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Evides Waterbedrijf

Evides’ Information Flows Smoothly Across the Enterprise with OpenText

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OpenText Content Server and Application Governance & Archiving for Microsoft SharePoint provide single-instance Content Repository, Records and Document Management, Archiving, and more for SharePoint applications

Top among the factors for selecting OpenText was the strong, long-standing, strategic partnership between OpenText and Microsoft. Their global relationship and track record gave us the confidence to proceed knowing their respective solutions will continue to work seamlessly together.

Gerry van Meijel, Head of Document Management Department, Evides Waterbedrijf.


  • Preservation of user experience of Microsoft® Office product family while meeting Evides’ functional requirements for document and records management, archiving, and more
  • Need to capture, record, and provide effective search and access to knowledge from staff prior to retirement
  • Legal requirements to retain documents for specified periods, providing disposition scheduling without overhead on users



  • Close alignment of OpenText and Microsoft solutions removing risk found with numerous, smaller vendors
  • Overall and ongoing reduction in storage costs
  • Robust records management in a SharePoint environment provided by OpenText Application Governance & Archiving for Microsoft® SharePoint®

About Evides Waterbedrijf

Evides Waterbedrijf, a Dutch water company headquartered in Rotterdam, serves 2.5 million people and businesses in Southwest Netherlands. Evides also provides industrial water services for large industrial customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and China. The company can trace its roots to the late 19th century, providing clean drinking water to residents of Rotterdam and Zeeland, and today employs 650 staff. The company is owned by local and regional governments.