Interwoven, Inc. (NASDAQ:IWOV) announced an expanded relationship under which Sun Microsystems, Inc. will resell the Interwoven ECM platform for enterprise content and compliance customers. By combining Sun’s Java Enterprise System software, Sun Fire enterprise servers, and Sun StorEdge products with the Interwoven ECM platform, Sun’s Client Solutions Organization can provide complete systems for governments, enterprises, and service providers for management of content including: enterprise content and records management; secure storage and archiving; identity management; and business process compliance. The two companies will engage in joint sales and marketing activities to provide solutions that integrate Interwoven ECM software with Sun’s Java enterprise software, server and storage products.
Writing for Power Builder Developer’s Journal, Coach Wei has an excellent article on how XML can play a key role in beefing up client applications in J2EE environments.
This question of client functionality continues to be key. Content applications, especially, often demand rich feature sets for client interfaces. The question is how to bring enough functionality out to the client without significant investment in cost and resources. As organizations bring more business process out to the browser–for larger and larger audiences–this question continues to pose practical challenges.