STOCKHOLM and CHELMSFORD, Mass., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Logica (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG) and Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM:DWCH) have partnered to add report mining capabilities to Logica's Enterprise Content Management (ECM) in the Cloud offering. Now, Logica customers can easily access and analyze almost any type of business document or report stored in Logica's ECM in the Cloud. As part of the partnership agreement, Logica will offer the rich analytics capabilities of Datawatch's Report Analytics platform with its existing solution to enable clients to unlock the value of the information stored in the vast number of reports and documents housed in Logica's ECM in the Cloud e-Archive solution.
"Logica's ECM in the Cloud is in the vanguard of a new and innovative business and delivery model that creates opportunities to cut costs, streamline processes and improve communications," said Adam Skinnars, director, eBusiness Communication, Logica. "Extending our ECM in the Cloud offering with the report analytics capabilities of Monarch Report Mining Server allows our clients to get the maximum value from their existing reports and business documents stored in our cloud offering."
"The partnership with Logica is the beginning of a new chapter in the Datawatch story," said Michael Morrison, president & CEO, Datawatch. "With our ability to bring the power of report analytics to Logica's customers through the cloud, we can now couple the speed of deployment with the speed of thoughtful analysis of diverse data sources such as reports and documents. This combination will demonstrate to the market the unique value that comes from innovative thinking powered by report analytics and made available through a cloud-based deployment model.
"Logica's business reach will also add a strategic dimension to our business model in Europe and extend our growing presence in this important market," continued Morrison.
Logica clients using their ECM in the Cloud e-Archiving solution benefit not only from the addition of Monarch Report Mining Server, but also see:
Cost reductions through process streamlining and quicker deployment
Risk management and regulatory compliance ensured by reliable information management
Customer satisfaction increased with the right information, right time and place
Capital expenditures slashed by the "virtualization" of IT services
Agility and innovation enhanced with access to ideas and information via a web portal
About Logica ECM in the Cloud
Logica combines the traditional aspects of ECM-digitalization, document management and electronic archiving with cloud-based ECM. Logica ECM in the Cloud provides companies with an Internet-based delivery model to dynamically access, collaborate and share all types of business content both within and beyond an organization.
About Datawatch's Monarch Report Mining Server
Monarch Report Mining Server turns any report archive, existing document management system and ECM solution into a powerful source for report analytics. Monarch Report Mining Server transforms the reports stored in ECM systems into real, actionable data by exporting that data into Excel spreadsheets and other popular business applications. Monarch Report Mining Server does this regardless of the type of document or format – PDF files, text, invoices, mainframe reports, ERP reports and more. With Monarch Report Mining Server, organizations can work with a variety of diverse data, including structured, semi-structured and loosely structured.
Logica is a business and technology service company, employing 41,000 people. It provides business consulting, systems integration and outsources to clients around the world, including many of Europe's largest businesses. Logica creates value for clients by successfully integrating people, business and technology. It is committed to long term collaboration, applying insight to create innovative answers to clients' business needs. Logica is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Euronext (Amsterdam) (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG). More information is available at www.logica.com
About Datawatch Corporation
Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) empowers organizations to transform the massive amounts of valuable information that is trapped in static reports, PDF files, HTML and other content-rich, but difficult-to-use data sources, into a dynamic information analytics system that accelerates and improves decision-making throughout their operations. Datawatch's technology allows its more than 40,000 customers worldwide to leverage the investments they have made in reports from ERP, CRM and other custom applications into a high performance analytic information system at a fraction of the cost and time of traditional approaches. Datawatch is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with offices in London, Munich, Sydney and Manila, with partners and customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.datawatch.com.