Square 9 Softworks Releases SmartSearch 3.3
Web-optimized, ultrafast design plus new GlobalSearch ECM and enhanced features propel SmartSearch 3.3 users into the future of content management
NEW HAVEN, CONN., July 18, 2012 — Square 9® Softworks, a leading developer of innovative, business-centric software solutions, announced today the release of SmartSearch 3.3, the latest and most advanced version of its award-winning SmartSearch Content Management Suite. SmartSearch 3.3 is built on an entirely redesigned platform that delivers significantly greater efficiency and performance while driving business productivity with new and enhanced features and functionality.
In conjunction with the release of SmartSearch 3.3, Square 9 Softworks also announced the introduction of GlobalSearch ECM, the company’s exciting next generation content management solution. Included as a component within SmartSearch 3.3, GlobalSearch ECM extends the reach of SmartSearch beyond traditional LAN, WAN and VPN networks by delivering anywhere, anytime access to documents from any Internet browser, iOS or Android-powered device.
“SmartSearch 3.3 and GlobalSearch ECM represent a quantum leap into the future for Square 9 Softworks’ customer and reseller communities,” said Stephen Young, President and CEO of Square 9 Softworks. “Since our inception, Square 9 has been committed to developing cutting-edge content management technologies and offering continuous refinements in response to our customers’ rapidly evolving requirements. SmartSearch’s redesign and the introduction of GlobalSearch safeguard our customers’ technology investments by ensuring that our solutions will reliably deliver exceptional functionality and tremendous value for the next decade.”
Redesigned SmartSearch 3.3 now utilizes RESTful API, a cutting-edge protocol that dramatically slashes server round trips by at least 50 percent, system data payload by 60 percent and packet payload by 70 percent. The lighter and faster solution works cleanly and efficiently and is optimized for emerging new Web-based technologies.
Scalable and customizable to fit the needs of any organization, state-of-the-art SmartSearch 3.3 with GlobalSearch ECM includes numerous new and enhanced features and functionality to help customers streamline their business processes and automate workflows to achieve greater efficiency and productivity, including:
- Search Explorer Interface to allow quick searches across an entire database through a “treed” presentation;
- New Export Tools to convert documents to PDFs “on the fly” as they are being exported;
Thumbnail Search Result Previews to quickly identify documents visually via thumbnail views with a single click;
- Tabular Data Support to extract high-value data from invoice tables for easy search and retrieval within SmartSearch and integration with financial systems;
- Enhancements to Work XChange including new automated data export and e-mail options to automatically send documents as PDF attachments or through Web links, and to create workflows using dynamic e-mail notifications;
- AutoCAD Support to view AutoCAD documents in DWG and DXF formats;
- New GlobalForms Portal with Workflow Functionality to submit forms for routing and approval prior to archiving them within SmartSearch; and
- GlobalSearch ECM to experience the next generation of content management.
GlobalSearch ECM is designed to deliver a desktop ECM experience through the browser. Built using HTML 5, with an ASP.Net zero-footprint viewer, GlobalSearch offers true cross-platform support and can be run on Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Opera. GlobalSearch can also be extended to mobile devices through a native iOS application for the iPad and a soon-to-be-released app for the Android platform.
GlobalSearch ECM is intended to immediately replace Web XChange. The expanded functionality of GlobalSearch will be available at no cost to all SmartSearch users with an active support agreement who previously purchased Web XChange.
The SmartSearch Content Management Suite is a feature-rich Enterprise Content Management solution suite used by organizations to manage their documents electronically, driving efficiency and productivity across all business processes. Built for content management on the .NET platform using an open architecture design, SmartSearch is a scalable, value-driven solution that is easy to use, learn and support. From small businesses to the Fortune 500, organizations that rely on document-intensive processes use SmartSearch to manage documents electronically and streamline their workflow as they eliminate inefficient paper-based filing systems.