Quincy, MA, February 8, 2011 – Dutch National newspaper De Telegraaf has signed an agreement with MerlinOne to move its in-house Merlin digital asset management system, Picture Desk and assignment management system to MerlinOne’s hosted facility.
Merlin hosted environment is a full, outsourced, digital asset management system offered as Software as a Service (SaaS). MerlinOne locates its systems in the United States in a top-notch co-location facility with high security, generator backups and connections to 4 Internet backbones. Merlin hosted digital asset mangement is fault-tolerant and provides performance and uptime guarantees. The Merlin customer service staff directly supports its customers’ end-users.
Merlin is a complete digital asset management system that allows users to organize millions of stories, photos and other multimedia files using fast, precise searching with easy and flexible workflows. Merlin’s industry-leading video search, speech-to-text technology allows users to actually search for words spoken in the audio tracks.
During the last 6 years, De Telegraaf, the leading newspaper group in Holland, has been using their Merlin digital asset management system as a mission-critical, fault-tolerant production system for all of their newspapers.
About MerlinOne – MerlinOne, Inc. is a leading provider of digital asset management systems. The Merlin picture desk / digital asset management solution has over 150 major installations including The White House, Pfizer, Harvard Business School, NPR, The Humane Society, The New York Times and USA Today. MerlinOne technology helps companies manage photos, text, graphics, PDFs, and multimedia.