September 3, 2019
OpenText announced the largest coordinated software release in the company’s history in July. OpenText Content Suite and OpenText Extended ECM (xECM) have new features and capabilities with Release 16 EP6.
While the new release features and capabilities are deemed interesting and beneficial, for clients TerraLink has recently upgraded the business drivers were also to be operating on supported software or completing the software upgrade in conjunction with hardware upgrades.
In the course of completing these Content Suite and Extended ECM upgrades, the TerraLink team has gained key insights that will aid organizations about to embark on their own OpenText upgrades. Most notably, is that while OpenText provides documentation about upgrading each individual component there is not an overall procedure and prescribed sequence for upgrading the xECM bundle with three typical major components - OTDS, Archive Server, and Content Server. Additional TerraLink insights for OpenText Content Suite and xECM upgrades include:
To enlist TerraLink experts for your upgrade project or just to learn more about the benefits and lessons learned with upgrading OpenText Content Suite, Extended ECM, or SAP Extended ECM by OpenText, contact TerraLink at firstname.lastname@example.org.