Lexmark acquires ISYS Search Software and Nolij

Lexmark continues to beef up its information management portfolio, with this week’s purchase of Australia’s ISYS Search Software and U.S.–based Nolij Corporation adding to recent acquisitions in the ECM and capture fields, Perceptive Software and Brainware.

Lexmark wants to do more than deliver the scanning onramp to information management with its MFDs. It now offers all the elements to capture, manage, search and process content through ECM and BPM.

ISYS enterprise search solutions are used by 16,000 enterprise organisations worldwide to deliver federated search, text mining, and mobile and embedded search capabilities across a wide range of formats, languages and platforms.

ISYS Document Filters technology is an analytics engine used as a third party add-in by a range of enterprise applications including SAP. Connecting with all the sources of unstructured information that exist in the organisation, Document Filters enables users to parse, extract, analyse, load and display (in high definition) content contained in hundreds of different file types.

Nolij delivers a Web-based document imaging and workflow platform that includes native support for mobile devices and forms processing capabilities. The suite includes Nolij Transfer, a Web-based data integration product that enables automated data matching and upload to student information systems, eliminating data entry and reducing errors associated with manual processes in enrollment services, university development and the business office.

"Our recent acquisitions enable Lexmark to offer customers a differentiated, integrated system of solutions that are unique, cost effective, and deliver a rapid return on investment," said Paul Rooke, Lexmark's chairman and chief executive officer.

"The methodical shift in our focus and investments has strengthened our managed print services offerings and added new content and process technologies, positioning Lexmark as a key solutions provider to businesses large and small."

"ISYS's leading search technology adds to our unique set of integrated process and content management offerings, and will give our customers cross-platform visibility to better manage and access the content that supports their business processes," said Scott Coons, Perceptive Software's president and chief executive officer and Lexmark vice president.

"We understand our customers' need to access and render content, regardless of where it resides, so they can work more efficiently and bring greater value to their customers.

"Similarly, Nolij brings advanced system integration, unique browser based scanning and forms processing capabilities to our education customers so they can better serve their students," Coons added.