vjoon, a leading global provider of software solutions for managing digital content, announced that media agency BISSINGER[+] has opted for vjoon K4 and is already using the cross-media publishing platform’s highly automated workflows to prepare Evonik’s media collateral.

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Bissinger+ Opts for vjoon K4

vjoon, a leading global provider of software solutions for managing digital content, announced that media agency BISSINGER[+] has opted for vjoon K4 and is already using the cross-media publishing platform’s highly automated workflows to prepare Evonik’s media collateral.

L’APPART: Luxury Magazine App created goes global

Quark Software announced the availability of the L’APPART app, an interactive iPhone and iPad app version of the French luxury magazine. Each month L’APPART provides readers from around the globe the latest news about property, design, hotels, palaces, watches and automobiles. In addition to a range of articles, the new interactive app will feature videos, audio, slideshows, Web links and 360° views as well as geolocation and online reservation features.

Publishing Technology launches new interface and enhanced features for ingentaconnect

Publishing Technology, the leading provider of content services to the publishing industry, has announced a new interface for its ingentaconnect platform, the world’s largest resource for scholarly publications.

Cloud Technology Partners launches PaaSLane v2.5 Cloud Application Transformation Solution

Cloud Technology Partners, a leader in transforming businesses through cloud solutions, today announced the addition of major new features and functionality to PaaSLane, a solution to assess and optimise Java and .NET applications for modernization and cloud readiness. PaaSLane 2.5 enables Java and .NET developers and quality assurance (QA) professionals to assess and optimise applications more quickly, easily and efficiently; and enables businesses to reduce capital and operational expenses by simplifying applications and facilitating cloud adoption. In addition, PaaSLane 2.5 provides customers with even greater flexibility, as it is now offered as two targeted solutions: PaaSLane Assess and PaaSLane Optimize.

Dalet unveils integrated platform solutions at IBC2014

Dalet Digital Media Systems, a provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, unveiled today its new platform lineup: Dalet Brio (high-density ingest and playout), Dalet AmberFin (high-quality transcoding), and Dalet Galaxy (enterprise MAM). These three distinct, yet tightly integrated platforms enable Dalet to answer both the current and future requirements of the media industry with a range of complementary products and modules that address targeted applications as well as combine to offer best-in-class business solutions.

Equilibrium announces MediaRich 4.0 64bit native with A/V Core 2.0

The MediaRich 4.0 for 64bit and A/V CORE all media server with GPU acceleration is available now. This server is a 64-bit application. MediaRich CORE can now process any size document as long as the system it is installed on has enough memory. The file I/O is now also 64-bit so, which means files bigger than 4GB can be read and written with the image formats that support large files.

WoodWing establishes Digital Publishing Production Services to support publishers and brands worldwide

WoodWing Software, a thought leader in multi-channel and digital publishing, has launched a new business unit called WoodWing Digital Services. With the move, WoodWing aims to support publishers and brands across the globe with comprehensive consulting and offshoring production in the field of digital publishing. Services offered pivot around the efficient implementation of strategies to tap the revenue and savings potential offered via a combined approach in print, online, tablet and mobile publishing. The team will work closely with WoodWing´s Authorized Solution Partners worldwide, enabling them to complete projects faster and to scale their business.

DATASERV CORP Meets Its High-Touch Customer Service Standards With Zetta.Net Enterprise-Grade Cloud Backup And Recovery Solution

Zetta.net to deliver enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery (DR) solutions to its customers. After evaluating more than 10 cloud backup and recovery providers to replace its use of the discontinued Symantec Backup Exec.cloud, DataServ selected Zetta.net for its affordability, ease of use, and ability to scale from small companies backing up hundreds of gigabytes of data, to several hundred-person firms backing up multiple terabyte server databases.

2014 FOX Special Award for Workflow Efficiency Goes to Siemens AG’s Annual Report Created with vjoon K4

vjoon K4 customers are remarkably creative and successful as a host of international corporate publishing awards attests. This year’s takings were again impressive, but vjoon K4’s contribution often goes unmentioned. This was not the case at the 2014 FOX Awards when Siemens AG’s annual report won the Special Award for Workflow Efficiency. vjoon K4 was on stage with the service provider ccs.tirol to accept this honor. ccs.tirol prepares the integrated annual report for all media and to Siemens AG’s specifications using the cross-media publishing platform vjoon K4 in innovative and effective ways. The agency taps the application’s potential to maximize synergetic effects when incorporating print ads, video clips and corporate collateral, tying in the web and intranet, and delivering content to the business units and countries. vjoon K4 was also used to forge an innovative link to the Federal Gazette’s database enabling the required data to be exported automatically and in compliance with statutory provisions.

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EU accepts ebook commitments from Penguin

In March 2011, the Commission of the European Union (EU) opened proceedings against Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Hachette, Holtzbrinck/Macmillan, Penguin and Apple. The Commission had doubts concerning the joint switch by these companies from a wholesale model, where the retail price of e-books is determined by the retailer, to agency contracts that all contained the same key terms for retail prices. The commitments now offered by Penguin, complementing those made binding by the Commission on the other four publishers and Apple, are accepted as creating a favourable environment for creating a competitive e-books market for the time to come.