IBM® Aspera® Point-to-Point Client is a complete file transfer application that uses FASP® transfer technology to maximize upload and download speeds. Point-to-Point Client includes the following features:

Feature Description
FASP transport technology The file transfer protocol that maximizes transfer speeds over IP networks by eliminating the fundamental bottlenecks in conventional technologies. FASP features bandwidth control, resume, transfer encryption, content protection, and data integrity validation.
Point-to-point transfer Allows a point-to-point FASP connection from a client. Uses virtual links to manage aggregate bandwidth usage.
Pre- and Post-Processing (Prepost) Execute customizable actions when transfer events, such as the start and end of transfer sessions, occur.
Ascp The command-line file transfer program.
Aspera Watch Service A service that detects file system change and manages snapshots, optimized for speed, scale, and distributed sources. It discovers changes (new files and directories, deleted items, and renames) in source file systems immediately as they occur, eliminating the need to scan the file system.

More features are available with additional licenses:

Feature Description
Watchfolders A service to automate large-scale file and directory transfers, with support for ultra-large (10 million-item) directories and "growing file" sources.