Adlib 5.1 Released – More languages, file types, better OCR, full support Office 2013 & SharePoint 2013

Adlib PDF delivers Advanced Rendering to help organizations improve their Enterprise Content Management (ECM) based document processes. It converts and combines virtually any document into high quality, searchable PDF or PDF/A formats to support document publishing, collaboration, compliance and archiving initiatives.

Adlib PDF 5.1 offers a number of exciting new features, including:

  • More powerful Enterprise Content Management options:
    • EMC Documentum connector, supporting Content Server v6.0-7.0, DFC v6.0-7.0, D2 user interface v4.0-4.1 and all standard web-based applications such as Webtop and Documentum Administrator.
    • IBM FileNet connector, adding rendering menu items for the Content Navigator user interface, as well as support to transform compound documents. This release supports IBM FileNet P8 v4.5-5.2, Workplace v4.0.2, Workplace XT v1.1.4 and Content Navigator v2.0.2.
  • Improved rendering quality and increased CAD support for organizations in Manufacturing, Construction, Utilities, and other design intensive industries:
    • New 2D CAD engine, supporting a number of new file types such as CATIA v4-v6 and Pro/Engineer.
    • Updated support for the latest CAD file format versions for AutoCAD 2013, Inventor 2014, Microstation 8.9, SolidWorks 2013 and NX Unigraphics v8.
  • Additional OCR support  for global organizations:
    • recognition capabilities for simplified and traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean character sets
    • support for 123 languages with Adlib’s high-fidelity conversion to  optimize industry-leading Nuance technology capabilities

Adlib PDF 5.1 Features

  • Full support for native Microsoft Office 2013 applications
  • Available integration with Microsoft SharePoint 2013
  • Significant OCR performance and accuracy improvements
  • Improved performance from newly architected Engines
    • PDF Processing – Processes PDF inputs much faster and in parallel with other tasks
    • Image Processing – More options, better performance and greater fidelity when processing Images (eg. JPEG, TIFF)
  • Major new capabilities for Adlib Express customers, including:
    • New web-based Centralized Logging and System Configuration
    • Removal of IIS requirements for Web Services API
    • A newly available SharePoint Workflow Connector providing direct integration
    • Windows Server 2012 support
  • Enhanced support for OEM/ASP requirements including problem submission log Retrieval via Web services

Microsoft Power BI Business Intelligence for Office 365 – 40% Subscription Discount Offer

Microsoft’s Power BI or Business Intelligence for Office 365 is now out of Alpha testing and for subscribers of Office 365, we are offering subscriptions at 40% off until June 30, 2014 for E3/E4 subscribers.  Contact Atidan for demonstration, demo accounts and additional information.  Text below is copied from Microsoft 

Power BI consists of the following features and services:

Excel Features

  • Power Query – easily discover and connect to data from public and corporate data sources
  • Power Pivot – create a sophisticated Data Model directly in Excel
  • Power View – create reports and analytical views with interactive data visualizations
  • Power Map – explore and navigate geospatial data on a 3D map experience in Excel

Power BI for Office 365

  • Power BI Sites – share, view, and interact with reports in these collaborative Power BI sites
  • Power BI Q&A – use natural language queries to find, explore, and report over your data
  • Query and Data Management – share and manage queries and data sources, and view query usage analytics
  • Power BI Windows Store App – view reports on the go, with the Power BI app

IT Infrastructure Services for Power BI

  • Provision Power BI for Office 365 – create a tenant, and get Power BI for your organization
  • Power BI Admin Center – manage your organization’s Power BI infrastructure from a site
  • Data Management Gateway – connect on-premises data to the cloud, seamlessly and securely


Choose the right option based on what you already own:
If you own a subscription to Office 365 E3 or E4 plans you have access to SharePoint Online Plan 2 and Excel and require the following additional components:
If you subscribe to Office 365 ProPlus, or own a license of Office 2013 Professional Plus, you require the following additional components:
If you do not currently have access to SharePoint Online Plan 2 and the latest version of Excel you will need the following:

Power BI

Add-on for E3/E4 Subscribers

Power BI


Power BI

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$33 $20* user/month

(billed annually $396 $240/year)

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$40 user/month

(billed annually $480/year)

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$52 user/month

(billed annually $624/year)

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Power BI Office 365
BI Sites
Scheduled Data Refresh
Enterprise Data Search
Data Stewardship
Mobile BI
SharePoint Online Plan 2  
Data Discovery & Access    
Data Modeling    
Data Visualization    

* 40% off promotion for Office 365 E3 or E4 customers. Offered through June 30 2014. Pricing Shown is US Commercial ERP through the Microsoft Online Subscription Program