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|purpose=Preservica is a complete OAIS Digital Preservation system available on the cloud (hosted in US, EU or AUS) and on premise (Standard and Enterprise versions). It is trusted by over 50 organisations across 4 continents to preserve collections both large (>6Pb) and small (few 100kb)
 
|purpose=Preservica is a complete OAIS Digital Preservation system available on the cloud (hosted in US, EU or AUS) and on premise (Standard and Enterprise versions). It is trusted by over 50 organisations across 4 continents to preserve collections both large (>6Pb) and small (few 100kb)
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= Description =
 
= Description =
 
Key features include:
 
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
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.
 
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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)
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.
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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
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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* '''Active Preservation:''' 300 migration pathways installed; performs bulk migrations using background workflows then verifies using comparison of properties.  
 
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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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===Versions===
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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* Cloud version available hosted in either EC or US
 
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* Standard and Enterprise versions for install in your own data centre
Active Preservation : 300 migration pathways installed; performs bulk migrations using background workflows then verifies using comparison of properties.  
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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
 
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Versions: Cloud version available hosted in either EC or US; Standard and 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.
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= User Experiences =
 
= User Experiences =
 
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* Case studies can be found here http://preservica.com/resources/case-studies/
Case studies can be found here http://preservica.com/resources/case-studies/
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= Development Activity =
 
= Development Activity =
  

Revision as of 14:22, 8 April 2015

Preservica
Preservica is a complete OAIS Digital Preservation system available on the cloud (hosted in US, EU or AUS) and on premise (Standard and Enterprise versions). It is trusted by over 50 organisations across 4 continents to preserve collections both large (>6Pb) and small (few 100kb)
Homepage:http://www.preservica.com
Appears in COW:Ingesting assets and associated metadata into Preservica


Description

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.
  • 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: 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
  • Standard and 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


Development Activity

Main release annually, around 4 minor releases per year

Latest 5.2 release information : http://preservica.com/press-releases/new-version-5-2/