Documentum 4i 4.2 eBusiness Platform Ranks No. 1 in the Latest Forrester Research Content Management TechRankings(TM)

Company Posts Second Straight Month as Top Content Management Provider



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Documentum, Inc.

    PLEASANTON, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Documentum (Nasdaq:   DCTM), the leading provider of enterprise content
 management, today announced that Forrester Research, Inc. ranks Documentum 4i
 4.2 eBusiness Platform first in its eBusiness TechRankings(TM) product testing
 and analysis of twelve content management vendors for the second straight
 month.
     Out of a total possible score of 5.0, Documentum received perfect scores
 in the "Operating Systems," "Training," and "Product Vision" sub-attributes
 and received marks of 4.2 and above for "Content Creation," "Workflow,"
 "Storage and Archiving," "Usability," "Customer Support," and "Customer
 Service." Forrester noted that the 4i 4.2 platform "lets the vendor capitalize
 on its expertise in workflow and library services and makes the product a
 sound investment for large-scale content management."
     "Documentum has given Global 2000 companies a content management
 infrastructure that addresses the most critical business needs they face:
 accelerating product availability, mobilizing e-business networks,
 personalizing online interactions, and globalizing their businesses," said
 Nazhin Zarghamee, vice president of worldwide marketing for Documentum. "For
 the first time, these companies can use content management to bring their
 businesses online and win and service customers faster and more effectively,
 ultimately enabling them to enjoy the full benefits of the digital economy."
     Documentum's vision of the future of content management is labeled
 Enterprise Content Management (ECM) -- the enterprise-wide ability to create,
 personalize, deliver, and manage any type of content from any part of an
 extended organization to be used and re-used for global competitive advantage.
 ECM enables Global 2000 organizations to realize true e-business value by
 using a common content framework to harness all the content within their
 organizations, for different purposes and for simultaneous delivery to
 different channels in different languages. This comprehensive capability is
 unique to the Documentum platform and positions the company as the industry's
 leading content management solution provider.
     Forrester's eBusiness TechRankings, which is updated monthly to reflect
 changing trends and advancements in the technology industry, contains
 detailed, objective research to help companies select and implement the best
 technology for their e-business initiatives. eBusiness TechRankings'
 continuous research combines product testing results and market analysis to
 help firms understand rapidly changing technology markets, accelerate and
 improve product selection, and effectively gauge implementation costs and
 effort.
 
     About Forrester's TechRankings Methodology
     Forrester's eBusiness TechRankings(TM) methodology is open, rigorous, and
 unbiased. TechRankings combines the results of hands-on lab tests, strategic
 market analysis, and in-depth research into the needs of technology users.
 Forrester does not charge vendors in any way to participate in TechRankings,
 and it tests and analyzes all products with Doculabs, Inc.(www.doculabs.com)
 in a given category using identical, publicly available criteria. Forrester
 extensively checks and verifies results and updates the research and rankings
 monthly. Any vendor wishing to be ranked may apply by contacting Forrester's
 TechRankings research team at techrankings@forrester.com. To learn more about
 TechRankings, visit www.forrester.com/TR.
     Forrester and TechRankings are trademarks of Forrester Research, Inc.
 
     About Documentum
     Documentum is the industry's leading enterprise content management
 provider, automating the production, exchange and personalization of all types
 of content, making it easier for the Global 2000 to gain competitive advantage
 by connecting employees, business partners and customers, worldwide. Built on
 an Internet-scale, XML-enabled and standards-compliant platform, Documentum
 products manage Web content, power portals, enable collaborative commerce, and
 solve regulatory content challenges. Over 300 partners across all major
 industries, including high tech, pharmaceutical, healthcare, consulting
 services, government, manufacturing, financial services, automotive, retail,
 and consumer goods, build and implement specialized applications using
 Documentum's content management infrastructure. For more information, visit
 Documentum on the Web at www.documentum.com.
     Documentum and the documentum logo are trademarks or registered trademarks
 of Documentum, Inc. in the US and throughout the world.  All other company and
 product names are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks
 of their respective owners.
     In addition to historical information contained herein, this news release
 contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. The
 company's future actual results could differ materially from the
 forward-looking statements discussed herein. Factors that could cause or
 contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those
 discussed from time to time in the company's public reports filed with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission, such as those under "Risk Factors"
 included in the company's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
 December 31, 1999, as well as the company's other public reports filed with
 the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company undertakes no obligation
 to update or revise these forward-looking statements.
 
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SOURCE Documentum, Inc.
    PLEASANTON, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Documentum (Nasdaq:   DCTM), the leading provider of enterprise content
 management, today announced that Forrester Research, Inc. ranks Documentum 4i
 4.2 eBusiness Platform first in its eBusiness TechRankings(TM) product testing
 and analysis of twelve content management vendors for the second straight
 month.
     Out of a total possible score of 5.0, Documentum received perfect scores
 in the "Operating Systems," "Training," and "Product Vision" sub-attributes
 and received marks of 4.2 and above for "Content Creation," "Workflow,"
 "Storage and Archiving," "Usability," "Customer Support," and "Customer
 Service." Forrester noted that the 4i 4.2 platform "lets the vendor capitalize
 on its expertise in workflow and library services and makes the product a
 sound investment for large-scale content management."
     "Documentum has given Global 2000 companies a content management
 infrastructure that addresses the most critical business needs they face:
 accelerating product availability, mobilizing e-business networks,
 personalizing online interactions, and globalizing their businesses," said
 Nazhin Zarghamee, vice president of worldwide marketing for Documentum. "For
 the first time, these companies can use content management to bring their
 businesses online and win and service customers faster and more effectively,
 ultimately enabling them to enjoy the full benefits of the digital economy."
     Documentum's vision of the future of content management is labeled
 Enterprise Content Management (ECM) -- the enterprise-wide ability to create,
 personalize, deliver, and manage any type of content from any part of an
 extended organization to be used and re-used for global competitive advantage.
 ECM enables Global 2000 organizations to realize true e-business value by
 using a common content framework to harness all the content within their
 organizations, for different purposes and for simultaneous delivery to
 different channels in different languages. This comprehensive capability is
 unique to the Documentum platform and positions the company as the industry's
 leading content management solution provider.
     Forrester's eBusiness TechRankings, which is updated monthly to reflect
 changing trends and advancements in the technology industry, contains
 detailed, objective research to help companies select and implement the best
 technology for their e-business initiatives. eBusiness TechRankings'
 continuous research combines product testing results and market analysis to
 help firms understand rapidly changing technology markets, accelerate and
 improve product selection, and effectively gauge implementation costs and
 effort.
 
     About Forrester's TechRankings Methodology
     Forrester's eBusiness TechRankings(TM) methodology is open, rigorous, and
 unbiased. TechRankings combines the results of hands-on lab tests, strategic
 market analysis, and in-depth research into the needs of technology users.
 Forrester does not charge vendors in any way to participate in TechRankings,
 and it tests and analyzes all products with Doculabs, Inc.(www.doculabs.com)
 in a given category using identical, publicly available criteria. Forrester
 extensively checks and verifies results and updates the research and rankings
 monthly. Any vendor wishing to be ranked may apply by contacting Forrester's
 TechRankings research team at techrankings@forrester.com. To learn more about
 TechRankings, visit www.forrester.com/TR.
     Forrester and TechRankings are trademarks of Forrester Research, Inc.
 
     About Documentum
     Documentum is the industry's leading enterprise content management
 provider, automating the production, exchange and personalization of all types
 of content, making it easier for the Global 2000 to gain competitive advantage
 by connecting employees, business partners and customers, worldwide. Built on
 an Internet-scale, XML-enabled and standards-compliant platform, Documentum
 products manage Web content, power portals, enable collaborative commerce, and
 solve regulatory content challenges. Over 300 partners across all major
 industries, including high tech, pharmaceutical, healthcare, consulting
 services, government, manufacturing, financial services, automotive, retail,
 and consumer goods, build and implement specialized applications using
 Documentum's content management infrastructure. For more information, visit
 Documentum on the Web at www.documentum.com.
     Documentum and the documentum logo are trademarks or registered trademarks
 of Documentum, Inc. in the US and throughout the world.  All other company and
 product names are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks
 of their respective owners.
     In addition to historical information contained herein, this news release
 contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. The
 company's future actual results could differ materially from the
 forward-looking statements discussed herein. Factors that could cause or
 contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those
 discussed from time to time in the company's public reports filed with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission, such as those under "Risk Factors"
 included in the company's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
 December 31, 1999, as well as the company's other public reports filed with
 the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company undertakes no obligation
 to update or revise these forward-looking statements.
 
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