Founded as a local computer consulting company in 1979, Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. (LRS) has grown to become a global provider of innovative information technology solutions with more than 600 employees. Corporate headquarters are located in Springfield, Illinois, and LRS offices are found throughout the United States and around the globe.
LRS® software is in use at a majority of Fortune 500 firms and in 30 countries around the world, and the company is recognized as a global IT leader. LRS is ranked by Software Magazine as one of the top 200 software companies in the world.
As we have grown, we have diversified. LRS offers products and services in seven specific information technology areas:
So how did we go global,
from Springfield, IL?
Commitment, quality and innovation. LRS is committed to providing the best solution for the best value. We listen to our clients and watch industry trends to learn what our clients and the industry need. We then create solutions that meet those needs with an eye to the future.
Since being founded in 1979, LRS has grown to over 600 people worldwide with offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. LRS headquarters remain in our hometown of Springfield—a community with an upbeat atmosphere, affordable housing and a low cost of living.
Enterprise Output Management »
In 1981, LRS developed the first software that enabled the mainframe to distribute output to printers outside the data center, and we haven't stopped innovating. Today we are the industry leader in Enterprise Output Management (EOM) products. Our core EOM product, VTAM Printer Support (VPS®), runs on more than 5,000 mainframes worldwide.
With a variety of extension products, VPS can route mainframe output to various destinations in an organization, from LAN print queues and file servers to email servers and Web browsers. VPS and its extension products can send output generated on multiple computer platforms to multiple types of printers and other output devices on multiple types of networks.
LRS® Consulting Services »
Continuing the LRS® consulting tradition, LRS Consulting Services recruits and places IT and engineering professionals on a contract, contract to hire, and direct placement basis. Known by clients for quality, flexibility and relationships, LRS Consulting Services is known by consultants for honesty, high ethical standards and straightforward communications. Consultants know we match them with the engagements that are the right fit, and we keep in touch after they start working.
PensionGold® Retirement Solutions »
Since 1987, LRS has provided PensionGold® Software that helps pension plan administrators automate their data tracking and administrative tasks and, as a result, increase productivity and member satisfaction. PensionGold Retirement Solutions include products and services developed and maintained by a team that focuses solely on the defined benefit pension market. Combining pension industry expertise with technology, PensionGold Retirement Solutions also offers retirement systems a full range of pension services, including consultation, implementation, and training.
LRS® IT Solutions »
LRS® IT Solutions is a VMware Enterprise Partner who provides customers with IBM infrastructure and Private Cloud solutions. LRS IT Solutions is an IBM Premier Business Partner, who’s members average over 20 years of experience in the IT Industry. The team provides services around infrastructure consulting, consolidation assessments, demonstrations, proof of concepts, design, implementation and skills transfer.
LRS® Education Services »
Organizations needing technical training for their staff have found the solution in LRS® Education Services. Dedicated to providing quality, hands-on, information technology education, LRS is a Microsoft Certified Technical Education Center and Novell Premier Authorized Education Center. LRS Education Services offers a broad range of classes covering networking, network management, and productivity software. Highly skilled, certified instructors with real-world expertise teach all courses.
LRS® Web Solutions »
LRS Web Solutions provides complete website solutions and network support to businesses and organizations. Their service suite includes web design, application development, search engine optimization, multimedia, and hosting. LRS Web Solutions employs a team of award-winning graphic artists and site developers with a combined average of over 20 years in print, electronic, and media marketing materials.
Capella Technologies »
Since the 1990s, Capella Technologies, a Division of LRS (Capella), has been helping customers extend the capabilities of their printer and MFP device fleets. Their innovative hardware and software solutions enable secure pull printing, job accounting/rights management, document encryption, mobility, and more.
LRS output management software solutions have leveraged these powerful facilities for more than a decade before LRS’ acquisition of Capella in 2013. Together, our Enterprise Output Management and Capella divisions are working to bring end-to-end control to our customers’ business document environments.
LRS' growth and diversification has been fueled by our constant search for solutions to the challenges our clients face. We have established a solid foundation of success and we continue to build on that foundation. As LRS continues to grow, we remain globally committed to providing innovative information solutions.