Preservation System

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Function definition: Digital repository applications that typically perform a number of functions across the digital lifecycle such as ingest, storage, preservation action and access.
Lifecycle stage: Cross-Lifecycle Functions

Tools for this function

ArchivematicaArchivematica is a digital preservation system that automates the process of preparing digital objects for ingest into a repository and an access system
AudiAnnotateTo make audio and its interpretations more discoverable and usable by extending the use of the newest IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework) standard for audio with the development of the AudiAnnotate web application, documented workflows and workshops that will facilitate the use of existing best-of-breed, open source tools for audio annotation (Sonic Visualiser), for public code and document repositories (GitHub), and audio presentation (Universal Viewer) to produce, publish, and sustain shareable W3C Web Annotations for individual and collaborative audio projects.
CONTENTdmCONTENTdm is a digital collection management system
CollectiveAccessCollectiveAccess is web-based software to catalogue, manage, and publish museum and archival collections.
DAITSSA digital preservation software application designed as a dark archive to service consortial and institutional preservation repositories a multi-user environment type. DAITSS is considered to be a first-party system.
DCape (ingest only)"The goal of the DCAPE project is to build a distributed production preservation environment that meets the needs of archival repositories for trusted archival preservation services." (Note: This is a work in progress, see notes for more information)
DIMAGA software suite supporting archives with preservation of digital information for eternity
DLCMDLCM is an archiving solution based on the OAIS model developed in Java by Swiss universities. It is also the technological stack of the OLOS service.
DNSDNS - DA NRW Software Suite
DSPS (Digital Preservation Software Platform)The DPSP is a collection of four software applications which support the goal of digital preservation.
DSpaceDSpace is an institutional repository system which enables easy deposit, preservation, and access for all types of digital content.
DataverseThe Dataverse is an open source web application to share, preserve, cite, explore and analyze research data.
DiPS (Digital Preservation Solution)DiPS (OAIS compliant Digital Preservation Solution)
Docuteam cosmosdocuteam cosmos is a comprehensive, modular software solution for the operation of digital long-term archives based on the OAIS standard (Open Archival Information System, ISO 14721:2012).
EPrintsEPrints is an open access digital repository software, which is intended to create a highly configurable web-based repository.
EssArchAn OAIS-based digital archive system to include both PreIngest and PreAccess functions
Fedora CommonsFedora provides the back-end foundation for digital repository systems responsible for managing and preserving all types of digital content.
GFI MailArchiverGFI MailArchiver is an email archiving software that is the single solution source for your email management problems on Exchange Server.
HP Integrated Archive PlatformThe HP Integrated Archive Platform (HP IAP) was a solution for the long-term archival and disposition of information.
HopplaHoppla is an archiving solution that combines back-up and fully automated migration services for data collections in small office environments.
InvenioInvenio is a free software suite enabling you to run your own digital library or document repository on the web.
LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe)LOCKSS software allows libraries to create preserved digital collections out of materials that would otherwise be accessible only through a licensed academic subscription.
Libsafelibsafe allows the organizations to create a full OAIS compliant Archive, including active and passive digital preservation workflows and is particularly suited for master image files of digitizing processes.
Merritt Repository ServiceMerritt is a cost-effective repository service from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that lets the UC community manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content.
Minimum Preservation ToolThe Minimum Preservation Tool (MPT) can be used to create an interim preservation storage environment for files awaiting preservation in a longer term repository solution. It supports checksum generation, fixity checking, and replication across two or more storage nodes.
PreservicaPreservica is a complete OAIS Digital Preservation system available on the cloud (hosted in US, EU, CA or AUS) and on-premise. It is trusted by over 1000 organisations across 5 continents to preserve collections both large (>6Pb) and small (few 100kb).
RescartaThe ResCarta Tools software empowers users to create non-proprietary digital objects with LOC standard METS, MODS, MIX and AudioMD metadata from existing TIFF, JPEG, PDF and WAV data through user-friendly interfaces.
RodaRODA - Repository of Authentic Digital Objects
RosettaEx Libris Rosetta enables institutions to preserve and provide access to the collections in their care.
SamveraA digital repository software that offers flexible and rich user interfaces tailored to distinct content types
SobekCMSobekCM is a digital repository and digital scholarship/publishing system which enables easy deposit, preservation, and access for all types of digital content, tailored to the needs of galleries, libraries, archives, museums, scholars, and researchers.
The Open Video Digital Library ToolkitThe Open Video Digital Library Toolkit project is intended to provide museums, libraries and other institutions holding moving image collections tools to more easily create Web-based digital video libraries.
VitamVitam is an open source software able to manage and preserve digital records and archives (back-end).

Also see the UK National Archives page on Digital preservation tools and systems.