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ABBYY UK Consolidates Distribution Partnership with Sigma

May 01, 2019

The enhanced partnership will consolidate and grow ABBYY’s market footprints in the UK and Ireland

ABBYY® a global leader in content IQ technologies and solutions, has announced an expanded distribution partnership with Sigma Software Distribution, which will see Sigma distribute a range of ABBYY products to markets in the UK and Ireland.

Effective from May 1, 2019, the expanded agreement grants Sigma with extended rights to distribute ABBYY’s lineup of software applications and solutions for personal productivity and document digitization and conversion, including ABBYY FineReader and FineReader Server to customers and users throughout the UK and Ireland.

Kristin Wagener, Senior Director Global Application Software Sales at ABBYY, said: “With its extensive customer base, deep technical expertise and market knowledge, Sigma gives us a market reach which will help grow our business across the UK and Ireland. Sigma already represents ABBYY in this region and we are pleased to extend our partnership.”

This expanded agreement increases the scope of collaboration between the two companies, as Sigma already distributes ABBYY’s solutions for increasing productivity when working with documents in the UK and Ireland.

“This agreement demonstrates our track record, transparency and commitment to provide a wider portfolio of quality products to customers across UK and Ireland," commented Jane Silk, Managing Director at Sigma Software Distribution. “With the extension of our collaboration with ABBYY, known for their strength in delivering innovative solutions, we are boosting our offer to customers in these regions.”

Under the new agreement, Sigma will continue to distribute a range of ABBYY software including ABBYY FineReader, the all-in-one OCR/PDF solution and FineReader Server, the server-based OCR solution.


ABBYY is a global leader in Enterprise Content IQ. ABBYY offers a complete range of AI-based technologies and solutions transforming business documents and content into business value. By providing digital transformation solutions to financial services, insurance, transportation, healthcare and other industries, the company helps organizations achieve the next wave of growth by understanding customers and delivering responsive real-time intelligent systems. The flexibility of ABBYY AI solutions enables customers to utilize a diverse range of advanced technologies, platforms and solutions for classification, text analytics, data and entity extraction, and data validation via any communication channel and in any format. ABBYY technologies are used and licensed by some of the largest international enterprises and government organizations, as well as SMBs and individuals. The company maintains offices in Australia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Japan, Spain, Taiwan, the UK, Ukraine, and the United States. For more information, please visit

ABBYY and the ABBYY Logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ABBYY Software Ltd. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby recognized.

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