TORONTO, Canada — North Plains Systems, Inc., the world’s leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and rich media asset management (MAM) software solutions, today announced that KMWorld has named North Plains Systems among the “100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management” for 2009. Joining an impressive list of companies, including Apple, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft, North Plains was recognized by KMWorld for its unique ability to help its customers create, manage, distribute and monetize their digital assets.

Now in its 9th year, the list recognizes organizations that have played a significant role in the creation and evolution of the knowledge management market through consistent innovation of technologies, products and services. Companies chosen for this prestigious distinction were selected by a panel comprised of knowledge management practitioners, theorists, analysts, vendors and their customers and colleagues.

“It is truly an honor to be recognized alongside some of the world’s most innovative companies reshaping the way organizations and individuals manage knowledge content,” said Hassan Kotob, President & CEO, North Plains Systems, Inc. “Our award-winning DAM solutions give our customers the tools they need to simplify complex workflow environments, meet multi-platform distribution requirements and proficiently manage all their digital assets across any size organization. KMWorld’s award underscores our commitment to deliver the highest quality products and services and further validates our ability to save customers precious resources while shortening their time-to-market delivery.”

Since 1994, industry analysts and Fortune customers alike have considered North Plains to be one of the world’s leading providers of Digital Asset Management solutions. Now, for the first time, KMWorld has joined this growing list of respected organizations to recognize North Plains for its thought leadership and ability to deliver true innovation in digital asset management. “Each company embodies, as part of its culture, agile and limber execution of its mission, embracing a spirit of both adaptability and innovation,” said Hugh McKellar, editor in chief, KMWorld.

Register for North Plains’ upcoming webinar entitled: “Hosted DAM – Making Enterprise-Class DAM Affordable” and find out more information about North Plains’ current and future product roadmap; how it can help your organization take control of its digital asset environment; or which industry events where you can meet us in person at

North Plains’ TeleScope(TM) Digital Asset Management (DAM) Platforms

TeleScope(TM) ( is an award-winning digital asset management platform that enables the secure access, management and distribution of all digital and rich media content across an entire organization. With its distributed and modular architecture, TeleScope is designed to meet the diverse range of rich media needs from small and mid-size businesses and design studios, to the complex business challenges of global enterprises. Whether you’re a new creative ‘shop’ just starting out; growing so quickly that your asset inventory is getting out of control; or a globally distributed organization with millions of assets to manage, North Plains’ TeleScope platform is ready to meet your unique business challenges.

About KMWorld

The leading information provider serving the Knowledge, Document and Content Management systems market, KMWorld informs more than 50,000 subscribers about the components and processes – and subsequent success stories – that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc.

About North Plains Systems, Inc.

Founded in 1994, North Plains Systems, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of digital and video asset management solutions. With a portfolio of over 475 satisfied customers, North Plains’ TeleScope platform streamlines the complexity of managing increasingly challenging digital asset environments. From centralized workflow optimization, asset creation, production and virtual collaboration, to delivery and distribution, North Plains provides end-to-end solutions that scale to meet your unique business requirements. Benefit from North Plains’ proven deployment expertise and join its growing list of global customers, including: AOL, Boeing, Bowling Green State University, Gallaudet University, Harcourt, HarperCollins Publishers, Microsoft, Ogilvy and Mather, Playboy, Publicis Groupe, Publishers Clearing House, Utah Education Network, Viacom and Warner Bros. For further information please visit

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