CMSReport.com have an article by Tim Ward which compares “Enterprise” with “Open Source” (the article does rely on the reader accepting that the two are mutually exclusive concepts). Some of the arguments against open source seem a little dated (for example, I don’t recall needing to update most open source …Continue reading »
Information about Open Source Digital Asset Management systems, vendors, licence models and general comment on this rapidly expanding area of Digital Asset Management.
Mark Taylor of Sirius , writing on the Computerworld Blog makes the point that Open Source software is superior (as a distribution strategy) to proprietary approaches because of the control factor rather than the cost:
“At the point that the restrictions on the software start to interfere with your …Continue reading »
“Nuxeo DAM – Cloud Edition brings feature-rich and sophisticated digital asset management to businesses who don’t have the time or IT resources to …Continue reading »
French DAM vendor, Alchemy have re-released their Phraseanet DAM solution as a free and open source product with a GPL3 licence. Formerly licensed at 7,500 Euros, the application can now be freely downloadable from http://www.phraseanet.com or SourceForge. The application is PHP based and includes support for most types of media:…Continue reading »
In this article by Merlin One, the authors compare open source DAM vs hosted commodity solutions:
“We’ve also found the person who “inherits” the system is less enthusiastic about answering trouble calls at 3 AM than its inventor may have been. What about 24×7 support? Granted that might not …Continue reading »
In addition to our own site: https://damvendors.com/?s=5g2 a number of other blogs and sites have recently been reviewing and discussing the ever increasing number of open source DAM systems. Carol Bean lists a number of conventional and more library oriented DAMs.
“The main difference between proprietary systems and the open …Continue reading »
Open Source ECM vendor, Nuxeo have a released a white paper entitled: “8 Things You Need to Know About Open Source ECM“. The paper takes some of the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) spread about open source solutions in general and ECM in particular. It was written by …Continue reading »
Most traditional relational databases are oriented towards the needs of business users rather than those of other problem domains, in particular scientists who need to manage data sets that tend to be much larger in scale (hundreds of Petabytes rather than Terabytes). Scidb.org aims to change all that by providing …Continue reading »
EnterMedia have recently announced the latest release of their open source media asset management system (version 6.706), which includes support for online video, email collections and enhanced security features.
“OpenEdit Inc., released open source EnterMedia media asset management, version 6.706. This newest release includes online video platform, capability to build …Continue reading »
On 10th March at 12pm (US, Eastern Time), Nuxeo will be hosting a Webinar showcasing their Open Source DAM solution. The webinar will cover these topics:
- Nuxeo’s intuitive user experience features and how they are designed for creative professionals.
- Productivity features such as automation and streamlining of routine tasks.
In this article, CMS Watch’s Alan Pelz-Sharpe explains how open source software solutions are not always the most cost effective.
“This is not something that gets discussed often. Indeed the key selling point for many open source options remains (often quite rightly) the low cost involved. But times are changing, …Continue reading »
Built on top of their ECM platform, Nuxeo DAM supports the full range of capabilities required of a modern DAM platform but with a progressive open source licence.
Nuxeo …Continue reading »