Aspera will share its expertise in cloud-based workflows and showcase its complete portfolio of high-speed file transfer software and automation solutions for the broadcast and media industries at NAB.
The company will showcase new capabilities to the Aspera Transfer Platform that allow media enterprises to efficiently transfer, synchronise and stream content of any type, resolution and size across cloud and on-premise systems at global distances, enabling them to handle today’s increasingly complex production workflows. These include:
Aspera On Demand Platform – The latest version of Aspera’s industry-leading high-speed transfer solution supports the transfer and synchronisation of the largest ultra HD files or millions of small files direct to cloud storage and seamlessly integrates with every major cloud storage provider.
Auto-scaling Transfer Platform – Building on the direct-to-cloud storage transfer capabilities, the Auto-scaling Transfer Platform automatically scales and expands transfer capacity of Aspera server software in the cloud to meet actual demand, enabling media companies to expand capacity as needed and leverage the most cost-effective infrastructure.
Aspera ScaleDB – All transfer performance statics are captured by a new scale out data store for distributed, high throughput collection, aggregation and reporting that provides key metrics on usage patterns, transfer performance and service levels.
FASPStream API – FASPStream API allow media applications to transport live video and data feeds over global internet WANs in real time with predictable speeds, enabling live and near-live production on remote cloud systems, such as scale out video processing, transcoding and distribution.
Aspera Drive (pictured) and Aspera Drive for Mobile – Designed for content producers, creative teams and other end users of the Aspera Transfer Platform, Aspera Drive for Windows and Mac allow them to remotely browse, drag-and-drop transfer, sync and exchange person-to-person rich media content and files directly from the desktop.
Aspera faspex and Shares – The Drive user experience is powered by the new releases of Aspera faspex and Aspera Shares, the web-based application platforms that together enable a complete suite of collaboration capabilities powered by Aspera technology. The latest versions are fully integrated with Aspera Server software running on premises and on cloud, providing enterprises easy-to-manage and easy-to-use hybrid deployment possibilities for file upload, download, synchronisation, and package sending and receiving via email transparent to storage location.
Aspera Orchestrator – New plug-ins have been added to the library of over 50 third-party applications that can be invoked within an Aspera Orchestrator workflow, including support for ADI.XML Cablelabs verification, DPP format validation, ISM and M3u8 verification, thePlatform media management, Vidchecker verification, MediaInfo and SNMP monitoring.
Aspera App for Microsoft SharePoint – The Aspera App for Microsoft SharePoint seamlessly enables users of the SharePoint document library to transfer any size files and directories quickly and at full available bandwidth regardless of distance.