ROSEVILLE, Cali.; VERONA, Wis.; MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio; OREM, Utah; SYRACUSE, New York — October 1, 2021 —Naviant, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent automation solutions by Hyland and ABBYY, announced today that it signed an agreement to acquire NEKO Industries. NEKO is a business process automation provider based in Roseville, CA, and a licensed reseller of OnBase by Hyland.

As a top Hyland partner, Naviant has been named an OnBase Platinum and Diamond Support partner consistently year after year with a thriving and happy client base. “We are committed to providing the same outstanding support and delivery of services our clients have grown to expect, and we look forward to personally welcoming NEKO Industries clients and staff into the Naviant community,” said Michael Carr, President & CEO, at Naviant.

“Hyland is in full support of this acquisition, and we see Naviant as an exemplary model of a partner that provides excellent delivery and support to their clients. Recently, Naviant was honored by Hyland as the Top Customer Growth Partner of the Year and  #1 Partner in Marketing Excellence,” said Eric Miller, Assistant Vice President of channel sales at Hyland.

John Edmondson, Partner at NEKO Industries, said, “Our core values align well with Naviant’s, and I am excited about the synergies this acquisition will provide for our clients. As a leading partner in the west for intelligent automation solutions, Naviant will bring extended capabilities in intelligent capture and robotic process automation (RPA) technology.”

Michael Carr added, “We are extremely pleased to bring NEKO’s exceptional client base and talent into the Naviant family. As we continue to expand our US footprint west spanning all time zones, this acquisition allows us to better support and deliver solutions to our clients.”

About Naviant

Business processes and solutions that empower better and faster decisions are what we do best. As a nationally recognized intelligent automation solutions integrator and business process consulting organization with over 30 years of experience headquartered in Verona WI, our clients do more with less by streamlining processes and gaining visibility into the information they need to make better decisions. As a long-standing key partner of Hyland, Naviant helps organizations operate more efficiently using Hyland’s OnBase enterprise information platform,Brainware intelligent capture platform, the Hyland Cloud, and Hyland RPA, as well as the ABBYY intelligent capture. Naviant’s “process-first” approach brings focus to the importance of process improvement prior to implementing best-in-class enterprise content management (ECM) solutions and technology. Naviant is a top-tier partner for Hyland’s OnBase, an enterprise information platform for managing content, processes, and cases, that combines ECM, case management, business process management (BPM), records management, compliance, and capture functionality on a single platform. To learn more about Naviant, visit

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