Hyland Software Acquires SIRE Technologies, Inc.

CLEVELAND – Dec. 4, 2012 – Hyland Software recently purchased privately held SIRE Technologies, a leading provider of document management, agenda and minutes automation and other industry-leading software designed specifically for the government market.

This acquisition exemplifies Hyland’s continued efforts to enhance its industry expertise and to develop viable software solutions for its end users. Hyland is committed to providing the public sector with reliable enterprise content management (ECM) solutions and has expanded its solution suite and offerings for its channel with the acquisition of SIRE. The company will continue to deliver and support solutions for the public sector and provide government customers with more features, options and capabilities than ever before.

“We see the acquisition of SIRE Technologies as a perfect fit as we continue to expand our market share in the government space. We now have approximately 1,500 customers in the public sector, making it one of the largest industries of focus for Hyland,” said A.J. Hyland, president and CEO of Hyland Software. “We are excited about the talented, hardworking individuals at SIRE and of the government-specific business processes and procedures expertise they bring.”

SIRE Technologies has had a strong presence in the public sector for more than 15 years. With a comprehensive document management application as its base, SIRE’s award-winning legislative management suite is designed to streamline and simplify each step related to meeting agenda creation and packet compilation.

Hyland’s government-specific solutions help public works, finance and administration, health and human services, and courts and public safety departments recapture time and money. They support enterprise collaboration across cities, counties and states by eliminating paper and the tasks paper creates, automating and streamlining to serve constituents faster and better.

“We see this as a great opportunity for both organizations,” said Kris Painter, SIRE general manager. “Our focus has always been on our customers and maintaining amazing customer service. The acquisition gives us the opportunity to continue this promise and allow our end users to take advantage of the additional resources and expanded solutions.”

For more information about Hyland’s government solutions, visit Hyland.com/Government.

About Hyland Software
For over 20 years, Hyland Software has helped our more than 11,000 lifetime customers by providing real-world solutions to everyday business challenges. That dedication is why Hyland realizes double-digit growth, and why 98 percent of our customer base continues to renew its annual maintenance. Our customers see the ongoing value of partnering with Hyland and continue to work with us year after year.

Hyland’s enterprise content management (ECM) solution, OnBase, is one of the most flexible and comprehensive ECM products on the market today. Approximately 1,500 government customers are using OnBase for public works, finance and administration, health and human services, and courts and public safety. OnBase empowers users to grow their solutions as their needs evolve, supporting transparency, self-service options and mobile and field work. For more information about Hyland Software’s ECM solution for government, please visit Hyland.com/Government.

PR contact