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Day: November 10, 2003

Percussion Introduces Rhythmyx 5 for Linux

Percussion Software introduced Rhythmyx 5 for Linux – a new version of the company’s Rhythmyx 5 Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system that runs on the open source Linux server platform. Available immediately, Rhythmyx 5 for Linux has been certified against Red Hat Linux version 7.3. Other currently supported Rhythmyx platforms include Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0 and Sun Solaris. www.percussion.com

Gartner Says IT Spending Has Bottomed Out; Content Management Skills to be in High Demand

Overall IT spending has bottomed out, and 2004 and 2005 will see a minimum of strong single-digit growth over 2003 levels, according to Gartner, Inc. Although the aggregate number will rise, Gartner states that growth rates will vary widely by technology sector. Gartner analysts predict that the recovery will be coupled with a tremendous skills shift within the IT workforce, impacting hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of workers. Areas in which skills will be most highly valued include broadband, wireless, Linux, content management, real-time analytics, data mining, security, middleware, certification skills, business intelligence and knowledge management. www.gartner.com

Cardiff Integrates Documentum 5 & LiquidOffice

Cardiff Software Inc. announced the availability of a LiquidOffice Connect Agent for the Documentum ECM platform from Documentum. This Connect Agent is an integration package that enables companies to automatically route eForms managed, created and processed in LiquidOffice to the Documentum repository. The new Cardiff solution brings together eForm management, enterprise content management, and workflow into a single solution. The LiquidOffice Connect Agent for Documentum enables users to complete and submit forms, regardless of standards or platform, through a Web-based interface. LiquidOffice captures data from LiquidOffice, HTML, PDF, and InfoPath forms, automatically indexing and archiving the completed form as PDF in Documentum. Through this integrated solution, organizations can reduce the amount of paper used for daily transactions. www.cardiff.com

Ricoh & Documentum Provide Capture and Management Solution

Ricoh Corporation and Documentum announced the integration of Ricoh’s GlobalScan solution into Documentum’s enterprise content management system. GlobalScan will provide direct access to Documentum’s enterprise content management solution from the LCD panel of the Ricoh Aficio MFP. The GlobalScan Connector for Documentum will allow users to introduce paper-based documents, from the Ricoh Aficio MFP LCD panel directly into Documentum. Additionally, the Connector will allow users to login to the Documentum Content Management repository, directly from the MFP panel, and scan, index and route documents to a specific database. The GlobalScan Connector for Documentum will be available on November 10, 2003. www.documentum.com, www.ricoh-usa.com