The City of Suwanee(Georgia) Awards Multi-Year Contract for Document Imaging Services to The DRS Group of Georgia, Inc.

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The DRS Group of Georgia, Inc. has been selected as the provider of document imaging and indexing services for the City of Suwanee, Georgia. The City's document imaging initiative will encompass multiple departments and will provide for conversion of existing paper records to electronic images.

The DRS Group of Georgia, Inc. has been selected as the provider of document imaging and indexing services for the City of Suwanee, Georgia. The City's document imaging initiative will encompass multiple departments and will provide for conversion of existing paper records to electronic images.    

"Our City departments needed a solution that would allow us to achieve several important and interrelated goals. First, we wanted to eliminate archives of paper records to allow for easy search and retrieval of electronic files. Second, understanding that paper records have a limited life expectancy, the City wanted to ensure compliance with the Georgia Retention Schedule for Local Governments, as established by the Georgia Archives. Third, the City needed to reduce the amount of files that will be physically moved to the new City Hall. Finally, we want to promote environmental consciousness by reducing the amount of paper required for City operations," says Jessica Roth, Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Suwanee.

"We are delighted to have this opportunity to provide the City of Suwanee with our premiere document imaging services. The challenges faced by the City of Suwanee are similar to those faced by many other local and state government clients that we currently serve. We are confident that our services will assist the City of Suwanee in satisfying its goals," said Fred Gorton, Executive Vice President of Imaging Services for DRS.

"The DRS Group is proud of our 44-year tradition of service excellence to local, state and federal government customers," said Cliff Newman, DRS President and CEO. "We are equally pleased that the City of Suwanee has selected The DRS Group of Georgia to provide such a comprehensive suite of document services for the citizens of their city.

"Today, as organizations and businesses struggle with the challenges of records management, document retention, cost-effective document conversion and delivery, The DRS Group team takes pride in its proven approach to helping thousands of customers worldwide reduce costs and improve their business processes," concludes Newman.

About The DRS Group

Founded in 1964, The DRS Group offers a complete line of document management services including imaging, data capture, and micrographics. The DRS Group is a leader in document conversions for local, state and federal government agencies; financial institutions; hospitals; and major corporations. Currently, the company's production facilities convert more than 100 million documents each year, making The DRS Group one of the largest service companies of its kind.

The DRS Group provides secure capture, management, delivery and preservation of critical information. The company provides paper, digital and film-based document preparation, scanning, indexing, and conversion services at either a clinet's site ("DRS On-Site") or at a DRS facility. DRS also features a robust web presentment and storage solution, offering scalable content management technologies. Moreover, DRS provides desktop storage of documents on clients' networks or CD/DVDs,; offers document and image output and management solutions for digital and analog media; and DRS Professional Services address document consulting needs for enterprise environments with leadership, experience and advanced technical expertise. Additional information may be found at the company's Website: http://www.drsimaging.com.

DRS Media Contact

Fred L. Gorton
EVP Imaging Services
Phone: 877 924 8680

About the City of Suwanee

Named one of Money Magazine's Top 10 Best Places to Live in 2007, the City of Suwanee is a growing, vibrant community of around 16,500 residents located 30 miles north of Atlanta.

"Suwanee Exceeds Expectations" by striving for protection, well being, and the safety for all; ensuring responsible financial management; providing high standards of customer service; demanding high ethical standards; fostering ownership for all stakeholders; upholding quality, efficient and effective standards; and being accountable.

The City has received three consecutive Trendsetter Awards from the Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend magazine. In 2007 the City received an award in the Parks and Recreation category for the Open Space Initiative; in 2006 the award was for Community Input in City Government and in 2005 the award recognized the Town Center project in the Economic and Community Development category. In 2003, the Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend magazine named Suwanee a City of Excellence. Visit the City of Suwanee website at http://www.suwanee.com for more information.

City of Suwanee Media Contact

Jessica Roth
Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Suwanee
Phone: (770) 945-8996

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