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Starting at just USD 250.20, IBM® Aspera® fast file transfer and streaming solutions move data of any size across any distance.

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IBM Aspera on Cloud is lowering the starting price of the Essentials plan.

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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 bandwidth to maximize speed and quickly scale up with no theoretical limit.


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File transfer calculator

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.


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Benefits 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.

Capabilities Migrate data

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

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Deliver data

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

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Automate workflows

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

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

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Sync data

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

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Streaming technology is a revolutionary alternative for error-free transport of large data streams.

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Free trial

Free trial ends after 14 days or 50 GB in transfers, whichever occurs first.

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Starting at USD 250.20*/ TB / year Essentials

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 1848*/ TB / year Advanced

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

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Contact IBM for pricing Enterprise

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

No transfer volume commitment.

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Case studies BASE Media Cloud

The BASE team used the IBM Cloud platform, IBM Aspera on Cloud and IBM Cloud Object Storage to power the global media distribution portal and provide a centralised storage hub for LCTV’s production partners around the world.

FOX Sports

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


The Aspera solution enables the transfer, distribution and synchronization of files and data sets, globally, and includes tools to automate and monitor workflows – ideal capabilities for DMC’s deadline-driven TV shows.

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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With fast file transfer and streaming solutions, IBM® Aspera® software moves data of any size across any distance.

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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.

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