE TRANSFER,SHARING AND EXCHANGE

Recorded on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Companies of all sizes use Aspera Files to quickly, easily and securely transfer and share large files and data sets. In this webinar we will show you how you can use Files to:

  • Quickly upload, share and exchange large multi GB files and folders up to 100s of times faster than traditional file sharing services
  • Create digital delivery packages from any source via simple drag and drop and send them at high-speed to any recipient
  • Send large files and folders to a dropbox with associated metadata that can be easily accessed by a group
  • Store, access and deliver your data seamlessly across multiple cloud and on premises storage systems with complete security of the content within the organization, 3rd party partners, and with peered organization
  • Automatically sync and distribute content at high speed directly to your desktop via Aspera Drive

We will also show you how to sign up for free trial online and purchase our flexible pay-as-you-go model through our online store.

Presenters: Michelle Munson, CEO and Co-Founder, Aspera
  Jason Floss, Director of Digital Offerings, Aspera 

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INTRODUCING ASPERA FASP WITH IRDETO TRACEMARK FORENSIC WATERMARKING PLATFORM 

Recorded on Thursday, August 25, 2016

In this webinar, learn how Irdeto TraceMarkTM technology has been built into Aspera FASPTM APIs to provide real-time forensic watermark insertion with no impact on transfer speed or quality for delivery of content.

With the API integration of TraceMark with Aspera FASP, content owners can enable TraceMark on a per asset, per download basis when creating transfer packages. This control can be embedded directly into any CMS in an existing workflow that already integrates Aspera FASP.

The integration allows content owners and distributors to rapidly and efficiently deliver assets across the world while mitigating the impact of redistribution piracy.

Presenters: Lawrence Low, VP Business Development & Sales, Irdeto
  Todd Kelly, Director of Product Marketing, Aspera

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Introducing Aspera Virtual Catcher

Recorded on Thursday, June 30, 2016

In this webinar, we will introduce and demonstrate Aspera Virtual Catcher, a new application that allows broadcasters and service providers to convert traditional satellite pitcher/catcher workflows to low cost file transfers over commodity Internet WAN links using Aspera software. 

Presenters: Pavan Mukthi, Solution Architect, Aspera
  Steve Pollini, Vice President of Technology Solutions, Aspera

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INTERRA SYSTEMS BATON WITH ASPERA FASPSTREAM: INLINE QUALITY CHECKS FOR MEDIA WORKFLOWS AT MAXIMUM SPEED

Recorded on Tuesday, June 28, 2016

In this webinar, learn how FASPStream high-speed transfer of large digital media files within Interra Systems Baton® speeds critical QC steps in media workflows.

We will demonstrate how non-compliant media assets can now be identified inline, as they are being transferred, allowing organizations to take immediate action, such as transfer termination. Only assets that meet preconfigured quality and industry format standards are transferred, saving substantial time and resources.

Presenters: Praney Mahajan, Application Engineer, Interra Systems 
  Mike Flathers, Chief Technologist, Aspera Developer Platform

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HOW BLUEBEE GENOMICS PLATFORM SOLVES THE FILE EXCHANGE PROBLEM WITH ASPERA FASP TECHNOLOGIES

Recorded on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

As new research techniques create terabytes of NGS data, the need to quickly, easily, and securely ingest and exchange large genome data files with the cloud’s scale-up capacity becomes critical. Learn how Bluebee overcomes this challenge by using Aspera FASP technologies and solutions to securely move large files at high-speed to and from multiple cloud and on-premise storage systems, regardless of where the data is located.

We will discuss how Aspera enables Bluebee to:

  • Be a major actor in High Performance Genomics
  • Securely process data in regional high-security compute centers
  • Save time and improve efficiency automation and substantially decrease TCO
  • Be easily integrated with its ability to embed the software and hide complexity from our customers
Presenters: Jason Warman, Senior Sales Engineer at Aspera
  Hans Cobben, CEO, Bluebee

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Overcoming the Challenges of Automated Movement of ESI

Recorded on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

With legal and eDiscovery teams facing shortened timeframes to collect, prepare, and deliver case strategies for litigation, relying on FTP or stewarding hard drive disks is fraught with risk. What if the transfers or disks don’t arrive on time? Worse, what if critical data arrives damaged, corrupted, or doesn’t arrive at all?

This session will:

  • Provide an overview on next-generation transport technology for big data and discuss use cases.
  • Help you understand the benefits of enabling geographically distributed collaborative teams to exchange very large data sets at maximum speed, regardless of distance and network conditions.
Presenters: Jason Warman, Senior Sales Engineer at Aspera, an IBM company 
  David Leone, Director of Litigation Support at Saul Ewing

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POST-NAB VIRTUAL ROADSHOW: WHAT'S NEW AT ASPERA

Recorded on Thursday May 26, 2016

If you missed us at NAB 2016, or just want to catch up on what's new with Aspera, you will want to attend this "virtual roadshow" webinar. We will describe and demonstrate the exciting new features and offerings that we featured at our booth at NAB, including:

  • FASPStream - High-quality live and near live video streaming
  • Aspera Files - Large content sharing as a service in the cloud with the new Aspera Files SaaS
  • Aspera Virtual Catcher (AVC) - Convert traditional satellite pitcher/catcher workflows to low cost file transfers over Internet WAN
  • Updates to the core software in version 3.6, including:
    • New transfer system designed for multi-tenancy and native clustering
    • Superfast, scalable file system watch
    • New Aspera Watchfolder
    • Autoscale transfer cluster manager
    • ...other updates and new features
Presenters: Michelle Munson, CEO & Co-founder, Aspera
  John Heaton, Worldwide Director of Sales Engineering, Aspera

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SEAMLESS TRANSGLOBAL SHARING OF MEDICAL IMAGES AT MAXIMUM SPEED WITH ASPERA

Recorded on Thursday, March 24, 2016

Learn how UPMC, a 20-hospital organization, partners with KingMed to provide second opinion consultations for medical pathology slide images leveraging Aspera. UPMC uses Aspera Point-to-Point software to overcome transfer distance problems, allowing the large images to be uploaded in minutes, rather than hours. By dropping files in a Hot Folder to trigger automatic high-speed transfers, KingMed easily moves content to UPMC with little or no user interaction.

We will discuss how Aspera enables UPMC and KingMed to:

  • Move large medical images and data sets quickly and reliably
  • Reduce consultation time and complexity
  • Provide “lights out” operations with the use of Hot Folders
Presenters: Jeff McHugh, Director, Pathology & Hospital Applications, UPMC
  Jonathan Solomon, Senior Sales & Systems Engineer, Aspera

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ASPERA FOR MICROSOFT SHAREPOINT

Recorded on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Aspera for Microsoft® SharePoint® enables customers to overcome the limits and boundaries of transferring and storing large files and data sets with Microsoft SharePoint 2013. With Aspera for Microsoft SharePoint, customers can transfer unlimited numbers of files of any size and transfer large files and data sets at high speed predictably and reliably, at long distances, and with complete security.

In this product update webinar we will provide an overview and demonstrations of the new capabilities and features of Aspera SharePoint, including:

  • Ability to create a file in SharePoint and have it accessible through Aspera Drive and Aspera Connect
  • Support for transfer between document libraries
  • Ability to FaspStream data into the SharePoint database for full versioning and workflow support
  • SharePoint server as a proxy to download files from remote locations
  • Support for multiple site collection on a single VM

Presenter: Gene Getsin, Director of Engineering

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ASPERA ON DEMAND PRODUCT UPDATE - SPRING 2016

Recorded on Thursday, March 3, 2016

Aspera On Demand (AOD) consists of a cloud-based transfer platform and a suite of applications on demand, available as usage-based subscription service, all built on Aspera FASP™ technology for maximum transfer speed in, out, and across cloud infrastructure. In this webinar we will detail updates in Aspera On Demand version 3.6, including:

  • New offerings on the AWS and Azure Marketplaces 
  • New Cluster Manager with Autoscale capability for dynamic, real-time scale out of transfer capacity
  • The latest Direct-to-Cloud storage features
  • SAML groups support in Shares on Demand
  • Additional new features and improved performance

Presenter: Jay Migliaccio, Director of Cloud Platforms and Services, Aspera

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INTRODUCING ASPERA FILES - LARGE DATA SHARING AND COLLABORATION IN THE CLOUD

Recorded on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Aspera Files is a new SaaS platform that allows any organization, small to large, to quickly, easily and securely exchange and deliver huge files and data sets of any size between users across separate organizations, enabling them to easily store and access data in and across multiple storage systems.

In this webinar we will demonstrate how Files enables your organization to:

  • Easily establish a unique web presence with branded “Organizations” and “Workspaces”
  • Quickly upload/ingest, share and exchange large multi GB files and folders up to 100s of times faster than TCP-based transfers
  • Store, access and deliver content seamlessly across multiple cloud and on premises storage systems with complete security of the content within the organization, 3rd party partners, and with peered organizations
  • Assemble digital delivery packages from any source transparently via simple drag and drop
  • Send a copy of large files and folders to a dropbox with associated metadata that can be easily accessed by a group
  • Invite a third party without an Aspera Files subscription to send large files and data sets using an email address
  • Use built-in, 3rd party cloud, and on premise Aspera servers to provide high speed transfer and storage seamlessly within Files workspaces

Presenter: Michelle Munson, CEO & Co-Founder, Aspera

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ENABLING MOLECULAR BIOLOGY RESEARCH AT EMBL WITH ASPERA’S HIGH-SPEED DATA TRANSFER

Recorded on January 21, 2016

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the world’s leading research institutions and Europe’s flagship laboratory for research in the life sciences. In this webinar, learn how EMBL uses Aspera’s patented FASP high-speed transfer technology to facilitate collaboration through secure exchange of terabytes of research data between EMBL research units and globally dispersed partner organizations, including laboratories, hospitals, and academic institutes.

We discuss how Aspera powers high-speed transfers between EMBL and partnering institutions.

  • Digital distribution of huge data sets in hours instead of days, resulting in faster project turnaround times of projects
  • Provision of services faster than previously possible, gaining valuable time to work on a diverse array of projects
  • Secure high-speed transfer of sensitive data between EMBL and geographically dispersed research units, labs, hospitals, academic institutes and other participating organizations around the world, regardless of file size, transfer distance or network conditions
  • Control costs with cost-effective options for data transfer
Speakers: Dr Jürgen Zimmermann, Senior Engineer Automation, EMBL
  John Heaton, Worldwide Director of Sales Engineering, Aspera

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How Marketers Accelerate Digital Media Collaboration and Distribution

Recorded on December 2, 2015

As marketing teams face pressures to operate with greater agility and speed, they can no longer afford to be limited by outdated, legacy technology at any point in the marketing process. 
 
In this webinar, learn how major international brand marketers and smaller advertising/marketing firms have adopted high-speed file transfer technology and solutions to effectively collaborate and distribute large digital assets globally with partners, vendors and remote offices.

Speaker: David Mostardi, Senior Sales Engineer, Aspera, an IBM Company

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MOVING MEDIA FILES IN, OUT AND ACROSS SCALITY RING WITH ASPERA FASP

Recorded on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

In this webinar, learn how Scality RING users solved the challenges of moving very large media files across geographically distributed production sites. With the integration of Aspera FASP®, media companies can transfer large files such as HD video into and out of Scality’s petabyte-scale RING storage with the highest speed, security and reliability, regardless of file size or distance and without changes to their existing infrastructure. 

We will demonstrate how the Aspera integration with Scality RING supports multiple deployment models that includes moving large files between different media companies as well as within one enterprise spread across multiple continents. This integration enables high-speed file transfers for Content Distribution Networks origin servers, Video On Demand, streaming services and Media Asset Management workflows. 

Speakers: Yannick Guillerm, Sales Engineer, Scality
  Todd Kelly, Product Marketing Manager, Aspera

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ASPERA ORCHESTRATOR SUMMER 2015 PRODUCT UPDATE

Recorded on Thursday, July 30, 2015

Aspera Orchestrator provides a visual designer and run time engine for designing and executing automated file-based workflows, from simple to highly complex. In this webinar, we will show examples of automated file-based workflows and discuss and demonstrate the newly released Orchestrator 2.3, which includes:

  • New native installer and automatic configuration environment
  • Up to 10x faster file processing, allowing for higher daily workloads
  • Improved event-based file and workflow journaling
  • Improved dashboards for workflow / workstep management and performance statistics

Speaker: Pavan Mukthi, Solution Architect, Aspera

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HOW GENOSPACE POWERS INNOVATIVE PRECISION MEDICINE USING ASPERA ON DEMAND AND AMAZON WEB SERVICES

Recorded on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Presented by the Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI). Learn how GenoSpace leverages AWS and Aspera On Demand to provide a comprehensive suite of software solutions for innovators in precision medicine. GenoSpace’s cloud-based platform for genomic and other biomedical data powers the interpretation, reporting, and analytics for organizations in research, clinical development, lab medicine and clinical care.

We will discuss how Aspera On Demand and Amazon Web Services enable GenoSpace to:

  • Leverage cloud infrastructure and services to deliver large complex data sets and analysis tools traditionally only available to statistical experts via GenoSpace Population Analytics
  • Enable stakeholders to explore and gain insight from complex, heterogeneous sets of genomic and other biomedical data
  • Overcome file size and data set size limitations to move big data at maximum speed with enterprise-grade security and encryption between the customer, GenoSpace and Amazon Web Services
  • Utilize Apache Spark on-demand distributed computing, allowing scalable increases in computing power to handle massive datasets and queries
  • Control costs with cost effective on-demand pricing options for data transfer and computing
Speakers: Mick Correll, Chief Executive Officer, Genospace
  Christopher Crosbie, Lead Solutions Architect for the Amazon Web Services healthcare and life sciences partner team
  Jay Migliaccio, Director Cloud Platforms and Services at Aspera, an IBM Company

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ACCELERATING MEDIA WORKFLOWS IN THE CLOUD WEBINAR

Recorded on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

In this webinar, learn how Encoding.com solved the challenges of ingesting and delivering massive source files in the cloud. By utilizing Aspera for high-speed file transfer, they were able to overcome limitations with FTP and HTTP to harness the power of parallel processing in the cloud. 

We will demonstrate how Encoding.com automates the high-speed transfer of very large mezzanine files to their cloud infrastructure, utilizing both the Encoding.com API and their Ultra Fast Desktop Uploader. We will also demonstrate how Aspera's patented FASP technology is utilized for transfer to multiple destinations once the encoding process is complete.

Speakers: John Maniccia, Director of Sales Engineering, Encoding.com 
  Jay Migliaccio, Director of Cloud Services, Aspera

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INTRODUCING ASPERA FILES - LARGE DATA SHARING AND COLLABORATION IN THE CLOUD

Recorded on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Aspera Files is a new SaaS platform that allows any organization, small to large, to establish a branded web presence for the fast, easy and secure exchange and delivery of any size file based media or data between end users across separate organizations, combining multiple storage platforms. Data can be stored and easily accessed in multiple cloud and on-premise storage systems, and sharing between users and trusted organizations is as easy as drag-and-drop regardless of where the content is located.

In this webinar we will demonstrate how Files enables you to:

  • Easily establish a web presence with branded “Organizations” and “Workspaces”
  • Quickly ingest, share and exchange ultra large files 
  • Store, access and deliver content seamlessly across multiple cloud and on premises storage systems
  • Assemble digital delivery packages from any source including local, remote, cloud and on premises locations transparently via simple drag and drop
  • Maintain complete security of the content within the organization, in sharing with its 3rd party partners, and with peered organizations

Speaker: Michelle Munson, CEO & Co-Founder, Aspera

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ASPERA ON DEMAND PRODUCT UPDATE SPRING 2015

Recorded on Thursday, March 26, 2015

Built on Aspera FASP™ technology for maximum transfer speed in, out, and across cloud infrastructure, regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions, Aspera On Demand (AOD) consists of a cloud-based transfer platform and a suite of applications on demand, available as usage-based subscription service. In this webinar we will detail updates in Aspera On Demand version 3.5.4, including:

  • New support for Softlayer and Limelight
  • Updates to:
    • Shares On Demand
    • Faspex On Demand
    • Console On Demand
    • Platform On Demand

Speaker: Jay Migliaccio, Director of Cloud Technologies

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TELESTREAM VANTAGE WITH ASPERA FASP INTEGRATION

Recorded on WednesdayMarch 18th, 2015

In this webinar, we will demonstrate the new Vantage integration with Aspera FASP, which enables seamless remote content browsing and high speed transfer (push or pull) of media and metadata via remote Aspera servers deployed on premises, in the cloud, or in a CDN, as part of a unified and automated end-to-end ingest / transcode / distribution workflow. Additionally, we will demonstrate the interface of Aspera faspex, which supports the automated delivery of media and associated files directly to an end user or directly into a faspex dropbox.  

Speakers Bill Harris, Product Manager, Telestream
  Michelle Munson, President, CEO & Co-founder, Aspera

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SPEED UP YOUR GIT REPOSITORY: INTRODUCING GIT-OVER-FASP

Recorded on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

A major difficulty in deploying 'Git' at scale can be the time required to clone, push, or pull files from a remote repository. Developers working at long distances from the repo, over internet connections with high latency and packet loss, experience the poor performance of the various TCP-based protocol options in Git - SSH, HTTP or the Native Git Protocol to transfer files.

In this webinar, we will introduce and demonstrate a new native server extension for Git that automatically invokes the Aspera FASP protocol in the data transfer path, allowing remote repository operations such as clone, push, or pull to move data at 10x+ speed by fully utilizing the available bandwidth, independent of network conditions and distance.

Speakers Michelle Munson, CEO & Co-Founder, Aspera
  John Heaton, Worldwide Director of Sales Engineering, Aspera

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GRASS VALLEY STRATUS AND ASPERA FASP INTEGRATION

Recorded on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Media organizations can operate and collaborate more effectively on a global scale with Grass Valley's GV STRATUS production asset management system, which now tightly integrates with Aspera's FASP transport technology. Users will benefit from considerably faster file exchanges and secure delivery, enabling real-time collaboration among geographically distributed teams and reducing production cycles to get programming on air in a fraction of the time. In this webinar, we will discuss how digital media can now be transferred to and from the GV STRATUS production platform, up to hundreds of times faster than conventional TCP-based solutions using Aspera's FASP technology. By attending this online event, you will also learn how to enhance collaboration and optimize the use of existing assets, using the GV STRATUS/Aspera framework that can be implemented across production centers, news operations, live production, post-production and archive. 

Speakers: Beatriz Alonso, Director, GV STRATUS Business Development
  Mike Flathers, Chief Technologist, Aspera Developer Platform

ASPERA ON DEMAND (AOD) WITH NEW AUTO-SCALE PLATFORM

Recorded on Thursday, December 4th, 2014

AOD is a suite of cloud-based, high-speed transfer software and applications, available as part of a usage-based subscription service. In this webinar, we will showcase the new Auto-Scale platform, which automatically manages the number of transfer server instances needed to support client transfer demands based on user-defined criteria. The service automatically spins up new server instances to meet increases in demand, and releases those instances as demand drops to avoid over- or under-provisioned scenarios. In the webinar, we will also provide a full update on Aspera On Demand including the new Aspera high-speed sync directly to AWS S3 object storage.

Speaker: Jay Migliaccio, Director of Cloud Technologies, Aspera

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HIGH PERFORMANCE BIG DATA SHARING – BEST PRACTICES AND THE LATEST CAPABILITIES IN ASPERA DRIVE, FASPEX, AND SHARES

Recorded on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Aspera provides a breakthrough solution for high-speed "big data" sharing and sync'ing in the desktop, browser, and mobile platforms on top of an integrated platform provided by Aspera Faspex and Shares for easy but comprehensively secure access control and management. The platform combines the power and speed of Aspera technology with easy paradigms of person to person file sharing, directory browse-upload-download, in desktop synchronization and distribution workflows. With Aspera's direct integration with object and block storage, the platform leverages a hybrid of traditional file/block storage with seamless high speed transport. This webinar, led by John Heaton and Michelle Munson, will focus on basic to advanced use cases exploiting the platform and its APIs, and will provide a great basis for both beginners as well as advanced users.

Speakers: Michelle Munson, President, CEO & Co-Founder
  John Heaton, Worldwide Director of Sales Engineering

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ASPERA MOBILE APPS

Recorded on Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Aspera mobile applications and SDKs bring the benefits of Aspera high-speed FASP technology to the mobile worlds of iOS and Android, enabling high-speed transfer of media and other assets with mobile devices in high-speed workflows.

Our new Drive Mobile app supports browse and transfer between the mobile device and Aspera Shares and transfer servers. Plus, we have made recent enhancements to our faspex Mobile apps, and to our iOS and Android SDKs.

Join us for this webinar to learn about:

  • Benefits of using the Aspera FASP mobile in your mobile environments
  • Aspera mobile suite of products and SDKs
  • Our new Aspera Mobile Drive apps for iOS and Android
  • Recent enhancements to our iOS and Android faspex Mobile apps
  • Updates to the mobile SDKs, including support for persistent sessions

Speaker: Chris Markle, Director of Engineering, Mobile Products

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ASPERA FOR MICROSOFT SHAREPOINT

Recorded on Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Aspera for Microsoft® SharePoint® enables customers to overcome the limits and boundaries of transferring and storing large files and data sets with Microsoft SharePoint 2013.  With Aspera for Microsoft SharePoint, customers can transfer unlimited numbers of files of any size and transfer large files and data sets at high speed predictably and reliably, at long distances, and with complete security.

In this webinar you will learn about:

  • Aspera high-speed transfer capability embedded in the SharePoint user interface for seamless uploads and downloads
  • Using Aspera to overcome file size and data set size limitations of standard SharePoint implementations
  • Accommodating more flexible and resilient architectures by segregating file storage from sites and processing
  • Using Aspera Drive to access remote SharePoint document libraries from the native Windows file explorer
  • Access and user management through standard SharePoint interfaces to allow users to access Aspera transfers
Speakers Gene Getsin, Director of Engineering
 

David Mostardi, Senior Sales Engineer


ELEMENTAL VIDEO PROCESSING WITH ASPERA

Recorded on Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Elemental offers an integrated solution with Aspera high-speed FASP technology to enable high-speed transfer of media assets in a file-based video processing workflow.  With native support for Aspera FASP,  Elemental gives operators the ability to control, automate and secure high-speed file transfer and significantly reduce the time required to make premium video content available for delivery. 

Join us for this webinar to learn about: 

  • Optimized file transfer at every point in the video processing workflow including point-to-point workflows and workflows to and from the cloud with Aspera software integration 
  • Scale out video processing resources in the cloud with reduced barriers to entry 
  • Eliminate data transfer bottlenecks inherent to large file uploads using existing protocols 

Speaker: Dustin Encelewski, Director of Product Management at Elemental

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ASPERA HIGH-SPEED FILE TRANSFER

Recorded on Tuesday, August 26, 2014

With Aspera, customers can transfer unlimited numbers of files of any size and transfer large files and data sets at high speed predictably and reliably, at long distances, and with complete security.

In this webinar you will learn about:

  • Transferring files of any size into on premise, cloud, or hybrid storage architectures with Aspera products
  • Sending files at high speed between individuals or groups with the ability to encrypt files during transfers and at rest
  • Accessing high speed transfer capability from mobile devices, Windows, Mac, Linux, and through third party interfaces and solutions
  • Aspera's robust security, fine grained access control, and precise bandwidth control that ensures unmatched and fair bandwidth utilization

Speaker: Kip Schauer, Vice President - Sales

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ASPERA UPLOAD ACCELERATION OPTION FOR AKAMAI NETSTORAGE OVERVIEW

Recorded on Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Aspera’s high-speed FASP™ technology is now available to Akamai customers for ingesting data into the Akamai Intelligent Platform with direct integration into Akamai NetStorage. With this integration, Akamai can offer high-performing and efficient bulk data transfer capabilities to customers needing to move large digital libraries, files, and other digital content at maximum speed, into the Akamai platform directly to NetStorage.

In the first of our Akamai and Aspera webinar series, we will cover the following topics:

  • Learn about NetStorage, Akamai's high performance cloud storage solution.
  • Review Aspera FASP technology and the various software solutions.
  • Understand the unique benefit of the Aspera Upload Acceleration Option for Akamai.
  • Delve into the integration details.
  • View a demonstration of Aspera Upload Acceleration within NetStorage.
Speakers Corey Halverson, Product Line Director, Media Publishing & Analytics, Akamai
  Jay Migliaccio, Director of Cloud Technologies, Aspera

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ASPERA ORCHESTRATOR PRODUCT UPDATE

Recorded on Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Orchestrator automates the collection, processing and distribution of large volumes of file-based digital media assets. In this webinar we show examples of automated file-based workflows and discuss the latest release of Orchestrator including:

  • More inline validation options such as ADI, DPP/AS11, and antivirus integrated in Aspera transfers allow for processing before transfer, after transfer, and while a transfer is in progress
  • Expanded active/active configuration including support for A/A without shared disk for clustering in the Amazon cloud
  • Improved workflow migration capabilities include dependencies
  • Automation of restoration from a snapshot and ability to schedule snapshots
  • Improved management of portlets and support for rich custom portlets
  • Support for prioritized queues and load balancing between managed resources
Speakers Steve Pollini, Vice President of Technology Solutions
  Andrea di Muzio, Director of Professional Services, EMEA

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ASPERA ON DEMAND PRODUCT UPDATE

Recorded Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Built on Aspera FASP™ technology for maximum transfer speed in, out, and across cloud infrastructure, regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions, Aspera On Demand (AOD) consists of a cloud-based transfer platform and a suite of applications on demand, available as usage-based subscription service. In this webinar we will detail updates in Aspera On Demand version 3.4.5 and demonstrate the entire suite of AOD products, including:

  • Transfer Server OnDemand
  • Application Platform On Demand
  • Faspex On Demand
  • Shares On Demand
  • And introducing Auto-scale Cluster for Aspera On Demand, a new software platform allowing for dynamic, real-time scale out of transfer capacity

Speaker: Jay Migliaccio, Director of Cloud Technologies

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INTEGRATING SAAS WITH ASPERA ON DEMAND

Recorded on Thursday, May 8, 2014

The cloud is enabling a new breed of SaaS solutions that take advantage of the scale out compute and storage capacity to offer new innovative applications and services. These SaaS solutions need reliable and secure high-speed transfer capabilities to quickly get data into and out of the cloud platform. This webinar will provide an overview for technical managers and developers interested in learning about the Aspera Platform On Demand, accessing Aspera APIs and integration best practices. We will also include live demonstrations of integrations. 

Speakers: Jay Migliaccio, Director of Cloud Technologies, Aspera
  Mike Flathers, Chief Technologist, Aspera Developer Platform

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TRANSFORMING OIL AND GAS WITH HIGH SPEED DATA TRANSPORT

Recorded on Wednesday January 22, 2014

Technology has transformed the oil and gas industry by improving the capability to find, extract, and process data more efficiently than ever before. These technology improvements have led to an explosion of data that in most cases still relies upon physical shipments of tape and hard drives.  Internet bandwidth has become more available worldwide, and when paired with the appropriate transport technology, data can be moved quickly and efficiently over the WAN.  

Aspera’s patented FASP™ (Fast, Adaptive, Secure, Protocol) transport technology can leverage existing WAN infrastructure to achieve speeds hundreds of times faster than traditional protocols such as FTP, while delivering end-to-end security, 100% reliability, and adaptive bandwidth control.

Join this webinar to learn how Aspera solutions are transforming the industry.  Aspera's CEO, Michelle Munson, will be joined by Greg Hess from Landmark to discuss Landmark's transformative cloud infrastructure combined with Aspera high speed data transfer technology.

Speakers:  Michelle Munson, CEO & Co-Founder, Aspera
  Greg Hess, Service Delivery Manager, Digital Infrastructure - Managed Services, North America - Landmark

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