amana group selects Aspera for high speed delivery of media content
The Aspera Connect Server integrates amana group’s automated workflows for increased collaboration, efficiency and productivity
Inter BEE — November 15, 2012 —Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed today announced at Inter Bee that amana holdings, inc., a Japan-based conglomerate of visual communication businesses has deployed Aspera to power its file transfer and workflow management system.
Headquartered in Tokyo, amana group engage in a wide range of media production activities: TV commercial and web advertising content, visual asset management services, and computer graphics including 3D, CG video for film, television and games, animation and visuals for advertising.
With this broad set of services and customers, amana group needed a way to quickly and efficiently transfer content for internal collaboration during the creative process, including mobile access for sending and receiving advertising samples. After an evaluation of many file transfer options, the Aspera Connect Server, Mobile client centralized management Console, and Aspera Software Developer’s Kit (SDK) were chosen to distribute files, automate workflow, provide detailed reporting, and tightly integrate the entire Aspera platform with their internal systems.
‘Aspera performs as advertised at the full available speed of our Internet connections,’ said Yukihiro Ishigame, CIO of amana group. ‘And integrating Aspera in to our platforms was straightforward and fast with their rich set of APIs. The wide choice of transfer clients including web browser plug-ins, desktop and mobile clients makes it very easy for us to work with our customer base.’
‘amana group has a large spectrum of business and customer types which calls for a very flexible solution,’ said Chris Marshall, director of Asia sales for Aspera. ‘Aspera’s Connect Server provides the ability to transfer files with devices running on any major operating system, including iOS and Android. With Aspera, amana group automated workflow has made their business and interaction with customers much more efficient and profitable.’
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 1,800 organizations across a variety of industries on six continents rely on Aspera software for the business-critical transport of their digital assets.
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