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KODAK Digital Archive Services Preserves 75 Years of Pittsburgh Steelers History


The winner of five Super Bowl titles, the Pittsburgh Steelers professional football team of the National Football League (NFL) has exhibited the tough resolve of its steel-making hometown since first taking the field in 1933.

When it came to preserving the storied accomplishments of the franchise, the Steelers chose KODAK Digital Archive Services as its document management solution for more than 130,000 pages of documents collected during the team’s 75-year history. Based on JPMorgan’s DocManager SolutionsSM technology, KODAK Digital Archive Services provides organizations with secure document content management. Lord’s International, a KODAK Authorized Imaging Reseller in Pittsburgh, and Kodak implemented a total solution to capture, store, retrieve, and preserve the team’s photos, game files, and other irreplaceable documents.

“Everyone knows and trusts the Kodak name. KODAK Digital Archive Services provides us with the high level of backup security necessary to ensure that our documents are secure for the future,” said Dave Lockett, Communications Coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers. “The Steelers are the fifth-oldest franchise in the NFL, and we looked for the best way to preserve and manage our library of documents. This solution provides an easy to use system, and retrieval of our digitized documents is more efficient and user friendly. We plan to introduce this technology to other departments throughout our organization.”

Judith Powers, Strategic Account Manager, Document Imaging, Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group, noted “KODAK Digital Archive Services is the perfect solution for the Pittsburgh Steelers because they want to provide for business continuity in the event of a disaster, as well as preserve a long term archive for hundreds of thousands of documents and photographs. Kodak is pleased to work with the Steelers in preserving their rich legacy.”

Utilizing JPMorgan’s DocManager SolutionsSM archive, KODAK Digital Archive Services provides customers with virtually unlimited storage, and two archives running concurrently in different parts of the United States, with multiple points of redundancy for safe, secure document storage and retrieval via the Internet. It is sold through a select group of authorized Kodak resellers who also provide document conversion and integration services to clients.
About Lord’s International

Lord’s International is a provider of document imaging, medical imaging, and consumer imaging products and services to clients throughout the U.S. ( Lord’s International was also recently named as the Kodak distributor for Kodak consumer film, batteries, and cameras for national parks and other specialized tourist venues.
About JPMorgan DocManager Solutions

DocManager Solutions is an end-to-end hosted enterprise content management suite of services that incorporates Document Archive and RetrieveSM, an internet-based archive service powered by the JPMorgan i-Vault browser. More information about JPMorgan’s DocManager Solutions is available at
About Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak is the world’s foremost imaging innovator. With sales of $10.7 billion in 2006, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak’s system of digital and traditional products and services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; Businesses effectively communicate with customers worldwide using Kodak solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document imaging; and Creative Professionals rely on Kodak technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images.

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(Kodak is a trademark of Eastman Kodak Company.) (DocManager Solutions is a service mark of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.) (Pittsburgh Steelers is a trademark of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Super Bowl and NFL are trademarks of the National Football League.)


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