DICOM International, distribuidor de soluciones de hardware y software para la captura de documentos en la región EMEA, ha realizado un acuerdo con Swissgrid, compañía nacional de Suiza de Grid. A través de su partner local innobit, DICOM proverá a Swissgrid con la solución KnowledgeLake de gestión de imágenes.


DICOM International: Swiss National Grid Company Optimizes Business Processes With KnowledgeLake SharePoint-Solution

Swissgrid expands Microsoft SharePoint into a high-performance ECM-platform by implementing KnowledgeLake ImagingKriens

(Switzerland), July 3,  2012 – DICOM International, the leading value added distributor of hardware and software solutions for document capture in EMEA, today announced that the company has successfully closed a deal with Switzerland´s national grid company, Swissgrid.

In cooperation with local IT-service provider innobit, DICOM provides Swissgrid with a KnowledgeLake imaging solution to optimize the company’s document driven business processes. By this enhancement of the already existing Microsoft infrastructure, Swissgrid will be able to conveniently integrate and share all information relevant for the documentation of business critical processes within SharePoint.

The respective preparation and archiving of all documents occurs directly from any Office application. As KnowledgeLake allows to add indexing information via simple mouse click, the subsequent retrieval of any required information gets done within seconds. In the launch period, Swissgrid will utilize the new solution for the documentation of processes that are critical to the operation of its technical infrastructure.

Later on, the company will successively roll out KnowledgeLake to further business areas.Joachim Froning, CEO and co-owner of DICOM, comments: “Since the signing of the distribution agreement between DICOM and KnowledgeLake in September 2011, we experience a steadily growing demand for KnowledgeLakes SharePoint ECM-solutions. The Swissgrid implementation is a prime example for the manifold advantages that companies are able to benefit from by simply adding KnowledgeLake to their SharePoint infrastructure”.
Markus Lenzin, Head of Business Applications at Swissgrid, underscores the new solutions unique capabilities: “Being responsible for the secure, reliable and cost-effective operation of the national high- voltage grid, it is exceedingly important to pay attention to the smooth operation and the ongoing optimization of our business processes.

In this respect, we have to make sure, that our employees have access to the underlying documentation in its latest applicable version.  Thanks to KnowledgeLake, we have achieved this objective in a most efficient way. We are particularly convinced by the solutions high degree of integration into existing applications. KnowledgeLake extends SharePoint into a comprehensive Enterprise Content Management platform without costly implementation and training efforts.”

About Swissgrid Powering the future

Swissgrid is the national grid company, and in its capacity as transmission system operator it ensures the secure, reliable and cost-effective operation of the Swiss high-voltage grid. Swissgrid employs about 370 highly qualified people from twelve countries at its sites in Frick, Laufenburg and Vevey.

As a member of the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E), it is also responsible for coordination and grid usage in the cross-border exchange of electricity in Europe. Swissgrid is wholly owned by the eight Swiss electricity companies Alpiq AG, Alpiq Suisse SA, Axpo AG, BKW FMB Energie AG, CKW AG, EGL AG, Stadt Zürich ewz and Repower.

For more information, please www.swissgrid.chAbout DICOM International AGDICOM is the leading value added distributor of document capture hard- and software solutions in the EMEA region. Headquartered in Kriens, Switzerland, and with sales and support organisations throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, DICOM serves about 4000 authorised resellers in over 40 countries.In addition to its portfolio of document scanners from the world´s leading manufacturers, DICOM offers multi-award winning document capture and imaging solutions for Microsoft SharePoint and many other content management systems.

The associated DICOM services support the growing reseller base as well as their final customers in various industries and sectors like public services, the healthcare and insurance sector, financial services, transportation and many more. 

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