Available as both a cloud and on-premises solution with feature and design parity, DocuWare not only flexes to fit unique business processes, but also complies with the customer’s IT requirements and securely and seamlessly integrates with existing business applications.
DocuWare is widely recognized by customers, partners and leading analyst firms like Gartner and Nucleus as a best-fit document management and workflow automation solution for teams and organizations of any size.
DocuWare was founded by Jürgen Biffar as DOCUNET in Germering, Germany in 1988, and renamed DocuWare in 2000. From 1990, Biffar managed the company together with Thomas Schneck. Headquartered in Germering and New Windsor, New York with offices in Spain, France and U.K.
In April 2012, Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital LP provided investment capital to promote and accelerate the global growth of DocuWare. Following this, DocuWare AG (public holding company) became DocuWare GmbH (limited liability corporation).
In August 2013, DocuWare acquired Westbrook Technologies Inc. (developer of Fortis ECM software). A year later, the company and its product fully merged with the U.S.-based DocuWare Corporation.
On January 1, 2019, the DocuWare Group's presidents, Jürgen Biffar and Thomas Schneck, transitioned their leadership positions to Dr. Michael Berger, previously company`s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Max Ertl, previously company`s Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).
In 2019, DocuWare was acquired by Ricoh. While wholly owned by Ricoh, the company now operates as an independent subsidiary, keeping its focus on enhancing its flagship solution and expanding its global partner network.