Konica Minolta and Hyland Software Expand Strategic Alliance Internationally

Integrated MFP/ECM Solution Now Offered in Asia, Australia, Europe and South Pacific

Ramsey, NJ, and Cleveland, OH – October 9, 2014 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) and Hyland Software, Inc. (Hyland) announce the global expansion of their strategic alliance to Europe, Asia, Australia and the South Pacific.

In January 2013, the companies announced their initial strategic alliance. Since then, both experienced growth in the U.S. market by providing a seamless solution that integrates OnBase® by Hyland enterprise content management (ECM) software with Konica Minolta’s bizhub® product line. The expansion strengthens Konica Minolta as a global supplier with the ability to integrate OnBase® ECM software across four continents. It also supports Konica Minolta’s long-term strategy to grow its ECM business internationally, offering a comprehensive suite of document-management applications and solutions designed to maximize organizational productivity and efficiency while delivering superior customer support.

 “The expanded relationship with Hyland Software aligns with Konica Minolta’s long-term commitment to becoming a leading ECM provider on a global basis, thereby providing customers around the world with integrated ECM solutions that harness the power and technology of our strategic partners,” says Sam Errigo, senior vice president, Business Intelligent Services, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A, Inc. “OnBase® by Hyland is a key part of providing a seamless solution that integrates Hyland’s ECM software with Konica Minolta’s bizhub product line of multifunction printers. This expanded alliance to Asia-Pac, Australia and Europe gives us the ability to offer new customers across the globe customized solutions to their specific business needs.”

Konica Minolta is a leader in managed IT services, application development, software integration, document management technologies and is a premier technology manufacturer.  The company focuses on complete solutions including office systems, digital presses, production print systems, printers, vertical application solutions, and related services. Hyland Software is the developer of OnBase® and is a leading global provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software and solutions.

 “By partnering with a strong, established organization such as Konica Minolta, OnBase® will continue delivering world-class ECM solutions globally, especially in EMEA and Asia-Pac,” says Bill Priemer, president and CEO, Hyland. “The richness in OnBase® product functionality, coupled with Konica Minolta’s ability to architect, deliver and service sophisticated solutions, ensures customers are getting a document-management solution that meets their ever-evolving business needs.”

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our solutions help organizations improve their speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. Clients trust Konica Minolta to help them envision how they can achieve their goals and deliver innovative solutions to give shape to their ideas. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition including being recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for seven consecutive years, and “A3 MFP Line of the Year” award winner from Buyers Laboratory LLC for an unprecedented four consecutive years. In 2012, Konica Minolta received “Document Imaging Solutions Line of the Year” recognition from BLI. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for two years in a row. For more information, please visit www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

About Hyland Software

For over 20 years, Hyland Software has helped more than 12,000 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 their customer base continues to renew its annual maintenance. Their customers see the ongoing value of partnering with Hyland and continue to work with them 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 them what they need today and evolve over time. For more information about Hyland Software’s ECM solutions, please visit Hyland.com.

Konica Minolta Contact
Karen Harris
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201.818.3231

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Konica Minolta is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.  bizhub is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.  All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.  Hyland Software and OnBase are registered trademarks of Hyland Software, Inc., in the United States and other jurisdictions.