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Management Magic Quadrant Patent Demonstrates Interwoven's Continued Technology Leadership

  • 22 October, 2004 12:05

<p>Leaders Evaluated on Execution Ability and Completeness of Vision</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia, October 22, 2004 – Interwoven, Inc. (Nasdaq: IWOV), provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions for business, today announced that it has been positioned in the leader quadrant of Gartner Inc.’s first Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, 2004. According to Gartner, leaders are vendors who are performing well today, have a clear vision of market direction and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market. Leading ECM vendors were evaluated by Gartner on their ability to execute and the completeness of vision.</p>
<p>Interwoven provides customers with ECM solutions for business, enabling organisations to unify people, content and processes to minimise business risk, accelerate time-to-value and sustain lower total cost of ownership. With blue-chip customers in every major vertical industry, Interwoven delivers ECM solutions designed to address specific business processes, such as e-mail management, intranets, enterprise Web content management, channel management, deal management, marketing content management and more. With a service-oriented architecture (SOA), Interwoven leads the industry with best-in-class solutions and products that help enterprises address critical business challenges.</p>
<p>“We feel that Gartner’s positioning of Interwoven in the leaders quadrant is strong confirmation of our focus on delivering ECM solutions for business,” said Martin Brauns, chairman and CEO of Interwoven. “Interwoven is committed to providing our customers with the content-rich solutions they need to address key business requirements. Our success is validated by our continued strong financial performance and 3,000 world-class customers, who selected Interwoven because of our best-in-class solutions and products, unmatched ease-of-use, and industry leading ECM service-oriented architecture.”</p>
<p>As defined by Gartner, ECM leaders are vendors who are “doing well and are prepared for the future with a clearly articulated vision for ECM. In a content management context, they have strong channel partners, a presence in multiple geographies, consistent financial performance, broad platform support, good customer support, and dominate in one or more technology or vertical markets. They have the ability to deliver a comprehensive ECM suite by owning all six
core components and have proven enterprise scalability.”</p>
<p>For the full report, please visit www.gartner.com</p>
<p>About the Gartner Magic Quadrant The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted October 2004 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.</p>
<p>About Interwoven</p>
<p>Interwoven, Inc., provider of Enterprise Content Management solutions for business, enables organisations to unify people, content and processes to minimise business risk, accelerate time-to-value and sustain lower total cost of ownership. Interwoven delivers deep industry-specific solutions which reduce business process cycle time from initial collaboration through design, production, sales, marketing, legal review, IT and service. Interwoven leads the industry with a service-oriented architecture today and easy-to-use, best-in-class components and solutions. Today, more than 3,000 enterprises, law firms and professional services organisations worldwide are Interwoven customers including British Telecom, Ford, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, General Motors, Jones Day, Motorola and Yamaha. Interwoven is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world. For more information visit www.interwoven.com.</p>
<p>“Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, 2004,” K. Shegda, et al, October 20, 2004.</p>
<p>Media Contacts:
Rob Stirling
Markom Marketing
+61 2 9977 8922
support@markom.com.au</p>
<p>Andrew Antal
Interwoven
+61 2 9922 9700
andrew.antal@interwoven.com</p>

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