FileHold Blog


Posted date: 2019-05-30

FileHold software uses standard application building blocks from Microsoft such as SQL Server, IIS and dot net in its system design. This makes it possible for customers to leverage off-the-shelf solutions that best fit their IT problems without impacting the FileHold application server. A common IT problem is how to encrypt sensitive data-at-rest.

Posted date: 2019-05-23

Here at FileHold we talk to many organizations every day who are looking for document management software. These companies are looking at document management for a variety of reasons; sometimes it is compliance, efficiency issues, organizational growth, disaster recovery, remote workers, etc. In many of these cases, FileHold is exactly what they are looking for. Then we do not hear from them again. It is not that they found another solution, or did not like our offering, or even changed their mind on needing FileHold.

Posted date: 2019-03-27

Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, is a powerful and newly-affordable tool to convert scanned images into fully searchable text. In the last articles, we introduced you to OCR, and FileHold’s Server-Side OCR module. In this article, we will explore and how it will transform your digital documents.

Posted date: 2019-03-20

Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, is a powerful and newly-affordable tool to convert scanned images into fully searchable text. In the last article, we introduced you to OCR and how it is used by FileHold. In this article, we will take a deeper dive into Server-Side OCR and its capacity to transform your document processes.

Posted date: 2019-03-13

Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, has emerged in the last decade as a powerful and newly affordable tool to allow computers to convert scanned image into fully useable text. Likely you have heard this term before and may be wondering how it can be used with your business processes – this series of articles is here to help. This first article will introduce you to how FileHold can use OCR to enhance the utility of your digital documents organization wide.

Posted date: 2019-01-11

Happy New Year! It seems like enough of 2019 has passed that a new blog post is in order.

The idea of merge templates came to FileHold in version 15.2 as a part of the convert to PDF feature inside workflow. In version 16.0 the idea was extended to use them with Assemble for flexible document assembly.


Posted date: 2018-11-14

You cannot turn on the television news or open a newspaper without learning about recent natural disasters hitting our world. Floods, fire, landslides, hurricanes and earthquakes seem to becoming more and more frequent. Definitely something we need to think about and plan for both from a personal and a business perspective.

Posted date: 2018-08-15

It is that time again and there is a new release of FileHold to chomp on. If you are a FileCare customer the cost of upgrading on the same server is automatically included with your FileCare agreement. If you are still hanging on to version 14.x, time to get serious about scheduling your upgrade. Our FileCare program covers the current and previous major version and you are now two major versions behind. Everyone else can contact [email protected] to see if it is the right time for you to upgrade.

Posted date: 2018-05-25

FileHold is capable of electronically managing and eliminating all paper processes in your office including organizing a social event such as a barbecue.

(The following is a true story. The name of the company has been deliberately omitted.)

It was a wonderful gesture, to show it’s appreciation for its tenants; a property management firm was planning to host a summer barbecue.  What a great idea? Who doesn’t like a summer barbecue?

Posted date: 2018-05-10

Information disaster can happen to anyone. This week FileHold Systems learned that a hot water tank had been installed in the ceiling of our office prior to us moving into the building. The reason we learned about it is a seam opened up along the side of the tank and water poured into our office. Of course, it happened on a weekend when no one was around so the water kept running saturating our office with an inch of water throughout and eventually pouring down two floors into the offices below.