Built to Last

Report praises architechure of Pitney Bowes' docSense

Danbury, CN  December 14, 2001  In a report released by the industry analyst and consulting firm Doculabs, the firm praised Pitney Bowes' Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment technology capabilities.

According to the Doculabs report, entitled "Bill and Invoice Presentment and Settlement" (BIPS), Digital Document Delivery (D3), developed by Pitney Bowes docSense, was built with above-average architecture. The report stated: "Pitney Bowes understands that e-presentment is integral to any organization's overall e-commerce strategy, and with this in mind has architected its D3 solution around the J2EE specification and Enterprise Java Beans."

Doculabs' report also maintained that, "Products built in Java and architected around standards such as J2EE provide platform independence and the ability to leverage industry-standard application servers and other components within the enterprise IT environment. Such an approach provides scalability, reliability, and performance benefits."

The Doculabs report also stressed the importance of a hosted BIPS solution, noting that Pitney Bowes docSense is one of the few companies that currently offers both software and hosted options.

"This report essentially validates our go-to-market strategy in terms of offering industry leading software with a flexible deployment model," said Karl Schumacher, president of Pitney Bowes docSense. "It's gratifying that leading industry analysts are recognizing the strength of our offering at a time when the market is experiencing solid growth."

Pitney Bowes Inc. is a $4 billion global provider of integrated mail and document management solutions. Pitney Bowes' docSense is the company's global provider of solutions for the creation and distribution of documents in paper and digital form.