With printer margins remaining under pressure, Lexmark (LXK) is increasingly turning to software...

|By:, SA News Editor

With printer margins remaining under pressure, Lexmark (LXK) is increasingly turning to software to help differentiate itself: the company's June 2010 acquisition of Perceptive Software made Lexmark a player in the ECM software space, while its October purchase of Pallas Athena gave it a foothold in BPM software. However, archrival H-P (HPQ) has extensive software offerings of its own.