Pleasanton, CA August 31, 2001 Content management provider Documentum has entered into a marketing and development agreement with IBM to enable and optimize the Documentum content management platform to IBM's WebSphere Application Servers and DB2 Universal Database. According to a statement by the company, the alliance brings together the technologies to provide customers with a complete and scalable solution to use Documentum, WebSphere and DB2 enterprise-wide. The two companies have an established relationship, which should speed deployment of the combined solution.
"IBM is pleased to be working with partners like Documentum who have realized the power and scalabilty that WebSphere and DB2 bring to enterprise solutions," said Bill Reedy, vice president of business development, Application, Integration and Middleware for IBM Software Group. "Together, IBM and Documentum continue to promote the value of content management helping businesses bring their products to market faster and more efficiently."
In developing an integration with IBM WebSphere, Documentum has introduced linked components, including an eConnector for Lotus Notes, and introduced the Documentum portfolio running on DB2 across Windows NT currently, and AIX in the fourth quarter of this year. Documentum has enabled content management solutions for Web site production and regulatory industries, aiding rapid implementation and the delivery of secure content.
"By expanding our relationship with IBM, Documentum now has content management solutions that supports multiple integration points with IBM products," said David De Walt, president and CEO of Documentum. "Global enterprises utilizing the strength of WebSphere and DB2 can now power e-business with the best regulatory and Web content management product available on the market."