Repstor inspires enterprise ECM (Enterprise Content Management) adoption and the affinityTM product is the core application that makes this possible. Formerly known as Repstor for Outlook, Repstor’s affinity product (visit http://www.repstor.com/
“We believe that the affinity product name more accurately reflects the goals we have for the product; it captures the essence of the product’s current features and better reflects our planned product evolution and vision,” said Fergus Wilson, Chief Technology Officer, Repstor.
Today the affinity product is helping customers successfully deploy ECM systems by increasing user adoption and collaboration by ensuring everyone can easily access and add to the knowledge base. Repstor affinity makes access to content systems easy and intuitive for users, therefore overcoming the main cause of failed deployments of ECM systems – failure of users to adopt the system.
The affinity product roadmap is focused on delivering even more, by further enhancing the Repstor product family with features that ensure rapid ECM adoption, delivering additional savings and better content management for all organizational departments.
Repstor affinityprovides uninterrupted access to content repositories within the familiar interface of Microsoft® Outlook® and providesthe following key product capabilities:
- Familiar and Intuitive: For ease of adoption the affinity product is intuitive to use as it is accessed through the familiar Microsoft Outlook folders interface. This approach allows for rapid adoption of the technology. Familiarity is key to maintaining user confidence – and key to ensuring the wide adoption of your Microsoft SharePoint or content system.
- Outlook Deep Integration:
- Content accessible on and offline: Repstor affinity provides on and offline, uninterrupted access to Microsoft® SharePoint® and other systems through the familiar Microsoft Outlook® mail client. It allows you to access content held on SharePoint systems or File Shares on and offline. You can add, view, edit according to any permissions you have relating to the source of the content. It provides document management capability, taking advantage of SharePoint versioning, property management and other functionality while maintaining the familiar Outlook way of working.
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With v2.1 the affinity product delivers the following functionality enhancements:
Office Client Integration:
Filing Assistance: The affinity product is provided with a version of the Repstor assist product, assist lite. The assist product makes it easy for users to find and file information within complex hierarchies.
Property / Metadata enhancements:
SkyDrive Support: With the launch of Repstor affinity we have added support for an additional repository – Microsoft SkyDrive. This repository enables collaboration between corporate SharePoint repositories and external organizations. Users can easily move and copy information between SharePoint and SkyDrive by using Outlook’s standard drag-and-drop features.
Repstor enables collaboration and compliance for the Outlook-centric workforce. Repstor affinity makes it easy to use content systems by providing access to them within the familiar interface of Microsoft® Outlook®. By making access to the content system easy and intuitive for users, we overcome the main cause of failed deployments of ECM systems – failure of users to adopt the system.
Repstor affinity is ideal for mobile, remote and semi-disconnected users especially in industries like Professional Services, Legal, Oil and Gas and other regulated industries including Public Sector. It significantly reduces change management costs when rolling out systems, improves ROI for existing systems as well as fully supporting Microsoft Office365.
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