Huges Supply .Inc, empresa americana dedicada a venta y distribución de materiales para la construcción, ha escogido la combinación Documentum+Arbortext para gestionar documentación y contenidos. La empresa tiene 7200 empleados.


PLEASANTON, Calif., June 30 / — Documentum (Nasdaq: DCTM), today announced that Hughes Supply, Inc., a Fortune 500, $3 billion distributor of construction-related products, has selected Documentum 5, the latest version of the Documentum ECM platform. Using Documentum, Hughes Supply will enhance operational efficiencies across the company, including managing its web content, rich media, documents and workflow and approvals.

Founded in 1928, Hughes Supply is one of the nation’s largest diversified wholesale distributors, with products and services for commercial, residential, industrial and infrastructure construction markets. The company has more than 7,200 employees and more than 450 wholesale outlet locations. Hughes was looking for a unified infrastructure to automate its internal processes, ensuring its employees, customers, partners and suppliers always have accurate, up-to-date information across a variety of delivery channels, including portals.

After an evaluation process that included 40 vendors, Hughes Supply chose Documentum and Arbortext, a global provider of XML multi-channel publishing solutions and Documentum Technology Partner, for an integrated content management solution. With this XML-based solution, Hughes Supply has easy-to-use web-based interfaces to enable its non-technical and line-of-business users to quickly create, manage and publish content. In addition, this solution allows Hughes to streamline critical business processes internally and in partnership with customers and vendors.

«We chose Documentum 5 because it was the best solution for our content management needs. Documentum was able to provide a comprehensive set of tools that met our current company goals and business objectives,» said Tom Ward, Senior Vice President of technology for Hughes Supply. «We know this solution will help us enhance our customer and vendor relationships.»

«About Hughes Supply, Inc.

Hughes Supply, Inc., founded in 1928, is one of the nation’s largest diversified wholesale distributors. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Hughes distributes over 240,000 products through more than 450 wholesale outlets located in 34 states. Hughes’ primary focus is offering their customers the finest in Solutions, Supply and Service. During 2003, Hughes is celebrating their 75th anniversary. A Fortune 500 company, they generate annual revenues of approximately $3.0 billion. For more information, visit:

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