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Spuul Selects Aspera, an IBM Company, to Speed the Transfer of Big DataBollywood Streaming Service Relies on Aspera to Rapidly Expand Library of HD Films and TV Shows for Subscribers Worldwide (June 16, 2014)
ARMONK, NY ? 16 June 2014: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Spuul, a leading video streaming service for Indian films and TV shows, has deployed Aspera to quickly upload high-definition video content to its streaming portal. By significantly reducing the time it takes to upload Bollywood films, TV shows and other licensed video, Spuul can expand its programming options and quickly deliver new content to its millions of worldwide subscribers. Headquartered in Singapore, Spuul receives a wide variety of movies and TV shows from content and distribution partners across India and streams them to their customers? mobile devices, PCs, connected TVs and game consoles. The ability to quickly and securely deliver fresh video content is critical in the hyper-competitive digital streaming market, where consumers expect new content on a daily, if not hourly, basis and want to view it on their device of choice. Hindered by slow upload times for Big Data ? particularly for feature films that can exceed four gigabytes for a single file ? Spuul needed a much faster way to expand their online content libraries with its content partners.
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. 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. 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.
Contact information: Sean Audet IBM Media Relations
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