Feature spotlights

Direct integration with cloud object storage

IBM® Aspera® on Demand directs high-speed transfer to object storage in a single transfer session up to the I/O Cloud platform limits. It supports multiple storage types and location—block, object, on-premises, cloud or hybrid cloud storage. High-speed transfers of directories containing virtually any number of individual files, even millions of small files are also supported.

Flexible cloud platform deployment

This software supports multiple storage types and location—block, object, on-premises, cloud or hybrid cloud storage. One-to-one, hub and spoke, cloud-to-data center and cloud-to-cloud transfer scenarios are all supported. Interoperable transfer support with all core Aspera products acting as transfer peers with the cloud storage is offered.

Patented Aspera FASP transfer technology

This software enables maximum transfer speeds globally for massive files and data with full use of network bandwidth capacity. It provides pause and resume and automatic restart and checkpoint resume of any transfer at the point of interruption. Exceptional concurrent transfer support for many concurrent transfers per virtual machine is offered. Adaptive rate control supports high-speed transfers while remaining fair to other traffic. Preset and immediate prioritization of transfers are enabled.

Enterprise grade security

Secure authentication with encryption in flight and at rest in the cloud is enabled. User management based on application, directory service or identity provider accounts is included. Data security including data integrity verification and encryption in transit and at rest on cloud storage are enabled. IBM Aspera FASP® Proxy on the client side is supported in both forward and reverse modes. Account management, transfer logging, activity monitoring and reporting capabilities are provided.

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