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Hyland Software Acquires AnyDoc Software

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Industry leading ECM and Capture developers merge to offer mature, transformative solutions globally

CLEVELAND – Feb. 28, 2013 – Today Hyland Software, a recognized leader in the enterprise content management (ECM) industry, acquired AnyDoc Software, a market leader in automated document, data capture and classification solutions.

Acquiring AnyDoc matures Hyland’s continued efforts to enhance its industry expertise and to develop valuable software solutions for the market. Hyland is committed to providing the market with reliable and sophisticated enterprise content management (ECM) solutions and has expanded its solution suite and offerings with the acquisition of AnyDoc. The company will continue to deliver and support capture and ECM solutions and provide more features, options and capabilities than ever before.

“The combination of AnyDoc and Hyland was a natural fit. Hyland has been a long-time provider of ECM solutions, including document management, imaging, workflow and case management solutions. AnyDoc has been a leading expert in the capture space for decades. The marriage of these two product suites provides customers a best-of-breed capture and ECM technology from a single vendor,” said Bill Priemer, president and CEO of Hyland Software.

AnyDoc SoftwareAs these organizations come together, AnyDoc will further extend Hyland’s industry leading ECM solutions. This union will not only ensure end users have a strong, reliable capture platform now and into the future, but will offer opportunities to leverage the OnBase product suite to expand and meet an organizations complete ECM strategy.

With the addition of AnyDoc, Hyland will expand its ability to deliver more robust capture-enabled solutions. The AnyDoc data capture and classification technologies will enhance Hyland’s end-to-end solutions in vertical markets such as healthcare, insurance, and financial services and in departmental solutions such as accounts payable and mailroom. This will offer the market a concise and productive solution set, and eliminate any need to replace existing systems by taking advantage of this broader set of capabilities offered by a single vendor.

The OnBase and AnyDoc product suites have a long integration history and steps will be taken to strengthen the integration and ties between the OnBase and AnyDoc products.

AnyDoc has been developing its award-winning and flagship software, OCR for AnyDoc® since 1989. It enables companies around the world to eliminate millions of hours of manual data entry and document recognition time while improving productivity and accuracy.

About Hyland Software

For over 20 years, Hyland Software has helped our more than 11,300 lifetime customers by providing real-world solutions to everyday business challenges. That dedication is why Hyland realizes double-digit growth, and why 98 percent of our customer base continues to renew its annual maintenance. Our customers see the ongoing value of partnering with Hyland and continue to work with us year after year.

Hyland’s enterprise content management (ECM) solution, OnBase, is one of the most flexible and comprehensive ECM products on the market today. OnBase empowers users to grow their solutions as needs change and business evolves. It is tailored for departments, but comprehensive for
the enterprise, designed to give you what you need today and evolve with you over time. For more information about Hyland Software ECM solutions, please visit

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