Aspera (company)

Aspera is a data transport and streaming technology company that provides high speed data transfer services. Aspera belongs to the hybrid cloud business unit of IBM.[2]

Aspera
IndustryData transmission
Streaming media
Founded2004 (2004)
Headquarters5900 Hollis St, ,
ParentIBM (2013–present)
Websiteibm.com/aspera/

History

Aspera was founded in 2004 by Michelle Munson and Serban Simu[3] with the launch of its high-speed FASP data transfer protocol and sales of software products based on FASP.[4] IBM acquired Aspera in January 2014.[4]

Aspera won a 2013 Primetime Engineering Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development[5][6] and a 2014 Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for Secure Accelerated File Movement over IP including the Internet.[7] The company received a Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Engineering Excellence Award for its Telestream Vantage with Lightspeed Live Capture product in 2018.[8]

Patents

Aspera has been granted the following patents:

  • 2005: a patent for bulk data transfer[9]
  • 2007: a patent for methods and systems for aggregate bandwidth control[10]
  • 2009: a patent for practical models for high speed file delivery services supporting guaranteed delivery times and differentiated service levels[11]
  • 2010: a patent for methods and systems for input/output driven rate adaptation[12]
  • 2012: a patent for multicast bulk transfer systems[13]

See also

References

  1. "Aspera, an IBM Co. in Emeryville , CA". YP.com.
  2. Press release (19 December 2013). "IBM Closes Acquisition of Aspera". IBM. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  3. Davies, David (2 October 2018). "Interview: Michelle Munson, Eluvio". IBC. Retrieved 2019-10-20.
  4. Proffitt, Allison (17 January 2014). "Bio-IT World". Bio-IT World. Retrieved 2019-10-20.
  5. "Chris Cookson to Be Honored at Emmy Engineering Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-10-20.
  6. Jackson, Joab (2013-12-19). "IBM gets fast file transfers with Aspera acquisition". Computerworld. Retrieved 2019-10-20.
  7. "RECIPIENTS OF THE 66th ANNUAL TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING EMMY® AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED AT THE BELLAGIO HOTEL DURING THE INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW IN LAS VEGAS". Emmy Online. National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 4 August 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-20.
  8. "Blackmagic, Canon, Cinnafilm, IBM Aspera, Telestream Among HPA Engineering Award Winners". SHOOTonline. 27 June 2018. Retrieved 2019-10-20.
  9. Aspera (23 December 2005). "Bulk data transfer". Aspera. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  10. Aspera (4 September 2007). "Method and system for aggregate bandwidth control". Aspera. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  11. Aspera (16 January 2009). "Practical model for high speed file delivery services supporting guaranteed delivery times and differentiated service levels". Aspera. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  12. Aspera (5 March 2010). "Method and system for I/O driven rate adaptation". Aspera. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  13. Aspera (9 April 2012). "Multicast bulk transfer system". Aspera. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
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