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|purpose=Preservica offers a digital preservation option that stores and maintains the files you would like to preserve. It uses cloud based storage and allows users to interface through web broswers.
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|purpose=Preservica 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).  
|homepage=http://www.digital-preservation.com/solution/preservica/
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|homepage=http://www.preservica.com
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|formats_in=PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies)
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|formats_out=PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies)
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|function=Preservation System, Service
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|ohloh_id=Preservica(Tessella)
 
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[[Category:Preservation System]]
 
[[Category:Service]]
 
 
 
 
= Description =
 
= Description =
Key features include:
 
 
Ingest : local tool to create SIPs and attached metadata and transfer to server; range of workflows to upload ZIP files, DSpace export, or by taking a copy of a website; full QA of content plus running DROID and property extraction
 
 
Data Management : Edit metadata using whatever descriptive schema you want e.g. Dublin Core, METS, EAD, etc; sync with catalogs e.g. CALM or via OAI-PMH; delete content using approval workflow.
 
 
Administration : Create users, set roles, set access rules to content at fine grain; maintain transfer agreements; produce reports
 
 
Access : Browse, search and download files and records using powerful interface.
 
 
Storage : Cloud version holds content in S3 plus maintains metadata and index information; can set interval to check fixity; will manage multiple storage locations
 
 
Active Preservation : 300 migration pathways installed; performs bulk migrations using background workflows then verifies using comparison of properties.
 
  
Versions: Cloud version available hosted in either EC or US; local version for install in your own data centre; full version allows development of complete solutions including your own workflows for all functions and a vast range of hosting options.  
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Preservica is available as a free Starter Edition or Professional and Enterprise Editions offering increasing levels of user control and power. Key features include:
  
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* '''Ingest:''' local tool to create SIPs and attach metadata and transfer to server; range of workflows to upload container files : ZIP files, DSpace, ContentDM or SharePoint exports, Outlook or Lotus Notes email files, or by taking a copy of a website; full QA of content plus running DROID and property extraction
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* '''Data Management:''' Edit metadata using whatever descriptive schema you want e.g. Dublin Core, METS, EAD, etc; sync with catalogs e.g. CALM or via OAI-PMH; delete content using approval workflow. Bulk metadata edit and reference metadata options available.
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* '''Administration:''' Create users, set roles, set access rules to content at fine grain; maintain transfer agreements; produce reports; sync with ActiveDirectory (on premise only)
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* '''Access:''' Browse, search and download files and records using powerful interface. Separate public access interface for content with appropriate permissions.
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* '''Storage:''' Large range of storage adapters including NAS / File Server, HSM, Centera, Atmos, S3, Glacier, SFTP; will manage multiple storage locations and copy to remote locations asynchronously; maintains metadata and index information; can set interval to check fixity
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* '''Active Preservation:''' over 600 migration pathways installed; performs bulk migrations using background workflows then verifies using comparison of properties.
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* '''API Access:''' All versions have an OAI-PMH data provider API and API for accessing metadata and content. Enterprise versions have a read/write REST API and a process control API.
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=Versions=
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* Free Starter edition available hosted in the cloud
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* Professional versions available hosted in cloud in EC, US, Canada and Australia
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* Enterprise Private Cloud versions for running on a Preservica hosted and supported private cloud on AWS or Azure
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* Enterprise versions for install in your own data centre
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* Enterprise version allows development of complete solutions including your own workflows for all functions and a vast range of hosting options
  
 
= User Experiences =
 
= User Experiences =
 
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* Case studies can be found here http://preservica.com/resources/case-studies/
 
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= Development Activity =
 
= Development Activity =
  
News blog: http://preservica.com/category/news/
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Main release annually, around 4 minor releases per year
  
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Latest 5.10 release information : https://preservica.com/resources/press-releases/latest-version-of-preservica-simplifies-digital-preservation-and-delivers-enhanced-api-capabilities-1
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Latest revision as of 09:25, 18 October 2021




Preservica
Preservica 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).
Homepage:http://www.preservica.com
Input Formats:PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies)
Output Formats:PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies)
Function:Preservation System,Service


Description[edit]

Preservica is available as a free Starter Edition or Professional and Enterprise Editions offering increasing levels of user control and power. Key features include:

  • Ingest: local tool to create SIPs and attach metadata and transfer to server; range of workflows to upload container files : ZIP files, DSpace, ContentDM or SharePoint exports, Outlook or Lotus Notes email files, or by taking a copy of a website; full QA of content plus running DROID and property extraction
  • Data Management: Edit metadata using whatever descriptive schema you want e.g. Dublin Core, METS, EAD, etc; sync with catalogs e.g. CALM or via OAI-PMH; delete content using approval workflow. Bulk metadata edit and reference metadata options available.
  • Administration: Create users, set roles, set access rules to content at fine grain; maintain transfer agreements; produce reports; sync with ActiveDirectory (on premise only)
  • Access: Browse, search and download files and records using powerful interface. Separate public access interface for content with appropriate permissions.
  • Storage: Large range of storage adapters including NAS / File Server, HSM, Centera, Atmos, S3, Glacier, SFTP; will manage multiple storage locations and copy to remote locations asynchronously; maintains metadata and index information; can set interval to check fixity
  • Active Preservation: over 600 migration pathways installed; performs bulk migrations using background workflows then verifies using comparison of properties.
  • API Access: All versions have an OAI-PMH data provider API and API for accessing metadata and content. Enterprise versions have a read/write REST API and a process control API.


Versions[edit]

  • Free Starter edition available hosted in the cloud
  • Professional versions available hosted in cloud in EC, US, Canada and Australia
  • Enterprise Private Cloud versions for running on a Preservica hosted and supported private cloud on AWS or Azure
  • Enterprise versions for install in your own data centre
  • Enterprise version allows development of complete solutions including your own workflows for all functions and a vast range of hosting options

User Experiences[edit]


Development Activity[edit]

Main release annually, around 4 minor releases per year

Latest 5.10 release information : https://preservica.com/resources/press-releases/latest-version-of-preservica-simplifies-digital-preservation-and-delivers-enhanced-api-capabilities-1