Compare Documentum vs. OpenText ECM

Documentum is ranked 6th in Enterprise Content Management with 3 reviews while OpenText ECM which is ranked 4th in Enterprise Content Management with 4 reviews. Documentum is rated 8.0, while OpenText ECM is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Documentum writes "Lifecycle management enables different business rules for different "states" of content". On the other hand, the top reviewer of OpenText ECM writes "Provides integration of a document management platform with many applications, though initial stability issues can occur". Documentum is most compared with SharePoint, Alfresco and OpenText ECM, whereas OpenText ECM is most compared with SharePoint, IBM FileNet and Documentum. See our Documentum vs. OpenText ECM report.
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It provides possibilities for us to save documents and supporting the business process while doing so.It is quite good.It has reduced the amount of paper documents; reducing time and errors in the process.

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An SAP user can store documents directly into OpenText without a connector.Scalability is great. We can extend areas horizontally and vertically.The integration of a document management platform with many other applications, e.g. SAP, SuccessFactors, Salesforce, SharePoint, etc.Simplicity to roll out, features available, customization options.

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The biggest issue for us is the price of the product.It needs a better UI and it should also be cloud-ready. The UI has not changed in years.It should provide more tools to help clients upgrade solutions based on Webtop.

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We are looking for new, advanced UI features. Currently, the UI does not look great.Initially there can be stability issues due to unknown factors such as usage of the system, quantity of documents ingested, load during peak hours.User interface needs improvement (at least in the version we are using, desktop client).

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It is quite an expensive product.

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The licensing is not that complex for the core products, but it becomes more complicated for some additional modules.

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Also Known As
Dell EMC DocumentumLivelink ECM

EMC Documentum is an enterprise content management platform that was purchased by EMC from the original developers in 2003.

EMC Documentum offers a range of products that are all highly integrated, secure, and cater for the full information lifecycle. The workplace has become increasingly dispersed, mobile and social, and EMC Documentum provides information solutions to align with these new business requirements.

OpenText Enterprise Information Management (EIM) technologies and business solutions allow organizations to take full advantage of enterprise information and gain better business insight, create a positive business impact, increase process velocity, reduce risks related to information governance, and protect intellectual property from internal leaks and external threats. OpenText provides solutions in the core EIM categories of ECM, BPM, CEM, Information Exchange, and Discovery.

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Sample Customers
Bank for International Settlements, Postel, GSD&M, Agility Logistics, and E.ONKUKA Roboter GmbH, MAN Diesel & Turbo, FMC Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent, KHS GmbH, The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, COMM-UNITY EDV GmbH, BwFuhrparkService GmbH, Swarovski, Hydro One, Viega
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