OpenText Launches SharePoint Services for OpenText Extended Enterprise Content Management for SAP® Solutions
Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 Serves as Venue to Demonstrate Delivery of Content Governance and Compliance Capabilities for OpenText Customers
Waterloo, ON –
OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the launch of OpenText Microsoft SharePoint Services (SPS) for Extended ECM for SAP® Solutions to help deliver comprehensive governance and compliance assurance capabilities to customers globally. The SPS solution from OpenText allows users of Microsoft SharePoint to work with content managed by OpenText Extended ECM for SAP Solutions, facilitating an integrated approach to enterprise ECM. OpenText and SAP are demonstrating the new offering this week at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas at OpenText’s booth #1924 (see also http://www.opentext.com/powerof3).
"OpenText’s new SPS offering leverages the existing investments customers have already made in Microsoft SharePoint and SAP ERP to help them fully utilize enterprise content to drive their agenda of innovation and growth,” said Kevin Cochrane, Chief Marketing Officer at OpenText. “Complementing OpenText Extended ECM for SAP Solutions, the SPS solution from OpenText enables enterprises to unite the worlds of ERP and ECM, helping to reduce the risks and costs of any records mismanagement, increasing information worker productivity, and enhancing a company’s ability to comply with regulations.”
AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) recently reported that governance and business scope extension are among the biggest challenges that SharePoint users face within an enterprise. Users need a way to govern the SharePoint system and maintain insight into the content. In addition, integrating that content into the rest of the business processes of the company offers a broader view and even more control. Using the SPS solution with OpenText Extended ECM for SAP Solutions, users of SharePoint are able to address these issues by connecting their systems to help ensure optimal governance and compliance of their content.
“This is a perfect example of how our ecosystem works for our customers – Microsoft and OpenText are working together to co-innovate a solution that meets the ever-growing demand for managing content within the business context,” said Tom Roberts, global vice president, Third-Party Solutions, SAP. “We are pleased that OpenText is bringing this integrated solution to market, which can help enterprises enhance their information governance strategy for Microsoft SharePoint content.”
Combining secure, automated capture, storage and organization of documents with archiving, records management and imaging functionality, OpenText Extended ECM for SAP Solutions manages content throughout its entire lifecycle. OpenText Extended ECM for SAP Solutions can mitigate risk while helping to improve productivity and information accessibility. Because the solution provides a full view into systems, companies can eliminate the need for separate solutions for compliance reporting, archiving or records management. SPS offers extensive functionality that supports an efficient, cost-effective and holistic approach to an organization's ECM strategy.
“With this announcement, customers will have tools they need to link critical SharePoint documents with their company’s underlying SAP processes,” said Jeff Teper, corporate vice president at Microsoft. “Connecting SharePoint content and an SAP business workspace together will help people seamlessly get more done.”
OpenText’s SPS offering allows SharePoint users to work easily with content managed by OpenText Extended ECM for SAP Solutions, as well as adding native SharePoint content to OpenText Extended ECM for SAP Solutions.
OpenText Microsoft SharePoint Services for Extended ECM for SAP Solutions is available worldwide and is currently offered in nine languages.
Learn more about OpenText EIM:
- Schedule a demo at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 (www.opentext.com/powerof3)
- Read the blog of Mark Barrenechea, OpenText's CEO
- Connect with OpenText:
- Twitter: @OpenText
- LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/OpenText
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/opentext
OpenText provides Enterprise Information Management software that helps companies of all sizes and industries to manage, secure and leverage their unstructured business information, either in their data center or in the cloud. Over 50,000 companies already use OpenText solutions to unleash the power of their information. To learn more about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX; TSX: OTC), please visit: opentext.com.
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