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Preservica unveils new user experience and business tools to enhance digital preservation service adoption

Today Tessella announced the release of an enhanced version of their cloud based digital preservation service – Preservica.

August 15, 2013

Washington, D.C. US | 15 August 2013

Today Tessella announced the release of an enhanced version of their cloud based digital preservation service – Preservica. The new service release includes new features that extends and enriches the user experience, plus a new range of on-line business tools designed to educate and support organizations on their journey towards world-class “Active Preservation”.

The new Preservica release includes:

  • Flexible data consolidation and indexing tools to enable Archivists to combine content from multiple sources into a single digital archive.
  • Powerful search and aggregation tools to enable Researchers to easily find and download archived digital content.
  • Integration tools to popular catalogue management packages (such as Axiell CALM).
  • Digital Value at Risk (DVAR) Calculator - to enable Business Analysts to measure, plot and visualize the risk and financial consequence of losing digital assets.
  • Making the Case for Digital Preservation – a best practice guide and template to enable Managers to build a business strategy for digital preservation.

Since its launch last year Preservica is now used in leading US libraries and archives including Hagley Museum and Library, Colby-Sawyer College, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) and Archives of Michigan. Visit to see industry and business case studies.

“We are very excited to go live with the new and improved Preservica. It is part of our vision to provide a complete environment to not only manage digital assets but to support the wider business needs of the community and use tools and solutions to understand your digital preservation needs,” remarked Jon Tilbury, Director of Archiving Solutions at Tessella.

Jon added: “Preservica really lowers the barriers to entry for organizations and institutions looking for full life cycle digital archiving and is suitable for commercial organizations or public institutions, in fact anyone who wants a high quality digital archiving system. Preservica is available via an affordable yearly subscription for the full application.”

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The new version of Preservica is built on award winning technology, Tessella SDB 4.4, used in organisations, national libraries and archives worldwide.

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About Digital Preservation at Tessella
Tessella is world leader in digital preservation solutions, technology, consulting and research. Customers across 4 continents rely on our on-premise solution, Tessella SDB, to preserve their priceless digital information. The same world-leading solution is available in the cloud on a pay as you go plan with our Software as a Service offering, Preservica. Our core technology, now in its fourth generation, has won the UK’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. It provides a stable, professionally-supported platform with the flexibility to deliver individual customer needs.

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