Aspera said this week that GigaScience — an online open-access, open-data life sciences journal, co-published by BGI and BioMed Central — has licensed its software products to provide authors, reviewers, and other users with tools to upload and download large datasets that accompany submitted manuscripts.

Aspera said that GigaScience selected its Aspera Connect Server and Aspera Console to enable the transfer of the datasets and to manage and monitor the transfer process.

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