Aia Software, a leading author and developer of intelligent document composition software, announced that it signed a partnership with Hg197. This North American company is dedicated to developing and supporting innovative software for data management. The ITP Document Platform will be added to Hg197's document and print software and services portfolio. Through this partnership Aia Software enlarges its footprint in the American and Canadian market. This is in line with Aia's strategy to strongly increase their market share in the United States and Canada.

By adding the ITP Document Platform to its product portfolio, Hg197 can now offer clients an end-to-end solution for document composition reengineering and lifecycle management. Gregory Szabo, president of Hg197, states: "We are currently focusing on business process design that controls the flow of information from the desktops of customer-facing business users to their clients. The ITP software proves new levels of control, audit, ease of use, improved flow, and a complete range of delivery channels. It offers business users the opportunity to create and fine tune correspondence. This easy-to-implement, flexible and 'business-agile' solution offers a genuine competitive advantage to any organization producing documents and correspondence. We are excited and pleased to help our customers realize the benefits of this new approach. We will use our experienced consultative and marketing teams to ensure success in the North American market."

Jeroen Huinink, Business Partner Manager at Aia Software: "In our drive to further expand our network in the US and Canada, we are actively looking for resellers and OEM partners in these markets. Therefore we are delighted with the partnership with Hg197. Hg197 has years of experience in mainframe and printing solutions and has a strong customer base. Their presence helps us to enlarge our footprint in the North American market. Since Forrester acclaimed us to be a Strong Performer for Interactive Output in the Forrester Wave we have experienced a great interest in the ITP Document Platform in the US and Canada. We are very pleased that we have added a strong and experienced partner to offer consultancy, service and support to our prospects and clients."

About Aia Software
Aia Software is a leading global producer and provider of document and forms solutions. The ITP Document Platform enables business users to compose high quality, personalized, business-critical documents. Aia Software has branch offices in North America, the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Australia. For more information, visit