Israeli Government Selects EMC as Enterprise Content Management Platform Standard
HERZELIYA, Israel - December 6, 2011
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced that the Israeli government has selected the EMC Documentum Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform as the standard for all ministries and offices. EMC and its partner, NessPRO (Ness Technologies' software product distribution group), won the project which was led by Israel's Ministry of Finance and the government's central purchasing office. The project is considered to be one of the most strategic cross government tenders issued by the government in Israel in recent years.
The Documentum system is core to the government's long-term strategy for a unified infrastructure to serve the diverse document management and archiving requirements across the government's ministries.
Documentum will be deployed both on-premise and as a cloud service for each ministry to consume content services with comprehensive data integrity and security. The system will be used to unify, simplify and accelerate the day-to-day work of managing internal and external information, expedite operational tasks and automate the flow of work through the government.
"This bid and its results can be seen as a game changer in the Israeli IT industry. We have chosen a leading technology backed by a strong vendor and its partner in Israel who have demonstrated high skills, determination and commitment," said Tal Haramati, Senior Deputy of Israel's Accountant General. "This is a unique project, as the system will be deployed across the government infrastructure, will involve a broad use of cloud services and will serve thousands of government users."
Eyal Feldman, VP Business Solutions, NessPRO
The NessPRO team has a proven track record of providing and deploying Enterprise Content Management systems for many customers both in and outside of Israel. We are committed to working together with the government of Israel and EMC to assure Israel will become a model of government ECM implementation
Rohit Ghai, Vice President and General Manager, Content and Case Management Group, EMC Information Intelligence Group
"EMC is thrilled to work with the Israeli government to provide a secure information management platform. Israel is renowned for its technology leadership so we look forward to helping the government become a reference model for other public sector entities around the world. Our selection in the multi-vendor bidding process further validates Documentum's leadership position with respect to security, information governance and compliance."
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