Open Text has announced additions to its portfolio of legal solutions, including new integrations with the Open Text ECM Suite. The company, which continues to see strong momentum in the law firm market and currently, about 90% of the Am Law 200 firms use Open Text solutions.
"ECM is about much more than just document management. More than ever, law firms expect solutions that help them manage all of their matter content, whether it is located in Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, a corporate web site, or a document management system," says Mohit Thawani, director of legal solutions for Open Text.
"For 20 years, Open Text has been providing law firms and corporate legal departments with solutions that are designed to enhance user experiences, while allowing them to apply the policies they need to keep them compliant. These firms understand that a comprehensive enterprise-wide ECM strategy will help to increase productivity and lower total cost of ownership."
"As part of our strategic vision, Fox Rothschild has taken significant steps toward centralising all matter content within the organization and over the years Open Text has been a major part of helping the firm achieve that vision," adds Brook Lee, CIO at Fox Rothschild. "From my experience, Open Text has a definite commitment and focus in the legal market. They can help firms see beyond document management and deliver solutions for firm-wide ECM."
Open Text legal solutions provide law firms with an integrated product offering developed specifically to support law firms' business practices and proactive compliance needs throughout the matter lifecycle – from client intake through to final disposition. New capabilities being introduced include:
* eDOCS Integration with the Open Text ECM Suite – Open Text has furthered its integration of its eDOCS product line with the Open Text ECM Suite, which will allow customers to take advantage of a wider range of new ECM capabilities in the company's flagship ECM suite. Recently, the company successfully completed DoD certification for Open Text Records Management and Open Text Document Management, eDOCS Edition (eDOCS DM) with Enterprise Connect as the desktop client for the integration. eDOCS DM has also achieved integration with the archiving functionality of Open Text's Enterprise Library.
* Open Text Enterprise Connect and Microsoft SharePoint Integrations – Open Text Enterprise Connect is a user interface paradigm designed to empower information workers to access and interact with all their business content, applications, and processes from within their familiar desktop applications, including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Explorer, Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes. The latest version for Enterprise Connect offers new plug-ins for Microsoft SharePoint and eDOCS DM; as well as support for subscriptions with views.