Jon Hornstein, from DAM reseller, Modula4 has recently posted an article: Should Your DAM be in the Cloud? 3 Reasons Why It Should, 3 Reasons Why It Shouldn’t. In the piece, Jon gives a balanced view of the pros and cons:
“Everyone’s looking to the cloud these …Continue reading »
One of the recent changes in DAM system technology over the last five years has been the increased use of cloud storage providers to hold asset files. Previously, most DAM solutions relied on a file storage method that worked more or less like a big hard disk, even if it …Continue reading »
For some time now, we have featured articles about the potential risks of hosting DAM solutions with a third party, such as the one by Dan Huby yesterday and our own DAM SaaS Survival Guide. Most of the recommendations are preventative in nature, such as data security and vetting …Continue reading »
Jeff Lawrence, of DAM consultants, Celerity has written an article for CMSWire: Finding the Perfect Balance Between SaaS and In-House DAM. This is an interesting subject which does not get discussed as widely as it should. Jeff describes the various scenarios where an on-premise (or in-house hosted) DAM might …Continue reading »
DAM News editors, Nick Brookes and Ralph Windsor have written a special feature exclusively for DAM News: The DAM SaaS Survival Guide – Protecting Yourself From Risks When Using Hosted DAM Systems. The feature article contains ten recommendations for those using Cloud DAM services to ensure that your data …Continue reading »
David Diamond, marketing director of one of the DAM News featured vendors, Picturepark and author of the DAM Survival Guide has written an article for CMSWire comparing the relative merits of Cloud and On-Premises (installed) DAM: Cloud DAM vs On-site: There is No Real Contest.
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One of our featured DAM vendors, WebDAM Solutions have written an article: The Battle Between Cloud & On-Premise: 5 Things to Consider. The 5 points raised are:
- How will the solution affect my company’s IT team and resources?
- What happens when we want to scale?
- How are updates
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Integration has been discussed quite a lot on DAM News before. This article by William Vambenepe describes how integration will be an important competitive battleground as more traditional larger enterprise application vendors need to replace their on-premise based integration components with ones that can work on a Cloud platform:…Continue reading »
Lorraine Wilson, writing for IT Business Edge discusses the devil in the detail of some Cloud/SaaS agreements and how a number of end users are unaware of what exactly they are letting themselves in for in this article:
“Another popular misconception discussed in the article: You won’t need developers …Continue reading »
The UK’s JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) who provide information and leadership on digital technologies for education and research have published a whitepaper: Curation in the Cloud which considers the opportunities and risks of using Cloud infrastructure services for digital preservation and research:
“Digital curation involves a wide range …Continue reading »
Last week, Amazon announced they were adding support for the CORS specification (Cross Origin Resource Sharing) to the S3 storage API. This technical update may have some very wide ranging business implications (especially if other Cloud hosting platforms follow suit with their own storage capabilities). At present, if you want …Continue reading »
Amazon Web Services (AWS) have released a new storage system: ‘Glacier’, which is being marketed as an alternative to tape storage for anyone who needs to archive large quantities of data. The name appears to be some ironic joke about the speed with which you can get your data back …Continue reading »