Extensis has released Portfolio Server 9
(http://w ww.extensis.com/portfolio), an update
of the digital asset management and media
delivery solution. With this release, Extensis
offers significant new features and enhancements
to its digital asset management solution.
Portfolio Server 9 introduces a web client to
allow users to catalog, search, edit, batch
convert, automate tasks and manage assets from
anywhere at anytime. This new client and the
optional NetPublish component for instantly
publishing assets to the web provide a mechanism
for organizations to share all types of rich
media assets to internal and external teams.
Other new features include:
° An Adobe FLEX web client that delivers a dashboard for creative workflows;
° A new Java-based server architecture;
° A scalable MediaRich media processing engine
for extensive file format support and fast media
° Web-based server administration for remote management of server and users;
° The Adobe XMP Toolkit integration for
read/write metadata exchange across applications ;
° Integration with Adobe creative applications
with drag and drop functionality through the
Portfolio Express palette;
° Support for Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server.
Portfolio Server 9 is available immediately and
available at an estimated retail price of
US$6,050 for the Server plus $315 per client
(desktop or web client). The optional modules
include: NetPublish for instantly delivering
assets to the web and retails for $6,050, and SQL
Connect for added scalability and performance
priced at $6,050.
All prices include an annual service
agreement. Academic pricing is also available.
Existing Portfolio Server customers under a
current annual service agreement (ASA) will
receive the product free of charge. Upgrade
pricing is available for all current Portfolio
Server customers. Portfolio Server is available
in English, French, German, and Japanese.