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The Governance of Long-Term Digital Information: IGI 2017 benchmark highlights

In 2016 Preservica supported research by the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) to benchmark the state of the industry on the critical issue of governing and preserving long-term digital information.

8 May 2017

The Governance of Long-Term Digital Information: IGI 2016 benchmark

This IGI - Information Governance Initiative – benchmark provides an invaluable insight into how organizations are currently approaching the governance of critical long-term digital records.

14 May 2016

Essential guide: Safeguarding your vital long-term electronic records

Integrating Digital Preservation into the Information Governance Lifecycle to ensure long-term electronic records are findable, readable and useable when required.

1 May 2015

Essential Guide: Affordable digital preservation for libraries and museums

Discover how other institutions, like DC Public Library and Grand Valley State University Libraries, have tackled the challenge of ensuring their unique digital collections and archives are properly safeguarded and more importantly remain accessible and readable for generations to come.

3 December 2014

Digital preservation for small and mid-size institutions: IMLS & POWRR Report

Preservica Cloud Edition scores well in Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) funded study by POWRR.

8 September 2014

Essential Guide: Achieving a step change in digital preservation capability

An assessment of Preservica using the Digital Preservation Capability Maturity Model (DPCMM)

4 February 2015

Digital preservation maturity model

Long term preservation of digital assets requires a new way of thinking.

4 August 2013

The active preservation of digital information

Developing a digital preservation strategy that's right for your organization is vital.

4 August 2013

Case studies


HSBC has partnered with Preservica to protect and future-proof digital assets of unique strategic, historical and brand importance.

22 May 2017

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Texas State Library & Archives Commission Turn to the Cloud to Launch Texas Digital Archive.

22 May 2017

Berea College

Preserving Appalachian History, 100 Terabytes and Counting.

22 May 2017

Curtis Institute of Music

Cloud hosted digital preservation software was chosen by the team at Curtis to provide streaming and long-term preservation of student recordings and digitized versions of hundreds of shelves of CDs, cassette tapes, and DVDs, some of which are now starting to decay.

22 May 2017

Swiss Federal Archives

Recognising early the need for an all-encompassing end-to-end digital preservation system, the Swiss Federal Archives (SFA) started a collaborative process by engaging with Preservica as one of its expert partners.

22 May 2017

A Q&A with Glen McAninch, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

The Importance of Provenance, Context and Metadata in Preserving Digital Archival Records.

22 May 2017

UK National Archives

UK National Archives’ collection is one of the largest in the world, with 11 million records, from the Domesday Book and the Magna Carta to modern government papers.

22 May 2017

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives is one of the largest state archives collections in the U.S. and has been a pioneer in archiving electronic records since the early 80s.

22 May 2017

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) video case study

Located in New York City MoMA has been important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world.

22 May 2017

Berea College video case study

Berea College was established in 1855 and is the only one of America’s top colleges that awards every enrolled student a no-tuition fee promise.

22 May 2017

Transport for London (TfL) video case study

Transport for London (TfL) is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the London Underground, Overground, bus, river and road network, as well as the city’s cycle hire scheme.

22 May 2017

National Library of Australia video case study

Origins of the National Library of Australia go back to the early years after Australian Federation in 1901, when the Commonwealth Parliamentary Library served both Federal Parliament and the nation.

22 May 2017

Historic Environment Scotland video case study

Historic Environment Scotland was formed in October 2015 and brings together the Royal Commission for Ancient Historic Monuments of Scotland and Historic Scotland. It is the lead public body set up to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment.

22 May 2017

Colby Sawyer College video case study

Colby Sawyer is a private college that is steadily growing, doubling its student size from 700 to 1400 in the last 6 years.

22 May 2017

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives video case study

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives expands its capacity to manage and preserve valuable digital records with Preservica.

22 May 2017

Press releases

New AIIM research to investigate the value of long-term digital preservation to business

Preservica, has joined forces with AIIM to research how the management of long-term digital information impacts an organization’s ability to mitigate compliance risk and create business value.

7 November 2017

Preservica Launches Cloud Hosted Digital Preservation in Canada

Preservica has today announced that its popular cloud hosted (SaaS) preservation and access software is now available on the AWS Canada (Central) region.

12 October 2017

Gibraltar National Archives chooses Preservica to safeguard its rich heritage

On the 50th anniversary of Gibraltar’s historic 1967 sovereignty referendum, the Gibraltar National Archives has announced a partnership with Preservica to preserve and protect its extensive collection of unique digitised and born digital records.

10 September 2017

11 UK Higher Education Institutions trial Preservica in Jisc Research Data Shared Service

Preservica today announced that its active digital preservation platform is being trialled by 11 UK Higher Education (HE) institutions as part of Jisc’s Research Data Shared Service (RDSS) pilot project.

5 September 2017

Preservica launches fully-redesigned Universal Access with new levels of presentation for digital content

Preservica 5.8 adds enhanced media streaming and content rendering, controlled, secure and public access, and advanced search and discovery for digital information

14 July 2017

Preservica achieves AWS Education Competency status

Oxford, UK and Boston, US – June 14, 2017 – Digital preservation specialist, Preservica, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency status.

15 June 2017

Preservica achieves AWS Government Competency status

Oxford, UK and Boston, US — June 14 2017 – Digital preservation specialist, Preservica, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Government Competency status.

15 June 2017

Preservica accelerates business growth with PwC and SwiftScale

Digital preservation specialist Preservica has been announced as one of 12 leading scale-ups, from over 700 applicants, selected to participate in PwC and SwiftScale’s growth programme for Spring ‘17.

25 May 2017

Affordable long-term digital preservation for government records now available on G-Cloud 9

Preservica’s secure cloud-hosted service simplifies the challenge of protecting and providing controlled access to long-term digital records Oxford, UK | 22nd May 2017 | Preservica, the digital preservation specialist, has announced that Preservica Cloud Edition is now available through the G-Cloud 9 Digital Marketplace.

23 May 2017

New research shows that protecting long-term digital information is key to driving business value

More than 80% of companies aim to realize direct business value from their long-term digital information, according to the IGI 2017 Benchmark Research

9 May 2017

Preservica appoints CFO to support growth as digital preservation hits corporate agenda

Digital preservation company builds on global expansion plans following $3.8m investment from Mobeus Equity Partners

19 April 2017

Curtis Institute of Music partners with Preservica to make over 90 years of musical artistry available on-demand

The Curtis Institute of Music is putting digital preservation top of the agenda to ensure that their art will be available on-demand and preserved indefinitely.

15 March 2017

Crown Records Management partners with Preservica to provide digital preservation for electronic records

New partnership will enable organisations to ensure vital long term digital records remain accessible into the future.

1 March 2017

Preservica joins new Digital Preservation Coalition supporter programme

Digital preservation specialist becomes first to partner with the DPC on new initiative designed to foster closer collaboration between solution providers and DPC members

25 January 2017

Preservica selected for new Jisc Research Data Shared Service for UK universities

Preservica will provide digital preservation expertise and software to help develop new Jisc Research Data Shared Service.

21 December 2016

Digital preservation specialist Preservica secures growth funding to fuel expansion

Transforming the way organizations future-proof digital information.

19 December 2016

Preservica recognized as member of AWS Public Sector Partner Program

Preservica recognized for expertise and experience in delivering cloud hosted digital preservation to government institutions around the world.

30 November 2016

CoSA and Preservica announce new Practical Digital Preservation 2016‐17 training

New program will help State Archivists highlight the importance of digital preservation with Senior Managers, IT and Records Officers at State Agencies.

8 November 2016

Preservica, ARA and IRMS announce new joint Practical Digital Preservation programme for 2016/17

2016/17 programme includes new events designed to help archivists and records managers raise awareness of the importance of digital preservation within their business and with their IT stakeholders

2 November 2016

The Trustees partner with Preservica to safeguard and provide online access to 125 years of Massachusetts history

The Trustees of Reservations (The Trustees) has announced a significant portion of its extensive historical collections is now available online for the first time, via a partnership with digital preservation specialist, Preservica.

27 October 2016

Latest version of Preservica helps libraries, archives and museums unlock the value of their digital content

Preservica v5.7 delivers a rich set of new digital preservation and access features that help cultural heritage institutions create living and accessible digital archives and collections.

26 October 2016

State and University Library of Denmark collaborates with Preservica to safeguard history of Danish cultural heritage

Danish library team engages digital preservation specialists as part of nationwide initiative to preserve Petabytes of culturally important records.

3 October 2016

Third millennium BC objects move to the cloud

At The University of Manchester a collection of rare books, medieval manuscripts, maps, and historic archives has moved to the AWS cloud with Preservica to ensure it is future-proofed indefinitely.

21 September 2016

Arkansas joins 15 US state archives using Preservica to safeguard long-term digital records

Arkansas State Archives leads the way in digital preservation to protect state records and historic materials.

4 August 2016

Preservica Cloud Edition now available on G-Cloud 8

“Out-of-the-box” digital preservation and access solution helps government meet the challenge of future-proofing records in the cloud.

26 July 2016

Lack of long-term strategy puts digital information at risk - new research reveals

IGI Industry Benchmark calls for immediate action & provides insight and guidance to help organizations achieve compliance.

16 May 2016

The Associated Press leverages the cloud for new digital preservation initiative

AP partners with digital preservation specialist Preservica to safeguard its corporate records and keep the history of news alive.

4 May 2016

Preservica wins prestigious BVCA Award

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) names Preservica “Venture or Growth Company Team of the Year 2016” for the Midlands Region.

22 April 2016

Latest version of Preservica provides new levels of control and flexibility for archives, libraries and museums

Preservica v5.6’s rich set of new features include easy “drag & drop” collection re-arrangement, support for virtual collections, recoverable delete, advanced catalog synchronization with ArchivesSpace, public access faceted search and new digital preservation tools including migration of video files to web-friendly HTML-5.

21 April 2016

Preservica joins the Information Governance Initiative to support preservation of long-term digital records

Digital Preservation specialist partners with industry-leading think tank to conduct new research on the protection of digital information.

5 April 2016

Transport for London (TfL) extends its use of the cloud with new digital preservation platform

TfL partners with digital preservation specialist Preservica to help preserve and protect 150 years of rare London history.

10 February 2016

Preservica warns companies to safeguard against future "eX-Files"

With many file formats and software popular in 1993 now obsolete and unreadable, company compliance and information governance teams are warned against losing critical digital information forever.

9 February 2016

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston selects Preservica to future-proof vital digital records

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) turns to Preservica to ensure that digital records of the institution, lectures, and exhibitions are securely preserved and accessible for future generations.

15 January 2016

Preservica chosen to future-proof corporate heritage for Lloyds Banking Group

Preservica has successfully secured a contract to work with Lloyds Banking Group to future-proof the Group's extensive brand history and digital archive assets.

3 December 2015

Yale University Library: keeping over 300 years of history alive with Preservica

The Ivy League university kicks off project to preserve one petabyte of history including the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies

16 November 2015

Digital preservation goes mainstream as organizations look to safeguard long-term information

Preservica reports surge in demand for digital preservation software.

12 November 2015

New version of Preservica simplifies digital preservation for libraries, museums and archives

Preservica has announced the latest release of its Digital Preservation and Access software, that further builds on its roadmap of making it seamless, automated and easy for libraries to ensure valuable digital content and collections are properly preserved and remain accessible for future generations.

15 October 2015

Preservica, ARA and IRMS announce joint Practical Digital Preservation programme

Dates and registration now open for Practical Digital Preservation (PDP) 2015/16 workshops and webinars available free of charge to ARA and IRMS members.

13 October 2015

Wellcome Library keeps medical history alive with Preservica

In advance of the 2015 Nobel Prize announcement, Preservica future-proofs over 1m pages of 1962 DNA Prize winning collection, including the famous ‘Photo 51’.

30 September 2015

Preservica and CoSA announce new Practical Digital Preservation 2015/16 training

Registration and dates for the program of online workshops and webinars is now available through the CoSA/SERI (State Electronic Records Initiative) website.

24 September 2015

Preservica future-proofs 100TB of Appalachian history with Berea College

Preservica selected as digital preservation partner for Berea’s unique traditional and folklore sound collection, one of the largest single sound collection uploads in the Cloud.

19 August 2015

New version of Preservica further simplifies and automates the digital preservation of collections and long-term records

Preservica v5.4 adds new connectors and tools to simplify and automate the ingest of digital content and collections for cultural, historical and academic institutions.

10 June 2015

Digital preservation rises up the information governance agenda

Preservica a Cool Vendor in Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Content Management 2015” report.

27 May 2015

Preservica celebrates growth in Cloud Edition user community with new lower priced subscription plans

New plans will enable organizations to get started for less, and preserve more as their needs grow.

21 May 2015

Oxfordshire History Centre chooses the cloud for digital preservation of county records and local history

Oxfordshire History Centre (OHC) will use Preservica Cloud Edition to ensure its important county records and extensive historical collections are securely preserved and accessible for future generations.

12 May 2015

British Telecommunications Archives selects Preservica for digital preservation of unique historical collections dating back to the birth of telecommunications.

British Telecommunications (BT) will use Preservica Enterprise Edition to ensure its extensive multi-media archive is accessible for future generations.

21 April 2015

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland selects Preservica for digital preservation of archaeological and architectural history of Scotland

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) will use Preservica Enterprise Edition to ensure its unique collections are safe and accessible for future generations.

12 March 2015

Preservica Cloud Edition digital preservation now available via G Cloud 6

Easy to procure cloud hosted digital preservation simplifies the challenge of safeguarding important government records for the long term.

12 February 2015

Texas State Library and Archives Commission selects Preservica for digital preservation of essential government records.

Preservica Cloud Edition will serve as the digital repository for electronic government records, including the extensive records of outgoing Governor Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history.

4 February 2015

Archives and Records Association and Preservica announce schedule for Practical Digital Preservation 2015

Dates and booking for Practical Digital Preservation 2015 workshops and webinars now open for Archives and Records Association (ARA) UK & Ireland members.

25 November 2014

DC Public Library chooses Preservica for digital preservation of valuable multi-media collections

Leading US public library uses Preservica Cloud Edition to ensure unique digitized and born-digital collections remain safe and accessible for generations to come.

12 November 2014

New version of Preservica aligns records management and digital preservation

Preservica 5.2 now includes connectors for Microsoft SharePoint and Outlook to enable organizations to automate the challenge of ensuring their vital long term and permanent electronic records are secure, accessible and readable for decades into the future.

5 November 2014

Forum for Archives and Records Management Education and Research - 7 UK & Ireland Universities first to sign for new Preservica Cloud Edition teaching licence

Preservica licence will enable leading teaching institutions to offer Archives & Records students first-hand experience of using a state-of-the-art Digital Preservation system.

25 September 2014

Archives and Records Association (ARA) and Preservica collaborate to deliver digital preservation training

Preservica and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) for UK & Ireland to jointly deliver practical Digital Preservation training, tools and resources for ARA members.

25 September 2014

Preservica Cloud Edition scores well in IMLS & POWRR study

Preservica’s complete, out-of-the-box solution addresses all 21 functions in the POWRR Tool Grid of Digital Preservation systems for small to mid-sized institutions with limited resources.

8 September 2014

Preservica at Society of American Archivists 2014

Preservica will host 3 workshops on Digital Preservation & Public Access and is a Silver Sponsor at this year’s Archives*Records in Washington DC, 10-16 August 2014.

22 July 2014

Grand Valley State University Library choose Preservica for digital preservation of unique collections and archives

Leading Michigan based liberal arts university use Preservica Cloud Edition to ensure valuable digital collections and University archives remain accessible for generations to come.

15 July 2014

Preservica User Group grows with new gatherings and collaboration tools

Online meetings and inaugural gathering of US Preservica users at Archives*Records 2014 in Washington DC provide new opportunities for users to share experiences and shape the future of Digital Preservation.

10 July 2014

Preservica supports State Electronic Records Initiative (SERI) joint program

Preservica and Council of State Archivists collaborate on program of digital preservation training, tools and information to help state archives improve preservation and access to government records.

8 July 2014

Preservica low-cost digital preservation pricing now available via G-Cloud 5

New Preservica Cloud Edition price plans enable UK government agencies to start preserving digital records and content for less than £3,000 a year.

4 June 2014

New version of Preservica brings digital archives to life

New public access and discovery feature enables organizations to actively preserve as well as share their digital content from a single system.

6 May 2014

Preservica announces new low-cost Cloud Edition starter plans

Small and mid-size archives can now actively preserve and securely share their valuable digital content for less than $4,000 per year.

6 May 2014

Tessella launches Preservica subsidiary business

New company formed from Tessella Archiving Solutions division will focus on rapidly growing digital preservation market.

29 April 2014

Preservica simplifies digital preservation for Calm catalogue users

New Preservica integration makes it easier for Calm catalogue users to actively preserve their valuable digital content for the long term.

9 April 2014

Preservica and Civica collaborate to bring streamlined digital preservation services to libraries, museums, and archives

Civica Library Solutions continues to transform libraries and enrich communities with a new partnership with Preservica, a world leader in digital preservation with cloud and on-premise solutions.

21 March 2014

Preservica simplifies active preservation for DSpace repositories

New Preservica workflow makes it easier for DSpace users to leverage long term active preservation in the cloud.

25 February 2014

The legacy of american arts, film and comedy secured in the cloud

Emerson College selects Preservica to protect its digital assets.

18 December 2013

A thousand years, a million stories to be stored in the cloud by Dorset History Centre

The Dorset History Centre chooses Preservica cloud solution to digitally preserve and make available Dorset’s historical records.

4 December 2013

Cloud offers sunny outlook for Met Office historical meteorological records

The Met Office chooses Preservica to digitally preserve and make publicly available historical climate and weather publications.

28 November 2013

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.

15 August 2013

Press release: Colby-Sawyer College widens access to the digitized records of student life past and present with Tessella’s Preservica

Founded in 1837, Colby-Sawyer is a private college with a deep historical collection of college photos, student newspapers and precious letters, including the Pillsbury family letters dating back to the 1850s.

21 May 2013

Press release: Outstanding contributions to digital preservation recognised

Quality of winners and nominees at Digital Preservation Coalition 2012 awards ceremony highlights the importance and progress securing long- term future of digital collections.

5 December 2012

Press release: Leading business history library pushes acquisition of born-digital documents with new technology

Hagley Museum and Library chooses Tessella’s Preservica as cornerstone of its eRecord collection development efforts.

25 September 2012

Press release: New cloud service safeguards organisations’ digital assets

Preservica, Tessella’s new software as a service offering on Amazon Web Services makes world leading digital preservation technology available to the many.

26 June 2012