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Flatirons Solutions Helps Achieve Compelling ROI at BMO Harris Bank

Flatirons Solutions, a provider of content lifecycle management (CLM) consulting, technology, and outsourcing solutions to Fortune 1000 companies, today announced it has helped BMO Harris Bank achieve significant ROI by using the EMC® InfoArchive solution and Flatirons’ Application Retirement solution, as highlighted by BMO in a presentation at the EMC World conference this week.

During the presentation, Mr. Daryl Lueck, Vice President and Lead Technology Officer for BMO Financial Group, explained how the Flatirons’ Application Retirement solution enabled them to retire multiple PeopleSoft legacy applications brought into BMO through merger and acquisition. This solution has allowed BMO to save $4M in annual legacy maintenance costs, achieve a 12-month rapid payback of project costs, and successfully use the EMC InfoArchive repository to access and retain the legacy data for regulatory compliance purposes.

Flatirons Solutions’ Application Retirement for InfoArchive is an EMC Certified Solution that allows organizations to eliminate 70 percent or more of their IT maintenance budget by replacing outdated legacy applications with a unified standards-based repository with compliant access to the legacy data. Built on EMC’s powerful InfoArchive platform, it takes full advantage of InfoArchive’s enterprise scalability, compliant archiving features, and unique ability to store both structured data and unstructured content. Flatirons Solutions offers prospective customers a free half-day on-site Portfolio Analysis to help identify candidate applications and prepare a financial justification and projected ROI.

Flatirons Solutions also announced today its participation in The InfoArchive Consortium, an alliance committed to scaling and fostering the adoption of next-generation unified archiving based on the EMC InfoArchive platform. This week’s presentation and Consortium announcement reinforce the need for solutions like Flatirons’ Application Retirement and the EMC InfoArchive.

For more information about Application Retirement for InfoArchive, visit http://www.flatironssolutions.com/services/content-technology-services/application-retirement/.

About Flatirons Solutions

Flatirons Solutions (www.flatironssolutions.com) provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing for content lifecycle management. For more than 20 years, it has served global Fortune 1000 customers in aerospace, automotive, electronics, financial services, government, healthcare, and publishing. Its customer engagements help organizations efficiently deliver the right information, at the right time, to the right people by leveraging structured content and digital media, turning content in to knowledge®. Flatirons Solutions operates from offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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