DuraSpace | Open technologies for durable digital content
"Universities, archives and cultural heritage organizations want it all when it comes to ensuring that their digital holdings remain both safe and accessible for future generations. Archivematica, a preservation workflow tool designed by Artefactual, and DuraCloud, an archival cloud storage and preservation service from DuraSpace, are pleased to announce that they have teamed up to provide just that–an end-to-end open-source digital preservation solution based on Archivematica and DuraCloud that will set the standard for one-stop durable, safe and cost effective long-term preservation and storage ... Archivematica and DuraCloud are unique among long-term preservation and storage solutions. They are both built on open-source software which is documented and freely available. Users can download their data at any point. This means that users of the new service do not have to worry about data lock-in and the service can be run locally at any time ... Users of the service will have access to a robust suite of digital preservation functions via the online dashboard. Archivematica is well known for its ability to produce highly standardized and interoperable Archival Information Packages; these packages will automatically be placed into DuraCloud for long-term secure archival storage ..."