Upstream Oil Sector to Receive Boost in Data Transfer Speeds

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez November 08, 2012

Aspera, Inc., an innovator that has boosted the speed in which data travels across the globe, and OvationData, the global leader in upstream oil or exploration and production (E&P) within data management services, have just inked a global partnership that will allow them to provide solutions that cater fully to industry members that need to transport an immense amount of seismic data from the field to their data centers and then to desktops to archive their records. These massive movements usually require much more than your average fiber line and this partnership will likely give the folks in the E&P industry the gear they need to make it all happen.

Aspera's going to contribute its own "fasp" software, which enables organizations to move their data more efficiently, saving them plenty of money and increasing their production. This new technology dumps the old standard transmission control (TCP/IP) protocol and plays its own game.

According to Aspera, "fasp throughput is independent of network latency and robust to extreme packet loss that can be found on intercontinental WANs and on satellite, Wi-Fi or cellular connections. The result is transfer times that are hundreds of times faster than standard FTP and highly predictable, regardless of network conditions."

The E&P industry is already familiar with, and even loves, Aspera's elegant solution to their data blues. That's why OvumData will be adding fasp to its own portfolio of data management solutions for this industry as part of its partnership with Aspera.

Gregory Servos, president and COO at OvationData, said in a statement, "Gaining access to both legacy and current seismic data inevitably leads to vast amounts of data that must be moved from remote sites and locations into and between geographically dispersed data centers. Aspera's high-speed data transport solutions are a perfect complement to our broad portfolio of specialized data management and delivery services."




Edited by Jamie Epstein

TechZone360 Contributor

SHARE THIS ARTICLE
Related Articles

The Road of Municipal Broadband Leads to FCC Broadband Title II

By: Doug Mohney    3/2/2015

Almost lost in the Federal Communication Commission's announcement that it plans to put tighter, Title II utility-style regulation onto broadband carr…

Read More

Secure Shell Key Management in Light of OpenSSL Vulnerabilities: Part 2

By: TMCnet Special Guest    3/2/2015

Identity and access management solutions assist in controlling the access to cloud infrastructure, applications, servers and both structured and unstr…

Read More

The FCC's Big Net Neutrality Day

By: Peter Bernstein    2/27/2015

I am going to admit to being surprised by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCCs) Open Internet decision. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's new n…

Read More

FCC Vote Endorses Title II Approach to Net Neutrality

By: Paula Bernier    2/26/2015

After months of debate and the collection of comments from four million Americans, the Federal Communications Commission today voted on - and approved…

Read More

Frontier Customers Get DVR-Driven Free and Web TV

By: Bob Wallace    2/26/2015

In what could be a match made in cord cutter heaven, Frontier Communications said it will bundle the TiVo Roamio OTA DVR with its high-speed data serv…

Read More