EMC to acquire Document Sciences

EMC Corp. will acquire Document Sciences Corp. under an agreement the two companies announced today. EMC will pay about $85 million in cash to buy the company, which develops document-management software.

EMC expects the acquisition to strengthen its position in the transactional content-management marketplace, according to the company's announcement.

The companies still have to get approval from Document Sciences' shareholders and from regulatory bodies. Assuming all the approvals are granted, they expect to conclude the acquisition in the first quarter of 2008.

Document Sciences' chief product line, called xPression, allows users to automate the creation and delivery of printed materials, including contracts, policy statements, marketing materials and correspondence.

EMC plans to operate Document Sciences Corp. as a business unit within its Content Management and Archiving division.

About the Author

Technology journalist Michael Hardy is a former FCW editor.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here


  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Our databases track awards back to 2013. Read More

  • Navigating the trends and issues of 2016 Nick Wakeman

    In our latest WT Insider Report, we pull together our best advice, insights and reporting on the trends and issues that will shape the market in 2016 and beyond. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.