OpenText Partners With Google Cloud; Advances Enterprise Cloud Strategy For Connected Enterprise
OpenText And Google Cloud to Deliver Enterprise Information Management For An Advanced Enterprise Cloud Strategy to Power the Intelligent and Connected Enterprise
OpenText has selected Google Cloud as their first cloud provider for its EIM solutions. OpenText™ a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced a new partnership with Google Cloud to bring key OpenText EIM solutions to Google Cloud Platform.
At the time of this announcement, Mark J. Barrenechea, Vice Chair, CEO and CTO at OpenText, said, “The world’s leading enterprises need a stable and secure hybrid-cloud infrastructure to manage their most valuable business assets, information.”
Mark added, “OpenText is committed to providing the widest possible range of deployment options to customers, and Google Cloud provides a strong platform for companies to securely manage their content and applications with planetary scale.”
As part of this collaboration, Google Cloud and OpenText will work together to deploy OpenText’s EIM solution suite on Google Cloud Platform. This work will include a containerized application architecture for flexible cloud or hybrid deployment models. Deploying OpenText solutions on Google Cloud Platform will allow customers to autoscale their deployments as their businesses demand.
OpenText has selected Google Cloud as its first partner to support OpenText Anywhere to deliver hyper-scale hosting functionality to customers.
“Information is a critical asset for any business, but many large enterprises have not yet fully realized the value of their Enterprise Information Management solutions. That’s why we’re delighted to partner with OpenText to help customers run their Enterprise Information Management solutions securely, flexibly and at scale,” said Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President at Google Cloud.
“Enterprises across all industries are looking for a flexible, secure and stable cloud infrastructure to support their transformation into intelligent and connected enterprises,” continued Mark Barrenechea.
Mark concluded, “We are committed to working with partners, like Google Cloud, to support our customers on their cloud journey.”
OpenText Expands EIM Platform Further Enabling Secure and Agile Access to Business-Critical Information
OpenText also announced the OpenText Business Network Cloud 16.10, and a series of new SaaS-based applications for the legal, life sciences and HR markets on its next-generation cloud platform, OT2.
These portfolio-wide enhancements simplify the path to modern and secure EIM deployments, with secure and flexible options for AI, automation, IoT and content services for on-premises, across public, private, and hybrid cloud deployments.
Mark J. Barrenechea, OpenText Vice Chair, CEO and CTO, said, “OpenText continues to lead the market in Enterprise Information Management, helping customers to create, access and exchange business-critical information in the most secure and agile ways possible.”
Commenting on the new additions, Mark added, “The world’s largest companies and biggest brands rely on OpenText to gain new insight from their data, to securely manage their critical content assets, and to build sustainable information-intensive businesses. OpenText is defining the future of work with flexible EIM solutions that can deliver content-rich application experiences across any cloud infrastructure.”
OpenText Release 16 Enhancement Pack 5 (EP5)
OpenText Release 16 EP5, extends this market leading EIM platform to increase user satisfaction and adoption, enable deeper insights and connect information, people and processes in a secure and flexible deployment environment. Specific enhancements include:
EP5 adds increased AI and automation capabilities across the EIM portfolio with OpenText Magellan.
This includes predictive research for Discovery, AI-powered rich media analytics for Customer Experience Management, sentiment analysis for Workforce Engagement Management through Magellan Text Mining, and machine learning for capture and information extraction for SAP solutions.
Seamless integration brings advanced AI, enhanced security and deeper information workflows to the Intelligent and Connected Enterprise. EP5 delivers OpenText Information Hub (iHub) integration with OpenText EnCase Endpoint Security to build threat-hunting dashboards.
Closer integration between OpenText AppWorks and OpenText content services solutions (OpenText Documentum, OpenText Content Suite, and OpenText Extended ECM) enables rapid deployment of OT2 applications including People Center and Contract Center
Rich user experience
EP5 enables a richer experience with enhanced developer controls, improved mobile experiences, and new employee self-service experiences. A highlight of EP5 is an addition of the Smart UI for Documentum D2, further building towards a common, flexible, responsive UI across OpenText content service.
OpenText Business Network 16.10 Expands and Enhances the Opentext Cloud Network
This release builds on a string of recent analyst commentary, including:
- OpenText’s position as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms1and Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management,2.
- Recent rankings as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Digital Asset Management For Customer Experience3and as a Strong Performer in both The Forrester Wave™: Notebook-Based Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions4 and The Forrester Wave™: AI-Based Text Analytics Platforms5.
New applications for OpenText OT2
First announced at OpenText Enterprise World 2018, OpenText OT2 delivers compelling applications for business users, a modern developer platform, and hybrid EIM services on a single Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform. New OpenText applications built on OT2 include:
- OpenText Legal Center- a cloud-based, process-centric approach to addressing specialized legal use cases like client onboarding, external sharing & collaboration, and document management.
- OpenText Quality Center- building on OpenText Documentum for Life Science and OpenText Life Science Express to deliver secure collaboration solutions for the highly-regulated life sciences sector.
- Extended ECM for SuccessFactors Public Cloud Edition- the latest collaboration between SAP and OpenText, delivering secure content management solutions for SAP’s popular talent management platform.
Barrenechea commented, “Enterprise adoption of the cloud continues to grow and OpenText’s cloud strategy – including OT2 – makes it possible for customers to securely access their content-rich business applications with hybrid, on-premises, or public cloud deployments. By enabling customers to access information and data through cloud-based applications, we are increasing the value and reach of business-critical information for our customers.”
Commenting on OpenText OT2, Holly Muscolino, Research Vice President, Content Technologies and Document Workflow at IDC states, “OT2 will begin to bring SaaS into the product mix for the large customer base running OpenText’s on-premise/managed hosted solutions, and it will extend the value of customers’ investments in significant ways. It will also serve as the foundation for newborn SaaS applications that OpenText develops in the future. Its evolutionary approach should give its customers a graceful path to the cloud, enabling them to derive new value from their existing investments without disruption.”
Currently, OpenText Business Network 16.10 expands and enhances the OpenText cloud network, facilitating efficient, secure and compliant collaboration across people, systems and things. This release includes key enhancements for industrial IoT, Identity and Access Management (IAM) and security, supply chain and vendor management, fax and secure information exchange.
OpenText also announced it has selected Google Cloud as its first partner to support OpenText Anywhere, making OpenText solutions and managed services available in the Google Cloud.
As part of this collaboration, Google Cloud and OpenText will work together to deploy OpenText’s enterprise information management solution suite on Google Cloud Platform. This work will include a containerized application architecture for flexible cloud or hybrid deployment models. Deploying OpenText solutions on Google Cloud Platform will help customers to autoscale their deployments as their businesses demand.