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Cloud Storage for Preservation Profile #6 Now Available

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Consultant Seth Anderson’s latest Cloud Storage for Preservation Vendor Profile is now available on our Papers & Presentations page. This profile takes a look at Preservica, a service that supports deep storage, production, and streaming or other web-based access of assets. In this way it stands

AVPreserve at Digital Directions, DigPres14

Monday, July 21st, 2014

The AVPreserve team will be busy next week at bi-coastal digital preservation events. Consultant Rebecca Chandler is an invited speaker at the Northeast Document Conservation Center’s Digital Directions conference in Portland, Oregon. Digital Directions: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital

New Cloud Storage Vendor Profile – DuraCloud

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

AVPreserve has released the fifth in the series of Cloud Storage Vendor Profiles compiled by Consultant Seth Anderson. These profiles assess cloud storage services in relation to archival and preservation concerns, looking at issues of data management, reporting, redundancy, accessibility, security,

New Cloud Vendor Profile

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

AVPreserve has released the fourth in the series of Cloud Storage Vendor Profiles compiled by Consultant Seth Anderson. These profiles assess cloud storage services in relation to archival and preservation concerns, looking at issues of data management, reporting, redundancy, accessibility, security

Cloud Storage Vendor Profiles

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Part of our Feet on The Ground: A Practical Approach to The Cloud series, these profiles break down the offerings of third party cloud storage providers from a preservation point of view. Assessment points include Data Management, Reporting/Metadata, Redundancy, Accessibility, Security, End of Servi

New AVPreserve Resource on Assessing Cloud Storage

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

AVPreserve Consultant Seth Anderson wrote in a blog post earlier this week about the need for a practical approach to assessing cloud storage and other cloud services for use in an archival or preservation-oriented environment. He points out how “The misinterpretation of cloud services and their ope

Nine Things To Consider When Assessing Cloud Storage

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

When evaluating cloud storage providers, it is dangerous to assume such services are only storage and therefore uncomplicated or that requirements for storage are obvious and therefor inherently met by the service provider. Experience with any technology selection will prove the opposite. No two ser

The Need for a Practical Approach to Assessing Cloud Services for Preservation

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

With each new release or update of my iPhone operating system, I am required to revisit and complete the redundant process of “setting up” my phone. The “iPhone Essentials” process includes establishing a Wi-Fi connection, signing into your Apple account, turning on various features, and setting

AMIA 2013 Presentations

Friday, November 8th, 2013

AVPreserve was involved in a number of panels and events at the 2013 Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference in Richmond, Virginia, including organizing the first ever AMIA HackDay and presentations related to the imminent decay of magnetic media, the importance of metadata development for

Protecting the Personal Narrative: An Assessment of Archival Practice’s Place in Personal Digital Archiving

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

The archival community struggles to fit in the private process of personal digital archiving. A common recommendation is to begin preservation far upstream, introducing archival practices early into the act of personal collection. But what may the archives best intentions introduce into the act of p