Why the Content Syndicate Platform?
|Feature List||Build/Buy/Lease||Content Syndicate|
|DAM (Digital Asset Management system)||US$1.3 million+|
|Rights Engine (licensing/reprints)||US$30,000 per annum|
|DRM (monitoring/tracking)||US$100,000 p.a + processing|
|Subscription/Billing engine||2-4% of billed revenue + set-up costs starting at US$25K|
|Operating Expenses (Opex)||US$5,000 fixed cost US$7 per GB per month|
|Search Engine||US$20,000 p.a+|
|R&D Costs (10 developers *12 months)||US$240,000|
|Marketing/Sales/BD/SEO (*4 people)||US$400K per annum|
|Licensing third-party modules||Costs vary|
|Support (Outsourced) – 24/7||US$40,000+ per annum|
|Depth||Limited to publisher’s content||Wide-range|
|Archival content (Digitization)||Additional (US$0.30 per page)||Inclusive/offset costs|
|Text Mining||US$250,000 basic system|
|Connectors||US$20,000+ per seat||In-built for over 400+ applications|
|Customization/white labeling||Varies. Additional costs apply|
|Content bidding and leasing engine||–|
|Multimedia syndication Audio, Video and mobile.||–|
|Minimum Cost/Investment||US$3 million capex + opex||No upfront costs. Pay for performance|
1. (Hosting, bandwidth, maintenance, storage, processing, backups) (24×7, 10 CPUs per month) – US$4000 1GB content handling –storage, previews, transfer- US$3 1GB CDN – preview 20 times – US$4 approximately.
2. Pricing and cost estimates based on publicly available information from vendors, industry data, analyst reports and Content Syndicate’s market research as on January 2010.
Actual prices may vary.
3.) *Standard terms & conditions apply