Key Digital Transformation Enabler based on IBM FileNet Content Management Platform
IBM® Content Foundation (ICF) delivers full content lifecycle and document management capabilities to promote wide enterprise content management (ECM) adoption. Designed for fast, cost-effective solutions, it offers improved control of existing and new types of content with scalability, security, stability, mobility and cross-platform capabilities. IBM Content Foundation is easy to use, supports rapid deployment and is suitable for small to large companies. It is available for on-premises, in the cloud, or any hybrid deployments.
Content Foundation provides:
Unified and extendible user experience
Custom application development APIs and tools
Extensive document management capabilities
Platform consolidation capabilities
Social content management capabilities
Enterprise manageability and scalability
Extensive document management capabilities to support your complex document and publication requirements and processes.
Platform consolidation components to work with diverse business process and storage systems.
Custom application development
Custom application development tools to offer more fine-grained, expansive content management.
IBM Content Foundation (ICF)on Cloud enables companies to leverage the power and scalability of IBM Content Foundation in a nimble, affordable, and easy to consume Cloud offering. Organizations can now deliver extensive enterprise content management capabilities to their users very quickly. IBM Content Foundation is powered by the FileNet content and process platform and IBM Content Navigator user experience. This cloud offering can be leveraged for a variety of use cases including collaborative document management, imaging solutions, social content management, archiving, and more. It also offers a platform for developing Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions in the cloud.
IBM Content Foundation on Cloud offers:
Benefits to organizations using IBM Content Foundation on Cloud include:
Separately priced services are available for:
Key features and enhancements for IBM Content Foundation v5.2.1 and IBM FileNet Content Manager v5.2.1 are:
Enhanced user experience
The latest enhancements to IBM Content Navigator V2.0.3 through continuous delivery include:
Ability to install patch or fix pack without application down time
This benefit applies to tradition on-premise deployment and also to cloud deployments in which FileNet CM or Content Foundation is the content repository.
This functionality is targeted at cloud based ECM providers with multiple tenants. It may be beneficial in some on-prem use cases as well.
Storage replication for disaster recovery and distributed cloud deployments
This should provide substantial cost reduction for disaster recovery scenarios in which all locally stored data would otherwise be lost, but now can be recovered quickly from one or more remote geographic sites which have not been similarly compromised.
Report generation enablement
Customers will be able to build and deliver reports across content applications for IT, business users and applications
Administrators and operations teams will be able to optimize many regular or long running tasks by automating and scheduling them as custom sweep jobs
Bulk sweep capability to speed and simplify system maintenance
Optimized content access in distributed environments
P8 Storage Connectors are separately licensed. Entitlement to use them requires the acceptance of the associated connector license and the payment of the associated license fees.
Combining support for the latest storage devices and cloud storage with existing content migration capabilities provides customers unparalleled flexibility to manage repositories over time.
IBM FileNet P8 Cloud Storage Connector to OpenStack-enabled devices
IBM FileNet P8 Connector to EMC Atmos
IBM FileNet P8 Connector to EMC Isilon
IBM FileNet Connector to Hitachi Content Platform
For more information on EMC Atmos capabilities refer to EMC product information
For more information on Hitachi Content Platform capabilities refer to Hitachi product information.
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Content Foundation resources
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Solution Brief: IBM Content Foundation - designed to enhance content access, team collaboration and mobility