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SpringCM 3.9 Puts the 'Force' in SalesForce

SpringCM, a leader in on-demand document management and workflow, announces the availability of SpringCM 3.9.

Intended for products designed to improve the ability of Salesforce.com users to manage documents, streamline collaboration, accelerate revenue, and maintain greater efficiency throughout the sales process, v3.9 promises to add more grease to an already well-oiled machine.

M & A: Hyland Software is Off the Market

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An attractive acquisition target for the bigger players in the enterprise content management space because of their success in both the healthcare and banking industries, the purveyors of the OnBase document management solution have gone in a different direction and agreed to be acquired by a private equity firm.

Lowering Enterprise CMS Barriers with a Compliance Appliance

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Everyone's favorite self-proclaimed world leader in Enterprise CMS and information infrastructure, EMC Corp, just announced the EMC Rainfinity File Management Appliance (FMA). The new offering aims to provide lower storage costs and automated archiving and compliance policies across server and network attached storage (NAS) environments. And with a name like Rainfinity, how it could it possibly fail?

What is an Ontology? And Why We Need Them

Here at the 10th International Protégé Conference in Budapest, Hungary the word of the day is 'ontology'.

Most folks inside these walls know exactly what that means. Most people outside these walls do not. And those of us in the content management space should have a clear idea. Certainly, as the CM and Web technologies around us evolve, we will be left behind if we don't.

Xythos Adds Zip to Web Document Management

Seeking to add panache to the seemingly slow world of document management, Xythos has just updated Xythos on Demand 1.6, a SaaS document management service.

Google Addresses Compliance Concerns with Postini Acquisition

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This week Google announced the acquisition of Postini, a communications security and compliance company, for US$ 625 million.

Google has made inroads into the enterprise and higher education markets with notable additions to their Google Apps offering. But Postini's capabilities are an entirely different value proposition, making the search giant into a contender for the long, arduous battle with legal and corporate compliance concerns.

Xythos Bridges Gap Between Blackboard and Web

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The clever folk at Northwestern University have developed an open source application able to manage the exchange of content between the Xythos basic content services product and the popular Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS).

Who Needs SOA? Alfresco Gives it a REST

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“Innovation is taking ECM out the 1990's”

With these words and the immediate availability of Alfresco Community Edition version 2.1, CTO John Newton hopes to position Alfresco as not just an innovator in the enterprise content management space but also in the enterprise architecture community.

Free Publication Management Webinar, Wednesday

Mary Laplante of The Gilbane Group will discuss state-of-the-art content practices for technical publications during a free, interactive one-hour webinar.

The event, sponsored by Idiom Technologies and EMC, will feature interviews by Bill Rabkin, Globalization Evangelist at Idiom and EMC Senior Product Marketing Manager Greg Dierickse.

Better Search Helps Tame the MOSS-Ridden Beast

Search vendor Mondosoft announced the release of Ontolica Search version 3.1 for Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server (MOSS) 2007. While the 3.0 release, covered here in May, had people on the edge of their seats, the 3.1 version is less dramatic and yet no slouch — offering a number of helpful new features.

Autonomy Acquires Zantaz for Risk Management Solutions

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Autonomy, an enterprise infrastructure software purveyor, has just announced its purchase of ZANTAZ, which specializes in content archiving and e-discovery solutions software.

The pairing is expected to “redefine” information risk management by combining e-discovery, analytics, real-time policy management and consolidated archiving into one system.

QuarkXPress Gets an XML Nip 'n' Tuck, Supports Mac

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Proving that content management is just as important for creative shops as it is legal firms, Denver-based Quark Inc. announces the availability of a new and improved version of their QuarkXPress Server product. The buzz word for this release is XML .

ECM Market Hit US$ 1.6B in '06, will Double in 2012

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A new report by Dublin, Ireland-based Research and Markets finds that the enterprise content management market will hit US$3.5 billion by 2012 if it continues to grow the way it has been.

Open Text Goes FirstClass With Updated Collaboration Suite

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At the recent National Education Computing Conference in Atlanta, Open Text Corp announced the release of FirstClass Colaboration Suite 9.0.

This is the latest version of its integrated communications and collaboration software for businesses and learning organizations.

Compliance in a Box Makes Tidy Work of Enterprise CMS

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Less than three months after announcing the availability of their affectionately named Compliance in a Box turn-key solution, Impact Systems announces their first production deployment of the product.

Iron Mountain Reinvents Itself with Eye on Records Management

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Until recently we've all thought of Iron Mountain as little more than a backup tape shipping and storage business. While offsite maintenance of tapes is a necessary pain of IT existence (and has been a successful endeavor), recent acquisitions and partnerships have demonstrated that Iron Mountain is headed into quite a new arena. The high dollar records management space would appear to be the company's new calling and they've just put some serious resources behind it.

EMC and Oracle, A Match Made in Enterprise Heaven

oracle_logoooo.jpgIf you are one of the 55,000 shared customers of EMC/Documentum and Oracle, then you just might be excited about the recently announced EMC Information Infrastructure for Oracle. If you're not a customer, stick around anyway and find out what all the hubbub is about.

IBM Drops an 'e', Goes Web 2.0 with Lotus Quickr

Lotus LogoA recent Forrester Research study — involving 119 CIOs — indicated that over 60% of those surveyed showed a “strong desire” to purchase and implement Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs, wikis and other light-weight collaboration tools. Manifesting a classic corporate quandary, those same CIOs also implied that they would prefer to purchase said technologies as a suite from a “large, incumbent software vendor”.

Its not music to everyone's ears, but IBM with their new Lotus Quickr product intends to deliver for just such a crowd.

CYA Revamps SmartRecovery for the Compliance-Concerned

Last week CYA Technologies released SmartRecovery 2.0 for IBM FileNet P8. This update provides live and discrete recovery for content and its associated metadata without FileNet P8 downtime.

Content Director Puts CMS in Shopping Carts

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Chain Reaction Commerce, an ecommerce shopping cart maker and purveyor of CRE Loaded, a Web store application, are releasing the CRE Content Director. The Content Director is an add-on system that revs the traditional CRE Loaded with the document management features of a CMS.

And it all comes in a tidy little box.