ASG Expands "Total Information Ownership" Capabilities through Addition of Leading Content and Output Management Solutions
NAPLES, Fla./Tuesday, March 29, 2005 â ASG, an enterprise software and professional services provider to Global 5000 companies, today announced the acquisition of Cypress Corporation, a Rochester Hills, Mich.-based developer and provider of content management and output management software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Cypressâ content management and delivery solution includes modules that enable report distribution, output management, document archiving and retrieval, Web content delivery, document enhancement (including electronic forms and barcodes), and data mining. Cypress products also provide a "Content Processing Facility" (CPF) that drives document processes, automating the collation and delivery of reports and other documents. Cypressâ products will join the ASG Information Management and Operations Management product families.
"Cypress is an exciting and important addition to ASGâs strategy of âTotal Information Ownershipâ â the ability of users of all skill levels to own, access, and manage the information they require to make critical business decisions," said ASG President and CEO, Arthur L. Allen. "Cypressâ innovative technology and approach provides information that is accessible and accurate, enabling the right information to be sent to the right people at the right time. Cypress solutions will be integrated with other components from ASGâs Information Management and Operations Management product families to provide a comprehensive, end-to-end solution that addresses all information-related pains within the enterprise."
"Cypressâ content management solutions greatly enhance ASGâs offerings, specifically with the ability to own, access, and manage both unstructured and structured data from myriad sources," said Mary Hinz, president of Cypress Corporation. "Organizations worldwide will benefit from ASGâs global distribution of Cypressâ visionary and innovative content management technology, and ASGâs comprehensive IT software portfolio, services, and support will better enable Cypressâ customers to achieve IT and business goals."