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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.
  • Seamlessly 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)

Industry benefits

Banking and financial markets

Reinvent the modern financial institution by enabling big data analytics, batch processing and insurance claims and appraisals from the field.

Manufacturing and engineering

Accelerate global engineering and design processes through high-speed sharing of design files, source code synchronization and ingest into predictive analytics tools.


Offer better in-store experiences involving rich digital media that’s been electronically delivered to stores. Refine the customer experience based on insights from customer data.

Life sciences and healthcare

Accelerate breakthroughs in research and medicine by helping distributed teams collaborate on large genomic data and medical images.

Media and entertainment

Transform content production and delivery by leveraging digital file- and stream-based workflows that span cloud and on-premises infrastructures.

Oil and gas

Provide more cost-effective detection and tapping of new energy sources with faster capture and high-performance computing (HPC) analysis of remote seismic data.


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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.