News | August 9, 2016

OMV Selects M-Files To Replace Legacy ECM Systems

Major Austrian Industrial Company Replaces Legacy ECM Providers with M-Files; Selects M-Files for Usability, Integration Capabilities and Compliance-Grade Solutions

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) - M-Files Corporation, a provider of solutions that dramatically improve how businesses manage documents and other information, today announced that OMV Group, an integrated international oil and gas company, has selected M-Files to replace most of the company's legacy enterprise content management (ECM) systems covering regulated documents.

As one of Austria's largest listed industrial companies, OMV Group has ensured Austria's energy supply for more than 60 years. The ability of OMV to optimize its oil and gas assets relies heavily on fast access to the most accurate versions of documents and data sets. OMV Group was using a combination of systems for managing its information assets, however, employees found these systems to be difficult to use, leading to low user adoption, and many continued to store files on internal network folders and local drives.

OMV sought out a new ECM solution that would encompass several thousand users among the company's operations in Norway, the UK, and its Austrian headquarters. After a formal RFP process that included intensive solution usability testing, OMV selected the M-Files enterprise information management (EIM) solution. Currently, M-Files has been deployed to OMV's upstream operations in Romania, Pakistan and Austria. Furthermore, M-Files has also been implemented for managing technical documentation related to OMV's refineries, and the solution also serves as the regulations and standards platform for the OMV Group.

"We did not want a complex ECM system that our employees would not use, and this is why we selected M-Files," said Florian Neuböck, Senior Project Manager of Enterprise Applications at OMV. "M-Files is not only very easy to use, but it's also easy to configure and administer in a manner that enables us to comply with strict regulatory requirements."

"A major key to competitive advantage and success in information-intensive industries, such as oil and gas, is the ability to quickly access and utilize the most accurate and up-to-date information," said Greg Milliken, vice president of marketing at M-Files Corporation. "By making it fast and easy for authorized employees to access the latest and most accurate information, OMV can focus their resources on doing what they do best: optimizing their oil and gas assets."

About OMV 
With Group sales of EUR 23b and a workforce of around 24,100 employees in 2015, OMV is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. In its upstream business, OMV focuses on three core regions – CEE (Romania, Austria), North Sea as well as Middle East and Africa – and selected development areas. 2015 daily production stood at approximately 303 kboe/d. In downstream, OMV has an annual refining capacity of 17.8m tons and approximately 3,800 filling stations in 11 countries as of end of 2015. OMV operates a gas pipeline network in Austria and gas storage facilities in Austria and Germany. In 2015, gas sales volumes amounted to 110 TWh. For more information, visit

About M-Files Corporation 
M-Files enterprise information management (EIM) solutions eliminate information silos and provide quick and easy access to the right content from any core business system and device. M-Files achieves higher levels of user adoption resulting in faster ROI with a uniquely intuitive approach to EIM that is based on managing information by "what" it is versus "where" it's stored. With flexible on-premises, cloud and hybrid deployment options, M-Files places the power of EIM in the hands of the business user and reduces demands on IT by enabling those closest to the business need to access and control content based on their requirements. Thousands of organizations in over 100 countries use the M-Files EIM system as a single platform for managing front office and back office business operations, which improves productivity and quality while ensuring compliance with industry regulations and standards, including companies such as SAS, Elekta and NBC Universal. For more information, visit

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