The company provides software systems and services for the publishing industry, including systems that support the infrastructure of a publisher (including production, distribution, royalties and editorial) and the digital delivery of publishers' products. Their Publishers Communication Group division provides sales and marketing consultancy services for publishers.
The company was formed in 2007 following the merger of Ingenta (founded in 1998), VISTA International (founded in 1977), and Publishers Communication Group (founded in 1990). From 2007 until 2016, it was known as Publishing Technology.
In 2016, Ingenta purchased the advertising software company 5fifteen.