Enterprise App Awards: CRN's Five Best Apps


Information Access/Management

App: HP Flow CM

Maker: Hewlett-Packard
Platforms: Android, iOS
Cost: Free (Flow CM subscription starts at $20 per month)

The more the enterprise relies on mobile devices, the greater the dispersal of documents will be. With a platform to bring it all together is this year's winner in the information access and management category. HP Flow CM from Hewlett-Packard is a cloud-based document management system that lets organizations centrally and securely store, tag, search and retrieve text, image and sound documents, which are created or captured by Android or Apple smartphones or tablets for access offline or from anywhere with an Internet connection. The system includes automatic OCR and cropping facilities, as well as image enhancement and resizing. More than 1,000 file formats are supported, and documents can be shared via simple URL with colleagues inside or outside the organization for free. They can be edited and used in collaborative sessions with document versions and changes retained. The iOS version supports AirPrint.



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