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Pros
"Most of our customers are very fond of the upgraded smart user interface.""It's a very good solution."

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"This solution has helped us with the categorization, organization, management, discovery, and delivery of program and project related information.""The most valuable features are the Integrations, web site, and search.""The online editing capabilities, file sharing, auditing, information security, ease of solution management, and the easy user adaptation to the platform are the most valuable features.""The most valuable features are the collaboration and sharing."

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Cons
"The architecture needs improvement, as it's complex.""Pricing could be improved and the stability or the performance needs improvement, which is very important."

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"This solution would benefit from the implementation of enhanced online forms and template development capabilities.""The areas of this solution that need improvement are the relationships between lists, cross-site web parts, and page-building tools.""The way to change the version of the files in SharePoint should be improved. The method of synchronizing files from local to cloud can also use improvement.""The workflow engine cannot support the business needs."

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"Both Open Text ECM and IBM File share are expensive."

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Top Answer: Both OpenText ECM and IBM FileNet share are expensive.
Top Answer: Pricing could be improved and the stability or the performance needs improvement, which is very important.
Top Answer: Hi, I believe that for an environment administrator, using a solution of this size such as SharePoint is more comfortable, you often already have email (O365) and other products. Therefore this… more »
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Also Known As
Livelink ECM, OpenText ECM, OpenText Content Suite
SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
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Overview

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.

SharePoint is a Microsoft-based platform for building web applications. It covers a widerange of capabilities and while it is appropriate for experienced webdevelopers, even non-technical minded users can easily navigate through thesystem and execute functions such as collaborating data, managing documents andfiles, creating websites, managing social networking solutions, and automatingworkflow.

Major areas that SharePoint deals with are websites,communities, content, search, insights, and composites. The purpose is to give usersthe ability to create or develop these key business components on their owneven without technical knowledge of, for example, how to build a website or howto integrate coding. Configuring SharePoint into a business's system is meantto cut out all of the complicated steps, and pave the way for easierimplementation all around.

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Sample Customers
KUKA 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
Toyota, Aeroports de Paris, ASBBank Ltd., Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, CambridgeshireConstabulary, D&M Group, NPL Construction Company, and The Regional Municipality of Niagara.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Financial Services Firm12%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
University8%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government10%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise44%
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise41%
Find out what your peers are saying about OpenText Content Suite Platform vs. SharePoint and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
523,975 professionals have used our research since 2012.

OpenText Content Suite Platform is ranked 5th in Enterprise Content Management with 2 reviews while SharePoint is ranked 1st in Enterprise Content Management with 7 reviews. OpenText Content Suite Platform is rated 9.0, while SharePoint is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of OpenText Content Suite Platform writes "Scalable, verifies complex solutions, and the support we receive is good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Plan, plan, plan. Over-budget". OpenText Content Suite Platform is most compared with OpenText Documentum, IBM FileNet, Hyland OnBase, Alfresco and Microsoft OneDrive, whereas SharePoint is most compared with WordPress, Citrix ShareFile, Box, OpenText Documentum and IBM FileNet. See our OpenText Content Suite Platform vs. SharePoint report.

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