Information Today
Volume 19, Issue 3 — March 2002
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Wolters Kluwer Selects Arbortext's Epic Editor

Arbortext, Inc. has announced that Wolters Kluwer has chosen its Epic software for XML content creation and will implement the Epic E-Content Engine (E3) for multichannel publishing.

According to the announcement, Epic was selected because it enables Wolters Kluwer to reduce publishing costs and increase author productivity. Ton Schoonderbeek, Wolters Kluwer's chief technology officer for Legal, Tax and Business Europe, said: "A large, multinational organization such as ours requires technology that can be easily deployed. Arbortext's reputation for delivering reliable solutions that work is the major factor why we selected their Epic software. The scalability ensures we can grow without having to worry about re-engineering our infrastructure, ultimately saving us time and money."

Using Arbortext's Extend implementation, Wolters Kluwer is able to offer browser-based use of the Epic software to its authors throughout the company's multiple locations, allowing them to collaborate as if they were working in the same office.According to the announcement, Extend, a set of software and services that supports ASP deployment of Epic, also provides Wolters Kluwer with greater flexibility, convenience, security, and cost-effectiveness in using Epic.

Arbortext is a global provider of XML-based software that enables the creation, editing, and publishing of information to multiple media types—Web, print, CD-ROM, and wireless—from a single source of content. According to the announcement, Arbortext's standards-based software supports technical-, reference-, and catalog-publishing applications that allow enterprises to provide more accurate, cost-efficient, and usable information on all media. Arbortext's software is installed by over 3,500 customers, including over 300 of the Global 2000 companies. Arbortext is a founding member of and active participant in the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) XML Activity.

Source: Arbortext, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, 734/997-0200;

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