Why figshare? Choosing a new technical infrastructure for 4TU.ResearchData

« 4TU.ResearchData is an international repository for research data in science, engineering and design. After over 10 years of using Fedora, an open source repository system, to run  4TU.ResearchData, we have made a decision to migrate a significant part of our technical infrastructure to a commercial solution offered by figshare. Why did we decide to do it? Why now, at a time of increasing concerns about relying on proprietary solutions, particularly associated with large publishing houses, to run scholarly communication infrastructures? (…) »

Source > openworking.wordpress.com/, Marta Teperek & Alastair Dunning, 18 août 2020