Hyland And Konica Minolta Form Partnership

Hyland Software and Konica Minolta Professional Services Group, have formed a partnership to provide comprehensive document management business services and solutions to a wide range of national and international organizations.

HYLAND SOFTWARE AND KONICA MINOLTA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES GROUP
FORM PARTNERSHIP TO DELIVER DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT
SERVICES AND SOLUTIONS TO THE FORTUNE© 1000

CLEVELAND AND RAMSEY, N.J. - March 22, 2004 -- Hyland Software, Inc., the developer of the award-winning OnBase® enterprise content management (ECM) software and a leading, global provider of electronic document management solutions, and Konica Minolta Professional Services Group, a division of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) and a leader in delivering document processing consultation, implementation and integration services, have formed a partnership to provide comprehensive document management business services and solutions to a wide range of national and international organizations.

Similar to Hyland, Konica Minolta markets to FORTUNE© 1000 companies.  According to Bill Priemer, Hyland's vice president of sales and marketing, "This partnership is a natural alliance because the Konica Minolta Professional Services Group is focusing on the implementation of document management and document processing solutions in several of the same industries in which Hyland has a stronghold, including financial services, government and healthcare." 
 
"There is a synergy between Hyland's OnBase ECM software and the services provided by Konica Minolta's Professional Services Group.  We provide an in-depth analysis of a business' current processes and supporting technologies, as well as its day-to-day business logistics.  We then make technology recommendations that will increase a business' productivity and improve its bottom line," said DeWayne Cusick, director, Konica Minolta Professional Services Group.  "Hyland's OnBase ECM software is an enterprise-class document management, business process management and records management solution that grows with an organization and helps it streamline operations, reduce costs and share information.  We chose to partner with Hyland because they offer an excellent technology complement to our consulting and implementation services."

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
By bringing together the strengths of its two founding companies, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., headquartered in Ramsey, New Jersey, is dedicated to providing its customers with complete solutions for their document creation, production, and management needs. Konica Minolta provides the essentials of imaging to companies and organizations ranging from the small office/home office to large production operations with its full line of digital color and black & white printers/copiers, multifunctional peripherals, desktop laser printers, plain-paper facsimile machines, software and network solutions, and professional services. 

An industry leader in image capture, output and management, Konica Minolta provides world-class service through its extensive network of direct sales offices, authorized dealers, resellers and distribution partners in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America.  For more information, please visit Konica Minolta on the World Wide Web at www.konicaminolta.us.

About Hyland Software
Hyland Software, established in 1991, is the leading provider of rapidly deployable ECM solutions.  Hyland develops OnBase, enterprise-class software that combines integrated document management, business process management and records management in a single web-enabled application. OnBase manages virtually every kind of document (images, reports, statements, application files, web pages, HTML forms, video, etc.) as well as every stage of the document lifecycle (creation/input, storage, retrieval, revision, distribution and publishing), and seamlessly integrates with hundreds of line-of-business applications.  OnBase is used by thousands of commercial organizations and government agencies to streamline operations, reduce costs and share information with employees, partners and customers.

As a customer-driven organization committed to providing world-class service and support, the company is dedicated to developing ECM solutions that are deployable at both the departmental and enterprise levels. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Hyland has offices located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Japan. Visit www.onbase.com for more information.

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