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IBM FileNet P8 Platform and Architecture

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 15 April 2011, updated 21 April 2011

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ISBN-10: 0738435317
ISBN-13: 9780738435312
IBM Form #: SG24-7667-01

Authors: Wei-Dong Zhu, Nicholas Buchanan, Michael Oland, Thorsten Poggensee, Pablo E Romero, Chuck Snow and Margaret Worel

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    IBM® FileNet® Platform is a next-generation, unified enterprise foundation for the integrated IBM FileNet P8 products. It combines the enterprise content management with comprehensive business process management and compliance capabilities. IBM FileNet P8 addresses the most demanding compliance, content, and process management needs for your entire organization. It is a key element in creating an agile, adaptable enterprise content management (ECM) environment necessary to support a dynamic organization that must respond quickly to change.

    In this IBM Redbooks® publication, we provide an overview of IBM FileNet P8 and describe the core component architecture. We also introduce major expansion products that extend IBM FileNet P8 functionality in the areas of content ingestion, content accessing through connectors and federation, the application framework, and discovery and compliance. In this book, we discuss the anatomy of an ECM infrastructure, content event processing, content life cycle, and business processes.

    This book gives IT architects, IT specialists, and IT Technical Sales a solid understanding of IBM FileNet P8 Platform, its architecture, its functions and extensibility, and its unlimited capabilities.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. IBM FileNet P8 Platform overview

    Chapter 2. Core component architecture

    Chapter 3. Application interfaces

    Chapter 4. Expansion products for content ingestion

    Chapter 5. Expansion products for connection and federation

    Chapter 6. Expansion products for Information Lifecycle Governance

    Chapter 7. Building an ECM solution

    Chapter 8. Security

    Chapter 9. Infrastructure and scalability

    Chapter 10. Architecting an IBM FileNet P8 solution

    Appendix A. User accounts


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