Van Dyk Business Systems Partners With Westbrook Technologies to Help Customers Cut Costs With Document Management Software () —Westbrook Technologies, developer of Fortis ( and FortisBlue ( enterprise document management (EDM) software, today announced... () —

Westbrook Technologies, developer of Fortis ( and FortisBlue ( enterprise document management (EDM) software, today announced that Van Dyk Business Systems ( , a leading provider of business equipment, managed print services and document management solutions, has joined its partner network.

Based in Pittsburgh, Van Dyk Business Systems will represent Westbrook's document management software with its customer base in southwestern Pennsylvania. Van Dyk customers include businesses of all sizes from small retail stores, non-profit organizations, secondary education providers and churches to many of the area's leading corporations and educational institutions.

"Fortis is a flexible solution that allows us to provide value-added service to our customers," said Dr. Ronald G. Linaburg, president and CEO of Van Dyk Business Systems. "Van Dyk is known for showing customers how to save money and by adding Westbrook's solutions to our portfolio, we can help them achieve greater operational efficiencies and quicker ROI."

"We're pleased to be partnering with Van Dyk Business Systems," said Einar Haukeland, president and CEO of Westbrook. "Van Dyk is one of the top Sharp ( equipment dealers in the industry. The company is dedicated to building lasting business relationships and we anticipate that their strong client-focus will enable Van Dyk to make a significant contribution in serving our joint customers."

Westbrook's Fortis and FortisBlue electronically capture, store and organize documents and other forms of data, images, video and audio files. Its users can quickly and efficiently access the information they need for decision-making, customer service, or other industry-specific requirements in over 20 vertical markets from healthcare and education to manufacturing and government.

Fortis enables automated workflow as well as efficient collaboration with its easy retrieval, editing, annotating and distribution of documents. It integrates with line-of-business applications such as SAP and Oracle, as well as copiers, scanners and multifunction devices from leading manufacturers such as Sharp, Kodak ( , Fujitsu, Canon, Panasonic and Ricoh.

Fortis is sold through resellers around the world.

About Van Dyk Business SystemsVan Dyk Business Systems, the premier provider of award-winning Sharp printers, copiers, fax equipment, and document management solutions, has been serving southwestern Pennsylvania for more than 25 years. Van Dyk also sells and services Hewlett-Packard and Lexmark printers. Van Dyk Business Systems' Sales Department is comprised of the Equipment Sales Division, the OneSOURCE Division (which offers Managed Print Services and Business Solutions), and the Office Supply Division, with in-house sales associates and a state-of-the-art e-Commerce site. Van Dyk also provides expert service by network-certified engineers and equipment leasing. For more information, call 412-279-1400 or visit ( .

About Westbrook TechnologiesWestbrook Technologies provides document management software to businesses of all sizes, from departmental to enterprise-wide implementations, and across every vertical market. The Company is the developer of Fortis document management software, in use at thousands of customer sites worldwide, to capture, index, store and retrieve critical information from anywhere -- instantly and securely. Its new FortisBlue product line is a Web-based, Rich Internet Application product easily accessible from most Internet browsers. For more information, call (203) 483-6666 or visit ( .