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by on Nov 6, 2013 at 4:55:00 pm

Germany’s Netorium and South Africa’s Breakpoint extend the availability of Aspera’s leading high-speed file transfer technology within the EMEA market

(Emeryville, California--November 6, 2013) Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, today announced channel partnerships with leading German solution provider Netorium and South Africa-based company Breakpoint. Both Netorium and Breakpoint will be selling Aspera’s portfolio of high-speed file transfer solutions, broadening their offerings and expanding Aspera’s market reach.

Netorium specializes in the development, implementation and support of systems in the broadcasting industry. Working closely with manufacturers, it has a reputation for providing high levels of expertise and support - before, during and after implementation. Aspera will present its Faspex™ file delivery and collaboration platform, and Orchestrator workflow automation solution at the annual Netorium Storage Event on 21-22 November in Wiesbaden-Nordenstadt.

"Aspera software is a perfect fit for our strategy of providing innovative, cost effective, and durable audio and video solutions,” said Frank Herrmann, managing director, Netorium. “We’re pleased to add Aspera solutions to provide the gold standard in high-speed file transfer to our customers.”

Breakpoint assists organizations with the design and implementation of IT hardware and software solutions that benefit their business and operational efficiencies. The company acts as trusted advisors and partners to the telecommunications, finance, media, education, research and technology sectors, making the partnership with Aspera a perfect fit.

“We’re delighted to be working with Aspera and looking forward to introducing the next generation in file transfer solutions to the South African market,” said Darren Botha, director, Breakpoint Solutions. “Aspera will be exhibiting for the first time at this year’s AfricaCom exhibition at the Cape Town Convention Centre on 12-14 November where together we’ll be showing customers how Aspera can help them move large data files over any distance at maximum speed.” Aspera is a gold sponsor at AfricaCom and Technical Specialist Per Hansen will present a keynote at the AfricaCast conference on Nov 12 focusing on automated media workflows, the integration of cloud and on-premise storage and the network transfer of large media file sets.

Bruce Brewer, EMEA sales director, Aspera, said: “Continued demand for our high-speed file transfer platform is helping to drive our expansion across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. These partnerships with Netorium and Breakpoint broaden our customer reach and reinforce our position as the gold standard in high-speed file transfer software.”

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, Emmy® award-winning 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. Over 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 and follow us on Twitter @asperasoft for more information.

About Netorium
Founded in 2002, Netorium GmbH, based in Wiesbaden, Germany specializes in the development, implementation and support of systems in the broadcasting industry. Together with its clients, it has developed a solution tailored to the particular challenges around file-based workflows, storage, high definition and multi-platform content delivery. Depending on the project, interfaces to third party systems are considered and created links. The exclusive distribution rights for products in selected markets guarantees product expertise at the manufacturer level. For more information please visit

About Breakpoint
Founded in Cape Town in 2002, Breakpoint has evolved from a Sun Microsystems specialist with a loyal customer base into a trusted technology partner for many more esteemed customers in the region, with deployments extending to Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the USA. Breakpoint maintains high-level partner status and offers a full suite of products and services for Oracle, NetApp, Supermicro, IBM, Cisco, Mellanox and f5. Services include installation, configuration and integration of solutions, capacity planning and performance management, managed services, network, server and storage infrastructure, and application monitoring. For more information please visit


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