October 14, 2021

Micro Focus Content Manager Version Comparison

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Looking to upgrade your Content Manager environment but not sure how your version compares to the next?

Check out the table below outlining key feature differences from Micro Focus Content Manager 9.2 to 10.1.

Content Manager Features Benefits 10.1 10 9.4 9.3 9.2
Multi-user collaboration using OneDrive Checkout directly to OneDrive from Webclient and Desktop client for multi-user collaboration ✔️ ✔️
M365 support Support the newer M365 Online from Microsoft ✔️ ✔️
Monitoring dashboard for SharePoint integration Single point dashboard in Content Manager and SharePoint integration to monitor data ingestions ✔️ ✔️
Customizable icons and ribbons Replace standard Content Manager icons with client-specific version ✔️ ✔️
Lightweight records for faster disposition Designed for the archival use-case, new record types with reduced metadata overhead decreases the overall time for disposition ✔️ ✔️
Web Client feature to drag-n-drop for multiple record creation Drag-n-drop many files to create multiple records in a single shot ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Custom logo support Replace standard Content Manager logo with customers’ own ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Content Manager Explorer A record-centric Explorer window that allows users to view and take action on records associated with Content Manager objects from a single page ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Event-based archiving and Recycle Bin support Archiving rules now support an event along with time based trigger ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Multi approvers and digital sign-off approval support Multiple Users can be assigned for approval of records. Update supports digital signature requirement ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
New Content Manager Dashboard The Dashboard allows users to access pre-defined work item lists with a breakdown of the number of items that are within the set time periods, including a total number of items for each work item list ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Visitor access without impacting license Content Manager can register users as visitors without requiring a Managed Service Provider (MSP) license ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Automated rendering improvements Two new options support automatic PDF/OCR rendition creation ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Simpler update experience with records metadata Simplified record metadata management with updated functions for title, locations, record no. etc. ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
ArcSight integration for advanced auditing Audit options include producing log files in Common Event Format for ingesting by ArcSight or similar systems ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
MS Office document edit with WebClient Launch electronic document with MS Office from within WebClient ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
WebClient support for knowledge worker function Supports multiple datasets and disposition management with approval from within WebClient ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Elastic Infrastructure support Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database that provides an open source modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
SQL Server (Azure and SQL 2016/2017) and Amazon RDS support Version Currency for SQL Server—Support for both Azure SQL and SQL server 2016 ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

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