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Key info for users and decision makers for Xerox DocuShare and ABBYY recognition products.


DocuShare Windows Client has been retired

Xerox' DocuShare Windows Client support ended Sept. 17 and had already been replaced by the newer Xerox DocuShare Drive.  Xerox doesn't have a remote switch to turn off you current installation, just don't call and ask for help with it.  It's time to install DocuShare Drive and I've written a three page article noting key points to consider and my observations.  I think you'll benefit from this quick read.
Switching to DocuShare Drive

Speed up your ABBYY servers

I'm looking to put together a new demo server running on SSDs and will be using the new M.2 form factor SSDs.  This link will show you a comparison between two Samsung SSDs, one being the 2.5" and the other the M.2 form factor.  Do a side-by-side comparison.  Make sure your server can accommodate the new M.2 form factor.

SAMSUNG 850 EVO 2.5" 500GB SATA III 3D NAND Internal SSD
SAMSUNG 960 EVO M.2 500GB NVMe PCI-Express 3.0 x4 Internal SSD

Look at the max sequential read and write rates for each.  We will put together a server early next year and do before and after testing to show the throughput improvement for medium-sized batches of small documents and small batches of large documents and report the results for you.  Watch for this in a coming newsletter.  We'd be interested in hearing of any testing you've done.

RingCentral survey of SMB's reliance on cloud services

It appears that document sharing services top the list of cloud services for small to medium size business.  I'm not surprised.  Documents are still important to us and can't be replaced by a record in a database or a blog page.  Make sure you have the versatility you need now and can explore later, such as content rules, document routing, notifications of changes or additions, control over permissions to include and exclude other users and groups.  DocuShare shines in this space.  Criteria First can help you with on-premise and cloud installations.
RingCentral survey of SMB cloud services requirements

Mailroom Document Processing

See why automated document capture in the mailroom cuts costs and speeds up your processes.  Learn why automating the receipt and capture of document data in the mailroom streamlines your workflows, speeds processing times, and eliminates the risks of error-prone manual labor:

You'll discover why higher efficiency must begin with the automation of the first stages of the  process - and why your mailroom is the place to start.  If you want to know what such a solution would cost, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll ask you a few questions to give you an idea. 

If you're looking for a new scanner, be sure to shop with us for really good prices and the best side-by-side comparison page anywhere.  You'll find this and our unique application enablers for DocuShare and ABBYY products on our CriteriaFirstWare site.

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