Barcelona, - May 24, 2005 -
EMC Corporation, the world leader in information storage and management, today announced that it has signed its 50th partner to the EMC Documentum Application Logo Program. Additionally, over half of those partners' application and products have received "Designed for Documentum" accreditation on the EMC Documentum 5.3 enterprise content management (ECM) platformthe world's first major ECM offering based on a completely unified architecture.
With the general availability of the Documentum 5.3 platform, partners such as independent software vendors (ISVs), value-added service providers (VSP) and systems integrators (SIs) who have signed onto the Documentum Application Logo Program receive a complete set of tools, services and resources to ensure their customers receive the best product or solution offering possible. Specifically, partners received access to pre-release software, architectural guidance and dedicated technical support of the Documentum 5.3 platform.
"Since we launched our Application Logo Program in April of last year, the number of partners joining our program has exceeded our expectations," said Dave DeWalt, President, EMC Software. "We believe that this not only reinforces us as the leading enterprise content management platform for partner applications, but demonstrates our partners' commitment to provide customers with the highest quality products."
"The Application Logo Program provided us with a clearly-defined certification process, excellent documentation and a dedicated liaison that met with us regularly and answered all our questions," said Nasser Barghouti, CTO, Document Sciences Corporation. "This enabled full integration between our xPression product and the Documentum platform, and has made our partnership one of the most productive we've ever experienced."
The following offerings have earned the Designed for Documentum logo designation:
"Content management implementations are complex because information touches every major business process in the organization. The Documentum Application Logo Program ensures that this complexity is kept to a minimum because partners are well versed in the technology, and have developed applications that can be integrated easily," said Sue Feldman, Vice President for Content Technologies at IDC. "Their approach of incubating partner offerings with a dedicated architectural staff and a defined engagement methodology is rewarding to EMC, its partners, and its customers alike, and is a smart move on EMC's part."
About EMC Documentum Application Logo Program
The EMC Documentum Application Logo Program helps ISVs, VSPs and SIs target, design, develop and go-to-market with successful offerings based on the EMC Documentum platform. As a member, partners can submit their offering to be considered for "Designed for Documentum" accreditation, which ensures the offering has met all requirements to be certified on the Documentum platform. To learn more about EMC Documentum Logo Application Program, please visit http://software.emc.com/products/app_portfolio/app_portfolio.htm.
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world leader in products, services and solutions for information storage and management that help organizations extract the maximum value from their information, at the lowest total cost, across every point in the information lifecycle. Information about EMC's products and services can be found at www.emc.com.
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