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Month: November 2003 (Page 4 of 7)

Stellent Integrates Content Management System & XMetaL

Stellent, Inc. and Corel Corp. announced an integration between the Stellent Content Management system and the XML authoring platform, Corel XMetaL. The product integration expands Stellent’s XML functionality to meet increasing customer demand for the ability to create content using XML authoring tools and store it directly in a content management system. Together, Corel XMetaL and Stellent enable users to easily create, update, store and manage a variety of XML content for a number of purposes including Web content, technical publications, and product and manufacturing documentation. Users have access to all Stellent Universal Content Management functionalities, including content conversion, library services, categorization, workflow, Web publishing, content collaboration, content distribution and enterprise search. In addition, the integration allows users to search for and open XML content stored in the Stellent system directly from the Corel XMetaL interface.,

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.

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.

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.

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.,

Glemser & Arbortext to Offer Software and Services to Life Sciences

Glemser and Arbortext agreed to partner to offer software and services to the life sciences industry. The combination of Glemser’s information technology services and Arbortext’s XML-based authoring and automated publishing software enables pharmaceutical manufacturers to build a single source of information that can be automatically assembled and published. Using a product-labeling scenario as an example, adverse event information can be written once and reused across multiple documents to represent various product strengths, dosage forms and presentations – ultimately reducing the time required to create, update, translate and review product information.,

Liquid Machines Partners with Documentum

Liquid Machines, Inc. announced a technology partnership agreement with Documentum. As a member of the Documentum Alliance Program, Liquid Machines has integrated its solution with Documentum 5 and Documentum eRoom. The integration enables customers to extend Documentum’s access control and audit capabilities to corporate data that travels outside the Documentum environment. Liquid Machines collaborative control capabilities allow customers to validate compliance with corporate and industry policies, and persistently protect business-critical information. Liquid Machines’ policies control the access to and usage of information through a combination of rights management, encryption, key and identity management, and real-time monitoring technology. Liquid Machines for Documentum eRoom is available today; support for the Documentum ECM platform will be available in Q1 2004. Pricing is subscription-based and starts at $25,000 (based on the number of named users). Volume discounts are available.

Plumtree, Documentum, BEA & Sun to Create Open-Source Site for JSR 168 and WSRP Portlets

Plumtree Software, Documentum, BEA Systems Inc. and Sun Microsystems, Inc. announced an open-source site for organizations to share portlets developed according to the new JCP JSR 168 and WSRP OASIS standards. The site is hosted by SourceForge, an independent organization that hosts a variety of Java technology and Linux open-source initiatives. Plumtree, Documentum, BEA and Sun will provide an initial library of standards-based portlets, and will provide ongoing feedback, suggestions and best practices for successful JSR 168 and WSRP portlet development. The site is open to all organizations, including customers and partners of competing portal software providers such as IBM, Vignette and SAP. The site, known as the Portlet Open-Source Trading site, or POST, will help companies learn from their industry peers and share best practices for developing standards-based portlets. Separate areas within POST exist for sharing JSR 168 and WSRP components. As with any open-source site on, any registered organization can contribute portlets to POST, which become available to all other members of the open-source community. Thus, organizations that submit portlets to the site benefit from enhancements to their portlets developed by other POST members. To register as a member of POST, developers can visit,,,,,

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