GMC Software Technology Joins Ricoh's Technology Alliance Program
Press release from the issuing company
September 10, 2007 - Boston, Massachusetts and Appenzell, Switzerland - GMC Software Technology, the Standard in personalized communications, today announced that it has entered into Ricoh's Technology Alliance Program. As a member of the program, Ricoh's Production Printing Business Group (PPBG) will resell GMC's PrintNet software suite, specifically targeted towards the production printing market.
GMC's PrintNet software enables users to easily design and create complex personalized documents such as direct marketing materials, transactional documents, and financial and investment statements with integrated marketing messages. PrintNet software allows Ricoh customers that create transactional documents to easily access and utilize valuable content and information resources to create vibrant, personalized communications materials. The production printing software integrates seamlessly with Ricoh's production printers and multifunction products (MFP), which are ideally suited for high-volume production of statements and invoices.
"We are pleased to be working with Ricoh and are confident that this relationship will enable both companies to make continued inroads into the enterprise market," said Dr. René Müller, chief executive officer of GMC Software Technology. "Our business in vertical markets, including financial and insurance, has grown by over 300 percent in the last year, and we expect our alliance with Ricoh will help us maintain this strong momentum."
PrintNet software has been certified and optimized for use with Ricoh's entire line of production printers and MFPs. Ricoh's sales force will directly resell the software suite, as well as work with GMC's sales force to take advantage of joint sales opportunities.
"Together, Ricoh and GMC will provide a highly competitive solution to address the production printing needs of our enterprise customers," said Carl Joachim, vice president of marketing for PPBG. "Working with GMC will enable us to meet mass-quantity, high-quality demands of our customers while enabling them to maximize their return on investment."
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