Adobe LiveCycle PDF Generator Name Speaker Title Date or Company Name 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe document generation products Desktop solutions for ad hoc processes driven by individual knowledge workers Adobe Acrobat family Create and manipulate PDF files from the desktop Server-based solutions for process automation – Centralized PDF creation & assembly Adobe LiveCycle PDF Generator family Centrally deploy and manage PDF file creation across the enterprise Adobe LiveCycle Assembler Automate the assembly, disassembly, and manipulation of PDF document packages Server-based solutions for process automation – Dynamic Document Generation Adobe LiveCycle Print Automate the generation of customized documents from templates Adobe Output Server family Automate the generation of customized documents from templates 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Print output option for LiveCycle Designer PDF, print, fax, e-mail, web delivery – no J2EE requirement Adobe LiveCycle Solutions for Document Generation 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Introducing the Adobe LiveCycle PDF Generator Family Automate the creation of Adobe PDF files in concert with critical business processes 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Scaleable, enterprise-class solution to centrally deploy and manage PDF file creation Replaces Acrobat Distiller Server and Acrobat Elements Server Three versions to choose from PostScript Elements Professional PDF Generation Usage Document-Intensive Industries Financial Services Government Media/publishing Manufacturing Creative agencies Example Uses External Communications Customer correspondence RFPs/RFIs Product design collaboration New account opening Insurance document packages Regulatory compliance New drug applications Financial reporting Medical compliance Archival 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Business transactions Project completion The IT & Business Challenges with Document Generation Business Challenges • Effectively manage content coming from various backend systems in various formats in a consistent and secure way Better control the processes that creates and supplies information across organizational boundaries, both inside and outside the firewall Reduce the time and effort to process content going into an ECM or archive system 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. IT Challenges Information security Converting paper to electronic format Compliance Maintaining combined paper and electronic archives LiveCycle PDF Generator Family Centrally deploy and manage PDF file creation across the enterprise Key Capabilities: Key Benefits: Automatically generate PDF files from a wide range of source files Integrate PDF creation into established business processes Export PDF documents to HTML, text, print, or image files Share and store business-critical documents in a consistent format Support standard output formats such as PDF/X for prepress exchange or PDF/A for archiving Ensure compliant output for your organization’s processes, corporate guidelines, or government regulations Globally control job options such as file size, resolution and password Improve customer/constituent communications & satisfaction Monitor conversion jobs and statistics Support multiple deployment options such as watched folders, web services, Java APIs Manage and monitor jobs to ensure optimum performance 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Yesterday & Today – Server-Based PDF Creation Acrobat Distiller Server 6.0 LiveCycle PDF Generator PostScript Acrobat Elements Server 6.0 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Print file-to-PDF conversion LiveCycle PDF Generator Elements Adds standard office file conversion LiveCycle PDF Generator Professional Adds AutoCAD, Visio, and image-file conversion LiveCycle PDF Generator Family – Key Features ADOBE LIVECYCLE PDF GENERATOR PROFESSIONAL ELEMENTS POSTSCRIPT X X X X X X Print (.ps .prn) Image (.jpg, .gif, .bmp, .tiff, .psd, .eps) X X X X X Microsoft Office (.doc, .xls, .ppt) X X Corel WordPerfect (.wpd) X X Text (.txt, .rtf) X X Web (.html) X X Microsoft® Project (.mpp) X X AutoCAD (.dwg), Microsoft Visio (.vsd) X Deployment options Watched folders, e-mail, Web services, Java APIs Control job options, including basic security Convert to PDF from: Convert PDF to: HTML documents X X Text (.txt, .rtf, accessible) X X Print (.ps, .eps) X X Image (.tiff, .png, .jpeg) X PDF support PDF 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, and 1.6 X X X PDF/ A, PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3 X X X Create searchable PDFs from image files X 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Architecture 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Demo 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. PDF/A Overview International Standard specifies the use of PDF suitable for the long-term preservation of electronic documents Based on the business and technical needs of governments, regulated industries, corporations, educational institutions and libraries Problem Costs eRecords becoming reality in today's environment Enabling citizens to participate in electronic government Why PDF as a solution Published specification Selected as a standard within many organizations Supported by many developers 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Success Story: Large Mid-West Retailer Business Objective Solution PDF creation (TIFF, JPEG, RTF, DOC, VSD, XLS, WAV, MPEG) Document assembly and disassembly Paper capture to OCR and index incoming mail (50K surfaces/day) – 60% are medical bills Fax capture – 1500/day – up to 25pgs in length Fill functionality gap in Document Management System for Claims Management Group Business Challenges Declining efficiencies in claims processing solution Claims processing solution in support of everything from minor store accidents to total store loss 60K documents/day are imaged, indexed and checked into their document mgmt system Replacing homegrown DMS and needed to fill functionality gap 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Benefits Met functionality gap to ensure successful implementation of Documentum Increased employee productivity Adopted reliable, compliant process for archiving documents Pricing and Availability Pricing objectives 2 Licensing Models: Logical upgrade for Acrobat Distiller and Acrobat Elements Per Server or CPU – licensed for machine to machine usage Current customers on maintenance receive upgrade Per User – licensed for end user access Consistent price point with Acrobat PostScript Elements Professional $7,500 Per CPU US $30,000 Per Server US $100,000 Per Server 100-499 $30 $306 500-999 $27 $270 1,000-4,999 $25 $265 5,000-19,999 $21 $240 20,000-49,999 $13 $225 40,000-99,999 $10 $180 100,000+ $8 $160 Per Server/ Per CPU: Per User: 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Supported web application servers: WebSphere WebLogic JBoss Key Objectives with LiveCycle PDF Generator 7.0 Improved performance as part of migration from Distiller Server and Elements Server products Enterprise scalability utilizing the LiveCycle J2EE architecture Easily orchestrated/integrated with all other LiveCycle products Easily integrated with backend systems such as CRM, ERP, or transaction systems Maximum flexibility of document inputs and conversion output options Provide PDF/A conversion within automated process for document archival 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. LiveCycle PDF Generator 7.0 for IT Managers Key Features: Key Benefits: Server-based solution for centralized PDF creation Centralized control of the creation of PDF and other file formats Offered in 3 versions: Postscript, Elements, and Professional Improves the systematic creation of various document Global control for PDF job options Flexible deployment options Improves and automates the conversion processes associated with document archiving Supports wide range of file types Intuitive administrative interface Supports PDF/A for archiving Supports OCR to create searchable PDF from paper Supports SOA 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved.