IXOS Software and Esker Software-SAP Software Partners, providers of document archiving/management and e-document delivery solutions respectively, have announced a strategic alliance. The alliance brings together Esker DeliveryWare Platform and IXOS*eCON Solution Suite as a solution for the creation, delivery, archiving, and retrieval of business transaction documents, reports, and other enterprise content. The IXOS-Esker solution automates any document-centric step in business processes driven by SAP solutions or other enterprise applications. Benefits to organizations can include improved service to customers and business partners, better business communications at lower cost, faster payment for goods sold, and improved profitability. IXOS Software AG is an SAP Global Software Partner; Esker Software is an SAP Software Partner.