Heidelberg to Bundle DocSmart into ImageSmart Workflow
Friday, November 16, 2001
BANGALORE, India--Nov. 15, 2001--Wipro Technologies, a global provider of IT services and MosaicSoft, Inc., an enterprise software company, today announced that they had signed a deal with Heidelberg for DocSmart, an enterprise document and information management solution, jointly developed by Wipro and MosaicSoft. The OEM agreement gives Heidelberg, the world's foremost supplier of print media solutions, worldwide distribution rights for DocSmart and allows Heidelberg to integrate DocSmart as the Document Management solution of its ImageSmart(TM) software suite. The ability to access the ImageSmart Document Library via an ODMA interface from ImageSmart Document Mastering enables streamlined production in an intensive print environment. Showcased earlier this year at CeBit, the worlds largest IT fair held in Germany, DocSmart drew acclaim for its ability to handle large-scale document management quickly, conveniently and securely. Written in Java, and developed using distributed component technologies (CORBA and DCOM), DocSmart's component oriented architecture supports Internet component models of both Sun and Microsoft, the leading software component technologies. DocSmart can store business information that originates from an organization's administration, engineering, manufacturing, marketing and sales efforts; and it can do the storing in a variety of electronic forms, including word processing documents, text based documents, graphics, images, CAD drawings, charts, spreadsheets, HTML pages, and e-mail messages. DocSmart also integrates into ImageSmart Document Library via an ODMA interface, giving the customer a wide range of publishing/authoring tools and has browser clients that work in the Microsoft Windows, Unix and Mac environments. DocSmart will be bundled with ImageSmart Workflow Suite as ImageSmart Document Library, providing a document management solution for on-demand printing. Heidelberg sells the ImageSmart Workflow Suite as a complimentary software product with its high output, digital high volume printers such as the Digimaster(TM) 9110 family. Individual users who require DocSmart can obtain it through business partners who purchase the product from Heidelberg. "We are pleased with Heidelberg's decision to use DocSmart in their total printing solutions,'' said D. Selvan, General Manager, Wipro Technologies. "The synergy between DocSmart's technology strength and Heidelberg's leadership in on-demand printing solutions will provide for new avenues in this huge emerging market. This association also goes on to prove the technical capability of the DocSmart across industries.'' Mr. Michael Hilgenberg, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at MosaicSoft said, "Heidelberg's choice of DocSmart over other document management systems for inclusion in the ImageSmart Software Suite demonstrates the strength of the DocSmart product. This is another major validation of DocSmart's gaining success in the marketplace.'' About Wipro Wipro Limited is the first SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company operating in the global market. Wipro provides Research and Development services to Telecom and Electronic product companies and software solutions to global corporate enterprises. In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment offering system integration, network integration and IT services. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. About MosaicSoft, Inc MosaicSoft, Inc. specializes in enterprise information management (EIM) solutions for corporate departments, medium-sized business and OEM partners. DocSmart is the first of a family of products from MosaicSoft to address corporate information management needs. MosaicSoft was founded in 1997 and is located in Laguna Hills, Calif. The company backs its products with training, services, and support and markets its products through a worldwide network of distributors and resellers. About Heidelberg Heidelberg, the world's largest print media solutions provider, is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany and employs 26,000 around the world. The corporation's Digital Print Solution Center in Rochester, N.Y. designs and manufactures high-performance digital printing systems, workflow software for managing prepress and printing applications, high-quality scanners, and digital finishing systems. Market management of Heidelberg's digital printing portfolio is carried out by NexPress Solutions LLC, a joint venture of Heidelberg and Eastman Kodak Company. With over 400,000 presses installed at more than 240,000 customer sites around the world, Heidelberg offers the printing industry's largest sales and support network, supporting an installed base of print media technologies in 170 countries. For more information, visit www.heidelberg.com.