MediaBeacon Blog


September 8, 2012

IBC, September 8, 2012: Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, and MediaBeacon, an award-winning enterprise digital asset management solutions provider, announced a global partnership and technology integration combining Aspera’s high-speed fasp transport software and MediaBeacon’s award-winning digital asset management (DAM) platform.

MediaBeacon’s enterprise DAM solutions are perfectly suited for managing all media and document types in a single or multiple, distributed locations with granular security and high availability environments. The widget-based interface brings the desktop experience to the browser, allowing the creation of powerful DAM-centric web sites that support specific workflows using a simple drag and drop interface.

“MediaBeacon’s widget-based system allows users to build a custom solution based on a wide set of simple components,” said Jason Bright, Founder and CTO of MediaBeacon. “Adding Aspera into our solution was simple and straightforward, and the logical choice for extending our platform with high-speed transport.”

Aspera’s high-speed transport platform is a perfect complement to MediaBeacon. Thanks to a rich set of APIs, the Aspera Connect Server can be embedded into any web application to serve as the high-speed backbone for transfers of file-based content and metadata over the public Internet or private IP links. The lightweight, install-on-demand Connect plug-in seamlessly integrates with the browser delivering high-speed transfer of large files at any distance.

“By combining world-class digital asset management with Aspera's high-speed transfer, users are treated to a rich, interactive experience, even if they are located at remote sites,” said Richard Heitmann, vice president of marketing for Aspera. “MediaBeacon's robust search tools let users find what they're looking for, and Aspera delivers the digital assets at line-speed.”

About MediaBeacon
MediaBeacon is an award-winning enterprise digital asset management solutions provider. MediaBeacon's intuitive and highly personalizable widget-based solutions allow organizations to find, organize, convert, track, and distribute digital media across the enterprise and globally. Millions of files. Thousands of users. Sophisticated workspaces. Complete solutions are available for organizations in many industries, including Media and Entertainment, Print and Publishing, Retail, Manufacturing, Government, and Academia. Visit for more information.

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 1,700 organizations across a variety of industries on six continents rely on Aspera software for the business-critical transport of their digital assets. Please visit and follow us on Twitter @asperasoft for more information.