Aarau, Switzerland – 13 December 2011 – Modula4 Inc. and Picturepark® are announcing as of today their joint-venture operations for Picturepark-powered DAM solutions. The user-friendly, web-based and highly scalable DAM system Picturepark will be provided and implemented in the Americas by Modula4 Inc., a long-standing premium provider of Digital Asset Management and publishing workflow solutions.
Only two months after opening their US distribution office in San Francisco, Picturepark announces that Modula4 has become a premier partner for reselling, integrating and supporting their DAM solutions in the North and South American market. Picturepark is a 3rd generation DAM system which is user-friendly, web-based and highly scalable with regard to functionality, performance and costs.
“Having Modula4 as a premier partner to the Americas allows us to provide complete Picturepark solutions with the full range of services delivered locally by a long-standing and well-experienced expert team in the field of DAM”, says Ramon Forster, President of Picturepark/VIT Americas.
Picturepark is a market-leading DAM system in Europe with over 250 Enterprise organizations using it world-wide. The system is offered with a traditional perpetual license model as well as in form of Software as a Service (SaaS) or cloud services where it is pioneering the market since more than 15 years.
“We strongly belief that cloud-based services are going to reshape the way how companies see IT in the near future“, says Jon Hornstein, CEO of Modula4 Inc. “Picturepark-powered SaaS solutions are a great complement to our existing portfolio and for accomplishing the objectives of our customers: manage their Digital Assets in a state-of-the-art way.”
Modula4 is an established player in the DAM-market with offices in San Francisco and Berlin. Besides integrating DAM and publishing workflow solutions, the company also provides custom-developed or standard add-ons to existing systems such as Picturepark.
Modula4 provides digital asset management and publishing workflow solutions for clients in a wide variety of industries, including: retail, media & entertainment, marketing, publishing, government and higher education. The company comprises of an international team of expert technical integrators, programmers, workflow consultants, support staff and customer service specialists which all share the same #1 goal: client satisfaction.
With their deep technical expertise and experience in solving complex workflow challenges, Modula4 has made nearly 400 over the last six years clients more efficient and productive. Their legendary customer loyalty is illustrated by a customer retention rate of well over 90 percent.
Picturepark digital asset management software enables organizations to centrally store, manage and share digital assets on a modern service-oriented architecture (SOA) that is scalable, based on open standards, and available in the Cloud (SaaS), on-premise or in hybrids. Picturepark is suitable for enterprise-wide DAM deployment thanks, in part, to load-balancing, failover, service-based computer clustering, and support for true multi-tenant deployment. Adaptive Metadata technology enables each class of asset to have its own metadata schema that can evolve over time. Support for multiple taxonomies and controlled vocabularies is standard. The Picturepark Web Services API enables developers to integrate Picturepark with other systems. Embedded and branded Web portals based on HTML5/CSS can be built using the graphical Picturepark Ports tool.