Aspera On-Demand: High Performance Data Transport for AWS

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By enabling the same high-performance data transport technology to, from and between remote cloud infrastructures, Aspera allows AWS users to fully realize the scalability, efficiency gains and cost savings offered by the EC2 and S3 platforms.

Details

Company: Aspera, Inc.
Inquiry e-mail address: ondemand@asperasoft.com
Amazon Web Services Used: Amazon DevPay, Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon SimpleDB
Solution URL: http://www.asperasoft.com
Audience: Businesses, Consumers, Developers
Pricing: For a fee
How does this application use Amazon Web Services?: Aspera On-Demand runs on EC2 instances and can be used to move large volumes of digital content in and out of AWS, at maximum speed, unaffected by transfer distance and network conditions. Data is written to/read from disk/ EBS & transferred to S3.
Created On: August 27, 2009 12:43 PM GMT
Last Updated: August 31, 2009 4:35 PM GMT

Who is Aspera?

Aspera is the creator of next-generation transport technologies that move the world's digital assets at maximum speed, regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions. An emerging standard for the high-speed movement of large file data over wide area network, Aspera's fasp™ technology is used by Fortune 500 corporations, Hollywood studios, major broadcasters, life sciences organizations and government agencies to move terabytes of data on a daily basis. By enabling the same high-performance data transport technology to, from and between remote cloud infrastructures, Aspera allows AWS users to fully realize the scalability, efficiency gains and cost savings offered by the EC2 and S3 platforms.

Why Aspera and AWS?

With Aspera On-demand for AWS, users have the freedom to transfer files at their full bandwidth capacity —hundreds of times faster than conventional technologies — with the assurance that highly valuable content will be transported and stored reliably, in total security. Aspera's unprecedented bandwidth control allows users to automatically protect other IP traffic on their WAN link and apply relative prioritization to individual file transfers.

Particularly aimed at data-intensive applications — such as video transcoding, media asset management, 3D animation and visual effects rendering, genomic sequence processing, large database hosting and more — Aspera On-demand for AWS will benefit any workflow involving data transfers to, from and within the cloud, and between remote infrastructures.

Aspera On-Demand: Key Attributes

  • High-performance fasp transport technology, on-demand
  • Unprecedented network throughput and efficiency
  • Unlimited number of concurrent connections
  • Advanced bandwidth utilization management
  • Bullet-proof in transit encryption and at rest content security
  • Industry-standard SSH authentication
  • Guaranteed, reliable file delivery with 100% data integrity
  • Workflow automation and integration

Aspera On-Demand: Supported Clients

  • Aspera Connect (no-charge browser plug-in)
  • Aspera Enterprise Server
  • Aspera Point-to-Point
  • Aspera Client

Aspera On-Demand: AMI Specifications

  • 64-bit Linux OS
  • Incorporates the Amazon Linux kernel
  • SE Linux enabled
  • Automated, at-boot Aspera software updates
  • RAID local disk configuration (engineered to support the fastest disk i/o)
  • 3 Instance options
    • Standard Large
    • Standard Extra Large
    • High-CPU Extra Large

Comments

This is false advertisement.
This is false advertisement. They do not use S3. All the files are left local on /mny/ephemeral I contacted the support about this and they said they are still working on it. It's been 2 weeks now. At least it works.
jercul on October 13, 2010 7:44 PM GMT
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