Gartner Research

FileNET Corp. Panagon Content Services

Published: 25 September 2001

ID: G0090378

Analyst(s): Karen M. Shegda


Panagon is FileNET's suite of software applications for enterprise document and content management. Within this family of products, Panagon Content Services provides compound and relational document management, portable document format (PDF) rendering capabilities, and replication services. It is designed to handle enterprises' internal documents and business content throughout the document life cycle. Users access the Panagon Content Services repository through a Web browser, through direct integration with content authoring tools, or through a Windows-based desktop client. Panagon Web Services is the product that provides Web-based access, while Panagon integrated document management (IDM) Desktop is the traditional Windows-based application. Through the Panagon Capture Desktop application, Panagon Content Services can receive and manage captured images of scanned documents. When used with the optional Panagon Web Publisher, it supports publishing documents in Web-viewable formats.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
    • Architecture
    • Document Management Clients
  • Analysis
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
    • Documentum 4i
    • Hummingbird DOCSFusion
    • Open Text Livelink
    • Lotus Domino.Doc
  • Strengths
    • Thick and Thin Clients With Equivalent Functionality
    • Extensive Application Integration Capabilities
    • Distributed/Clustered Architecture
    • Multiple Database Support From a Single Client
    • Document Security
  • Limitations
    • Limited Database/Platform Support
    • Limited XML Support
    • Search Limitations
    • Library Services Limitations
  • Insight

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