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phx ModelCenter 9.0

File Management for Engineering Workgroups

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Replace your shared drive and intelligently organize and store your engineering data for search and reuse with PHX AnalysisLibrary®—a highly-customizable, cost-effective, extensible, work-in-progress repository. Manage and access data stored in PHX AnalysisLibrary using “Windows look and feel” Analysis Explorer.

Unlike traditional enterprise-level data management solutions, PHX AnalysisLibrary is a lightweight solution that builds on the tools and techniques your team already uses to collaborate: files and folders. In contrast to a traditional shared drive though, PHX AnalysisLibrary also adds file content searching, version control, along with rich, searchable metadata that can be attached to any file or folder, automatic metadata indexers that run when files are uploaded, access from Web browsers, e-mail notification of changed files, extensive API support, and more. The resulting system is low risk and low cost, and can be deployed very quickly.

Try it for 30 days!

Benefits

  • Improved reuse of past work

  • Less rework due to out-of-date files

  • Better capture of knowledge

  • Fewer “lost” files

  • Sharing and collaborating online

Capabilities

  • Collaboration and file sharing

  • Search

  • Access control

  • File tagging and metadata

  • Version control

  • Change notification

Features

Work smarter and more productively.

Analysis Folders

Content is grouped into Analysis Folders, which are like other digital folders but also contain meta tags for describing the content.

Analysis Explorer

Windows users access files using familiar Explorer-like client applications. Files can be dragged and dropped in and out of the Windows client.

Open Access

AnalysisLibrary files can also be accessed using standard protocols including HTTP and WebDAV.

Search

Google-like online search enables users to find any content instantly.

Automatic Web Reports

When files are sent to the AnalysisLibrary, the system automatically extracts information that summarizes file content for quick and easy reporting.

Version Control

Content is version controlled at the folder level for easy grouping and to accommodate multiple evolutions of modeling and simulation scenarios.

Audit Trail

Analysis Folders include the history of how they were created and any data dependencies on other Analysis Folders.

File Aging

Files can be automatically deleted when they are no longer needed to avoid system bloat that can often occur with simulation data.

Change Notification.

As content is modified, the AnalysisLibrary automatically sends emails to notify team members of changes.