Under this agreement, Ingram Micro will distribute select ABBYY products including FineReader®, PDF Transformer™, Lingvo™, Recognition Server™ and various software support services through its established network of resellers.
ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, today announced a new strategic distribution relationship with Ingram Micro, Inc., the world’s largest technology distributor. Under this agreement, Ingram Micro will distribute select ABBYY products including FineReader®, PDF Transformer™, Lingvo™, Recognition Server™ and various software support services through its established network of resellers within the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Caribbean.
“Document management and imaging present an emerging opportunity to our channel partners – especially those targeting vertical markets including healthcare and education,” says Diane Lees, senior category manager, software and virtualization, Ingram Micro U.S. “This new relationship with ABBYY extends our solutions portfolio and brings additional choice to our channel partners. We are very pleased to be working with ABBYY and look forward to helping our mutual partners capture this emerging market opportunity.”
The new distribution agreement with Ingram Micro broadens ABBYY’s go-to-market strategy by making its products more widely available to channel partners and extends their footprint within key vertical markets including education, healthcare, legal, government, and enterprise.
“There is a growing demand for advanced products that focus on enterprise content management, accounts payable solutions, optical character recognition (OCR) and PDF conversion,” said Steve Kincade, vice president of channels, North America at ABBYY USA. “Through our new alliance with Ingram Micro, ABBYY products will be able to extend its market reach and engage with more channel partners throughout North America.”
ABBYY products included in the distribution agreement are:
• FineReader – A highly intelligent OCR (optical character recognition) software program for creating editable and searchable electronic files from scanned paper documents, PDFs and digital photographs. The application reaches beyond typical OCR capabilities such as page by page recognition by processing complex, multipage documents including their original structure.
• PDF Transformer – The ideal solution for anyone working with PDF files, this intuitive, versatile, multilingual tool enables one to easily convert any type of PDF into editable formats with the original layout and formatting retained.
• Lingvo – A new generation of electronic dictionaries available in bilingual and multilingual versions with English, and Russian as the core starting languages that combines reliable content, powerful word look-up, and intuitive software into a single product.
• Recognition Server – This robust and powerful server-based solution is designed for mid- to high-volume document processing across large departments and enterprises. It can be deployed as both a standalone program and an integral part of a third-party system such as DMS, RMS, and electronic archiving systems.