XyEnterprise Announces Support for Extensible Metadata Platform for XML Publishing Workflows.READING, Mass. -- Standards Support in XyEnterprise Applications Promote Efficiencies in Enterprise Publishing Environments
XyEnterprise, the leading developer of 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. content management and enterprise publishing software, announced today support for the Extensible Metadata Platform The Adobe Extensible Metadata Platform (XMP) is a standard for processing and storing standardized and proprietary metadata, created by Adobe Systems Inc..
XMP standardizes the definition, creation, and processing of extensible metadata. (XMP (X/Open Management Protocol) A high-level network management protocol governed by X/Open. Network management software written to the XMP interface is shielded from the details of the underlying SNMP or CMIP protocols. ) in its Content@ content management and XML Professional Publisher (XPP XPP Windows XP Professional (Microsoft)
XPP XML Pull Parser
XPP Xyvision Production Publisher
XPP Extreme Processor Platform
XPP XML for Publishers and Printers
XPP XPML Page Parser
XPP Xyvision Parlance Publisher ) products. This support will promote more efficient data exchange among different groups in publishing workflows, and enhance customization and personalization of publications for specific audiences and markets. The XMP metadata in the XyEnterprise solution will expand the ability to effectively deliver business-critical content through multiple delivery channels.
The support for XMP is consistent with XyEnterprise's commitment to XML standards that enhance the value of the company's content management and enterprise publishing solutions. In particular, a growing number of XyEnterprise customers are using the company's XML solutions to share and publish data within multinational and multi-site environments, including partners and customers that are part of their global supply and distribution chain.
One customer, Tweddle Litho Company, adopted the use of XMP in their XyEnterprise solution to enhance the exchange of product documentation content between Tweddle and one of its customers, a major automotive manufacturer. Already an established user of XyEnterprise's Content@ and XPP products, the addition of XMP support improved Tweddle's ability to create, manage, and deliver XML content and final publications in 23 languages. In this expanded solution, the XMP metadata created and tracked in the XyEnterprise solution, will enable personalized delivery of 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. content through the automotive manufacturer's customer portal.
Karen Dellinger, vice president of Programming, Tweddle Litho Company, stated: "XyEnterprise's support of XMP allowed us to build on the solid foundation of Content@ and XPP to expand our solution to meet our customer's needs. We are confident that our XyEnterprise solution has the flexibility to meet current and future requirements for our customers and markets."
Richard Pasewark, vice president of Sales and Marketing, XyEnterprise, commented, "XMP is yet another way in which XyEnterprise leverages the value of XML to deliver proven business return to our customers. We have long supported the ability to use XML metadata to drive content assembly and publishing. This is especially important as our customers increasingly customize and personalize single-source content for multi-channel delivery."
Xyvision Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (XyEnterprise) is the leading provider of single source, multi-channel XML publishing solutions. Named one of the EContent 2003 "100 Digital Companies that Matter," XyEnterprise's XML content management software -- Content@ -- and its automated XML publishing engine -- XPP -- power sophisticated solutions for global leaders in the publishing, technical documentation, financial, government, aerospace and defense industries. Its customers include ASTM ASTM
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XyEnterprise Content@ Content Management and workflow application A workflow application is where various applications, components and people must be involved in the processing of data to complete an instance of a process. For example, consider a purchase order that moves through various departments for authorization and eventual purchase. provides an optimized environment for XML content management, business process workflow, and "assemble and publish" capabilities for complex XML content creation and delivery environments.
XML Professional Publisher (XPP) is XyEnterprise's standards-based composition, transformation and rendering software for automating complex publishing tasks. Leading corporations use XPP to transform XML and other structured content into high quality PDF and print output.
For more information, please contact XyEnterprise at 781-756-4400 or www.xyenterprise.com.
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