Open Text Corporation, an independent provider of enterprise content management software and solutions, has released new details of its product integration plans following its acquisition of Hummingbird. The plans, which Open Text has available to customers and partners, provide a range of 2007 deliverables, including details on continued support for Livelink ECM-eDOCS products, new product integrations, and new ECM solutions that can help customers improve processes and manage compliance.
Some of the highlights from the 2007 commitments released to customers and partners include: support for the 2007 Microsoft Office System and Windows Vista: System and Windows Vista with Livelink ECM-eDOCS DM; the rich client interfaces that leverage Microsoft Office and Outlook as primary user interfaces are key parts of Open Text's Livelink ECM 10 plans. Livelink ECM 10 will include a new interface that provides access to all business content from within Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Outlook; Contract Management Solutions where Open Text plans to combine complementary contract management solutions from both companies to offer customers a solution for contract creation, negotiation, contract fulfillment, and renewals; and a focus on Government and Records Management Certification where Open Text will continue with plans to re-certify Livelink ECM-eDOCS's records management capabilities under U.S. Department of Defense 5015.2-STD (including Chapter 4), a requirement for records management solutions used by government customers. Open Text will seek re-certification for the software in April 2007. Also in 2007, Open Text is planning to introduce product integrations that bring new capabilities to Livelink ECM-eDOCS customers, including many of the innovations being rolled out in Livelink ECM 10.