Open Text Corporation said it is launching a corporate governance platform for Livelink, giving companies a single system to manage critical information and collaboration in the face of Sarbanes-Oxley regulations. Open Text’s solution provides an integrated enterprise platform designed to help companies with key requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley, including: Process control documentation and monitoring – the need to identify, test and certify internal controls (Section 404); Accelerated deadlines for 10K and 10Q disclosure filings, combined with more rigorous requirements for supporting documentation; Training and certification to ensure that board members, executives and employees are fully aware of the latest policies and procedures. Whistle-blower provisions, which require audit committees to have an independent and anonymous process for receiving and managing complaints; and Consistent records retention and disposition practices for both released documents and working papers. Open Text’s Livelink solution for corporate governance is available immediately. www.opentext.com/livelink
Arbortext announced that it has signed a Marketing Agreement with SAP AG to integrate Arbortext software with SAP Knowledge Warehouse. This agreement will extend the XML capabilities of SAP Knowledge Warehouse through Arbortext software. SAP customers will be able to use Arbortext’s Epic Editor with SAP Knowledge Warehouse, version 6.0. The agreement between Arbortext and SAP will provide SAP customers the option of modifying XML content directly and the flexibility to publish the content in a variety of formats. Knowledge Warehouse version 6.0 is currently shipping and will include a free trial of Arbortext’s Epic Editor software. SAP customers can upgrade to a perpetual license within the Epic Editor trial period with no gaps in availability or functionality.
Autonomy Corporation plc launched Aungate, a division of Autonomy offering an automated solution for enterprise compliance and litigation support. Founded on Autonomy’s Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL), Aungate provides a platform that integrates with enterprise communications technologies to provide real-time analysis of telephone calls, emails and instant messages. Aungate’s technology has been tailored to specifically help facilitate compliance and governance discovery and analysis processes which are being now legislated by procedures such the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, and the Basel II Accord. Aungate technology will also help to address the challenges faced within the 80% of financial institutions that do not yet meet existing SEC compliance regulations. Aungate provides an integrated solution to automate the analysis of these unstructured information sources in real time, enabling executives to spot trends in communications and easily pinpoint potential information misuse. www.autonomy.com