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All of your data, none of the waiting

IBM Aspera® on Cloud is a hosted service to quickly and reliably send and share your files and data sets of any size and type across a hybrid cloud environment — up to hundreds of times faster than FTP and HTTP.

  • Collaborate with internal and external users through shared workspaces, while controlling access to your data.
  • Access data stored across multiple clouds and on-premises data centers.
  • Move files of any size and volume over any distance at maximum speed, regardless of network conditions.
  • Protect your data with comprehensive built-in security, including encryption over-the-wire and, optionally, at rest.

→ Read the data sheet (PDF, 866 KB)

Aspera sends the world's data across any industry

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Need a better file transfer solution?

In the time it takes to read this sentence, you can move a 250 MB file from NY to LA with IBM Aspera¹.

This fast alternative to FTP server software helps you transfer and deliver files reliably and more securely. Help eliminate the bottlenecks and risks associated with the decades-old FTP technology to move the largest files and data sets at maximum speed — even over long distances. Aspera lets you use available bandwidth without impacting other business-critical network traffic.

Aspera on Cloud editions

Trial edition

Complimentary trial ends after 30 days or 100 GB in data transfers, whichever occurs first.

Pay-as-you-go edition

Flat-rate pricing for variable usage; includes 1 TB of storage and 10 users.

Annual precommit editions

Three editions designed for organizations of varying size and complexity — from the small business to the global enterprise.

Estimate performance gains

Assess your transfer needs with the file transfer calculator.


¹ In comparison to FTP server software, based on the IBM Aspera File Transfer Calculator's data for a network bandwidth of 100Mbps, 1% packet loss and a transfer from US to US.