Integrate your internal file server with Media Organizer (DAM), and auto-update all websites, web shops, and systems where images, graphics, and videos are used – directly from the internal file server.
When saving an image in PhotoShop it is automatically updated in Media Organizer (DAM). The part of the folder structure on the internal file server, which is active in relation to Media Organizer, controls and manages the folder structure and files in Media Organizer (DAM).
Image on the internal file server is accessible through Media Organizer (DAM) and is placeable in internal InDesign layout (links) - it is the exact same image.
With Single Source – Digital Asset Management large images and videos are maintained in one place in one version. Media Organizer (DAM) automatically converts versions and formats for websites, web shops, intranet and extranet and for use in Office or Adobe.
Many copies of the same files
No registration of relations between files
Passive folder structure on internal file server
Manual upload of files on web sites
Manual upload to media database or DAM
Manual update of websites
No integration to files on internal file server
Files in one place, in one version
Relations between files are registered
Active and intelligent file structure
Auto-update of DAM
Auto-update of websites
Integration to all relevant systems.
Media Server makes a traditionally passive file server an intelligent and active file system. It always knows the relations between files and their positions no matter how much they are moved around in the folder structure. Metadata, texts, keywords, categorizations etc. can also relate to the files.
Media Server ensures auto update of files accessible in Media Organizer and Dynamic Publisher. The content – or part of the content – on the internal file server is accessible directly via Media Organizer and Dynamic Publisher.
If you open an image in e.g. PhotoShop, work on it, and save it in the folder structure, it is updated in Media Organizer. Links in the internal InDesign layouts are also updated.
Media Server users do not notice any changes in the way they work - create folders, open files, save in InDesign layouts which are saved in folder structure.
Files, which have to be accessible in Media Organizer and used in Dynamic Publisher or on other websites, do not have to be moved.
The selected Media Server part of the folder structure on the internal file server is shown directly in Media Organizer. When images are saved in Photoshop, they are automatically updated in Media Organizer.
Images and graphics which have to be converted and used on websites, web shops etc. are maintainable with Media Server directly from internal file server via Media Organizer.
Images and graphics used in layout templates on web in Dynamic Publisher are also maintainable directly from the version on the internal file server.
The file server knows all files. If files are removed from the file system/Media Server, they will be recognized when they return even though file name and image have changes.
With Media Server, images and graphics do not have to be converted and handled manually when used in media databases, on websites or web shops etc. This can be done automatically, directly from internal file server.
Graphic designers and art directors are working with the files as usual. Images are opened directly from file system in PhotoShop and saved directly in file system.
Images are placed directly in InDesign layout, which is saved directly in file system. File system appears as well-known folder structure and everybody can work as he or she normally does.
Images are opened directly from internal file system (Media Server) in PhotoShop and is also saved directly in the file system. Images and graphics are placed in InDesign layout, which is saved directly on file system. Users work as they normally do, but The Digital Asset Management System, Media Organizer is always updated – automatically.
On folder level it is possible to control which folders and files are going to be accessible in Media Organizer and used in Dynamic Publisher layout templates and Web-to-Print.
The folder structure can contain both accessible folders/files in Media Organizer, and folders which are only accessible internally.