Executive Summary

By Timothy Dyck  |  Posted 2003-04-21 Print this article Print

: PaperPort Pro 9 Office"> Executive Summary: PaperPort Pro 9 Office

Usability Good
Capability Good
Performance Good
Interoperability Excellent
Manageability Fair
Scalability Fair
Security Poor
PaperPort Pro 9 Office provides an inexpensive personal content management system that will help users keep their documents organized. This releases strong PDF features provide much-improved interoperability for both those upgrading and new users. ScanSoft is at www.scansoft.com.

(+) New PDF creation and editing features; PDF now supported as a native format; support for network scanners; links to enterprise content management systems are available.

(-) Some frustrating user interface bugs; no security, routing or other higher-end content management features.

  • Adobes PDF creation tools
  • Higher-end content management systems

    Timothy Dyck is a Senior Analyst with eWEEK Labs. He has been testing and reviewing application server, database and middleware products and technologies for eWEEK since 1996. Prior to joining eWEEK, he worked at the LAN and WAN network operations center for a large telecommunications firm, in operating systems and development tools technical marketing for a large software company and in the IT department at a government agency. He has an honors bachelors degree of mathematics in computer science from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and a masters of arts degree in journalism from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada.

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