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Aspera Ships High-speed Transfer Solution for Avid Interplay

by david.nunes

Aspera Ships High-speed Transfer Solution

for Avid Interplay

Aspera faspTM Plug-in for the Avid Interplay Delivery service enables integrated, high-speed transport of full resolution media between Avid production workgroups

LAS VEGAS—2013 NAB SHOW, Booth #SL9716—April 8, 2013Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation technologies that move the world’s big data at maximum speed, today announced the availability of the Aspera fasp Plug-in for Avid® Interplay® Delivery, enabling high-speed, secure transfers of file-based media and metadata between Avid Interplay Production workgroups for coordinated multi-site content creation.

Aspera now provides a complete, fully integrated high-speed transfer solution for the Avid Interplay Delivery service. Users can share full resolution media and associated metadata between remote Interplay Production workgroups across a wide area network (WAN) by transferring video and metadata at line speed, regardless of distance, fully utilizing the available bandwidth. The Aspera solution is optimized for maximum speed retrieval and storage of media clips on Avid ISIS® storage, with line speed WAN transfer at any distance, using the fasp3 transport platform and supports the complete check-out/check-in process required for coordinated transfers and collaboration.

“Interplay Delivery is a media service that links workgroups and enables multi-user / multi-site workflows by smartly handling transfers of media, sequences and shot lists between Interplay Production workgroups,” said Jim Frantzreb, director, media enterprise segment marketing at Avid. “Through Aspera’s high-speed transfer technology integrated with Interplay Production, multi-user production teams can collaborate at global distances from separate remote editing suites, with little-to-no interruption in workflow.”

The complete Aspera solution consists of an embedded Enterprise Server and the new Aspera Plug-in for Avid, which is fully integrated with the Avid Interplay Delivery service APIs. Users trigger full or partial transfers from within the Interplay user interface, and Aspera fasp software performs the high-speed transfer to the remote editing site. All Aspera encryption, privacy and bandwidth control capabilities are fully supported. Interplay Production then re-links the content at the destination for a completely seamless end-user experience.

“Aspera high-speed transfer software enables real-time global collaboration across remote production teams today, moving content securely and at maximum speed,” said John Wastcoat, Aspera VP of business development. “By integrating fasp with Avid Interplay Delivery service, creative professionals can now initiate high-speed transfers of content and metadata from within Avid Interplay Production for a truly seamless user experience.”

About Avid

Avid creates the digital audio and video technology used to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world – from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, and television shows, to live concert tours and news broadcasts. Some of Avid’s most influential and pioneering solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Interplay®, ISIS®, VENUE, Sibelius®and System 5. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, SoundCloud; or subscribe to Avid Buzz.


About Aspera

Aspera is the creator of next-generation transport technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions. Based on its patented fasp™ protocol, Aspera software fully utilizes existing infrastructures to deliver the fastest, most predictable file-transfer experience. Aspera’s core technology delivers unprecedented control over bandwidth, complete security and uncompromising reliability. More than 2000 organizations across a variety of industries on six continents rely on Aspera software for the business-critical transport of their digital assets.

Please visit www.asperasoft.com and follow us on Twitter @asperasoft for more information.

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