Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite 4 Extends Business Processes to Mobile Workforce

  Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite 4 Extends Business Processes to Mobile

Enterprises and Government Agencies Can Broaden Reach, Simplify Access to
Business-Critical Forms and Content

Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- February 12, 2013

Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) today announced Adobe® LiveCycle®
ES4, an enterprise form and document platform for capturing data, protecting
sensitive information and delivering personalized communications. New
capabilities in LiveCycle ES4 enable organizations to extend forms processes
on mobile devices, and through integration with Adobe Experience Manager,
connect forms and document processes to websites.

“LiveCycle ES4 helps organizations connect people to critical processes and
engage with them in an easy-to-use and more secure environment, wherever they
are and on the device of their choice,” said Arun Anantharaman, vice president
and general manager, LiveCycle, Adobe. “With significant innovations in our
latest version, businesses and government agencies can now better connect
back-end processes and services to compelling applications, reducing their
development costs while speeding time to market.”

“The requirement for organizations to easily capture and process information,
and securely deliver personalized communications to customers, especially
across mobile channels, is changing the shape of business today,” said Melissa
Webster, program vice president, Content & Digital Media Technologies, IDC.
“LiveCycle plays a role in helping enterprises meet this demand.”

Significant new features in LiveCycle ES4 include:

  *Mobile forms support—Easily render forms to HTML5, PDF and paper from one
    template, extending self-service options to users on mobile devices.
  *Mobile Workspace application—Broaden reach of tasks and forms-related
    processes to mobile devices, enabling access for workers in the field,
    whether online or offline, helping improve productivity and reduce the
    opportunity for errors. Forms and associated data are automatically
    submitted to appropriate processes when workers next connect to the
  *Forms management capabilities—Streamline process of updating, retiring and
    managing thousands of forms. Marketing departments can easily maintain
    brand consistency by aligning form and document content with campaigns.
  *Integration with Adobe Experience Manager—Rapidly publish documents and
    enterprise forms on websites while minimizing IT support. Advanced web
    search capabilities make it easy for clients and constituents to find the
    necessary forms or documents.
  *Extended rights management—Protect sensitive information across devices by
    extending rights-managed documents to mobile users with the free Adobe
    Reader® Mobile application. Authorized users can search rights
    management-protected documents in Microsoft SharePoint.

“As a long-time customer, it’s great to see Adobe continue to advance
LiveCycle capabilities to meet the evolving requirements of our market,” said
Christian Schulze-Amelung, business unit leader, DSV Group, a German-based
media company serving the banking industry. “The demand for online
self-service on mobile is only growing among customers. The new capabilities
in LiveCycle ES4 supporting business processes across devices are a welcome

“The release of LiveCycle ES4 comes at a pivotal time for public service
organizations looking for ways to meet the demand of improving citizen
interaction and satisfaction. Our clients are facing an unprecedented
challenge to provide data from both legacy and leading edge IT investments for
an increasingly mobile customer,” said David McCurley, Accenture Software’s
practice lead for government clients. “By connecting LiveCycle ES4 to our
Accenture Public Service Platform (APSP), we can make these new features
available to our entire suite of software products. This helps our clients
improve productivity and deliver powerful, intuitive experiences whether they
are accessing information from home, at work, or by mobile devices in the


Adobe LiveCycle ES4 is available now. For more information, please visit

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