|Documentum, a provider of enterprise content management, has announced
the release of Documentum eContent Services for Portals, a portal-specific
component of the recently announced Documentum Web services initiative.
Documentum eContent Services for Portals reduces the need to create new
programming interfaces and integration code for enterprise portal implementation.
Building on the enterprise content-management strengths of the Documentum
4i eBusiness Platform, these services employ off-the-shelf portal components
called Documentum eContent Portlets to create a fast and cost-effective
way to expose content-management functionality through an enterprise portal,
according to the announcement.
Documentum eContent Services for Portals combines eContent Portlets
with documentation and integration examples that enable portal vendors
and customers to deploy content-management services through portals. According
to the company, this capability facilitates the convenient management and
delivery of structured and unstructured content beyond the firewall. Documentum
eContent Services for Portals allows developers to transform enterprise
portals into dynamic hubs for content-driven business processes such as
real-time contract negotiation, supply-chain management, and global project
"Portal builders will no longer need to guess which integrations to
build, how to build and test them, how to localize them, or how to scale
them to a large number of users. With Documentum eContent Services for
Portals, these questions are already answered," said David De Walt, Documentum's
president and CEO. "For our portal-building partners, Documentum eContent
Services for Portals are designed to help speed and streamline integration,
reduce time to market, accelerate the realization of revenue, and improve
Source: Documentum, Pleasanton, CA, 925/600-6800; http://www.documentum.com.