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FileNet P8 3.0 delivers XML Web Service functionality

  • 20 July, 2004 14:27

<p>SYDNEY, ­ July 20, 2004 ­FileNet Corporation, a leading provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions, today announced its FileNet P8 3.0 platform now offers XML Web Service-based access to provide a new level of platform-independent connectivity and interoperability, and support growing market requirements for Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs).</p>
<p>FileNet’s XML Web Services is designed to provide rich content and business process management functionality for ECM applications. Additionally, FileNet Business Process Management capabilities can now be leveraged as a process orchestrator, providing integration between applications and helping to leverage existing software investments. FileNet’s XML Web Services support includes publishing of WSDL descriptions and support for Web Services operations from a variety of clients, including J2EE and Microsoft.NET.</p>
<p>FileNet’s XML Web Services fully conforms to Basic Profile 1.0 guidelines established by the Web Services Interoperability Organisation (WS-I), an industry group chartered to promote Web Services interoperability across platforms, operating systems and programming languages.</p>
<p>FileNet XML Web Services supports a wide range of development environments, and enables customers that are adopting SOAs, a new application development paradigm that leverages best-in-class software services built on open industry standards, to simplify application development and integration.</p>
<p>FileNet’s XML Web Services-enabled ECM solution makes it easier to integrate content and process management capabilities into business applications, while streamlining development time and reducing costs, helping organisations maximise return on investment. Additionally, FileNet’s XML Web Services-enabled offering makes ECM functionality more accessible across the organisation and through wireless and other mobile devices, giving companies new ways to leverage content for greater competitive advantage.</p>
<p>“FileNet is taking the lead in offering an integrated, feature-rich XML Web Service-enabled ECM platform that meets the needs of next-generation applications and provides new levels of functional connectivity,” said James Rae, FileNet’s Managing Director Australia and New Zealand. “As a result, businesses will be able to develop content-rich applications that deliver information when and where it is needed to empower business partners, suppliers and employees to make better decisions, faster.”</p>
<p>Validation from Industry Leaders</p>
<p>FileNet is actively engaged with BEA Systems Inc., IBM, Microsoft and Sun to support their industry-leading platforms and the SOA direction of application development. FileNet’s open standards approach supports Visual Studio .NET, IBM WebSphere Studio, BEA WebLogic Enterprise Platform™, and Sun’s Java web development frameworks.</p>
<p>FileNet’s Commitment to Web Services Initiatives
FileNet is committed to supporting open Web Services standards. The company has been a member of WS-I since its founding. FileNet’s involvement in the organisation pairs it with other market leaders with the goal of making Web Services standards unambiguous so that all WS-I compliant implementations are truly interoperable, while putting the company “on the inside track” with regards to the evolution of Web Services. Additionally, FileNet was one of the launch partners for Microsoft’s .NET initiative, which champions software integration through the use of XML Web Services.</p>
<p>About FileNet
FileNet Corporation (NASDAQ: FILE) helps organisations to make better decisions by managing the content and processes that drive their business. FileNet’s Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions allow customers to build and sustain competitive advantage by managing content throughout their organisations, automating and streamlining their business processes, and providing the full spectrum of connectivity needed to simplify their critical and everyday decision-making.</p>
<p>FileNet ECM solutions deliver a comprehensive set of capabilities that integrate with existing information systems to provide cost-effective solutions that solve real-world business problems.</p>
<p>Since the Company’s founding in 1982, more than 4,000 organisations, including more than three-quarters of the Fortune 100, have taken advantage of FileNet solutions for help in managing their mission-critical content and processes.</p>
<p>Headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, the company markets its innovative ECM solutions in more than 90 countries through its own global sales, professional services and support organisations, as well as via its ValueNet® Partner network of resellers, system integrators and application developers. Visit FileNet's Web site at www.FileNet.com, or call (02) 8224 9900.</p>

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