Agilent Technologies has updated its OpenLAB Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system to support the archiving of data generated by Dionex's Chromeleon 6.8 chromatography software. This demonstrates Agilent's continued commitment to open systems, resulting in broader customer choice.

OpenLAB ECM is a central repository that allows customers to query archived Chromeleon data with user-defined criteria that include locked and/or signed sequences or sequences older than a specified time period. When stored in OpenLAB, the data can be indexed, searched and reviewed without a complex restore procedure. This saves customers a great deal of time, increases the useful life of the data and reduces implementation and training costs.

The ECM features a familiar, Web-based user interface, and customers can schedule automatic data transfers from Chromeleon to OpenLAB. Customers can define which data is uploaded based on a set of criteria, and data can upload either immediately upon creation, after a specified time interval, or each time it is modified.

OpenLAB ECM is a secure, central data repository enabling customers to easily create, manage, collaborate, archive and re-use a wide variety of business-critical information. This includes raw data and documents of any data in any form, including data from analytical instruments and measurement devices. Modular architecture enables OpenLAB ECM to grow as a laboratory's needs change.


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