OpenText Announces Upcoming Releases Intended to Support Digital Disruption

OpenText, a provider of enterprise information management solutions, outlined the new features that will be part of it next releases of its flagship OpenText EIM offerings, with features that support deployments on-premises, in the cloud or in hybrid environments.

OpenText Suite 16 will consist of four on-premises suites representing the next generation of innovation in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Business Process Management (BPM), Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Analytics. OpenText Cloud 16 offering presents OpenText's next generation of innovation in ECM, BPM, CEM, Business Network, and Analytics solutions as cloud-based offerings, deployable on both the OpenText Cloud and third-party cloud platforms.

The new EIM solutions, scheduled for availability in the third quarter of 2016, are intended to address key business goals that drive digital transformation, said OpenText CEO Mark Barrenechea. "Digital disruption is fundamentally changing the way organizations interact with customers and approach their business."

The new solutions will include capabilities such as integration with Salesforce, offering with new interactive forms for personalized applications such as letter, quote and invoice generation and a 360-degree view of customer information in CRM. The software will also integrate with Successfactors, an HR application, for a 360-degree view of employee information.

The new OpenText products will also help track movement throughout the supply chain, the vendor said. Additional features include a new trading partner self-enablement portal.

OpenText also states that its AppWorks developer platform, is being enhanced to enable developers to build solutions that leverage OpenText Suite 16 and OpenText Cloud 16. Based on RESTful API's and responsive technology using HTML5, OpenText AppWorks enable the development of mobile solutions as a key part of their information management strategy.

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