Magazine article Information Today

Documentum Acquires Next-Generation Content Aggregation and Distribution Technology

Magazine article Information Today

Documentum Acquires Next-Generation Content Aggregation and Distribution Technology

Article excerpt

Documentum, Inc., a provider of enterprise content management (ECM), has announced that it has acquired privately held Boxcar Software. This acquisition news was announced in conjunction with Documentum's fourth quarter and fiscal 2001 financial results.

Based in Boston, Boxcar provides standards-based, next-generation technology for content aggregation and content distribution. Documentum plans to integrate Boxcar's technology with the Documentum platform by the second quarter of this year.

According to the announcement, with this acquisition Documentum provides the most comprehensive set of content creation, personalization, management, and delivery capabilities. Examples include aggregation, application integration, authoring, collaboration, distribution, transformation, and Web publishing.

Content aggregation is the automated gathering of any type of content, from any source, either inside or outside a company's firewalls, including Web sites, public folders, file systems, and legacy applications. Content distribution (known as "syndication" in the media and publishing industries) is the automated distribution of any type of content, in any format to any destination. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.