Winchester, MA The 2013 DuraCloud Brown Bag Series kicked offon February 27 detailing the DuraCloud subscription plan options, how the plan's respective features and pricing differ, as well as discussing the use cases that best fit each subscription option. A recording of the session can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rj6rSqAm7Uw.
Winchester, MA The DuraCloud team will host the first brown bag session of 2013 on Wednesday, February 27th at 12:30pm ET. February's brown bag session will detail the ways in which the Preservation subscription plans differ from the Enterprise subscription plans, specifically highlighting the differences between features and price as well as the types of use cases that are best suited for each subscription plan option.
Each month Carissa Smith, DuraCloud Partner Specialist, conducts a brief webinar discussing a topic of interest to DuraCloud customers and individuals interested in using the cloud for preservation and archiving. September's DuraCloud Brown Bag session detailed ways in which DuraCloud can be used to help solve a variety of use cases. A recording of the session, including the question and answer session can be found online on the DuraCloud YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1LbwDRSaVI
In the fall issue of the Digital Insider: Digital Information News from the State Library of North Carolina, Lisa Gregory highlights how the State Library has adopted DuraCloud to "assist with the ongoing preservation of and access to digital state government publications." The State of North Carolina began using DuraCloud in the summer and has since been able to preserve over 300,000 files in DuraCloud. She notes that getting the content into DuraCloud using several of the provided tools "was simple."
Ithaca, NY The DuraCloud team will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, May 9th at 2pm ET showcasing the brand new DuraCloud managed service from the DuraSpace organization. Carissa Smith, DuraCloud Partner Specialist, will demonstrate the new automatic content health check services, integrated dashboard reporting features, as well as the streaming and sharing capabilities of DuraCloud. There will be time reserved at the end of the session for questions.
Winchester, MA Please join Michele Kimpton, CEO of DuraSpace and Project Director of DuraCloud, and Carissa Smith, Partner Specialist, for a free introductory webinar detailing the DuraCloud service on Wednesday, September 28th at 1pm -2pm ET (for compatible times around the world, please visit: http://bit.ly/p6gwir)
Baltimore, MD Please mark your calendars for the 2011 DLF Forum that will feature a hands-on demonstration of the DuraCloud service. DLF will take place in Baltimore, MD at the Hyatt Regency Monday, October 31st through Wednesday, November 2nd. More details and the complete schedule will be posted shortly.
Cambridge, MA On August 4, 2011, the DuraCloud team kicked off the DuraCloud Video Pilot Project with a one day meeting with pilot institutions the Massachusettes Institute of Technology (MIT) and WGBH Boston. The goal of the DuraCloud Video Pilot is to have a robust video offering embedded in the DuraCloud platform that will be available to the public through the DuraCloud service.
Winchester, MA If you plan to travel to the Library of Congress NDIIPP/NDSA partners meeting being held in Washington, DC, July 19-21, please take note of two DuraSpace events. A DuraCloud poster and demonstration will be occurring on Tuesday, July 19 beginning at 4:30pm. The following day, Michele Kimpton will discuss sustaining an open source community during the 12:30pm to 1:30pm lunch session.
There will be several DuraSpace team members attending the meeting, so we look forward to talking with you in DC!