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Latest Digital Asset Management News & Articles

Adobe Flash Media Server Hits Amazon Cloud

adobe_logo_2009.jpgAmazon added support for Adobe Flash Media Server 4 (news, site) on its Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).

The Gap Between Creation and Management: Where’s the Bridge?

When people think about creating new digital assets, products like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Avid Media Composer or Sound Forge Pro are the professional’s first choice — depending on the task at hand. Many of these products include a workflow management application which allows users to create projects, share files and apply some level of versioning to the files. Unfortunately however, not all products work together during the creation process.  

FileCatalyst Speeds File Transfers for MediaSilo Video Management

Content comes in many flavors and each type of content has its specific rules for digital asset management. For instance, among other things, video content demands fast transfers. The guys at MediaSilo know this and recently they have integrated their video content management system with FileCatalyst.

Brightcove Expands into Australia, Cites High Demand for Online Video

brightcove_logo_2010.jpgContinuing its expansion in the Asia Pacific region, Brightcove (news, site) has recently announced the launch of its Australia headquarters in Sydney, citing a fast-growing market for on-demand video in the country. Brightcove also announced partnerships with clients in various industries, such as real estate, media and fashion.

Oliver Stone Invests in Online Video With Vzaar

Oliver Stone Invests in Online Video With VzaarVideo hosting platform Vzaar gets itself some high-profile investment in the form of Oliver Stone. So what does the great director see in this company's future and its new video platform?

Poll: Are You Currently Using a Digital Asset Management (DAM) System?

The explosion of digital assets on the Internet (and intranets) has filled the sails of the Digital Asset Management (DAM) market. The obvious solution to the asset madness is to implement a DAM system, but people like yourself have many tool options and even more possible approaches to take.

This brings us to our latest poll:

The poll will run until November 30th, but don't wait until you are stuffed with Thanksgiving turkey (if you live in the US of A that is) to vote.

Nuxeo 2010 Highlights, Next Gen Enterprise CMS, Plans for 2011 #nuxeoworld

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Nuxeo World — the company’s first global customer and partner conference — kicked off this morning in Paris. Nuxeo (news, site) CEO Eric Barroca keynoted the event with a talk on Enterprise CMS as a platform for content apps, 2010 highlights and milestones, and Nuxeo’s plans for 2011.

Brightcove Takes Its On Demand Video Plaform to South Korea

bBrightcove Opens South Korea HeadquartersBrightcove (newssite) has recently announced the launch of its country office in Seoul, South Korea, capitalizing on the existing infrastructure and the potential market for video-on-demand services. The company has also announced the addition of several key clients from different industries that include online advertising, design and pharmaceuticals.

Digital Asset Management - It's More Than Just a Photo Album

Digital Asset Management, or DAM, has been a buzz word for over a decade. Unfortunately, when I speak to clients about what it means for them, I get a wide variety of largely disappointing responses. Here's a look at what Digital Asset Management has become in 2010.

DAM Lowdown: Metadata and Digital Assets, DAM as Non-Commodity

Yes, what you see in front of you is a DAM new column. I’ll try to bring you some of the latest news in Digital Asset Management, as well as thoughts around the DAM industry. Off we go…

Digital Asset Management Takes Front Seat for Higher Education Web CMS

logo-omniupdate-2009.jpgThe Web is awash with digital assets and the trend is not slowing down. In the world of education content management, OmniUpdate's (news, site) Campus CMS gets a mid-term boost with flashy digital asset management features.

Granicus Furthers Government Transparency with Partner Program and Open Platform API

granicus_logo_2010.jpgWith increased government transparency in mind Granicus (news, site) has launched a new Open Platform API and Certified Partner Network.

ADAM Software Sets Up Its Digital Asset Management Shop in the US

adam_logo_baseline.gifWith almost one-third of enterprise content consisting of multimedia digital assets, the need to cost effectively and reliably manage this information is becoming more urgent. Belgium based, ADAM (news,site) software, is positioning itself to meet this need. Earlier this month, ADAM announced the opening of its first US-based office located in New York, led by Dagbert Sansen, newly appointed US Sales Manager. 

ADAM Software Links DAM to Adobe Creative Suite 5

adam_logo_2010.jpgADAM (news, site) claims an industry first as it links its digital asset management suite to Adobe's leading suite.

Open Text Integrates Web Experience Management and Rich Media Management Platforms

Open Text Integrates Its Web Experience Management and Rich Media Management PlatformsOpen Text (newssite) has put together another piece of the enterprise content management integration puzzle. This time it's web experience management and rich media.

Is SharePoint 2010's DAM Good Enough for Your Organization?

During your search for the appropriate Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution, you've no doubt considered SharePoint as a possibility. SharePoint is probably already being utilized in your organization in some way, so it makes sense to see how it measures up. But does SharePoint 2010 offer enough OOTB features to be a legitimate candidate? 

Extensis Upgrades DAM Software, Adds Web Client, Improved Set Up

Extensis_logo_2010.jpg With pressure on digital asset vendors to provide products that give an edge over standard video management capabilities that now come with many Enterprise CMS, Extensis (news, site)  has just released v9.5 of its Portfolio Server with improved set-up options and better web client features for file selection.

MediaCore Video Platform Adds Support for HTML 5 Video

mediacore_logo_2010.jpgMediaCore (news, site) adds HTML 5 to offer fully compatible video on iPhone, iPad and other devices.

MediaBeacon DAM Integrates with WoodWing Web Publishing, Adobe InDesign

 mediabeacon_logo.jpgWith publishers heading from paper to the iPad and other devices at speed, it's a good time for MediaBeacon (news, site) to make making the transition easier.

Perspectives: What the Adobe + Day Software Deal Means, Part 2

A flurry of reactions, speculations and pontifications later, we're having a second look at the Adobe + Day deal (Part 1 is here) and it's impact on the industry.