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Apr 7, 2006

EFI and DocuWare Team to Deliver Distributed Capture Capabilities For High-Volume Office Environments

EFI and DocuWare Team to Deliver Distributed Capture Capabilities For High-Volume Office Environments

Newburgh, N.Y. and Foster City, Calif. - April 7, 2006 – EFI and DocuWare today announce the DocuWare Connector, integration between the EFI SendMe document capture and distribution solution for high-volume office environments and the DocuWare Integrated Document Management software suite. The DocuWare Connector provides users with a robust, easy-to-use “on-ramp” to the DocuWare Integrated Document Management solution. SendMe from EFI, the world leader in digital controllers, super-wide format printers and inks, and print management solutions, readily converts paper documents to digital files and enables unprecedented management of paper documents, and delivers increased productivity, document security and connectivity. Including the ability to print from mobile devices, EFI SendMe enables the end-user's walk-up experience with a user-friendly and full-featured document submission tool at the user's multi-function copier.

The Connector allows real-time document submission into the DocuWare content management database. The end result is that the user, through the use of SendMe's intuitive touch screen, is provided with easy distribution and storage procedures while opening the door to new opportunities. Entire business processes can be integrated, permitting streamlined workflow. Any type of document can be managed, and with one search, all the documents related to one business transaction are instantaneously available anywhere in the world.

Users can quickly and easily convert paper documents to digital files for simplified collaboration, distribution and storage with touch-screen ease. SendMe provides walk-up convenience, flexibility, and security for streamlined communications. SendMe is compatible with most networked scanning engines, including the leading multi-function printers, allowing users to leverage printer, IT, and ECM investments for immediate savings and enhanced productivity.

“The DocuWare Connector to EFI's SendMe solution provides the user with enhanced functionality of their MFP device, while at the same time allowing distributed capture capabilities for their DocuWare solution,” said Greg Schloemer, DocuWare Corporation president. “They now have walk-up capability to manage any document that's been copied.”

“The new DocuWare Connector supports our objective of ensuring that SendMe is the most powerful and easy-to-use scan and distribute document portal on the market,” said Frank Mallozzi, EFI senior vice president, worldwide sales and marketing. “We believe SendMe customers will benefit from the increased productivity and improved workflow offered by the DocuWare Integrated Document Management software suite, and the Connector eases the process of seamlessly integrating DocuWare and SendMe into customers' business processes.


The DocuWare Connector is available at no charge to EFI resellers and customers at www.efi.com. EFI SendMe is available now, through authorized EFI resellers and distributors, and IKON Office Solutions (IKON sells SendMe under the private brand, IKON DocSend.) The DocuWare Integrated Document Management product suite is available only through an Authorized DocuWare Partner.

About EFI EFI (www.efi.com) is the world leader in digital controllers, superwide format printers and inks, and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing. EFI's award-winning technologies offer integrated document management tools from creation to print, including high fidelity color Fiery® print servers that can output up to 2000 ppm; VUTEk superwide digital inkjet printers and UV and solvent inks capable of printing on flexible and rigid substrates; powerful print production workflow and management information software solutions for increased performance and cost efficiency; and an array of corporate printing solutions. EFI's integrated solutions connect seamlessly, delivering unbeatable performance, cost savings and increased productivity. EFI maintains 23 offices worldwide.

DocuWare – The Company Founded in 1988, DocuWare has over 5,500 installations with tens of thousands of users in over 50 countries. DocuWare offers a scalable solution that can expand enterprise-wide. Over 400 Authorized DocuWare Partners make up a worldwide independent reseller network, employing over 1000 DocuWare experts who bring DocuWare close to its customers.

DocuWare AG is based in Germering near Munich, Germany. The company's US subsidiary, DocuWare Corporation, is located in Newburgh, New York and is responsible for all activities in North, Central and South America. DocuWare Ltd., its subsidiary in London, handles all activities for Great Britain and Ireland.

DocuWare – Software for Integrated Document Management

DocuWare is an integrated document management solution that can automate business processes by managing any type of document, regardless of format or source, in a central document pool – for example paper records, letters, faxes, drawings, PC and other electronic files including e-mail. DocuWare supports all forms of electronic signatures. Integrated records management ensures that all access is secure, controlled, and logged.

Using the Internet, the central document pool is available around the clock to any authorized user, no matter where they are located in the world. A wide range of customizable DocuWare add-on modules equip DocuWare for, among other things, automatic indexing, COLD applications and enhanced workflow features. Other software applications are easily integrated with a set of standard tools. Numerous interfaces exist for ERP systems (including a certified SAP interface) and Groupware (like Exchange or Lotus Notes/Domino). DocuWare incorporates all components needed for powerful Enterprise Content Management. Processes in every company can be automated and improved with DocuWare. DocuWare solutions are known for their easy installation, administration and operation, as well as an exceptionally low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). DocuWare software is available in 13 languages.

Enhanced with workflow functionalities, Web Content Management, and universal integration functions, DocuWare provides powerful Enterprise Content Management (ECM) functionality for enabling expansion throughout an organization.

For more information on DocuWare, visit our website at www.docuware.com.

DocuWare AG
Patricia Herion
Therese-Giehse-Platz 2
82110 Germering
Phone: +49 (0)89-89 44 33-54
Fax: +49 (0)89-841 99 66

North and South America:
DocuWare Corporation
Kara Weston
356 Meadow Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
Phone: 845-563-9045
Fax: 845-563-9046

Gayle LeDoux
Phone: 650-357-3938

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