IBM Aspera: Moving the world’s data at maximum speed
With fast file transfer and streaming solutions, IBM® Aspera® software moves data of any size across any distance²
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A new approach to fast data transfer

IBM Aspera takes a different approach to tackling the challenges of big data movement over global WANs. Rather than optimize or accelerate data transfer, Aspera eliminates underlying bottlenecks by using a breakthrough transport technology that fully utilizes available network bandwith to maximize speed and quickly scale up with no theoretical limit.

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Securely transfer your data anywhere Big data transport and sync

Transfer, distribute and sync huge files and data sets, globally.

Large-file sharing

Accelerate collaboration with teams around the world on big data and large files.

Transfer management

Automate, monitor and control data transfers and workflows.

Any bit-rate streaming

Deliver data of any size and virtually unlimited bit-rate video with near-zero latency.

Hybrid cloud workflows

Build highly scalable workflows running on premises, in the cloud, or both.

Secure asset exchange

Use blockchain technology to add additional security to digital asset movement.

Migrate data Use high-speed transfers for data migration to, from and between on-premises data centers and any major cloud. Explore data migration

Deliver data Deliver and distribute data of any size at maximum speed between systems, employees, customers and partners. Explore data delivery

Automate workflows Automate processing required by video and big data workflows, regardless of size, format, or transfer distance. Explore automation

Collaborate Send and share large files and folders stored in on-premises data centers and major clouds. Explore collaboration

Sync data Enjoy high-speed backup and replication of big data repositories. Explore data sync

Stream Streaming technology is a revolutionary alternative for error-free transport of large data streams. Explore streaming
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Free trial ends after 30 days or 100 GB in transfers, whichever occurs first.

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Starting at USD 760.80*/ year Standard

Annual plans start at 1 TB transfer volume per year. Discounts apply when committing to higher transfer volumes.

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Starting at USD 11,088*/ year Advanced

Annual plans start at 6 TB transfer volume per year. Discounts apply when committing to higher transfer volumes.

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Annual plans start at 60 TB transfer volume per year. Discounts apply when committing to higher transfer volumes.

Starting at USD 1.01*/ GB of transfer Pay as you go

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Case studies American Airlines

American Airlines worked with IBM to deliver better customer value.

FOX Sports

FOX Sports used Aspera to remotely edit content from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in near-real time.

Resources Need a better file transfer solution?

In the time it takes to read this sentence, you could move a 250 MB file from New York to Los Angeles with IBM Aspera¹. This alternative to FTP server software helps transfer files reliably and more securely. Help eliminate the bottlenecks and risks associated with decades-old FTP technology to move the largest files and data sets at maximum speed.

Tap into an ecosystem of partners and software resellers

The IBM partner ecosystem is composed of hundreds of industry-leading technology partners that integrate superior transport capabilities into their own offerings. No matter what your specific data transfer requirements are, IBM Aspera’s international network of expert reselling partners and distributors can provide you the capabilities you need.

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¹ Based on IBM Aspera File Transfer Calculator's data for a network bandwidth of 300 Mbps and 1% packet loss

² This image is an artistic representation and does not reflect actual political or geographical boundaries