EMC Launches New Supplier Exchange, 'Smart' Archive
New products use existing EMC platforms, including Pivotal CF, an enterprise platform as a service (PaaS) powered by Pivotal Cloud Foundry.LAS VEGAS -- EMC's Information Intelligence Group, which used to be Documentum, came out with two new products May 6 at EMC World 2014: its first industry-specific public cloud software as a service, Supplier Exchange, and a "smart" archiver called InfoArchive. Supplier Exchange improves older Documentum-based private-cloud collaboration software to enable similar connections with partners and contractors outside the enterprise in a hybrid-style app. Marketing director Gautam Desai told eWEEK that using Supplier Exchange, contractors can look at RFPs, submit bids and use other documents with security at any time and from any device. The first version of Supplier Exchange is designed specifically for the energy and engineering industries. It enables project sponsors and asset owners to speed up time to financial milestones by streamlining the fulfillment, review and approval of contractual deliverables.
Supplier Exchange is built atop Pivotal CF, an enterprise platform as a service (PaaS) powered by Pivotal Cloud Foundry that brings scale, elasticity, multi-tenancy and automated deployment to the exchange, Desai said.
InfoArchive also is designed for effective application decommissioning. Doing this correctly reduces costs associated with managing legacy apps and operating environments by extracting application data, managing it against current compliance policies and ensuring access to support business reporting, discovery and audit. For more detailed information, go here.