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Score 9 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Cloudinary

Cloudinary handles pretty much anything you have related to images. From serving them up efficiently to adding transformations on the fly, there's really little this service doesn't do. Their pricing plans allow you to grow into the right levels and their website dashboards are very helpful. I would easily recommend this for all but the simplest of use cases.
Frank Ramirez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Extensis Portfolio

Best for image asset management; hands down the most robust and cost-conscious solution we have worked with. Best for customer support--from design and integration to life-cycle maintenance. Best of expansion of catalogues and assets--- easily add asset packs onto your SaaS agreement as you need--no worries here. Portfolio is continuing to improve its video asset management. However, if you are seeking solely a video management solution, Portfolio is maturing, but not "there" just yet.
Christopher James | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cloudinary

  • Cloudinary is the best in the market for photo and video transformations.
  • Cloudinary takes customer's requests for special features and implements them very quickly.
Manjeet Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Extensis Portfolio

  • Organization. It allows us to keep our photos organized and in their appropriate folders so we can find them again.
  • Search. Extensis Portfolio imports all the metadata from the photo and allows you to search for keywords or descriptions from its interface.
  • Sharing. Its NetPublish function allows for easy sharing across campus for other communicators to use photos we've selected for them.
Heather Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cloudinary

  • Their API does require URLs that can get quite lengthy and not always easy to parse on sight.
  • Documentation on how transformations work and what they actually do to your image could be clearer (what does force_strip actually mean?).
  • Although a free tier exists and is quite generous, should you need to acquire a premium plan for your needs the pricing at scale can climb quickly.
Joel Tanzi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Extensis Portfolio

  • Permissions is a big deal. It is all or none access.
  • Very easy to make an irreversible database mistake with just a few clicks.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cloudinary

Cloudinary 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Team responds in very reasonable time. I would say, support is good overall.
Manjeet Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Extensis Portfolio

Extensis Portfolio 8.0
Based on 2 answers
We have someone in Extensis Portfolio's customer service who is the main contact whenever our group has questions or concerns. When we were looking into a campus-wide option for a digital asset management service, they were very forthcoming and easy to work with, and able to answer any questions that we had for them.
Heather Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cloudinary

Cloudinary seemed to be the most sophisticated with the most documentation and platform support. Other solutions seemed to be a lot harder to implement, however, due to the good documentation and API samples on their GitHub we were able to implement it nicely. Additionally, they have a lot of really well-known brands using them like Wired, Sky News, and eBay which gave us a lot of confidence that this was a good robust solution to use and to help others with
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Extensis Portfolio

We have been with Extensis for many years-- so the comparisons are outdated at this point. Companies like WebDAM, Adobe's Lightroom, mediavalet, and others, just don't have the robust catalogue management Portfolio does. There is a solidness and assurance of functionality we experience when using Portfolio-- nothing clunky or web-cloud shaky
Christopher James | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cloudinary

  • Images are essential to our product and using Cloudinary has allowed us to serve them up in a cost-effective and efficient way. Not having to worry about your images frees you up to tackle the real challenges for your product.
Frank Ramirez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Extensis Portfolio

  • Allows quick and easy image and asset searches.
  • Has been an invaluable tool for our organization by freeing up database employees to tackle other tasks.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cloudinary

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Extensis Portfolio

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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