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Transalis and ABBYY form partnership for holistic approach to data processing in the cloud


Partnership to provide powerful integrated advance capture solutions available through resellers

London, UK (7 February 2017) – ABBYY, a leading global provider of technologies and solutions to action information, and Transalis, the UKs number one provider of B2B Digital Integration Managed Services, today announced a strategic alliance to help organisations unlock the value of information to realise the true benefits of Integration Brokerage – connecting multiple, disparate data sources for one single view of assets.

As enterprise information continues to grow, with processes becoming outdated and operating models becoming increasingly strained, organisations are struggling to know where to begin with the journey to the digital enterprise. Organisations continue to look to new technology to streamline their operations.

Together, ABBYY and Transalis will help customers navigate the digital landscape by transforming paper to digital information, the core building block, as well as accessing and sharing information on demand, to understanding and act upon information in real-time to drive competitive advantage.

“Data is the abundant new raw material, but knowledge is the final product”, says Jonathan Darbey, product group head data capture at ABBYY. “The challenge is everything in between and how to go from one state to the other. Our joint belief is that data is step one, information is step two and knowledge is step three – each phase adding incremental capabilities in order to enable the end goal – step four – action”.

The joint effort of the companies will bridge the gap between machine and human language, so that enterprise applications and services become more natural, more personal and more valuable.

“ABBYY solutions and technologies provide key components for accessing and analysing information,” says Adam Swanson, Transalis sales director. “Combining them with Transalis cloud solutions such as OpenEDI, DataCapture and YourAnalytics, our customers can not only process information from all of their documents within one IT solutions suite, but also tackle the challenge of understanding unstructured content from big data and Internet of Things (IoT) scenarios.”

This new partnership opens up the ability to automate highly repetitive business tasks such as invoice data capture. Business-critical information can be captured from various document formats – including images and scans – and can then be transferred back-to-back with EDI generated data into customers’ information systems, workflows and processes. For the first time, all data, structured and unstructured can be used for Supply Chain decision-making, in real-time.

ABBYY is a leading global provider of technologies and solutions that help businesses to action information. The company sets the standard in content capture and innovative language-based technologies that integrate across the information lifecycle. ABBYY solutions are relied on to optimise business processes, mitigate risk, accelerate decision making and drive revenue. ABBYY technologies are used and licensed by some of the largest international enterprises and government organisations, as well as small and medium businesses and individuals. ABBYY UK Ltd. is a member of the ABBYY Group supporting sales and marketing activities in Western Europe. The ABBYY Group maintains offices in Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Ukraine, Cyprus, Russia, the United States, Canada, Australia, UAE, Japan and Taiwan. For more information, visit

ABBYY, the ABBYY Logo and FlexiCapture are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ABBYY Software Ltd. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby recognised

For more information, please contact:
ABBYY Europe GmbH
Elsenheimerstrasse 49
80687 Munich, Germany
Tel.: +49 89 69 3333 0

About Transalis
Transalis provides a global integration brokerage platform that drives business growth, through cloud managed solutions. Transalis solutions offer total supply chain digital enablement while optimising existing technology Based in the UK, Transalis services a digital community of over 10,000 users internationally across Retail, Manufacturing, Distribution, Logistics, FMCG, Health and Beauty, including AS Watson, Pret a Manger, Argos, and The Hut Group. For more information, visit:

For more information, please contact:
Michelle Soper-Dyer
Portsmouth Technopole, UK
Tel.: +44 (0)1978 369 343