Demand for Digital Asset Management Exploding

When Skye Chalmers founded his company, Image Relay, in 2002, there was no Dropbox, no Google Drive, no “cloud.” And no one was throwing around the term “digital asset management.” But as a professional photographer, Chalmers needed a safe place to store and catalog digital files of his work. So, he built it, scanning prints and uploading them, one by one, to a server. Soon, he began letting clients including the State of Vermont, Cabot Cheese, Stowe Resort and other ski areas bank and retrieve their image files on his server, too. (At the time, the files had to be delivered on disks – broadband infrastructure, especially in Vermont, wasn’t nearly ready for Internet uploads of such large files.) Read the complete article here: Image Relay Sees Demand for Digital Asset Management