- There is no guarantee that your media management
system won’t crash and damage your content due to multiple users simultaneously
attempting to change it.
- One of your team members could accidentally
“screw up” your assets.
- You can’t see the changes made by other users in
the same media database until you restart the media database software, or
refresh the opened catalog.
- Users can configure access rights on the Windows
NTFS level, but this is extremely laborious, inconvenient and limiting.
- You can’t limit access to your content for users by
roles: prevent your guests from downloading your hi-res photos, or prevent
users with Reader rights from changing content.
- Your content is protected from the risk of
accidental damage (including in a multi-user environment)
- Access to content and program functions can be controlled
easily through user roles.
- Version control grants seamless teamwork and
collaboration with media content. You can track authorship and changes to your
- Users can check a document out, lock it, make
changes, and then return it to the database, allowing others to see
updates and edits.
- High performance and low bandwidth. Database and
metadata syncronization occurs on the server, which is up to 20 times faster
than remotely updating the file metadata.