The Windward Wire

Document Management, Data Migration and Document Scanning Blog

Thursday, July 26, 2012

EMC ApplicationXtender Integration Services from The Windward GroupWe've all heard that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. This applies as much to canines as it does to an organization's application infrastructure as well as its big, expensive document management systems—and getting them to work together over time.

Standard enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications like Oracle and SAP can be a challenge to image-enable on a good day, as can other common line-of-business applications from accounting to HR—especially when multiple versions of these systems were inherited as a result of mergers and acquisitions. And all of the above looks downright easy when compared with image-enabling home grown applications—this is when most imaging resellers run for the hills...

At The Windward Group, we love integrating document management with the hairiest, most complex ERP systems, line-of-business applications and homegrown apps. We're one of the top EMC ApplicationXtender (AX) partners in the country and are able to integrate AX document management with just about anything because of our deep document imaging and development experience.

With ApplicationXtender's web services, we can also easily integrate with any web-based applications, especially for state government agencies that need to give public access to documents. The best part: as your business applications change over the years, only small document management adjustments are needed instead of expensive upgrades.

Additionally, The Windward Group is able to rescue companies, schools and government agencies from expensive legacy document management systems that can be very difficult to integrate with new or upgraded business systems. These systems can easily cost six figures every year to maintain even with no major changes to them. It's understandable how organizations get hooked: they were the only option back in the day. Today, these systems are very cheap to acquire—though clients basically have to re-purchase them, disguised as "maintenance agreements."

Because ApplicationXtender costs a fraction of what the big boys charge and because we've got the development chops to do so, we migrate people away expensive document management platforms like Hyland OnBase, Laserfiche, IBM FileNet, Hummingbird, OpenText Alchemy, and Oracle Stellent every day. What do they do with all that extra money? We don't know, but they tend to be out on vacation a lot lately...

Combining The Windward Group's experience with ApplicationXtender technology from EMC, you'll be able to migrate out of any expensive document management system, as well as deliver an integrated document imaging solution with just about any business system out there.

This dog might not learn any new tricks, but it'll hunt.

Contact us to learn more about our ApplicationXtender solutions or for a free consultation


Tags

manufacturing service bureau community colleges microsoft outlook enterprise archiving solution windows explorer delivery tickets insurance policies syncplicity new account on-boarding energy microsoft sharepoint soc 1 workflow windows me atmos ktm litigation document imaging retention schedules cloud document management enrollment services sap education ocr universities real estate emc applicationxtender mobile content server opentext alchemy sharepoint PACS web services mckesson vnxe canofile applicationxtender cloud file management isilon accounts payable microsoft office advanced document capture etl digitech higher education vnx virtual machine data management insurance analytics crm document importer documentum the windward group microfiche dicom format googledrive emc velocity partner connector for emc infoarchive mobile applications hybrid record archiving global manufacturer engineering microfilm receipts document management hyland onbase regulatory compliance bureau of ocean energy management optical character recognition emc infoarchive consortium kofax insurance claims contracts wide format scanners mobile technologies vipr epfm hipaa customer service large format sas70 type 2 construction enterprise content management legacy data emr paperless vpn medicaid document scanning rick devenuti healthcare document retention sungard he laserfiche ssae-16 cloud file share oracle stellent sarbanes oxley archival storage boemre front-end capture forms processing cerner claims processing emc centera legal vacation request papervision ellucian banner invoice processing consolidation ibm oba healthcare claims offsite storage file sharing skydrive insurance broker eob workman's comp reports management human resources documentum d2 formatta workflow manager electronic patient records governance contract management ecm emc world 2014 government aperture cards Android apple newton big data document capture hummingbird data extraction filenet logistics ehr legacy applications xml ediscovery hr legacy systems emc infoarchive emc purchase orders dropbox ap automation outsource scanning service electronic forms ax erp systems medicare captiva endoscopy business continuity hospital ibm filenet metasource financial aid data migration

Archive