U.S. Government Agencies Choose Corel WordPerfect Office X3; New Corel WordPerfect Office X3 Adopted by US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, International Trade Commission, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.WASHINGTON -- Corel Corporation (company) Corel Corporation - A software publisher best known for the CorelDraw application. Founded in June 1985 by Dr. Michael Cowpland, Corel Corporation was originally a systems integration company. today announced three new agreements that will see United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. government agencies adopt Corel WordPerfect See WordPerfect Office and WordPerfect Corporation. (R) Office X3, the latest version of Corel's award winning office suite.
These agreements place the agencies among the millions of customers worldwide that choose Corel WordPerfect Office and the office suite's characteristic full feature set, value, ease-of-use and strong compatibility with Microsoft(R) Office. The new Corel WordPerfect Office X3 debuted January 17, 2006 and has created significant industry interest with its advanced PDF (Portable Document Format) The de facto standard for document publishing from Adobe. On the Web, there are countless brochures, data sheets, white papers and technical manuals in the PDF format. editing and metadata removal capabilities.
Among the Washington, D.C.-area agencies choosing Corel WordPerfect Office X3 are the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), an independent U.S. government commission, created by the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 and charged with licensing and regulating civilian use of nuclear energy to protect the public and the environment. , the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the Washington Metropolitan Area The Washington Metropolitan Area, formally known as the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA is a U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of November 2004. Transit Authority. In all, these new agreements, covering Corel WordPerfect Office X3, represent close to 9,000 seats.
"Corel WordPerfect Office is long recognized as a low-cost and flexible choice for government and enterprise customers, and in Corel WordPerfect Office X3 we've built upon that reputation by offering innovative capabilities found in no other office suite," said Richard Carriere, general manager for office productivity at Corel. "These wins acknowledge Corel WordPerfect Office X3 as a groundbreaking product that delivers new ways for government to achieve savings and additional operational capacity within a single productivity solution."
"Corel WordPerfect Office is a key production software that we support for our customer at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC NRC
1. National Research Council
2. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Noun 1. NRC - an independent federal agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants ). It has a strong user base and the customer has built a long-standing document management system around it including custom macros and templates," said Keith Thompson
Keith Thompson is a veteran figure in the British far right who has been active in a number of movements down the years. , Program Manager for L-3 Communications
L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LLL) is a company that supplies command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems and Government Services Inc., the IT support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services provider for the NRC. "The upcoming upgrade to Corel WordPerfect Office X3 was motivated by the product's enhanced Microsoft Office Microsoft's primary desktop applications for Windows and Mac. Depending on the package, it includes some combination of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook along with various Internet and other utilities. compatibility as well as some of the suite's new features, including the ability to Import PDF files-something other office suites can't do."
"One of the most crucial things that distinguishes Corel's WordPerfect Office A suite of office applications for Windows from Corel that includes WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, Corel Presentations, Paradox and CorelCENTRAL (PIM, scheduling, etc.). It is the successor to Corel WordPerfect Suite, which was the successor to Corel Office. suite from other alternative office suites is its full professional and support services offering and integration with third party technologies-key capabilities for enterprise customers," said Laura DiDio Laura DiDio is a senior analyst, formerly with Giga Information Group (now Forrester Research) and currently (2004) with The Yankee Group consulting firm in Boston. She received a B.A. , a Research Fellow at Yankee Group (the Yankee Group, Boston, MA, www.yankeegroup.com) A major market research, analysis and consulting firm founded in 1970 by Howard Anderson. It provides general consulting and strategic planning in the computer and communications field. , a Boston consultancy. "Corel's WordPerfect Office X3 product suite addresses the business and technology needs of a wide variety of customers. The suite provides the advanced capabilities and proven technology required by enterprise-class and government customers, while delivering the value and flexibility that is essential for consumers and small businesses."
Today's announcement coincides with news in Europe that Corel will offer new French and German versions of Corel WordPerfect Office X3. The announcement is the second important news of international significance in as many weeks. Corel announced a new partnership with PC manufacturer Lenovo on March 1, 2006.
Unique Feature Set, Third Party Integration Set Corel WordPerfect Office Apart
Used by millions of customers around the globe, Corel WordPerfect Office is the world's leading alternative to Microsoft Office. Corel WordPerfect Office X3 was introduced on January 17, 2006 and offers a variety of new features specifically developed to meet the needs of government customers, including a new Metadata removal tool to eliminate the security risk presented by hidden document information, and enhanced PDF capabilities, including a new PDF Import capability in WordPerfect X3.
Support for open standards Specifications for hardware and software that are developed by a standards organization or a consortium involved in supporting a standard. Available to the public for developing compliant products, open standards imply "open systems;" that an existing component in a system can be replaced , as demonstrated by recent endorsements of open standards in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and concerns over the risks presented by hidden metadata, due several high-profile exposures of sensitive data attributed to governments' inadequate ability to easily remove metadata, are top concerns for government agencies today.
PDF represents one of the world's most widely deployed open formats and WordPerfect X3 is the world's first and only word processing to be able to open, edit and publish PDF files. The new WordPerfect X3 also has the ability to easily remove hidden metadata contained within word processing documents.
Rich Enterprise-Class Features for Government
In addition to innovative feature enhancements developed specifically for government customers, Corel continues to offer a flexible enterprise licensing program that provides low prices with flexible licensing terms that are geared to the budgets and real-world license administration needs of enterprise customers. Among the benefits of Corel WordPerfect Office X3 is the provision of Home and Laptop privileges, which gives employees licensed to use the suite at work the ability to use the same copy non-concurrently at home or on their laptop. Other enterprise benefits include product maintenance and multilingual use.
Enterprise license customers may also access customized, rapid-response technical services from Corel's enterprise support staff, who are capable of providing services ranging from customer-specific deployment and training to 3rd-party technology integration to customized XML XML
in full Extensible Markup Language.
Markup language developed to be a simplified and more structural version of SGML. It incorporates features of HTML (e.g., hypertext linking), but is designed to overcome some of HTML's limitations. solutions and more.
Further easing deployment and customization is Corel WordPerfect Office X3 - Professional Edition, which offers a complete set of enterprise-class deployment tools and a software development kit that documents WordPerfect Office's file formats and provides users and third party developers with everything they need to customize or create close integration with the suite.
Availability and Presence at FOSE FOSE Federal Office Systems Exposition
Showcased this week at FOSE Booth #2431, Corel WordPerfect Office X3 is available at GSA (1) (Global mobile Suppliers Association, Sawbridgeworth, U.K., www.gsacom.com) A membership organization of suppliers of GSM products and services. Its goal is to promote GSM as the worldwide mobile communications standard. See GSM Association and GSM. schedule pricing via approved GSA resellers. Demonstrations of the new product will be held at the top of every hour, providing show attendees with an opportunity to experience first hand how easy it is to quickly import and repurpose PDF content, remove confidential metadata from documents, and create pleadings, reports, forms and other content critical to legal and government professionals-all using Corel WordPerfect Office X3.
Attendees will also be able to learn about the compatibility of Corel WordPerfect Office X3 with Microsoft Office, Adobe(R) Acrobat(R) and a wide variety of other third party technologies including Hummingbird, iManage and WorldDox, and popular legal tools, such as HotDocs(R), WestCiteLink(TM), Client Profiles(TM), Amicus AMICUS Automated Management Information Civil Users System Attorney(R), Dragon NaturallySpeaking(TM) and more.
For more information, or to download a free 30-day trial version of Corel WordPerfect Office X3, please visit www.wordperfect.com. For more information on Corel licensing or WordPerfect Office productivity solutions for government, contact Corel at 1-888-267-3548 ext. 2755.
About Corel Corporation
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