Singapore, 3 July 2000 -- IXOS Software Asia, a subsidiary of IXOS Software AG (Neuer Markt: XOS; NASDAQ: XOSY),
a provider of e-business document management solutions in SAP inter-enterprise system environments, announced that
it will supply and deploy its IXOS-Archive enterprise-wide solution to the Asia-Pacific Distribution Operations
(APDO) of Hewlett-Packard (HP) Far East.
IXOS-Archive - an enterprise-wide business document solution - automates the imaging, archiving, retrieval, sharing, delivery and re-use of data and information within organisations and between business partners. It is designed to handle high volumes of documents and for global deployment.
The Data Archiving module will be implemented in HP Far East's central data centre, based in Singapore, and will serve an initial base of 150 users. The centre supports the entire distribution system of HP computer, printer and peripheral products in the Asia-Pacific region.
HP, a provider of computing and imaging solutions and services, started searching for an archiving solution when it was in the process of rolling out R/3 within APDO.
"We foresee a tremendous growth in data and information," said Mr. George Philip, Information Systems Manager of Business Information Technology, APDO, HP Far East, "and it is extremely vital that documents are handled well because system performance and timely fulfillment of customer orders are highly critical to our business."
"With IXOS-Archive, we can display individual documents in seconds, creating an entire transparent process where we are able to continuously archive, retrieve and access information online," Mr. Philip added.
IXOS is a provider of solutions for the management of eBusiness documents in SAP inter-enterprise system environments. The IXOS product portfolio is based on internet technologies such as Java and XML. The highly scalable product line, IXOS-Archive, digitizes, archives and manages large document and data volumes enterprise-wide.
The Internet document portal, IXOS-eCON, is a solution for the management of business documents, which continuously change in inter-enterprise business processes.
IXOS-Exchange Archive enables efficient management of eBusiness Documents and mailboxes for the Microsoft Exchange platform.
IXOS-Mobile/3 is a mobile solution fully integrated in SAP R/3. The product provides on-site service technicians access to all relevant data for transparent service processing.
To complement the product portfolio, IXOS offers an extensive set of services including 24x7 hour technical support and a global team of highly qualified consultants.
IXOS shares are listed on the Neuer Markt segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol "XOS". IXOS's American Depositary Shares (ADSs) trade on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol "XOSY".
Hewlett-Packard Company -- a global provider of computing and imaging solutions and services -- is focused on making technology and its benefits accessible to individuals and businesses through simple appliances, useful e-services and an Internet infrastructure that's always on.
Excluding Agilent Technologies, HP has 86,000 employees worldwide and had total revenue from continuing operations of $42.4 billion in its 1999 fiscal year.