With the explosion of data and multimedia content in today's competitive marketing world, customers need to streamline information and increase efficiency. MRM solutions are used by marketing professionals to define plans, manage product workflows, track approvals and creative production, and manage budgets and other resources. The integration of Unica's Affinium software with EMC Documentum will enable customers to effectively utilize creative and digital content in the planning and production of marketing activities and ensure adherence to brand standards.
"Unica's participation in the EMC Velocity ISV Program extends the value of our Enterprise Marketing Management software for our customers, many of whom are already using both the EMC Documentum Digital Asset Management solution and our leading EMM Suite, Affinium," said Yuchun Lee, CEO, Unica Corporation. "This commitment elevates the level of service and resources we bring to our customers, offering proven solutions to help marketing professionals optimize content and workflow for greater efficiency throughout the lifecycle of each marketing project."
"EMC is committed to ensuring that all of our customers have the highest level of support for their information management initiatives," said Barry Ruditsky, Vice President, ISV Business Development and OEM Sales, EMC Corporation. "Working collaboratively with Unica to certify Affinium as a Designed for EMC Documentum offering will ensure that our shared customers have the highest quality Digital Asset Management solution integrated with leading Enterprise Marketing Management capabilities, providing these marketers with a powerful way to increase their productivity and effectiveness."
The EMC Documentum Application Developer Program helps ISVs, VSPs and SIs target, design, develop and go-to-market with successful offerings based on the EMC Documentum platform. As a member, Unica will submit Affinium to be considered for "Designed for EMC Documentum" accreditation, which ensures its offering has met all requirements to be certified on the Documentum platform.
Unica(R) Corporation (NASDAQ: UNCA) is a leading global provider of Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM) software. Focused exclusively on the needs of marketers, Unica's Affinium(R) software delivers key EMM capabilities, including: web and customer analytics, demand generation, and marketing resource management. Affinium streamlines the entire marketing process for brand, relationship and internet marketing - from planning and budgeting to project management, execution and measurement. As the most comprehensive EMM suite on the market, Affinium uniquely delivers a marketing system of record - a purpose-built solution through which marketers easily manage marketing information and assets, rapidly assemble campaign components, and report on performance. Unica's EMM solution is to marketing what sales force automation is to sales organizations. Today, more than 400 companies worldwide benefit from Unica's EMM vision.
Founded in 1992, Unica is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with additional offices in the United States, Australia, France, Germany, India, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.unica.com.
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