Colleges and Universities Determine WebDAM as the Best Choice for Digital Asset Management
Cloud Technology Emerges as the Preferred Solution for Higher Education
By DAM News Staff | May 21, 2012
WebDAM Solutions, the leader in cloud-based digital asset management (DAM), today announced record-breaking growth in higher education - results that further support the company's reputation as the best web-based DAM provider for colleges and universities. Since 2010, the WebDAM customer base among educational institutions has more than doubled.
In just the first week of 2012's Q2, the number of new higher education accounts signed exceeded 2011's entire Q2. In recent weeks, WebDAM added St. Mary's College of California, UC Riverside, University of Dayton, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and St. Leo University to its higher education accounts. All selected WebDAM as their digital asset management solution following a careful evaluation and selection process.
"Today, WebDAM's fast-growing customer list is saturated with top-tier colleges and universities," says Jody Vandergriff, WebDAM Cofounder. "We're proud that our customers include many distinguished schools spanning small private institutions through large, nationally ranked universities."
Higher education institutions select WebDAM due to the company's leading expertise within the sector. During its infancy, WebDAM was designed specifically for the unique workflows and challenges in higher education. From public availability of photographs and marketing assets to logistical bottlenecks with image requests and limited IT resources, a turn-key and cloud-based solution best handles the DAM challenges faced by media relations and other university departments.
"This is a DAM excellent product and is supported by a fantastic, responsive staff," says Bryan Coalt of Miami University. "This system has everything we were looking for in a digital asset management system."
Continuous feedback and further development continues to come from relevant sources aligned with higher education culture. For example, WebDAM provides integration with many open-source solutions and is an active partner and sponsor of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement of higher education. The WebDAM customer community is compiled of many prestigious schools including; UC Davis, USC, Miami University, John Hopkins University, University of Washington, Penn State, Case Western Reserve University, University of California, University of Maryland, DePaul University, University of Texas, UC Santa Cruz, UC Merced, University of Connecticut, Harvey Mudd, Houston Community College, Wake Forest University, Holland College, and more.
"We understand the pain points in higher education better than anyone," says Vandergriff. "We channel this understanding into an end-to-end solution that easily integrates into campus environments, modernizes workflows, and provides for secure asset sharing and distribution."
For more information, attend a free demo of WebDAM and learn how institutions are streamlining image libraries, media relations, and marketing communication departments in higher education. http://www.webdamsolutions.com/digital-asset-management/higher-education/
About WebDAM Solutions
WebDAM Solutions is a leader in digital asset management, revolutionizing the way organizations manage and share digital media. Our flagship application, WebDAM, provides marketing and creative teams with online tools for managing, sharing, searching, retrieving, and distributing creative collateral in the cloud. WebDAM has been implemented across industries such as higher education, nonprofit, high-tech, healthcare, travel and tourism, manufacturing and government. For more information, visit http://www.webdamsolutions.com
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