Athento launches 2.0 version to add intelligence to the capture process and document management


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Silicon Valley, September 18th, 2013 – Athento, the smart document management software, presented its 2.0 beta version today.

The 2.0 version of Athento offers advanced features for capture and document management, such as automatic classification and extracting information from documents by applying powerful algorithms for text and image analysis. The 2.0 version incorporates support by Machine Learning, as does an improved version of its semantic auto-tagging feature for document, which is already available through

Another feature offered by this version of Athento is an easy-to-use, friendly and fast interface, which allows users to configure practically all of the capture process from the front-end. The strengths of this beta version are rounded out by an API and a series of web services that increase the capacity for integration of the tool and which also allows for mobile capture and processing.

“Athento combines intelligence, ease of use, precision and power to meet the needs of businesses that are not happy with the software that is currently available on the market,” says Jose Luis de la Rosa, CEO of Yerbabuena Software Inc. “For them, this product represents significant savings, thanks to process automation and a powerful yet flexible product for smart document management”.

Starting from today, users can try the 2.0 beta version of Athento through the product’s website. The company plans on having version 3.0 ready for November, and will present the 3.0 system at various international ECM events. The idea behind releasing a 2.0 beta version is to get user feedback, learn about user opinions and needs, and to show users that they have an active role to play in the design road map for Athento.

Athento is an innovative product that has become known for its partnerships with big players such as Nuxeo and Alfresco, as one of its most attractive points always been the way it has bet on interoperability. On its own, Athento also provides powerful solutions for business. Athento uses CMIS connectors which allows it to work with ECM platforms like the ones mentioned above, but also with SharePoint, OpenText or Documentum. This new version also offers the possibility of uploading documents from DropBox and other capture mechanisms such as capture from e-mail and hot folders.

About Yerbabuena Software, Inc.:
Yerbabuena is made up of a large group of Enterprise Content Management experts and currently has offices in Spain and USA, in addition to partnership agreements in countries such as Spain, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico. Its Athento product is in charge of managing documents in businesses such as the DIA group, BNP Paribas or Leroy Merlin.

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