Guidance Software has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Tableau, LLC, a privately-held developer and manufacturer of computer forensic hardware for the law enforcement, legal and corporate communities, for $US12.3 million in cash

Kofax has announced Front Office Server 3.0, the latest version of its enterprise application that enables front office and remote users to directly initiate document driven processes and workflows.

Filebound Australia has announced the appointment of Lee Bourke, formerly Director of Digital Execution at the SEMA Group, to its Board of Directors. Lee has a strong pedigree in Business Management, Document and Records Management and Technology.

Rights Management Services (RMS) have been added to the Open Text ECM Suite to allow enterprises to safeguard confidential and sensitive information from unauthorised uses for content even after it leaves the secure vault of the content repository.

Information Management Specialist Unique World has launched its xRM (anything relationship management) capability into the Australian market, which is an extension of traditional Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technology.

Andy Wang, Director of ECM Strategy for Laserfiche, considers SharePoint’s impact on enterprise content management.

Communications and storage chip maker PMC-Sierra has acquired Adaptec’s RAID storage product line for about $US34 million.

Victoria's Barwon Water has taken the next step into its digital future by enhancing its Objective enterprise content management (ECM) platform with an EzeScan capture and workflow solution.

Canon has launched a new version of its iW 360 software to provide entry-level document management and workflow with its imageRUNNER ADVANCE MFPs, as well as direct scanning into Microsoft Sharepoint .

Australian forensic search specialist Nuix is teaming up with US company MicroForensics to develop an integrated ediscovery platform.