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Litéra Acquires SoftWise to Deliver Industry's Most Comprehensive Document Content Lifecycle Management Product Suite

SoftWise's Document Creation and Automation Solutions to Expand Litéra's Portfolio of DCLM Solutions for the Secure Creation, Collaboration, Comparison and Cleansing of Documents Throughout Their Lifecycle

MCLEANSVILLE, NC -- (Marketwire) -- 12/15/09 -- Litéra® Corp., the leader in document content lifecycle management (DCLM), today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held SoftWise® Corporation -- a leading provider of document creation and automation solutions for corporations, legal service providers and law firms. The SoftWise product portfolio will add feature-rich document creation, template management and numbering capabilities to Litéra's portfolio of IDS, Change-Pro, Metadact and LDF product lines enhancing the company's complete suite of DCLM solutions.

Documents are an evolving record of business for today's organizations and need to be intelligently managed throughout their lifecycle. Litera's DCLM software suite empowers organizations to securely create, collaborate, compare and cleanse documents as they evolve throughout their lifecycle. The addition of SoftWise's Innova, MacroSuite, Metadact and Out-of-Sight product offering is a strategic decision that fills unmet needs expressed by some of the world's leading organizations who are looking to streamline and standardize their document creation and automation process and solve some of the most challenging aspects of document automation such as numbering through a simple, yet powerful interface.

"Litéra continues to deliver innovative solutions to key challenges we face when it comes to document content management," said Ken Orgeron, CIO at Gardere Wynne Sewell in Dallas, TX. "We've also been very impressed with the stellar customer service, and Litéra's willingness to go above and beyond for us when we've needed it. The combination of Litéra and SoftWise products provides us with a comprehensive software and service offering to meet our document content lifecycle management needs today and in the future."

"We have been a Litéra client for six years and continue to be impressed by their customer focus and cutting edge technology," said Sean Scott, CIO of Womble Carlyle Sandridge and Rice, PLLC. "The combination of SoftWise and Litéra solutions provides comprehensive software and service offerings to meet law firms' document content lifecycle management requirements."

"Litéra's goal is to make the transition for our customers seamless and exceed their expectations in support and innovation," said Deepak Massand, CEO of Litéra. "We are delighted to have Bill join our team as Executive Vice President of Client Development with additional responsibilities on the executive committee. Our customers win with the addition of the SoftWise products to our DCLM portfolio. SoftWise has a rich history in document creation and process management and we intend to leverage the best of SoftWise and Litéra to enhance both product functionality and end-user experience."

"At SoftWise, we are committed to providing customers with the highest quality of document creation and automation products to meet their content management challenges," said Bill Robertson, president and founder of SoftWise. "After partnering with Litéra on the co-development and support of our Metadact product it became clear that becoming part of Litéra was the right move for our company, our customers and our partners. Litéra is a world-class organization with tremendous resources, cutting edge technology, and a support organization that stands head and shoulders over others in the industry. I am looking forward to being part of the Litéra team as we continue to innovate and expand our product portfolio and market footprint."

SoftWise clients should continue to use the same contact information to meet their support needs and will continue to receive the highest quality client services and support. To access the SoftWise support portal visit us at: http://supportcenteronline.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=591 or contact Litéra at 336.375.2991.

About Litéra Corp.

Litéra Corp. is the leader in document content lifecycle management (DCLM) with intelligent productivity solutions such as Litera IDS for secure document collaboration, Change-Pro for document comparison, LDF for PDF management and Metadact for cleansing. Litéra offers solutions to enhance document-related business processes for an immediate return on investment and matches this business value with world-class customer support. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in McLeansville, N.C., Litéra sells its products directly and through a select global network of channel partners. For more information, please visit the company's website at: www.litera.com.

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