With the medical imaging markets in advanced economies aligning slowly but surely with the consolidated, best-of-breed model promoted by Acuo, the company has been experiencing strong momentum, both in its domestic U.S. market as well as globally."Acuo has achieved high growth in the key global markets it has strategically targeted, including in Europe, notably in the United Kingdom," remarked Daher. "This high growth is in stark contrast with the performance of the conventional RIS/PACS market, where industry participants have been facing challenging conditions during the last three years." Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has demonstrated excellence in capturing the highest market share within its industry. The award recognizes the company's leadership position within the industry in terms of revenues or units, as specified. Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry. About Acuo Technologies Acuo Technologies, now part of Lexmark's Perceptive Software (NYSE: LXK), was founded in 2000 with the objective of developing the first enterprise-wide collaborative Universal Clinical Platform (UCP) solution for medical image content, both DICOM and Non-DICOM. Today, Acuo supports implementations of UCP around the world, including locations in Africa, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. For more information on providing superior clinical content management and data migration while simplifying operations and reducing costs, visit www.acuotech.com. DICOM is the registered trademark of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association for its standards publications relating to digital communications of medical information.