Hyland Software Inc. Honored as Partner of the Year for Competing to Win: Database at 2007 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Program Awards

Aug 01, 2007 (08:08 AM EDT)

CLEVELAND, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hyland Software Inc. proudly announced it has won the Partner of the Year Award for Competing to Win: Database at the 2007 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Program Awards. The company was chosen out of an international field of top Microsoft Partners as delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology. The awards were distributed at a ceremony on July 11 in Denver, CO at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.

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"Winning the 'Partner of the Year Award for Competing to Win: Database' reaffirms Hyland's dedication to Microsoft by choosing and providing the most reliable solutions and services to our customers. With the integration of OnBase and Microsoft products, our customers realize the value of these solutions by the success achieved in their organization, as experienced by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, a customer of Information Access Systems, a Platinum Authorized OnBase Solution Provider," stated Bill Priemer, executive vice president and Chief Operating Officer, Hyland Software. "OnBase Solution Providers are committed to delivering their expertise and solutions background to achieve common customer goals. We take pride in our partners and our joint success."

Awards were presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of more than 1,800 entrants worldwide. Hyland Software was recognized for superior technology and innovation in Competing to Win: Database. The Competing to Win Partner of the Year: Database award recognizes partners who have won customers with SQL Server where database solution alternatives such as Oracle or MySQL were a consideration or a prior deployment. Solution categories include: Mission Critical Business Applications, Business Intelligence, OLTP, Web Data. The winning partner will have helped its customer better manage their business while securing an important market on the Microsoft platform. This award emphasizes business strategies and approaches that can reach and scale to a broad market.

"Hyland Software's winning solution for the Department of Motor Vehicles was built on Microsoft SQL Server. It replaced a time-consuming method of locating and retrieving driver records-often up to 48 hours. The solution lowered that amount of time to less than 10 seconds per reprint request," said Robert Deshaies, Vice President, U.S. Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. "We applaud partners like Hyland Software who deliver this kind of great customer value."

The Microsoft Partner Program Awards recognize Microsoft Partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the last year.

About Hyland Software

Established in 1991, Hyland Software Inc. is the developer of OnBase, a rapidly deployable suite of enterprise content management (ECM) software applications. OnBase is a modular suite of ECM applications that includes document imaging, workflow, electronic document management, COLD/ERM and records management. OnBase allows organizations to manage all digital content, including scanned paper documents, e-mails, faxes, print streams, application files, e-forms, Web content and multimedia files. OnBase is used by businesses and government agencies around the world to reduce the time and cost of performing important business functions and address the need for regulatory compliance through the management, control and sharing of digital content with employees, business partners, customers and other constituencies. For more information about OnBase, please contact an Authorized OnBase Solution Provider or visit .

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