Filenet ha firmado un acuerdo con Microsoft para mejorar la integración de su ECM en la plataforma .NET y para la realización de campañas de márketing conjunta. Igualmente Filenet va a integrar la tecnología  SharePoint Portal Server 2003 en su software y el nuevo SQL Server, Yukon.


COSTA MESA, Calif. and REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — FileNet Corporation  and Microsoft Corp.  today announced plans to implement a series of new development, sales and global marketing initiatives to provide customers with optimized FileNet enterprise content management (ECM) solutions that are built on Microsoft .NET. .NET is Microsoft’s solution for Web services and includes software that enables products to interoperate across platforms and provide value to customers seeking to connect their existing and future investments.

As part of the alliance, FileNet will work closely with Microsoft to broaden FileNet’s support for .NET by extending its use of Visual Studio .NET and enhancing its product offerings to include the .NET Framework, the Microsoft Office System, smart client technology and XML Web services. In addition, Microsoft and FileNet will collaborate on a plan for FileNet to adopt new technologies including SharePoint(TM) Portal Server 2003 and the upcoming version of SQL Server, code-named «Yukon.»

«FileNet has a long history of developing and delivering solutions that are deeply integrated with Microsoft,» said Mark Young, general manager of the Platform Strategy and Partner Group at Microsoft. «Through the continued adoption of Microsoft technologies, FileNet is ideally positioned to provide customers with the control and consistency that they are looking for.»

«Microsoft continues to be our most popular platform of choice for customers that deploy our ECM solutions,» said Dan Whelan, chief technology officer with FileNet. «Support for Microsoft technology is key to FileNet’s commitment to meet customers’ increased business demands by delivering the industry’s most innovative and comprehensive ECM portfolio.»

In addition, the two companies will collaborate to bring these offering to customers through a series of joint marketing and sales campaigns, aligned with Microsoft’s go-to-market programs and vertical industry initiatives.

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