HelpSystems (now Fortra) Partners with ancora Software for Intelligent Process Automation

Posted on October 27, 2020 | Automation

MINNEAPOLIS October 27, 2020—Fortra today announced that Automate, its robotic process automation (RPA) solution, has partnered with ancora Software, an industry leader in intelligent process automation. This partnership further extends the comprehensive automation offerings of Automate by bringing artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to their customers. 

Automate, a value-leading RPA solution, empowers customers to deploy RPA bots to handle repetitive individual tasks as well as more complex processes across their organization. Customers recognize Automate software for its ease of use and data integration capabilities in streamlining workflows. 

ancora Software’s artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies let users automate tasks where more critical thinking is needed beyond rule-based process automation. This will allow Fortra's customers to further eliminate costly manual steps such as document classification, manual data entry, and document analysis across AP invoice, human resource, mortgage and loan, and sales order processes. Combining Automate and ancoraDocs offers enhanced automation and better control critical information. 

“ancora is looking to help its customers by adding world class RPA capabilities and Fortra is a perfect fit,” said Nick Bova, Vice President of Sales at ancora. 

“This is a big step for Automate and our customers,” said Dan Laun, Managing Director of Automation, Fortra. “Combining Automate with ancora allows our customers to maximize the value they see from RPA with the AI capabilities that let them process and analyze documents with even more speed and accuracy.”  

About Fortra  

Fortra is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT™. Our cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give our customers peace of mind. We know IT transformation is a journey, not a destination. Let’s move forward. Learn more at

About ancora Software 

ancora Software, Inc. is an innovative provider of Intelligent Process Automation solutions including Intelligent Document Classification and Data Capture. Businesses using ancora Software achieve faster and less expensive business process automation and better controls over valuable critical information. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, ancora Software maintains sales and support operations throughout North America and the UK. For more information about ancora Software Inc. visit

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