Vince Lombardi, widely considered the greatest American football coach of all time, said, “Leaders are made; they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.”
This rang true as I was looking back at the 2015 analyst firm reporting season for the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) market, which has reached its culmination with the recent release of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management. Gartner has once again placed EMC in the Leader quadrant of its report.
The stakes are high when it comes to enterprise information. While enterprise content management (ECM) systems have been widely adopted, not all organizations are prepared to handle technological disruptions where information is front and center.
The Enterprise Content Management (ECM) market is quickly evolving with the advancement of Big Data, mobile, social, and cloud technologies, accelerating the sophistication of business user content and access. This growth is forcing enterprises to transform in a way that allows them to keep up with user demands and business requirements. This is where EMC excels. It’s in our DNA.
I am proud to announce that EMC has once again significantly advanced its Documentum portfolio to address next generation ECM, while continuing to enable customers to increase productivity, improve collaboration and assure governance in the cloud. And all laser-focused on one overriding goal: To transform business through the power of software and solutions that connect information to work.
Not all Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions are created equally. Despite the commoditization in the ECM market today, there are still several important differentiators that distinguish leading, enterprise-grade ECM platforms from point solutions. At EMC we deeply value and focus on these differentiators, so we’re excited to announce that EMC has been recognized as a leader in the biannual “Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting and Enterprise Content Management Solution” report for our Documentum suite. Leaders – as defined by Ovum, are those ECM platform vendors worthy of a place on most technology-selection shortlists, as well as those who have an established commanding market position with a product widely accepted as best of breed.
One thing is certain … information has not only retained its status as among an organization’s most valuable assets, but is actually gaining ground. Effectively managing it becomes even more critical. And today, we couldn’t be happier that EMC has remained a leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM) in the recently published report: “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management, Q3, 2013”. EMC continues to be among the short list of companies to lead the pack across all Enterprise Content Management (ECM) technologies for its Documentum product suite.
Forrester evaluated 13 ECM vendors against 48 criteria across the following three key areas: current offering, strategy, and market presence. EMC scored the highest among any vendor in the current offering category for overall and business content capabilities and was among the leaders cited for their ability to address the wide range of technologies encompassing the content spectrum.
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