Is Your DAM Ready for the Cloud?

The deployment of a digital asset management is an important factor in any DAM project. On-premise, cloud or hybrid deployments have benefits and drawbacks. For example, the cloud deployment can benefit a company by reducing IT cost in terms of labor and hardware maintenance.  However, a drawback may exist.  In some circumstances, a DAM's performance may be reduced in the cloud - especially when working ...

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How To Select a Digital Asset Management System

  Selecting a new digital asset management system can be a headache especially for those unfamiliar with the field or not up-to-date with the latest technology.  The temptation is to go by online rating, price, an impressive canned demo or word-of-mouth.  However, these methods misses several factors - what DAM / MAM works best with my business processes, what is the desired result of my DAM pro ...

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Easing the Stress on Your Email Server

Everyone has experienced this problem - You have important files to share with someone. You attach them to an email then click send. A few minutes later, you receive an automated email message from your server stating your email cannot be sent because of the file size. "Great," you say to yourself with a grimace. The first thought is to send the files by a flash drive, but you cannot easily meet with you ...

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10 Characteristics of a DAM

Digital Asset Management systems are a combination of procedures, people working within the system, the life cycle of a digital asset, hardware and software. In "What is a DAM? The 10 Characteristics of a Digital Asset Management System" Elizabeth Keathley of The DAM Foundation lists the following: Unique ID codes Workflow capability Version control The ability to create metadata fields/categories ...

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Amazon S3 Plugin For OTMM Now Available

CyanGate announces new updates for its OpenText Amazon S3 Plugin.  The Amazon S3 Plugin is now compatible with OTMM 7.3.1 and OTMM 10.5.  Other features include: *   Uses Amazon SDK. *   Upload of files that are bigger than 5GB. *   Faster multi-part uploads. *   Faster multi-part downloads. *   Local caching for recently downloaded files. *   Schedule cleaner service that takes care of maintenance ...

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