2019-05-02T14:53:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for IBM FileNet?


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We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Top 20Real User

FileNet is quite expensive, although Documentum is expensive too. There are several other content service platforms with a very low price, and they deliver as much as FileNet and Documentum do.

2019-09-29T07:27:00Z
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Real User

Some people say it is costly, but when they negotiate with IBM it is sold for somewhat less. IBM gives discounts depending on the customer base. We don't have complaints about it from customers.

2019-09-26T04:12:00Z
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Real User

The cost is about $40,000, plus yearly maintenance.

2019-09-24T05:43:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

The licensing cost of FileNet is comparable. It costs more if you use Case Foundation or the like — if you extended it. But that is not the scale of our customers. They are too small for that. We do the scanning part, at the moment, with other products, not the IBM scanning engine, because it's a price-sensitive area.

2019-09-22T06:42:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Licensing costs depend on the size of the storage.

2019-09-22T06:42:00Z
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Real User

A lot of companies here need solutions like FinalNet. Its capabilities are very good. However, when it comes to pricing, IBM needs to make an effort to improve the cost. That's the main issue regarding use of FinalNet in Columbia.

2019-09-16T04:09:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Yearly, we pay for the maintenance, which is $20,000.

2019-07-29T10:11:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Talking about the cost is difficult because IBM has offers that combine different products, and each of these offers has different types of licensing. IBM also has a policy that the actual price for a given customer may be very different from the stated book price. It's hard to say whether it's expensive or not.

2019-06-24T12:13:00Z
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Top 20Real User

* It will be more expensive than estimated to setup. * You will need to double the staff while you are running the old system and installing the new system. * Depending on the number of documents to be migrated, make sure you understand the potentially massive amount of time and effort required to migrate the existing content to the new platform.

2019-05-02T14:53:00Z
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