News: NAB NEWS: WCPMedia Services Partners with Aspera to Significantly Improve Media Transfer Speeds in WCPApp
Web media platform will incorporate Aspera FASP high-speed file transfer for end-to-end integrated media marketing, transcoding and distribution
(Los Angeles, California--April 8, 2016) WCPMedia Services, developer of the groundbreaking, web-based media management and distribution platform WCPApp, today announces that it has partnered with Aspera, an IBM Company, to embed Aspera FASP high-speed file transfer technology to ingest and deliver large rich-media assets quickly and securely.
WCPMedia Services’ platform helps content owners worldwide maximize the financial performance of digital video assets over their lifecycle. Its sophisticated infrastructure is a business-to-business, many-to-many solution that allows content owners to manage workflows as easily as e-banking. WCPMedia Services combines integrated and robust digital asset management with the most trusted and secure transcoding and the best available fast file delivery technologies in the market. The platform empowers content owners with a cloud-based environment for storing, distributing, screening and better monetizing rich media content. Aspera products will be shortly integrated within the WCPApp platform in order to offer WCPMedia Services clients the performance benefits of Aspera high-speed transfer.
"We are excited to be working with WCPMedia Services” said Michelle Munson, CEO and co-founder of Aspera. “The WCPMedia platform addresses the complex needs of any organization that needs to securely manage and distribute content. The addition of Aspera FASP high-speed ingest and distribution further enhances the platform helping clients and partners across the media landscape in improve the financial performance of their media assets.”
"We look forward to collaborate with Aspera, leveraging their strong technology and partnering with them to maintain leading edge innovation in our products,” commented Cristina Molinari, CEO of WCPMedia Services. “It was a logical choice for us, not only for Aspera’s specialized expertise in file transfer technology, but also for their strong and well deserved success in the market. This partnership will give us the opportunity to meet growing demand from our clients for Aspera products and to develop joint business in the growing M&E market.”
“We’ve received many requests from studios, broadcasters and others to expand our file transfer solution to Aspera, as a leader in the American market,” said Kenneth Yas, Managing Director – Americas. “Together WCP and Aspera offer the best combination of features, ease of use, security and affordability. We are confident that 2016 will be a watershed year for WCPMedia Services.”
About WCPMedia Services
Founded in 2011 in Switzerland, World Content Pole SA (aka WCPMedia Services) is an entertainment software and services company based in Switzerland and USA (and now also in Toronto) that manages, markets and distributes content to business partners and clients quickly, easily and securely. WCPMedia Services offers a platform of smart process applications that combines proprietary software with top-tier solutions developed by proven and trusted technology companies.
For more information, visit http://www.wcpmediaservices.com
About Aspera Inc.
Aspera, an IBM company, 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. Part of IBM Cloud, Aspera software is powered by the Emmy® Award-winning FASP® protocol to deliver the fastest, most predictable file-transfer, share and sync experience across on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructure. Aspera’s core technology delivers unprecedented control over bandwidth, complete security and uncompromising reliability. Organizations across a variety of industries on six continents rely on Aspera software for the business-critical transport of their digital assets.
Please visit http://www.asperasoft.com and follow us on Twitter @asperasoft for more information.