Reply to: XMAX 5.5 don’t need client installation ?!?July 9, 2009 at 5:43 pm
Documentum (EMC) no longer provides this version of their product. The “Desktop Client” they refer to has been deprecated in favour of their “Webtop” solution.
We offer two solutions at the moment that integrate with Documentum:
1. “XMetaL Author Enterprise for Documentum Webtop”
For this you install XMetaL Author Enterprise for Documentum Webtop on each users machine. It is configured to connect to a Documentum server via their Webtop technology. Then you install additional code (included with the package) onto your Documentum Webtop server to enable the server to communicate with XMetaL Author Enterprise. There is no need for XMAX in this solution.
2. “XMetaL Express for Documentum Webtop”
This solution is installed entirely on the Documentum Webtop server, however, it deploys a copy of XMAX to the end user's machine using the CAB method via Internet Explorer when your user visits the Documentum server. It is means to provide occasional contributors such as engineers, marketing professionals and managers a lightweight interface to easily edit existing content. In general, documents would be authored using XMetaL Author Enterprise. Though XMAX could be configured and used to do this, the experience will not be as nice as using XMetaL Author Enterprise. The main point here is that it is a lightweight solution that anyone with a copy of IE can access from anywhere and that it is meant for infrequent content contributors that do not need the full power of XMetaL Author Enterprise.
You should contact our sales team as they will be able to help you decide which solution is best for you based on your needs and requirements and can also answer questions about pricing, system requirements, etc.