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.