Imaging Portals, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership25 Apr, 2001
Imaging Portals, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership
Chicago, IL - April 16, 2001 - Imaging Portals, Inc., the leading provider of professional services and integrated print management software and hardware solutions for the Imaging Industry, announced a strategic partnership with Questra Corporation. Questra is the leading software and services firm focused on connecting people, Internet appliances and information systems through Appliance-to-Business™ (A2B™) solutions.
The partnership allows Imaging Portals deliver a suite of revolutionary new print administration software tools to the imaging industry utilizing Questra's A2B technology. Servicing vendors and end users will be able to communicate directly with output devices via the Internet to dramatically reduce service and administration costs. In announcing the partnership, Mike Stramaglio, CEO of Imaging Portals, stated: "We are entering a new era in our industry where vendors will soon be able to manage many aspects of their customer and equipment maintenance directly from their desktop. These innovations will result in significant productivity increases in service, billing and equipment performance."
Imaging Portals and Questra plan to incorporate their new suite of products into Imaging Portals' broader hardware and professional services offering to address the current market need for integrated imaging management solutions. "We are looking forward to working with Imaging Portals to bring our collective experience in the Office Automation industry to solve some exciting challenges in service and billing through our A2B™ technology," said Rajeev Raman, VP of Product Development for Questra Corporation.
"End users are frustrated by high administration costs and limited print functionality from a fragmented imaging environment. They are looking to the industry to provide an integrated, cost effective solution," states Al Greenwalt, VP of Professional Services for Imaging Portals.