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Find out what your peers are saying about OpenText Documentum vs. SharePoint and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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Pros
"The most valuable features of this solution are the security, storage, and document search capability.""The most valuable feature is that the documents are kept secure."

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"The workflow feature is valuable because it enables us to cascade responsibilities.""For any organization with more than one person in it, if they are trying to organize things to let people in the company know what others are doing, then this solution is good for them.""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
"An area that needs to improve is how to reduce storage space on the AWS site.""The user interface can be improved."

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"Workflow is something that can become more intelligent.""I would like a simpler, more cost-effective solution for connecting data sources with workflows and BI tools, or data mining tools.""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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"The pricing works for us.""For this type of solution, it is not wise to buy it without Software Assurance."

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Top Answer: Yes reduced paper based approach and reduced storage and space storing physical documents. Digitizing the entire documents saves a lot of Real Estate and CAPEX/OPEX. Probably its re-aligned to the IT… more »
Top Answer: I would say a best product to be part of your technology landscape for Digital Asset Management solution. Product can scale as well, with its features and most importantly the security aspects.
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Also Known As
Dell EMC Documentum, Documentum
SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
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Overview

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.

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
Bank for International Settlements, Postel, GSD&M, Agility Logistics, and E.ON
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 Provider17%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm6%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm12%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
University10%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business21%
Large Enterprise79%
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise41%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business2%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise72%
Find out what your peers are saying about OpenText Documentum vs. SharePoint and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
464,594 professionals have used our research since 2012.

OpenText Documentum is ranked 6th in Enterprise Content Management with 2 reviews while SharePoint is ranked 1st in Enterprise Content Management with 12 reviews. OpenText Documentum is rated 8.0, while SharePoint is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of OpenText Documentum writes "Secure document storage that is stable, has good support, and good search capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Plan, plan, plan. Over-budget". OpenText Documentum is most compared with OpenText Content Suite Platform, IBM FileNet, Alfresco, Atlassian Confluence and OpenText eDOCS, whereas SharePoint is most compared with WordPress, Citrix ShareFile, Box, OpenText Content Suite Platform and Atlassian Confluence. See our OpenText Documentum vs. SharePoint report.

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