APS Enhances Nuance Scanning Solutions and Training Capabilities Across Europe

01/03/2011

APS Enhances Nuance Scanning Solutions and Training Capabilities Across Europe

Marlow, UK - Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, has signed a European distribution agreement with APS-International GmbH, with the objective of building on the success Nuance has already achieved in expanding its presence across EMEA. Under the terms of the agreement, APS will expand Nuance’s ability to deliver training, support and technical certification for Nuance eCopy and X-Solutions in over 18 countries.  APS will also provide distribution of Nuance solutions to various reseller partners, such as Fontware Ltd., which has been the forefront of corporate printing solutions, supplying leading software and hardware products to customers for 24 years.

Commenting on the agreement, Simon Hill, sales director UK and Ireland, Nuance Document Imaging Solutions, said: “Organisations across Europe are looking to lower costs and increase business process efficiencies. With its established presence across Europe, APS has a rich understanding of the imaging needs of businesses. It is well placed to help more organisations benefit from the improved operational efficiency and streamlined document capture processes that are delivered by Nuance Document Imaging solutions. The company’s deep expertise in the software solution sector enables it to add value through professional services, including consultancy and training, which will help to bring the benefits of Nuance solutions to an even larger customer base. It shares Nuance’s goal of delivering world class solutions, consultancy and services to customers, and its appointment complements Nuance’s existing distributors across Europe.”

APS International was founded in 2007, and has partners covering Europe and part of the Middle East. It specialises in developing, distributing and implementing software solutions and professional services for the office printing market. APS has a legacy of delivering solutions and software associated with MFPs, which makes it ideally placed to service the channel with specialised capture solutions expertise.

Marzio Gobbato, Managing Director of APS-International said: “Nuance Imaging solutions are respected internationally for their ease of integration with MFPs and the tangible value they return back to a business. By combining APS-International’s presence across Europe with Nuance’s solutions, together we can better help our customers’ businesses to remain competitive during today’s challenging business environment.”

Most recently, Nuance introduced eCopy® ShareScan® version 5, the new release of the document scanning and workflow solution for networked multifunction printers (MFPs).  eCopy ShareScan provides organisations with everything needed to automate their paper-to-digital workflows, letting office workers scan paper documents easily and securely using existing investments in network MFPs and scanners.

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Nuance® is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven applications and professional services. For more information, please visit
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