Citrix ShareFile vs. IBM ECM

Citrix ShareFile is ranked 3rd in Content Collaboration Platforms with 4 reviews vs IBM ECM which is ranked 6th in Enterprise Content Management with 6 reviews. The top reviewer of Citrix ShareFile writes "Easy to use alternative to FTP with improved security, reporting and Outlook integration". The top reviewer of IBM ECM writes "It helped standardize content ingestion across different business units". Citrix ShareFile is most compared with SmartVault, Dropbox and SharePoint. IBM ECM is most compared with IBM FileNet, SharePoint and ASG Mobius. See our Citrix ShareFile vs. IBM ECM report.
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ShareFile gives you all of the features of cloud providers, but in an on-premises solution.The Enterprise Dropbox solution is highly integrated with Microsoft's Office 365 and Azure products.

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The vertical scalability, as we can use it across some of our applications.The content management is all about you as you can make the same content for minimal purpose solutions applications.The scalability is a valuable feature, that we're able to display our documents to so many people.

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The configuration on the mobile devices is a little clunky, in terms of setting up the application.There are sometimes scalability issues after updates.

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I would like to see seamless application integration.I think it's already getting away from Java applets. A lot of our users struggle with keeping up to date with Java versioning, so a lot of the functions they're doing, like printing, emailing, and even some of the viewing, they're struggling with.I would recommend not going with ECM 8 and going with FileNet instead. It seems like that is the future of the lower-volume repository. It seems like they are moving away from ECM 8.5 so I think we're going to have some challenges coming up, getting off of that technology.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
If you are already a Citrix customer, I recommend having the Platinum licensing level, as it provides licensing for a number of various features that all integrate together.You have to work hard in order to get the suitable licenses.

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Reach out to local IBM partners.​

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Also Known As
ShareFile is a secure file sync and sharing service that meets the mobility and collaboration needs of users and the security requirements of businesses.

IBM Content Foundation on Cloud

IBM Content Foundation on Cloud allows organizations to deliver extensive enterprise content management capabilities to their users very quickly. IBM Content Foundation is powered by the FileNet content and process platform and IBM Content Navigator user experience. This cloud offering can be leveraged for a variety of use cases including collaborative document management, imaging solutions, social content management, archiving, and more. It also offers a platform for developing Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions in the cloud.

 IBM Case Manager on Cloud

IBM Case Manager on Cloud is a solution platform that engages people with business content, provides contextual insight through real-time analytics, and enhances teamwork through collaboration tools and flexible workflow. Enables Business and IT to work together to create solutions across the enterprise that enables an organization to make smarter decisions for better business outcomes, while balancing the need for security and compliance in a world of heightened risk.


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Sample Customers
Exelon, Aer Lingus, Aloysius Stichting, Amnet Technology Solutions, Arup Group Ltd., Brasfield and Gorrie, Cancer Research UK, Carlock, Copeland & Stair LLC, ChanceLightŽ Behavioral Health & Education KeyBank, Standard Chartered Bank, Union Bank, Sistema Tecnol‹gico de Monterrey, Illinois Department of Human Services, UnitedHealth Group
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm32%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Construction Company7%
Non Profit6%
Financial Services Firm50%
Insurance Company21%
Religious Institution7%
Local Government7%
Financial Services Firm26%
Energy/Utilities Company15%
Local Government15%
Insurance Company11%
Company Size
Small Business31%
Midsize Enterprise42%
Large Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise100%
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