Workshare Launches Workshare Professional 5

Jun 15, 2007

Workshare, a provider of secure content compliance, has announced that Workshare Professional 5, a document control product integrated with 2007 Microsoft Office and Vista as well as previous Microsoft Office and Windows systems, is currently available. Workshare Professional 5 securely manages how business people exchange content directly inside their standard creation and sharing tools. Its content management within the Office and Windows systems is designed to give users standards-based access rights, better collaboration abilities, heightened security parameters, adaptable workflow, and complete version tracking.

It is a document control suite that fully supports the workflow capabilities of 2007 Microsoft Office system and the security enhancements in Vista Windows system. Key new features of Workshare Professional 5 include: document lifecycle management inside 2007 Microsoft Office system and Vista; the ability to deliver leak proof PDFs, with complete policy based and auditable risk discovery and remediation prior to PDF conversion. Workshare provides Policy-enforcement for secure PDF creation ‘in motion’ over email and portals, including enforcement of 128-bit encryption and signing and PDF restrictions. Workshare delivers Secure PDF/A ISO compliant PDF conversion from any application or Document Management System, including support for “tagged” PDF files; complete information leak prevention; centralized, fully auditable track changes and DeltaViews stored independently from the source file. A new capability called One-to-Many DeltaViews shows multiple document comparisons across versions inside tabbed views; and full collaboration and repository integration. Workshare is integrated with major email and messaging systems including Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint and Live Meeting, and IBM Lotus Notes. Optional document repository system connectors include SharePoint, EMC Documentum, Interwoven, Hummingbird, OpenText and IBM Score. In addition, Workshare Professional fully supports the remote client implementation on Citrix.

Workshare Professional 5 is available immediately from Workshare resellers globally and online at the Workshare website. One year term license pricing is $175/user/year and perpetual license pricing is $349/user plus annual maintenance. For optional document repository connectors, 1 year term license pricing is $25/user/year and perpetual license pricing is $50/user plus annual maintenance. Customers of Adobe Acrobat Standard or Acrobat Professional are eligible for competitive upgrade pricing on a one-year term at $88/user or a two-year term at $175/user.