File Exchange

File Exchange
€ 100.00 one-time account creation fee € 100.00 monthly platform availability fee incl. 100 GByte transfer data


Account Creation and Platform Availability fee

Those both base fees are charged one-time upon ordering for setting up your account and for provisioning your processing chain. The availablity fee is charged monthly in advance for keeping your account. The availablity fee includes a base transfer volume package of 100 GByte/month.

File Exchange is made to send or request files under your full control via a secure platform.

There are three main use cases for File Exchange:

  • You want to send one or multiple files onces or multiple times.
  • You want to request one or multiple files to be send to you.
  • You want to send out one or multiple files and want to request a result to be send back to you.
  • You want to forward the files that have been sent to you to another Contributor instead of downloading yourself.

In all cases your file exchange partner receives an email when you have provided files for him to download or when you want him to send files to you. Furthermore you receive an email notification whenever your file exchange partner has downloaded or sent files. In addition you can request your file exchange to approve a file alternatively or in addition to downloading the file.

The platform allows to preview audio, video and graphic files. This allows to download only files of real interest. Furthermore it enables online approvals or file forwarding without downloading of heavy lift files.

File Exchange is based on FlowWorks Flow Center and can be expanded to x-dream-Fabrik Produce, Archive, Deliver, Sales 2 Business.

Flow Center - the digital asset management and distribution system. Empowering you to manage and deliver your content. Always. Anywhere.

Flow Center is a highly integrated, complete workflow and asset management solution. We are specialists in the technical processing of media content (of any type) as well as editorial & management processes of any kind. Flow Center Core is the centerpiece of our overall system. It incorporates and combines all key modules: database, user-management, user-interfaces, individual workflow-management, transcoding, file-transfers, playout. Here you will find everything you need from a media asset management system - and much more! Highly flexible user interfaces, individual build & operation of your own workflows and easy integration of your 3rd party devices. We work in all sorts of media-centric environments: production, post, broadcast, agencies, marketing, webtv, even online-publishing and -sales.

Flow Center contains and integrates six core functional areas or engines:

  • Archive (all content, all types, metadata, users & rights)
  • Workflows (all editorial, all technical, all administrative processes & automation)
  • Processing (any technical alteration or management of any media content)
  • Distribution (publishing/distribution from & to any digital channel)
  • Integration (integrate any 3rd party device into any self-designed workflow)
  • Flexible GUIs (use & create any targeted user interface, integrate any web or app service)

Flow Center Core is the mature digital media asset management system for your content.

You can import, upload and manage your content within your own hosted solution. Enrich or import metadata to your media containers with digital movies, audio files, pictures or any other file. Fully featured search algorithms keep all your content at hand, making it possible to organize it into medialists or projects, focussing on actual content.

 

 Supported File Formats for Exchange

  • any

Supported File Formats for Previewing

  • Video
  • Audio
  • Pictures

Supported Exchange Cases

  • Send
  • Receive
  • Send and Send Back
  • Forward

Available Notifications

  • Downloaded
  • Request to Upload
  • Approved

 

The pricing model of File Exchange is composed from the following elements:

one-time fees

  • account creation fee = 100.00 €
    setting up your account and provisioning your processing chain

monthly fees

  • monthly platform availability fee = 50.00 €
    keeping your environment available independently from any usage,
    100 GByte File Transfer and File Storage for Retransfers included,
    1 system user included
  • monthly system users fee = 25.00 €
    additional named system users to operate your business processes
  • monthly contributor users fee = 10.00 €
    additional named contributor users to take part in your business processes from outside

usage fees

  • data transfer by volume
    typical data transfer pricing model for varying usage
    • pay as you use (1) = 0.05 €/GByte
    • with commitment* (2) = 0.04 €/GByte
      *minimum 1000 GByte/month
  • data storage by volume
    typical data transfer pricing model for varying usage
    • pay as you use (4) = 0.25 €/GByte
    • with commitment* (5) = 0.20 €/GByte
      *minimum 1000 GByte

 

1) In and out-bound data transfer will be measured and invoiced by end of each month.

2) In and out-bound data transfer will be measured. Agreed volume will be invoiced monthly in advance. Additional data transfer will be invoiced by end of each month. Price for additional data transfer is 0.05 €/GByte.

3) In and out-bound data transfer will be measured. When utilizing the agreed bitrate maximum the calculated fee will be invoiced monthly in advance. When utilizing a higher bitrage for more than 5% of the time the additional transfer bitrate will be invoiced by end of each month. Price for additional transfer bitrate is 50.00 €/100 Mbps.

4) Data storage volume will be measured and invoiced by end of each month.

5) Data storage volume will be measured. Agreed volume will be invoiced monthly in advance. Additional data storage volume will be invoiced by end of each month. Price for additional data storage volume is 0.25 €/GByte.

6) Every asset delivery will be measured and invoiced by end of each month.

7) Asset volume will be measured. Agreed volume will be invoiced monthly in advance. Additional asset volume will be invoiced by end of each month. Price for additional asset volume is 1.00 €/asset & target.