New Portfolio Server 11 Delivers Personalised, Run it Anywhere Digital Asset Management Experience

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Latest DAM server features a customisable web client, Amazon EC2™ support, robust Apple® iPad®, tablet and video support; advanced cataloguing and search capabilities that can save users thousands.

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“We believe that digital asset management should be easy to implement and shouldn’t require fundamental changes to the way people work. DAM should work for you, not the other way around. With Portfolio Server 11, Extensis has made DAM even easier.”

Extensis announced today the immediate availability of Portfolio Server 11, its latest Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution that enables organisations with large collections of rich media files to have DAM on their terms. Boasting powerful new features such as a web client which can be branded with the organisation’s logo and colours, and Amazon Electric Compute Cloud™ (EC2) support, Portfolio Server 11 lets users adapt the solution to their specific needs. As one of the industry’s leading DAM servers, Portfolio Server 11 includes robust iPad and video capabilities, offering instant access to digital media with streaming HD video playback and video conversion for tablets, mobile devices and the web.

With advanced cataloguing and search capabilities, Portfolio Server 11 users are primed to save thousands annually with significant time savings.

According to Davin Kluttz, Director of Product Strategy at Extensis, “On average, Portfolio Server users report saving two and a half hours per employee per week. That adds up to on average $3000 in savings per employee annually. In multi-user environments, that makes a major impact on the bottom line.”

Extensis Makes DAM Work for Customers

Portfolio Server 11 is quick to set-up, easy to use, cost effective and involves little IT support or training, making DAM approachable for companies and workgroups of all sizes. Its robust features can scale to meet the needs of large enterprises, including a built-in API that integrates the solution with other business systems, while offering the simplicity and affordability that smaller organisations require.

Kluttz noted: “We believe that digital asset management should be easy to implement and shouldn’t require fundamental changes to the way people work. DAM should work for you, not the other way around. With Portfolio Server 11, Extensis has made DAM even easier.”

Product Highlights

Customers Get it Their DAM Way: Portfolio Server 11 allows users to customise the system to fit within any organisation or team, including features such as:

o    Web Client which can be personalised: Allows users to customise the Portfolio Server 11 experience with their logo and overall look and feel.
o    Customisable UI: Users can tweak the user interface to fit their organisational, data entry, and search needs.
o    Gallery Favourites: Commonly used galleries can be quickly accessed by pinning them as Gallery Favourites.
o    Automated User Management: Active Directory integration offers easy administration and access by users.

Run Portfolio Server 11 Anywhere: Portfolio Server 11 can be accessed from or installed wherever needed, with:

  •     Cloud Computing: Server administrators can choose to install Portfolio Server 11 on Amazon EC2, VMWare VSphere, or traditional server hardware.
  •     Drag and Drop Assets: Users can drag-and-drop assets into Mac® OS Mountain Lion and Windows® 8 applications using the updated Desktop Client.

Catalogue Anything, Find Everything: No matter the file or format, Portfolio Server helps people quickly find the assets they need.

o    Camera Raw Image Support: Portfolio Server supports camera raw images captured from the latest pro camera models.
o    More Metadata: Share additional asset information with Adobe Creative Suite and other XMP aware applications with IPTC Extension and PLUS metadata support.
o    NetMediaMAX HD: Convert video for the web and mobile devices

What's New Webcast

A “What’s New” product webcast will take place on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:00 am
GMT. To attend, register here.

Pricing and Availability
Portfolio Server 11 is available immediately and starts at an estimated retail price of $2,250 US. Competitive upgrades are available for a variety of products, including Final Cut Pro Server®.
Existing Portfolio Server users with a current annual service agreement (ASA) will receive product upgrades free of charge, and upgrade pricing is also available for existing Portfolio Standalone, Portfolio Server and Portfolio Studio customers.
Portfolio Server is available in English, French, German, and Japanese.
To learn more about Portfolio Server 11, visit http://www.extensis.com/portfolio

About Extensis

Extensis® is a leading developer of software and services for creative professionals and workgroups. Their solutions streamline workflows, securely manage digital assets and fonts, and control corporate typographic branding. Used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies, Extensis’ award-winning server, desktop, and web service products include: Portfolio Server® for digital asset management, Universal Type Server® for server-based font management, Suitcase Fusion™ for single-user font management, and the WebINK® web font rental service. Founded in 1993, Extensis is based in Portland, Oregon, and the United Kingdom. For additional information, visit http://www.extensis.com

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