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Open Text to Acquire Document Management Provider Captaris

Open Text Acquires Document Management Provider Captaris

Open Text Corporation, a well-known ECM player, announced its intention to acquire Captaris, Inc., a provider of document management and delivery solutions.

The price of this deal is approximately US$ 131 million.

Mimosa Serves Up New Email Archiving Solution

Mimosa Serves Up New NearPoint Release

Mimosa isn't just your typical Sunday brunch affair anymore. Now it can also archive your email.

Mimosa Systems, a provider of information management and content archiving solutions, recently announced an addition of a new solution — email archiving — to its NearPoint product.

Alfresco Weaves Its ECM into

Alfresco and Adobe Work Together Again

Alfresco Software, creator of the open source Alfresco ECM system, has announced that Adobe Systems has implemented Alfresco's ECM capabilities into the website. The system will now maintain hundreds of thousands — if not millions — of documents that can be uploaded, shared, converted and collaborated. This marks a giant step forward for Alfresco and all of the open source development community.

Adlib's New VAR Program - Revenues to Rise?

Adlib Software Expands their Channel Program

Adlib Software, a provider of document management solutions, has revealed a new Value Added Reseller (VAR) channel program that will allow companies to better handle the software, training and support needed by clients. The new channel program — which has been greatly expanded in North America — will also provide companies opportunities to earn more revenue. It appears to be a win-win situation for all those involved.

DocsCorp compareDocs Gets an Upgrade

DocsCorp CompareDocs Helps Compliance

Feels like we talk a lot about compliance concerns for organizations these days. And the fact is that we do because it has become such a huge regulatory concern that can cost millions of dollars if not carefully managed. DocsCorp has released an upgrade to its document comparison software pdfDocs compareDocs that they believe goes even further in supporting their clients in their compliance needs.

DocuLex Enters SaaS Document Management Space

DocuLex Releases SaaS-Based Solution for Remote DMS

DocuLex announced the release of its Archive Studio software as a service (SaaS), a web-based content management product providing remote document access, permissions, printing and distribution. The service enables secure document warehousing and sharing for practical knowledge management and collaboration.

Xerox Offers Document Management for SMBs

Xerox Caters to Small and Mid-Size Companies With New CMS

Evolving from copiers to document management to CMS, Xerox announces the launch of DocuShare Express, a content management solution developed specifically for small to mid-sized businesses.

DocuShare Express includes many of the same features of Xerox’s original DocuShare ECM suite and enables businesses to store, access and share documents and content.

Xythos Adds More Web 2.0

Xythos Enterprise Document Management

Xythos is delivering on its promise to put a little more “Web 2.0” into its solutions. Updates for Xythos On Demand, Xythos Enterprise Document Management and the Digital Locker Suite are designed to help organizations contribute and manage content, as well as customize service delivery for specific audiences.

Ademero Releases Content Central 4.6

Ademero Releases Content Central v 4.6

Three releases so far this year and it’s not even Labor Day yet! Ademero Inc., a document management vendor, has released version 4.6 of Content Central — its browser-based document management software.

Both the Enterprise and Workgroup Editions of the product have been updated with a set of additional DMS features.

VillageEDOCS Reports Going Steady Financially

VillageEDOCS Reports Q2 Financial Results

VillageEDOCS, Inc., a SaaS document management provider, announced its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2008. Looks like the company demonstrated a solid performance in the first six months of 2008.

SpringCM v4.4 Adds Records Management


SpringCM, the leader in document management and workflow products, has recently announced a slew of changes and improvements with SpringCM 4.4. The key improvement here is the addition of record management capabilities, which will allow enterprises to have more control their data. If you have a bunch of data to deal with, SpringCM might be able to lend a helping hand.

BearingPoint Launches Compliance Solution Built on MOSS

BearingPoint and Microsoft team to Create Compliance Solution

BearingPoint has joined forces with it's long-standing partner Microsoft to create a compliance and risk management solution based on the SharePoint platform. And you said SharePoint didn't do compliance…

Laserfiche Rio, the Latest in Content Management

laserfiche Launched New CMS

You know them for their document management and records management systems, but today Laserfiche has moved a step further into the world of enterprise content management with the announcement of Laserfiche Rio, a combination of their enterprise document management software and business process management software.

Laserfiche says Rio is the enterprise content management solution you've been looking for. And guess what? — It integrates with SharePoint.

Vorsite Connects Content With ActiveResults

Vorsite's New Search Connector ActiveResults

Vorsite continues its pursuit of connector technologies for Microsoft SharePoint and enterprise content management systems with the announcement of a new product in its suite of enterprise search and ECM connector solutions.

With the new solution, ActiveResults, it should be easier to search, find and manage information scattered across multiple locations — e-mail servers, ECM systems, file servers, intranets, desktops, etc. — as in a typical enterprise content management scenario.

An Integration App for Computhink Document Management


Some small and medium sized organizations struggle to intergrate a solid document management system with their business line applications. Enter Computhink, an Illinois based Document Management solutions provider that has released the ViewWise Application Enabler for their flagship document management system ViewWise. It makes easier for an organization to add ViewWise Document Management functionality to their 3rd party business apps like Microsoft Dynamics, Intuit, Sage, SAP and Oracle.

iDatix Innovative Approach to Application Integration

idatix releases new version of ECM iSynergy

Another ECM vendor recognizes the need to provide tighter integration with third party applications. This time it's iDatix, introducing the newest release of their enterprise CMS iSynergy v3.8.

If you think you know how application integration works, think again.

Cabinet NG Offers A New Integration Tool

Cabinet NG Provides API for integration

If you are using Cabinet NG's CNG-SAFE document management system and have been looking for a way to integrate it better with your business applications, look no further. Cabinet NG has just announced the availability of a .Net API called — what else — CNG-API, a .net development framework.

Interwoven Buys Its Way into eDiscovery

Interwoven Acquires E-Discovery Firm

Forrester Research says that the North American eDiscovery market will grow to almost $4.89 billion by 2011. That's a massive increase over 2006 when it was $1.45 billion. So why wouldn't ECM vendors want a piece of that pie?

Interwoven had decided to get its piece of the eDiscovery pie through the acquisition of on-demand e-discovery provider Discovery Mining Inc.

Hyland Improves Doc Mgt Through Liberty Acquisition

Hyland Acquires DM company Liberty

Hyland Software is improving their ECM solution OnBase by acquiring and integrating Document Imaging and Management provider Liberty Information Management Solutions.

Social Media Integration: MOSS and Community Server

MOSS and Telligent Community Server 2008

Ever since its release, there have been questions about SharePoint's (MOSS') fitness as a web content management solution (see our article series on MOSS WCM).

While the jury may still be out on this question, it does not appear to be deliberating on the question of SharePoint’s social features. Microsoft is continuing to improve its community features, they have also been working closely with a partner, Telligent, who can provide this functionality as a direct SharePoint integration.

Funny thing is, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen these two products doing the tango. SharePoint Solutions has a service offering that does the exact same thing.