Revive Adserver is an open source project, dedicated to building and supporting the open source ad server software and the community of users around the world.

adzerk-logoYou may have seen last month’s announcement by Adzerk CEO James Avery: Adzerk will end its Self-Serve Program on August 31, 2014. After that date, ads will stop serving, and users will no longer be able to log in on their accounts. Please refer to the blog post on the Adzerk site for the full details and explanation.

James was kind enough to mention a few options for Adzerk users, and Revive Adserver was listed as their only recommendation for people looking for a self-hosted ad server solution.

logo-reviveIn early 2013, when OpenX OnRamp was shut down, many of you may have migrated to Adzerk, so it must be somewhat disturbing to have to go through a similar process once again. Fortunately, you will find yourself on familiar ground when you switch to us. As the official successor of OpenX Source, the free open source software Revive Adserver will make you feel right at home.

Some people made the move already, and according to this tweet, it turned out to be a wise decision:

For those of you that have made the switch, and for those that are still thinking about: Welcome to our community!

Here are a few tips and resources to get you started: