Today we got confirmation that OpenText is buying Documentum (aka Dell EMC’s Content Management Division). Let’s say right up front we think this is a good move. Though some upheaval is to be expected, it makes a great deal of sense for both parties. Though Documentum was acquired by EMC in 2003 for $1.7B (and… read more >
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On Wednesday this week Alan Pelz-Sharpe was quoted in an article on Tech Crunch about the Dell-EMC deal written by Ron Miller: “Alan Pelz-Sharpe, an analyst with Digital Clarity Group, isn’t quite as bullish on the deal as Ellison, but he still likes what he sees, especially in terms of long-term stability for the two… read more >
This year the OpenText World event was held in Nashville, TN and visiting Music City gave Cathy McKnight and I the chance to directly take the pulse of the firms’ senior executives, partners and customers. Though there were product and roadmap announcements galore, most notably the daring announcement that the firm plans to challenge IBM… read more >
Alan Pelz-Sharpe, Vice President and Managing Director of VOCalis for Digital Clarity Group, shared thoughts on what analysts think of EMC’s InfoArchive in an article on the topic in CMS Wire. “Digital Clarity Group analyst Alan Pelz-Sharpe said InfoArchive is “simple but quite brilliant” because it allows you to actively archive multiple sources. “Data doesn’t… read more >
When Alan Pelz-Sharpe, Vice President & Managing Director VOCalis with Digital Clarity Group and previous guest on The CMS-Connected Show, explained the story behind the Documentum divestiture last month, he expressed his disagreement with many people who claim that Documentum is an old technology. He believes it is not true and believes the opposite to be… read more >
Just last month Dell dumped Perot Systems for $3.05 billion, around half of the reported asking price. Other deals are reportedly in the works for Quest and Sonicwall. Now it’s time for the baby to sell some stuff too and Documentum is a logical choice. As for Documentum, it could actually be a relief for… read more >
Technology and market research analysts who track the enterprise content management (ECM), business process management (BPM), case management, and information governance spaces awakened to a huge surprise last week—Dell was making overtures to buy EMC and EMC was just fine with that outcome. Really??!! This was a head snapping, attention grabbing news item if there… read more >
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