Enterprise Content Management

For most new users of Enterprise Content Management systems, the chaotic state of their documents, emails and electronic content is the final trigger to get things under control, according to the annual AIIM “State of the ECM Industry” report.

Alfresco claims its new Alfresco Enterprise Edition 3.3 is the first CMIS-supported solution that integrates with IBM/Lotus, Microsoft Outlook, Google Docs and Drupal.

If Terry Seiver, Trim Administrator at Hunter Water had one wish for document management, it would be to have a platform thatwould facilitate better integration with other corporate systems.

Printer company Lexmark is making a content management play with the purchase of privately-held Perceptive Software for about $US280 million in cash.

Elcom has announced the launch of CommunityManager.NET Version 7, a complete web CMS deigned to integrate with Microsoft Office, SharePoint and HP TRIM for streamlined document management across the business network and the Web.

Symantec has announced the acquisition of VeriSign’s identity and authentication business for $US1.28 billion in cash..

Recommind has announced MindServer Search 7.0, the latest version of its flagship enterprise search product, adds new Web 2.0 collaborative features such as social tagging and delivery of content via RSS.

A quartet of high profile corporate and government customers have helped Microsoft launch Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 for business users in Australia, with the consumer launch of Office to follow in June after which the much-anticipated online versions of office applications will also become available.

Information Management Specialist Unique World has launched its xRM (anything relationship management) capability into the Australian market, which is an extension of traditional Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technology.

Vitras has announced the release of a new Cumulus DAM Client for Apple's iPhone and iPad - called SuduS - as well as a VideoRemixer for editing video inside Cumulus.