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InfoPrint unveils newest version of its leading workflow software solution

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Press release from the issuing company

Boulder, Colo. – InfoPrint Solutions Company, a joint venture between IBM and Ricoh, today announced the latest version of its award-winning InfoPrint ProcessDirector workflow software. This is a significant expansion of the product's capabilities, with increased compatibility with Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux platforms alongside a new command center feature, which allows for centralized management of multiple InfoPrint ProcessDirector systems and additional new usability features. These upgrades will allow even more companies to take advantage of the InfoPrint ProcessDirector solution to drive increased cost savings and productivity from their existing investments.

InfoPrint ProcessDirector is a flexible workflow platform that provides customers with the necessary foundation to develop customized solutions, such as Automated Document Factory (ADF), Print On-Demand (POD) and Precision Marketing. By adding optional features and extensions, InfoPrint ProcessDirector can be expanded to meet compliance requirements, provide business continuity and reduce costs in the postal and labor arenas.

"InfoPrint ProcessDirector is a key element of our solutions portfolio, bringing together hardware, software and services into one automated control point. These latest enhancements represent our ongoing commitment to our customers to expand our functionality and meet their specific requirements," said Miranda Reeves, Product Manager, InfoPrint ProcessDirector, at InfoPrint Solutions.  "We continue to work with our customers to strengthen their systems and scale them to meet their needs.  And our strategy is working – over the past two years, we have significantly increased our InfoPrint ProcessDirector customer base, due largely to our ability to answer customers' demands for workflow solutions that reduce cost and manage compliance."

The new version of InfoPrint ProcessDirector includes the following features:
- A scalable output management workflow system with a database-driven process engine and modular backbone that provides customers with the ability to develop customized solutions to meet their specific needs
- Additional operating system support, including Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux and AIX
- Application programming interfaces (APIs) that can automate the workflow by interfacing with existing software packages, such as document composition and transforms
- Browser-based user interface and a single point of control, which permits oversight from a centralized location, ensuring increased productivity and automation
- View-based reprint capabilities, providing users with a streamlined print process by  allowing users to select jobs for precise repositioning and reprinting
- Expandability to drive closed-loop automated reprints, postal sortation and automation, enterprise output management and more
- Also new in this latest version of InfoPrint ProcessDirector is the command center feature, which allows for centralized management of multiple InfoPrint - - ProcessDirector systems across the enterprise for maximum control in multi-site environments

InfoPrint customers taking advantage of the power of InfoPrint ProcessDirector include Merrill Corporation, LADWP (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power), Spain's Servex and many more.  A recent IDC survey found that 68 percent of respondents receive their ADF solutions from InfoPrint. ADF, along with other solutions such as TransPromo and POD, is based on the InfoPrint ProcessDirector backbone.

InfoPrint ProcessDirector will be on display at IPEX in Birmingham, UK May 18 – 25 Booth # D130.




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