Thursday, January 26, 2006

Lexis Nexis Is this SaaS? Is Reuters? They deliver services over networks. they do it one to many. They do for rent. But aren't they publishers and analysts? What exactly is SaaS?

The LexisNexis Group provides information to legal, corporate, government and academic markets, and publishes legal, tax and regulatory information, via online, hardcopy print and CD-ROM formats. The global legal and information division of Reed Elsevier plc, LexisNexis Group combines dozens of brands that are leaders within their respective markets, including Butterworths, Les Editions du Juris Classeur and Martindale-Hubbell®.

LexisNexis Group is the global legal publishing arm of Reed Elsevier, the Anglo-Dutch world-leading publisher and information provider. Sister business units provide global science, business-to-business and education publishing services for their markets.

LexisNexis Group unites strong brands, pioneering technologies and premium information for customers in the legal, corporate, government and academic markets. More than two-thirds of its revenue is generated in the North American marketplace. At the same time the Group is the market leader in the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth and major publisher in the legal, tax and regulatory markets in Continental Europe and Latin America.

The Group is divided into four main operating units: North American Legal markets, U.S. Corporate and Federal markets, Martindale-Hubbell and the International Division. The division which comprises the Group's publishing assets, is regionally organized, in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. These include the market-leading Butterworths companies in the UK and British Commonwealth, Les Editions du Juris Classeur in France, and many other companies that are household names in their markets.

The Group's products are available via the World Wide Web, dial-up online, CD-ROM and hardcopy print. The thousands of titles available via LexisNexis Group products offer access to some of the most recognized and authoritative sources in the world today.

A trusted source, LexisNexis Group offers targeted Web information solutions that can be integrated into customer business processes and systems. LexisNexis Web and dial-up online solutions combine searchable access to more than three billion documents from thousands of sources with leading edge systems and tools for managing this content. LexisNexis delivers a high quality resource with which to build legal research and knowledge-management solutions for the entire enterprise.

The Lexis® service, the first commercial, full-text legal information service, began in 1973 to help legal practitioners research the law more efficiently. The companion Nexis® news and business information service launched in 1979 to richen research with recent and archival news and financial information. Since that time, the service has grown to become the largest news and business online information service, including comprehensive company, country, financial, demographic, market research and industry reports. Providing access to thousands of worldwide newspapers, magazines, trade journals, industry newsletters, tax and accounting information, financial data, public records, legislative records, data on companies and their executives makes the LexisNexis® service an indispensable tool for gathering information and providing accurate answers.

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