Elixir Technologies and OPserver Sign Development Agreement
Press release from the issuing company
VENTURA, Calif. – October 25, 2001 – Elixir Technologies, a leading provider of innovative solutions for document composition and print stream conversion, announced today that it has entered into a development relationship with OPserver, Inc., a leading developer of enterprise output management systems. Under the terms of the agreement, Elixir will supply core technology from its PageMiner and Transformation Suite products as well as development services to OPserver for incorporation into its FlexServer suite of products.
OPserver, Inc. provides high-volume print management solutions and professional services to improve the flexibility and efficiency of print/mail operations of all sizes. High-volume commercial enterprises and print shops depend on OPserver's FlexServer products and services to efficiently manage their multi-vendor print operations.
"Elixir leads the industry in the development of data mining and print stream transformation tools and utilities," states David Birdsall, president of OPserver. "This agreement will allow us to leverage Elixir products in the development of OPserver’s complete output management systems. We chose Elixir as a partner because of its long experience in document composition, print stream conversion and resource management. Moving forward, we believe that this will be a very powerful and productive alliance that will allow OPserver to remain at the forefront of the print management solutions marketplace."
Dianne Merzel, Elixir senior vice president of sales and marketing added, "We are very pleased to do custom development for Opserver. The company’s output management systems are top of the line. This alliance will deliver significant benefits to their customers, and ensure Opserver’s continued leadership in the print management solutions market."
Charlie Corr, group director at CAP Ventures, an industry consulting group based in Norwell, MA., commented ,"The enterprise data center print market consists of small-to-large print shops looking for a single vendor to deliver complete document and print management solutions. The combined OPserver and Elixir integrated solution positions OPserver to provide the one-stop package that customers are requesting."
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