For this post, we interview Todd Pierzina, Product Manager for the TSG OpenMigrate product in regards to his thoughts around Documentum Migrations as well as other migrations for SharePoint or Alfresco.
At TSG we get questions all the time in regards to “How are your consulting engagements different between Alfresco and other ECM offerings like Documentum, FileNet/IBM and SharePoint.” For this post, we will explore how we have been successful with Alfresco Consulting initiatives and point out some of the differences to commercial ECM consulting.
We posted an article last week on how Alfresco and SharePoint were Disrupting Documentum. The term disruptor is from the Innovators Dilemma business book and it relates to how difficult it is for one company to continue technology innovation over time and newcomers disrupt the industry. In a phone discussion with one of the responders, […]
I was at a Documentum client this week that is reviewing their ECM strategy as part of planning for 2012 and 2013. Given a somewhat difficult relationship with EMC due to a contentious software audit, the client wanted to review alternatives and consider a Documentum migration to a new ECM system as an alternative to […]
Interesting article in Forbes (http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2011/0117/technology-emc-joe-tucci-hp-idc-ibm-cloud-warrior.html) – (note – wait for the article – advertisement will come up first) in regards to Joe Tucci and EMC’s pursuit of the cloud through alliances with Cisco, VMWare and Intel to compete with IBM and HP. While the article doesn’t mention Documentum, it does mention that Tucci has “kept […]
Migrating out of a full-feature ECM solution like Documentum can introduce a number of challenges; OpenMigrate can help resolve the problems.
OpenMigrate can be used to migrate large volumes of images and other files from FileNet IDM into Documentum, Alfresco or any other repository. Rather than writing a full FileNet connector, TSG leveraged its JDBC and other existing framework components to quickly extend OpenMigrate to extract from FileNet.