August 10, 2017

NetX Acquires Chuckwalla Inc.

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Portland, OR (August 10, 2017) – As part of its ongoing growth and expansion strategy, NetXposure, Inc. (NetX) a leader in Digital Asset Management (DAM), today announced the acquisition of ASL Acquisition Inc., d/b/a Chuckwalla, Inc.  (Chuckwalla), a pioneering DAM technology developer since 1992.

The purchase of Campbell, CA based Chuckwalla brings additional DAM expertise to the NetX team. “The combination of Chuckwalla with our business will provide improved capabilities for customers of both companies,” said Jason Wehling, President of NetX. “The acquisition is also expected to result in greater efficiencies and significantly increase our market share,” added Wehling.

“A partnership was formed with NetX after extensive vetting of its technology, leadership and corporate culture,” commented Ashwin Shah, CEO of Chuckwalla. “NetX and Chuckwalla share a singular focus of creating market-leading Digital Asset Management technology, and also a common philosophy which manifests in solid business ethics and a customer-centric way of doing business. Working with the newly combined entity will continue to offer Chuckwalla customers the benefits of a specialized independent software vendor, but at greater scale -- more resources and thus more timely execution,” added Shah.

This transaction will allow for seamless transition and continuity for customers of the newly combined entity. The integration of the organizations will take place over the next twelve months. “Customers of both companies will continue to receive the same high quality of services they have come to expect,” stated Wehling.

About NetX:

NetX is a leading Digital Asset Management vendor used by many leading organizations. With a clean modern design, scalable components, and a history of innovation, look to NetX for your enterprise or departmental Digital Asset Management needs. NetX offers both on-premise and cloud licensing options.  The privately-held company is based in Portland, OR.  Please visit http://netx.net for more information.

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August 2, 2017

NetX Announces 8.11

Introducing NetX 8.11

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NetX is pleased to announce the release of version 8.11, now available for download or SaaS upgrade.

NetX version 8.11 introduces powerful new features and views of your valuable assets including a brand new gallery view, user attribute sets, a redesigned asset detail view, and a new ability to manually embed metadata.

Curator View: Choose with confidence

Our new Curator View displays adjustable thumbnails along with the data associated with the chosen attribute set. This helps you choose the right asset based on its information and view. 

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Asset detail view

Asset Detail Redesigned

The Asset Detail View has been completely redesigned, and now includes collapsible side panels for navigation and attribute data display. 

User attribute sets

Users can now configure their own User Attribute Sets. The attribute sets can be displayed in various contexts, creating a comprehensive metadata viewing solution.

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User attributes sets for customized metadata viewing
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Metadata mapping tool

Metadata mapping

Administrators can now configure embedded metadata mappings that users can choose while downloading or repurposing assets. This provides a customized metadata management experience. 

For more information about 8.11 and its improvements visit our knowledge base or contact our sales team below.

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April 7, 2017

InDesign CloudLink

InDesign CloudLink for SaaS or On-Prem

CloudLink’s powerful connection with Adobe InDesign links NetX assets to an InDesign file. Users can quickly search and filter their NetX DAM system from within InDesign. Multiple users located anywhere can easily preview and place images in their own InDesign creations while maintaining the image's URL based link. Images that are updated within NetX will notify users within InDesign, keeping brand consistent and up to date.

 

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Standard InDesign workflow involves inserting locally stored images to create your company designs.CloudLink let’s designers take advantage of their company’s DAM, no longer relying on locally stored images. InDesign respects HTTP links to remotely managed NetX assets. Designers using the CloudLink workflow will save time and space.

CloudLink enables a central repository of images in the NetX Cloud, eliminating image replication in local environment. quality, security, and relevance. The simple and intuitive tool will enable designers to browse, select, and replace images from their NetX DAM with ease.

Daily production and search tasks become simpler with a cloud based search engine since designers can create with confidence, knowing that their image is the relevant and approved version.

CloudLink brings powerful features:

Cloud Integration to InDesign

NetX based assets are placed directly into InDesign documents maintaining a link into the DAM. 

Security

CloudLink maintains permissions for assets.This ensures that the right people get the right assets at the right time.

Powerful Search

Users can quickly find images using the power of their NetX DAM through search, metadata tags, saved searches, and collections.

Image Update Notifications

Keep your linked images relevant with real time version updates. InDesign users will be notified any changes and can choose to update the image within InDesign.

Why NetX?

NetX has powerful bulk tagging tools, such as the Grid Editor and Quick Edit panel, for high volume tagging. This powerful new integration takes web-to-print efficiency to the next level

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