FileNET released Panagon IDM Desktop
version 1.0, its integrated document management system, first announced in
The software provides facilities for managing an organization’s information
assets across the enterprise.
“With the delivery of Panagon IDM Desktop, organizations now have access to
a powerful integrated document management solution which reduces the cost
of ownership for business applications that meet the demand for instant
access to information,” said Lee Roberts, FileNET’s president and COO.
With FileNET Panagon IDM Desktop, users can access all documents stored in
different networked document libraries direct from a browser. It also
offers seamless integration with Microsoft Windows 95 and NT Workstation
environments, and integates with Microsoft’s office productivity applications.
It enables rapid application development by providing a 32-bit programming
environment that supports Microsoft COM (common object model), ActiveX
controls, and OLE automation standards.
Initial users include InfoAccess, which has linked its Transit Central
application with FileNET Panagon IDM Desktop. With Rendition Server from
Green Pasture Software, Transit Central lets users create, edit, and post
documents on Web sites without any manual HTML conversion.
Various versions of FileNET Panagon IDM Desktop are available, including
Web client and client/server options. The Web version is free if purchased
with server applications, while the client/server versions cost between
$300 to $800 per user.