Quincy, MA, Dec 1 –The Quad-City Times, based in Davenport, Iowa, and circulated throughout the Quad Cities metropolitan area of Iowa and Illinois, is moving its in-house Merlin Digital Asset Management System to MerlinOne’s hosted facility to manage their archived images and stories. The newspaper will save in costs of local server support and IT time. The move should be completed in 2014.
Merlin hosted systems are 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 and provides performance and uptime guarantees, and fault-tolerance. Merlin customer service staff directly supports its customers’ end-users.
Merlin is a complete digital content 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 technology allows users to actually search for words spoken in the audio tracks.
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.