From the Wires
Aspera fasp™ 3.1 now available
Jan. 9, 2013 05:11 AM
The latest version of Aspera’s high-speed transfer platform and SDK for
extreme datasets now available for enterprise and on demand deployments
Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that
move the world’s large data at maximum speed, today announced the
immediate availability of the latest version of its core high-speed
transfer products and SDK, for both on-premise and Aspera
On Demand cloud-based subscription service.
These latest enterprise software and On Demand versions build upon fasp
3, the most universal and open core transport technology available
today, with the following new capabilities:
Extreme scalability - support for passing an arbitrarily large
number of individual source items to an ascp transfer session,
allowing all Aspera client and plugin products, ascp command line
usage, and 3rd party SDK usage to pass even billions of unique
individual files and directories to a fasp session for transfer.
The ability to uniquely rename each source item at the destination and
to secure the session with the Aspera token authorization independent
of number of items.
First ever high-speed direct-to-cloud transport now enhanced
with fully integrated support for browsing and transfer with Aspera On
Demand servers for Microsoft
Azure and Azure Blob storage.
Line-speed transfers of tiny files – multiple advanced features
in the new a3 transfer binary, which allow for line speed transfers of
even the smallest files through its new inline metadata transmission
and multi-I/O architecture, and incorporating fast inline compression.
Updated Windows runtime allowing for full compatibility with Windows 8
and future Windows environments.
MULTI LANGUAGE CONNECT 3.1
The latest version of Aspera’s popular high-speed Web
browser plug-in now supports simplified Chinese, Japanese, French,
and Spanish in addition to English. The transfer plug-in automatically
sets the language based on your system's language settings and is fully
compatible with the Connect
3.0 APIs for embedding fasp transport in modern web apps and
all Aspera web applications including faspex™
FASP SDK 3.1 ON ASPERA DEVELOPER NETWORK
A major new release of Aspera’s SDK, version 3.1, is now available on
Developer Network, with many new features, enhancements, and sample
code across the entire SDK product line:
SDK for embedding Aspera fasp client and server capability
in 3rd party applications has new Java and .NET versions that support
all Aspera ascp options of the fasp 3 generation
New and enhanced sample applications for Java and .NET documenting
best practices and targeting distributions for all of the latest
Visual Studio and .NET frameworks
For the radical new Node
API, multiple additional samples and documentation. The Node API
provides secure and authenticated fasp session setup,
authorization, and file browsing, across all storage types (local,
SAN/NAS, or cloud) through a REST interface.
A new consolidated web service API combining all Web services for fasp
Stats Collector, a powerful service for querying transfer status
across multiple Aspera transfer nodes including support for DNS
round-robin server clusters.
For secure token-based authorization, new token generation libraries
for Java and .NET.
Multiple new real world samples for pre and post transfer processing
using web services and custom scripting for running custom actions
before and after Aspera transfer sessions.
The new faspex
3.0 automation API for creating and sending new packages, querying
status, and discovering and downloading new items via the faspex
Fully functioning Web application and multiple samples for using the
samples for using secure authorization and integrating high-speed
Availability – All 3.1 transfer software and SDK is now shipping
and available via download from downloads.asperasoft.com.
For more information visit www.asperasoft.com
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. Please
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