Documentum 5 ECM Platform Certified for Sun ONE Portal Server

7/30/2003 - Documentum (Nasdaq: DCTM), the leading provider of enterprise content management (ECM), and Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) announced that the two companies increased the level of commitment in their respective alliance programs. Key products of the Documentum 5 ECM platform have been certified to the Sun ONE Application Server, and the two companies have agreed to extend availability of Documentum Portlets for the Sun ONE Portal Server. The portlets provide easy-to-use access to content services provided by the Documentum ECM platform.

Today's announcement underscores the customer benefits of a longstanding relationship between Documentum and Sun, by providing tighter integration and best-in-class solutions that help reduce customers' risk, complexity and time to market.

Leveraging the benefits of the Sun ONE Application Server for customers, Documentum extends its range of supported Java[tm] 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE[tm]) technology-based application servers, offering customers freedom of choice in deploying content applications based on the Documentum ECM platform.

The Sun ONE-certified products of the award-winning Documentum 5 ECM platform include Webtop and the components provided by the Documentum Web Development Kit (WDK). Webtop is an easy-to-use interface that allows users to access the Documentum repository and content management services from a standard browser. The Web Development Kit is a powerful framework for rapid development of content-rich web applications that leverage the proven strength and reliability of Documentum. WDK is a developer's toolkit that contains a library of more than 170 reusable, pre-built components and controls that perform common Documentum content management functions. Documentum has certified all of these components and controls on the Sun ONE Application Server with a certification schedule for other Documentum products, including Documentum Administrator, Web Publisher and Digital Asset Manager forth coming.

"The Sun ONE Application Server 7 provides a J2EE compatible platform for deploying enterprise applications and Web Services. As more customers realize the financial benefits of an open, standards based infrastructure, Sun and Documentum are helping accelerate time to implementation and ROI, with the peace-of-mind of the J2EE standards based seal-of-approval through the Sun ONE app server certification," said Stuart Wells, senior vice president, market development, Sun Microsystems.

Available in three editions to provide specific functionality for different usage scenarios and service levels, the Sun ONE Application Server delivers end-to-end high performance across a broad range of Web and enterprise application requirements. Based on standards with a flexible pricing model, the Sun ONE Application Server 7 offers a rich and complete solution for enterprise application deployment.

"Documentum is pleased to extend and enhance our strategic relationship with Sun, as the two companies share a similar vision of providing standards-based, enterprise-class platforms for demanding mission-critical applications," said Rob Tarkoff, executive vice president and chief strategy officer for Documentum. "The powerful combination of the Documentum ECM platform and Sun ONE platform continues to be widely accepted by global enterprises, looking to reap the many benefits of Java scalability and extensibility provided by J2EE. We look forward to working with Sun to maximize return-on-investment for our customers."

About Sun ONE
Sun ONE, the integration of Sun's award-winning portfolio of software products, is Sun's vision, architecture, platform and expertise that enables the delivery and deployment of services on demand. Through its open, integratable architecture, Sun ONE extends current enterprise systems to help reduce costs and complexity while improving organizations return on assets. More information on Sun ONE is available at

About Documentum
Documentum provides enterprise content management (ECM) solutions that enable organizations to unite teams, content, and associated business processes. Documentum's integrated set of content, compliance and collaboration solutions support the way people work, from initial discussion and planning through design, production, marketing, sales, service and corporate administration. With a single platform, Documentum enables people to collaboratively create, manage, deliver and archive the content that drives business operations, from documents and discussions to email, Web pages, records and rich media. The Documentum platform makes it possible for companies to distribute all of this content in multiple languages, across internal and external systems, applications and user communities. As a result, Documentum's customers, which include thousands of the world's most successful organizations, harness corporate knowledge, accelerate time to market, increase customer satisfaction, enhance supply chain efficiencies and reduce operating costs, improving their overall competitive advantage. For more information, visit Documentum on the Web at

About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer" -- has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) to its position as a leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that make the Net work. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the World Wide Web at

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