Perception Software delivers new enterprise features in Encompass 2.0

AUSTIN, Texas—September 8, 2014 Perception Software announced today that they have released version 2.0 of Encompass Product Navigation, adding new capabilities that further enhance the enterprise-grade aspects of the company’s SaaS and on-premise solution. The new version of Encompass is available immediately.

“Perception continues to drive innovation in the development of our applications and Encompass 2.0 Product Navigation is no exception,” said Darryl Worsham, president and chief executive officer of Perception Software. “Enterprise companies have told us of their plans to expand the use of Encompass now that we’ve on-boarded additional security and access control capabilities.”

Encompass Product Navigation 2.0 has expanded security functionality, enabling IT organizations to embrace their existing authentication and authorization controls while extending access control capability to include both access at the source and the item level.  By offering a multi-tiered approach, Encompass puts security control into the hands of the IT organization, allowing them to leverage their existing security investment while managing access control around people, source data and individual item level information.

“Our on-premise implementation of Encompass is giving us many new options as to how, when and to whom key information is delivered, “ said Gianni Zanganeh of Harris’ GCSD Division, Engineering Information Technology group. “We are now able to connect the right people with the right information at the right time so they can make better decisions faster.”

About Perception Software
Perception Software’s mission is to make manufacturers more productive by delivering navigation solutions to product and support decision-makers, helping them design, build and support great products. Perception is a team of innovators bringing the power of product navigation with an Amazon-like experience for engineering, supply chain and operations communities. For more information about Perception or to take a test drive of Encompass, visit

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