Source: CMS Watch

Plenty of Choices for Buyers in ECM’s Mid-Market

Analyst Alan Pelz-Sharpe says Laserfiche is an ECM vendor they have been watching and writing about for a while and their coverage of Laserfiche in The ECM Suites Report is set to extend this year as they evaluate their new Rio offering. He says that to some it may seem crazy for a mid-tier vendor like Laserfiche to expand their offerings in the wake of SharePoint, as there is a popular myth that SharePoint has all but finished off the ECM mid-tier. But a close look at the Rio offering shows us that there is thankfully no lack of innovation or useful products to compare, contrast, and chose among.

He said, “The new release from Laserfiche builds on its long history of records management and imaging, but adds deep integration with SharePoint. More importantly, with its set of connectors, Laserfiche now provides (relatively) out-of-the-box integration, along with an elegantly distributed architecture for capture and document management. Though these strengths might not seem as sexy as the name Rio suggests, these are product features that distinguish Laserfiche from many of their competitors, and add real value to many larger SharePoint environments.”

Pelz-Sharpe said that as a buyer, you should never simply default to the big 4 or 5 ‘top right’ vendors and that ECM mid-tier vendors such as Laserfiche often provide a better technical and cultural fit for you and your organization. They are also often the least turbulent of vendors, with healthy revenues, well-established and supportive customers, and a settled corporate culture – all important strengths in difficult economic times.

Source: CMS Wire

Laserfiche Rio, the Latest in Content Management

Barb Mosher said, “You know them for their document management and records management systems, but today Laserfiche has moved a step further into the world of enterprise content management with the announcement of Laserfiche Rio.”

She stated, “Laserfiche says Rio is the ECM solution you’ve been looking for. And guess what? –It integrates with SharePoint.”

Source: CMS Wire

CMS Watch Vendor Map: Random Thoughts on Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Vignette

John Conroy wrote about the CMS content management vendor map, which he said “makes for intriguing viewing.” He said that the diagram was overtly enterprise-oriented and that “apart from the gorillas there are the niche players like Laserfiche who keep the focus narrow, and do what they do well.”

Source: ECM Connection

Clearing Up Enterprise Content Management Gridlock

ECM Connection, which provides enterprise content management news and information online, featured Laserfiche’s full Rio announcement where Laserfiche president Nien-Ling Wacker concluded that Laserfiche designs its products to make complex systems simpler and that “Rio provides what enterprises have been looking for–an intuitive, easy-to-use ECM system that builds on their existing Microsoft infrastructure.”

Source: ECM Spain

The Turnpike in the Management of Content with Laserfiche Rio

The Spanish-language publication stated that Laserfiche, a main supplier of document management systems and digital files, announced the launch of Laserfiche Rio, the flexible solution that addresses the challenge of the management of content. With Rio, organizations simply buy the user licenses that provide a complete range of functionality including workflow automation and web-based document management.

Source: EContent

Laserfiche Launches New ECM with Rio

This digital content strategies and resource publication published Laserfiche’s Rio announcement noting that with Rio, organizations can purchase named user license which provide a full range of ECM functionality including workflow automation, web-based document management, audit trail tracking, optional DoD 5015.2-certified records management and capture tools that unify content located in disparate systems and formats.

Source: Government Computer News

Laserfiche Rio Enhances Data Management

Senior Editor Trudy Walsh reported that Laserfiche has announced the availability of its Rio enterprise content management software. She highlighted the fact that Rio is built on a Microsoft platform and uses Microsoft tools, including Microsoft Management Console snap-ins, Windows Management Interface and the .NET framework. Rio also offers a seamless integration with Microsoft SharePoint, letting users work with both paper and electronic documents from a uniform interface.

Source: Healthcare IT News

Laserfiche Rolls Out Rio, Giving ECM a New Look

According to Managing Editor, Erick Wicklund, healthcare IT products tend to become complex and unwieldy as add-ons are introduced, to the point that they cost the provider time and money rather than saving anything. He said, “With that in mind, Laserfiche has introduced Laserfiche Rio, an enterprise suite designed to help healthcare providers roll out solutions system-wide.”

Dan Lundy of JPI Data Resources, a reseller of Laserfiche products was interviewed for the story and said, “Organizations are used to working in a digital environment, yet they’re still dealing with a mix of content,” added. “People really want to have an enterprise content management system.”

Source: CIOL + PCQUEST Developer Channel

Laserfiche Unveils Rio an ECM Solution

Laserfiche, a leading provider of digital document and records management systems, announces the release of Laserfiche Rio, the flexible, scalable and streamlined solution to the enterprise content management (ECM) challenge. “The ECM industry has been deluged with complex and difficult-to-implement systems that have been cobbled together from many different products,” said Laserfiche CEO Nien-Ling Wacker. “The time is right for an innovative solution that is easy to purchase, deploy and administer. Rio transcends product boundaries to unite document management, business process management and transparent records management in a single enterprise solution.”


Content Management System Offers Simplified Administration

The posting states that “Using MMC snap-ins, WMI, and .NET framework to simplify system administration, Rio offers workflow automation, web-based document management, audit trail tracking, optional DoD 5015-2-certified records management, and capture tools that unify content located in disparate systems and formats. It also includes an unlimited number of Laserfiche servers and repositories, which organizations can use to support back ups, failover clusters, testing environments, and multiple locations.


Laserfiche Announces New Enterprise Content Management Solution

TMCnet Contributing Editor, Anuradha Shukla highlighted the Laserfiche Rio announcement pointing out that Rio is built on a Microsoft platform and uses Microsoft-standard tools, including MMC snap-ins, WMI and the .NET framework, to simplify system administration. Shukla also wrote that Laserfiche Workflow, which is built on the Windows Workflow Foundation, helps organizations automate everyday tasks, optimize business processes and share information with a wide variety of applications.

Source: AME Info/Zawya –Middle East

Laserfiche and Pixel Digital Systems to Attend GITEX in October

Laserfiche entered the Middle East market no too long ago. Yet the company has seen significant growth. According to Sean Tang, Laserfiche Middle East regional manager, the growth is perhaps due to Laserfiche’s willingness to support and understand local needs. He said, “We have visited the Middle East and have participated in large shows like GITEX. We’ve also recruited a great group of resellers who understand the local market.” Tang finds that his job is to support these partners and provide them with simple, easy to implement solutions that address their customers’ needs, especially in Dubai, which is growing quickly and requires 21st century technology. Laserfiche will participate with Middle East partners in GITEX in October this year where they will introduce Rio, their new enterprise content management solution.

Source: Pingado Brazil

Hospital Adopts Electronic Document Management Technology

Novatec Corporation, an official reseller of Laserfiche in Brazil, has implemented a Laserfiche enterprise content management system for Fundacao Pio XII, a large hospital for the treatment of cancer that also functions as a hospital school.

The hospital has more than 90 doctors plus 65 contracted and resident doctors and 1,400 employees, and provides 600 patient beds.

According to Alexander Covello, director of the institution, their infrastructure demanded the adoption of new resources to perfect the admittance process and to secure information that had been manually processed in the past. “We have 2,500 daily admittances. Each one of them has a patient file with at least 10 distinct pages which are evaluated by two or three doctors who need to refer to these documents constantly.”

Covello said the Laserfiche digital solution helps professional staff manage information, reduce costs, and access information online using Web Access.

Source: Long Beach Press Telegram

Summit Addresses Women in Business

For the sixth consecutive year, Women’s Leadership Exchange hosted its West Coast Summit at the Long Beach Convention Center. Laserfiche President & CEO, Nien-Ling Wacker served as a panelist for one of the sessions that focused on growth of businesses owned by women of color.

Source: Long Beach Business Journal

Finding Inspiration at the Women’s Leadership Exchange Conference

The Women’s Leadership Exchange West Coast Summit featured some great seminars and “growth guru” speakers including Laserfiche CEO, Nien-Ling Wacker. For the article, when asked about her philosophy on being a great leader, Wacker answered, “A great leader maintains a healthy work-life balance for herself and her employees. She creates an environment that encourages employees to work hard, but not in excess.”

Source: Western Banking

F&M Bank Streamlines Document Management

Farmers & Merchants Bank CEO, Henry Walker talks about how implementing a Laserfiche enterprise content management system gives F&M the best of both worlds—good old-fashioned quality service, accelerated to the speed of today’s technology. He said that the major reason for choosing Laserfiche was its long history of helping organizations like F&M run more efficiently.

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