EMC Announces Availability of Integrated Enterprise Content Management Support for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007


EMC Customers Including Constellation Energy Eager to Leverage


Native Integration of EMC Documentum Capabilities within SharePoint


Environment


 


HOPKINTON, Mass. – April 16, 2007 – EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the


world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced


the immediate availability of two key enterprise content management


(ECM) solutions aimed at providing seamless integration between EMC


Documentum software and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. With


these new products, EMC Documentum augments and extends Office


SharePoint Server 2007 by providing a single source for integrated ECM


capabilities that enable archiving, records management, business process


management, imaging and classification.


 


With EMC Documentum Archive Services for SharePoint software, customers


gain access to an enterprise infrastructure for centralized control of


content that has been created and managed in SharePoint Server 2007. EMC


Documentum Content Services for SharePoint is a set of ASP.Net Web Parts


allowing access to the Documentum Content Server through the SharePoint


Server 2007 interface. By integrating SharePoint Server 2007 knowledge


worker applications with Documentum’s enterprise-class ECM


infrastructure, customers can better satisfy their requirements for


information compliance, security and business process support – while


leveraging the ease of use of the SharePoint Server 2007 environment.


 


 


“As an EMC Documentum customer, we’re very pleased to see these newest


products offering seamless integration with the Microsoft Office


SharePoint Server 2007 platform,” said Elizabeth O’Connor, Corporate


Applications Project Manager, Constellation Energy. “By leveraging these


solutions, we will gain more choice and control over management of core


business information – better enabling us to deliver value to our


customers.”


 


Content Services for SharePoint software exposes key Documentum


functionality in the SharePoint Server 2007 interface, including the


ability to:


 


*       Search for content across the Documentum


repository, and monitor and subscribe to critical documents


*       Direct access to the Documentum Inbox,


QuickFlows and the Business Process Management System


*       Manage document lifecycles, and support


virtual documents


 


 


With Archive Services for SharePoint, customers are now able to:


 


*       Archive based on metadata or events


*       Leverage shortcuts, which archive


content to Documentum while leaving a link behind in SharePoint Server


2007


*       Utilize mass transfer capabilities to


move documents from SharePoint Server 2007 to Documentum


*       Transfer content from SharePoint Server


2007 to Documentum while retaining all rich document properties and


metadata


 


 


“Businesses are seeing an explosion of information, and enterprise


content management has become a strategic imperative,” said Jeff Teper,


Corporate Vice President of the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Group


at Microsoft Corp.  “Documentum delivers a variety of additional content


management solutions that integrate with the enterprise content


management capabilities in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and


the 2007 Office system.  The integrated offerings from EMC and Microsoft


allow users to take full advantage of the content services, processes


and policies that apply to all corporate content within the familiar


applications they use every day.”


 


“Six months ago, EMC announced an extended alliance with Microsoft aimed


at helping customers better address the full range of content management


requirements for both the desktop and the enterprise,” said Balaji


Yelamanchili, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EMC’s Content


Management and Archiving Group. “Today’s announcement is a major proof


point as we deliver on this commitment, answering customers’ demands for


seamless integration of their work environments with enterprise-level


content management.”


 


As part of today’s launch, EMC also announced the availability of its


Proof of Concept Service for integrating SharePoint Server 2007 with


Documentum software.  The service is aimed at demonstrating the business


value of connecting EMC and Microsoft best-in-class platforms, and it


focuses on identifying key requirements and use scenarios,


proof-of-concept systems configuration, stakeholder demonstration and


production implementation planning.


 


Content Services for SharePoint software and Archive Services for


SharePoint software are core pieces of the EMC Documentum family, which


helps customers manage all types of content across multiple departments


within a single repository.  With a unified repository, various groups


can easily share and reuse their content with other business areas that


would benefit from this information.  EMC’s product family also allows


customers to share content safely with outside organizations including


partners, vendors and customers.


 

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